OAuth literally stands for Open Authorization or open standard for access delegation. In ‘human language’, it means you can log into different third party systems such as apps, websites or other services with just one existing login which has OAuth standard integration.
One well known example is the fact you can log into different services like Spotify or Tiktok with your Facebook or Google account. Like this, you don’t have to create a new account for each app or website, but you can simply log in with your existing Facebook or Google account.
Smart, safe and easy
The fact you don’t have to create a new account for each product or service has numerous advantages. First of all, only one system has access to your data in a central database. When you log into another app, the first system will provide only the necessary information, needed for that specific app.
In addition to the data privacy benefits, it also affects ease of use. You don’t need hundreds of accounts and passwords, but you get logged in everywhere thanks to one central database.
Thanks to OAuth and single sign on, you only have to login once to your association platform and all the apps work seamlessly in the background.
Integration in cmOffice
Because of the growing demand to integrate third party software, we have developed OAuth for cmOffice. Thanks to OAuth, all our cmOffice software can ‘talk’ easily to other platforms and can share different kinds of data. Congress apps, learning management systems, content management systems and many, many more are now easy to login to thanks to the central database of cmOffice. No personal data will be copied to these third party systems.
This evolution is a big step towards a more safe and GDPR conform platform. But to go the extra mile for attendees and every other user of our cmOffice software, we also provide single sign on and two factor authentication. This means you only have to login once to your association platform and all the apps work seamlessly in the background.
And now it’s up to you: are you interested in an easy and safe way for your attendees and delegates to log into our software? cmOffice won’t disappoint you. Want to know more? Please, contact us. We’re happy to help!