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ALSO CALLED: Privileges
DEFINITION: In the administration of a multi-user computer system, a privilege is an identified right that a particular user has to a particular system resource, such as a file folder, the use of certain system commands, or an amount of storage. Generally, a system administrator or, in the case of network resources such as access to a particular device, a network administrator assigns privileges to users. System  … 
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How Can I Defend my Hybrid Enterprise From Data Breaches and Insider Threats?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to effectively manage privileged access across on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments. Read on to find out why perimeter defenses are failing and why IAM needs to be at the forefront of your security strategy.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Break the Kill Chain: Stop Data Breaches
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Data breaches are a fact of life. Learn the benefits of implementing a comprehensive privileged access management strategy to mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies.

Break the Kill Chain: Stop Data Breaches
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Data breaches are a fact of life. Learn the benefits of implementing a comprehensive privileged access management strategy to mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies

Privileged Account Management Security Action Plan
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why your organization cannot continue operating without privileged account management as the risks for a crippling data breach skyrocket each day without it. View now to learn the challenges of privileged account management and what you can do to overcome them to improve security.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

Thycotic

Privileged Password Security Policy Template
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a security policy template to enable your organization to secure user access accounts from basic profiles to advanced privileges. View now to learn how to comply with governance requirements and enhance IAM security.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Taming the Beast- Controlling SSH for Security and Compliance
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: Are SSH keys the saviors of identity management and access security for your organizations? With several different styles of keys, it's imperative you know the differences and guidelines to using them. Access this white paper to learn more about SSH keys and taking the next step to centralizing SSH session access control to boost security.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

FoxT

Puppet: The Good, Bad, and Ugly for Configuration Management & Security
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks you through the strengths and vulnerabilities of running Puppet in your organization for IAM and steps to take to improve security. Read on to learn how to scale Puppet with your user base and keep employees secure.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

FoxT

Best Practices for UNIX/LINUX Priviledged Identity and Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: On Unix/Linux OSs, the all-powerful "root" privilege is the key to your organization facing a serious breach. This white paper explores the importance of limiting access privileges and the vulnerabilities root privileges create. Read on and learn Unix/Linux OS best practices
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

OPM Breach: Why Security Needs to be a Priority
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the political battle security teams are losing and why root access requirements leave your organization open to an IAM hack in this white paper. Find out how to granularly manage access accounts and control privileges across diverse operating systems.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

Configuration Management: Puppet or Chef?
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper pits Puppet against Chef and brings the shortcomings of each to light to help your organization decide which strategy is right for your IAM needs.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

FoxT

The Essential Guide to Privileged Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to effectively and efficiently control privileged UNIX and Linux accounts using centralized access management. Read on to secure privileged access across your corporation with granular authorization, and more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

FoxT

Better IAM Means a Better Experience
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Could SSO be the key to blocking credential and identity theft? In this white paper, learn about next-gen IAM approaches to mitigate credential theft.
Posted: 25 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Dashlane Inc.

Outsmarting Hackers: Why You Need Both Strong and Risk-Based Authentication
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a layered IAM security approach incorporating both strong authentication and risk-based authentication.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

IBM Security Priviledged Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This quick video discusses an identity management system that can help centralize control of access management and track and audit the activity of privileged users for greater security.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 16 Nov 2012

IBM

Cisco Any Device: Planning a Productive, Secure and Competitive Future
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Discover the details of the "Any Device" vision and why providing an optimal, predictable end-user experience on the device of your employees' choice can help you maintain or even enhance your organisation's competitive advantage, productivity, and security.
Posted: 29 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Cisco

Avoiding Insider Threats to Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Security Privileged Identity Manager provides enhanced security across various IT environments by centralizing and controlling the use of privileged identities.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Okta Active Directory Integration - An Architecture Overview
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a cloud-based identity and access management service that assists in the integration process from current on-premise applications.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Okta

Identity-Centric Security: Enabling and Protecting the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why the enterprise perimeter as we know it is dissolving and how your users are taking its place – creating numerous security issues for your IT department. In addition, learn how identity-centric security can help you protect data and maintain compliance in this new enterprise model.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

CA Technologies.

How Can I Address Identity and Access Governance Within My Organization to Reduce Risks?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into an identity and access governance that combines an integrated lifecycle approach with process automation and powerful analytics to provide insurmountable security and cost-efficiency.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

Governance and Control of Privileged Identities to Reduce Risk
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines the top risks of governing privileged identities and shared accounts and details how an automated governance of privileged identities can help you overcome them. View now to learn more!
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

CA Technologies.

Creating the Ultimate Security Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the latest nature of attacks and vulnerabilities in the security landscape and details the capabilities and solutions that must be leveraged to maintain secure operations.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

IBM

Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide aims to help you evaluate identity and access management (IAM) solutions and select the one that best aligns with your organization's needs.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

CA Technologies Strategy & Vision for Cloud Identity and Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) solution designed to secure access to cloud-based services and apps, simplify IAM both on-premises and in the cloud, and improve efficiency. View now to learn more!
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

CA Technologies.

Beyond Passwords: A Fine-Grained Approach to Privileged Identity Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines the risks associated with privileged accounts and details how a privileged management tool helps reduce risk, improve compliance, and – above all – boost security and protect your organization from insider threats.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

CA Technologies.

User Provisioning: The Business Imperative
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Did you know utilizing a comprehensive provisioning tool can help you improve compliance, reduce costs, and improve operational efficiency? Read now to learn more!
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.
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ACCESS RIGHTS DEFINITION (continued): … In the administration of a multi-user computer system, a privilege is an identified right that a particular user has to a particular system resource, such as a file folder, the use of certain system commands, or an amount of storage. Generally, a system administrator or, in the case of network resources such as access to a particular device, a network administrator assigns privileges to users. System software then automatically enforces these privileges.
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