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DEFINITION: Mutual authentication, also called two-way authentication, is a process or technology in which both entities in a communications link authenticate each other. In a network environment, the client authenticates the server and vice-versa. In this way, network users can be assured that they are doing business exclusively with legitimate entities and servers can be certain that all would-be users are attempting  … 
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Putting The UX Into VPN
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the challenges associated with current VPN technology. Discover a VPN authentication platform designed to give customers a simplified, more secure VPN.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

BlackBerry

One Secure Credential for Logical, Physical, Local, and Remote Access
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how two-factor authentication (2FA) protects your organization from these network breaches and mitigates credential theft risks.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2013

HID

6 Criterions for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a 6-step plan to ensure stronger authentication to go beyond basic password methods. Continue reading to learn how to craft a robust authentication strategy without sacrificing user convenience.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

HID

Establishing Trust in User Identities with Strong Authentication Technologies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the importance of using a strong authentication method to protect your company from hackers and detrimental threats. Read on to learn of the benefits of a strong authentication solution, such as fraud detection and behavioral benefits, as well as the simplicity behind deploying and managing your security.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

HID

Bridging the BYOD security and UX gap
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the top security challenges of today and presents a holistic strategy to bridge the gap between mobile data security and user experience.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

HID

9 Steps to a Secure Printer
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses just how much danger your printer poses to your organization and gives you nine tips for mitigating that danger.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

Nuance

Securing the Enterprise: 5 Key IT Challenges
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the five main challenges facing security professionals today. Read on to learn more about the causes of these security problems – and how you can overcome them.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Strong Authentication without a Password
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This infographic explains how you can achieve strong authentication that's based on more than a simple password.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 21 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Securing Your Customers Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can easily add a second level of authentication to your web applications without inconveniencing your users.
Posted: 20 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Implementing Strong, Comprehensive Authentication
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the capabilities of a strong, comprehensive authentication system that will keep you safe in today's threat landscape.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

Authentication for Today's Threat Landscape
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the capabilities of an authentication system that would be effective in today's threat landscape.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Symantec Corporation

Reaping the Benefits of Strong, Smarter User Authentication
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses what the changes in enterprise IT mean for implementing smart authentication practices.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

The Benefits of Cloud-Based Authentication
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper describes the benefits of adopting a cloud-based authentication infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Symantec Corporation

The Identity Imperative in the Cloud
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the importance of identity management in the cloud and to learn how you can maintain security despite the rapidly disappearing network perimeter.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Symantec Corporation

Geek Guide: Apache Web Servers and SSL Authentication
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide walks through what SSL/TLS is (and isn't), how you can create or buy a certificate, how to install that certificate into an Apache server and then how to configure Apache such that a subset of URLs on your system are covered by SSL.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

GeoTrust, Inc.

ID and Access Management for Microsoft Applications
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how you can prevent irreparable damage to your company from unauthorized users with real-time authentication. Read on to learn about how you can ensure your data is protected, and grant access to authorized users with the tap of a card for Microsoft applications on your desktop, tablet, or mobile device.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2015

HID

Six Golden Rules for Selecting an SSL or TLS Certificate
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the SSL certificate market, the 6 golden rules of purchasing SSL certificates, and more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

Enabling a Secure and Convenient Online Banking Experience
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how you can increase the security of online banking systems and comply with government mandates.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 06 Jul 2015

HID

10 Things Security Experts Wish End Users Knew
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the 10 concerns that security experts want end users to know about security at work and at home.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Secure Access between Endpoints and Corporate Resources
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how securing corporate data through mobile devices is possible by transforming it into a two-factor authentication token. Read on to learn how to manage your authentication methods, protect your data, maximize your productivity, and more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HID

Enabling Secure Anywhere, Anytime Access
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how to enable anywhere anytime access to users while providing a simple and secure experience for multi-channel computing.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

HID

Today's Top Mobile Security Challenges and Defense Strategies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top mobile security challenges IT is facing today and the most successful defense strategies being used to mitigate threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

HID

Utilizing Customer IAM to Better Enable and Protect Your Organization
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores customer identity and access management (CIAM) and how to enable and secure multiple channels of customer interaction.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

CA Technologies.

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.

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM
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AUTHENTICATION DEFINITION (continued): …  to gain access for legitimate purposes. Mutual authentication is gaining acceptance as a tool that can minimize the risk of online fraud in e-commerce.With mutual authentication, a connection can occur only when the client trusts the server's digital certificate and the server trusts the client's certificate. The exchange of certificates is carried out by means of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. If the client's keystore contains more than one certificate, the certificate with the latest timestamp is used to authenticate the client to the server. This process reduces the risk that … 
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