Google G Suite - RSA Ready SecurID Access Implementation Guide

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Certified: July 2nd, 2020


Solution Summary

Use Case

When integrated, Google G Suite (formerly Google Apps) end users must authenticate with RSA SecurID Access to sign in. Google G Suite can integrate using SSO Agent or Relying Party.


Integration Types

SSO Agent integrations use SAML 2.0 technology to direct users’ web browsers to Cloud Authentication Service for authentication. SSO Agents also provide Single Sign-On to other applications using the RSA Application Portal.

Relying party integrations use SAML 2.0 to direct users’ web browsers to Cloud Authentication Service for authentication.


Supported Features

This section shows all of the supported features by integration type and by RSA SecurID Access component. Use this information to determine which integration type and which RSA SecurID Access component your deployment will use. The next section in this guide contains the steps to integrate RSA SecurID Access with GoogleG Suite for each integration type.


Google G Suite Integration with RSA Cloud Authentication Service

Authentication Methods

Authentication API


Relying Party


RSA SecurID--
LDAP Password--
Authenticate Approve--
Authenticate Tokencode--
Device Biometrics--
SMS Tokencode--
Voice Tokencode--
FIDO Tokenn/an/a
Identity Assurance----


Google G Suite Integration with RSA Authentication Manager

Authentication Methods

Authentication API

RADIUSAuthentication Agent
RSA SecurID---
On-Demand Authentication---
Risk-Based Authenticationn/a--


- Not supported
n/tNot yet tested or documented, but may be possible.
n/aNot applicable

Configuration Summary

The following links provide instructions on how to integrate Google G Suite with RSA SecurID Access.

This document is not intended to suggest optimum installations or configurations. It assumes that the reader has both working knowledge of all products involved, and the ability to perform the tasks outlined in this section. Administrators should have access to the product documentation for all products in order to install the required components. All RSA SecurID Access and Google G Suite components must be installed and working prior to the integration.


Integration Configuration


Certification Details

Date of testing: June 26th, 2020

RSA Cloud Authentication Service

Google G Suite


Known Issues

No known issues.

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