SeqsLab fully leverages the Microsoft identity platform as a trusted and secure identity provider (IdP), and only gets the protected user account information when needed and authorized by users. This allows the organizational administrator to have complete control of the processes used in performing user authentication and authorization to ensure compliance with the organizational security policies.

Authentication vs. authorization

The SeqsLab platform requires users to sign in with a Microsoft Azure account to access the management console and other services. The authentication process proves the identity of the user using OAuth 2.0 and tokens. After a user is authenticated, the authorization process grants access to data and services associated with the users’ assigned roles using role-based access control (RBAC).