Ok, so what’s “Single Sign On”? In the Fall, Apple will release a new iOS 13 update. This will include being able to use an Apple generated email as your sign on in websites, apps, etc.
It won’t be ALL apps and websites. It will be those that ask you to create a new account or use the option to sign in with your already created, Google email or FaceBook account. Any app or website that offers Google email or FaceBook login will be required to offer Apple sign in as well! Yay!!
Why Is This Important?
Whenever you sign into an app or website that gives you option to sign in with your Google email or FaceBook account, you are giving them access to way too many things.
It could be to your personal information, purchase data, location data, tracking of your viewing activity in FaceBook, it goes on and on! It’s all in the “Terms of Agreement” that nobody reads, including me.
Apple has created an “Apple Sign On” that will give the app or website a randomly generated email address that will then be redirected to your real email account you provided Apple. It’s all encrypted and none of your information goes to Apple and or to the app or website you’re signing into.
This is a big step into protecting your privacy and data. Many of you may already be familiar with Single Sign On (SSO) through your employer. It’s being required more and more to protect the data and access to your employer’s computer system.
Question to Answer in Comments
Have you ever logged into an app or website that asked you to use your Google email or FaceBook account to sign in? Did you feel it was safe to do so? Let me know in the comments and if you think you will use Apple’s Single Sign On.
Other iOS 13 Updates Coming
Here’s a quick video from CNET that reviews the new updates coming in the Fall.
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