SAML is one of the most widely used identity security standards in the industry today, yet can seem daunting to support. This is especially true for developers being asked to support SAML for the first time. The age of SAML combined with its numerous revisions over the years makes it difficult to learn and use. Not to mention the complexities of SAML being used in slightly different and nuanced ways in different applications. In this talk, you'll learn all about the SAML protocol, how it works, and how to use it in a modern application. You'll also learn what pitfalls to look out for and how to resolve them.