New and Newly-Updated

This page includes a chronological listing of the articles that: 1) have recently been added to the Akamai Identity Cloud Education Center; 2) have recently been removed from the Identity Cloud Education Center; or, 3) have recently been modified.

February 25, 2021

February 2, 2021

  • Risk-based Authentication. A new security feature that helps Hosted Login protect you against fraud and account takeover. The first two published articles in this section include:

    • An Introduction to Risk-Based Authentication. Introduces RBA, and explains the use of the acr_values parameter and the acr and amr claims.
    • Client Reputation. An RBA module that uses a sophisticated risk-analysis engine to compute a set of “risk scores” for each IP address that tries to access your site.

January 12, 2021

  • Getting Started Guides. There's a brand-new Getting Started Guide available, this one exploring the ins and outs of sessions: application sessions, Hosted Login sessions, and IdP sessions. And if that's not enough, the new guide also discusses Hosted Login's version of Single Sign-On.

January 4, 2021

  • Customer Insights. Added a section on boards, a new way to organize and provide quick access to Dashboards and Looks.

  • Customer Insights. Updated the documentation on sending, scheduling, and downloading data. The updates primarily reflect changes to the Customer Insights user interface.

December 8, 2020

  • Registration. Overhauled the fields documentation, correcting some inconsistencies in terminology and adding a table of available attributes and complete code samples to each field type.

December 2, 2020

  • Email Addresses and Mobile Device Numbers. Added an article that explains how mobile device numbers are formatted, stored, and validated in Hosted Login v2.

December 2, 2020

  • Social Login. Added an article explaining what to do if your Safari users are unable to sign in to a JavaScript SDK-powered website by using social login.

November 10, 2020

November 10, 2020

November 6, 2020

  • SIEM Event Delivery. Added an appendix that provides details on the key/value pairs that could be included in a SIEM Event Delivery notification.

October 30, 2020

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October 27, 2020

October 26, 2020

October 20, 2020

October 13, 2020

October 12, 2020

October 8, 2020

October 2, 2020

  • Getting Started Guides. Intrigued by Hosted Login, but not sure how to get started with it? Here's a thought: why not start with the Identity Cloud Getting Started Guides? These friendly, interactive guides walk you through several crucial administrative tasks. tasks such as configuring Hosted Login; managing user consents; upgrading to Hosted Login v2; and enabling two-factor authentication. Think Hosted Login is too hard to setup and configure? You might want to think again ....

  • Hosted Login v2. The first major upgrade to the Identity Cloud's flagship product,, and it's a doozy: Hosted Login v2 that introduces a number of highly-desired features , includingas two-factor authentication and support for trusted devices. See this article for more details.

September 14, 2020

  • Entity and Entity Type REST API. Add a new article (Why Can't I Find the User Account I Just Created?) that explains why you might encounter the following situation: you create a new user account, but that user account doesn't show up when you use the entity.find or entity.count endpoints. The odds are good that you never will encounter this, but if you do .....

September 1, 2020

  • Social Login. Updated the Twitter Social Login Configuration Guide to reflect Twitter's new policies and procedures for using Twitter as a social login provider.

  • Social Login. Updated the Google Sign-in Configuraton Guide to reflect the new process for creating an OAuth client that enables you to use Google as a social login provider.

August 6, 2020

  • Social Login. Both Instagram and the legacy version of Yahoo! social login have been deprecated as social login providers. Instagram can no longer be used for social logins; for Yahoo!, you'll need to switch to Yahoo! OAuth 2.0.

June 12, 2020

June 10, 2020

May 13, 2020

May 5, 2020

  • OpenID Connect and OAuth 2. Added new section mapping CSS classes to Hosted Login screens:

  • OpenID Connect and OAuth 2. Added new page that lets you search for a specific Hosted Login translation:

April 29, 2020

April 28, 2020

April 20, 2020

April 17, 2020

April 15, 2020

  • Hosted Login. Added a section on using configurable identity providers (IdPs) to the following article:

April 13, 2020

April 8, 2020

April 1, 2020