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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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Trends in Mobile User Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn the effects of growing mobility within companies, emerging crucial challenges for mobile security, strategies for mobile security success, and more.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

HID

Important Modern Trends in Digital Banking
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of mobile banking, the significant threats that face its security, and what can be done to ensure its security such as multi-factor authentication, fraud protection and monitoring, device recognition software, and more.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

HID

Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: With more than 1 billion mobile banking users last year, mobile banking is more vulnerable than ever. Learn the evolution of strong authentication in online banking and what factors you should look for to balance security and convenience.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

HID

Protecting Data In The Age of Employee Churn
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the relatively high churn rate of today's knowledge workers, combined with trends like BYOD, puts enterprise data at risk, and how to mitigate it.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

Code42

Biometrics: A Modern Method Of Authentication
sponsored by Comarch
WHITE PAPER: Get a thorough understanding of biometrics and how it can serve as an effective method of user authentication for your organization's security strategy.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

Comarch

Cloud IAM Buyer's Guide: Which Vendor is Right for You?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover five simple questions you must ask of any potential Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) vendor to get a fresh look at your options. Learn how to score each vendor to easily compare their strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM

User and Entity Behavior Analytics and Adaptive Response
sponsored by Preempt Security
WHITE PAPER: The majority of confirmed data breaches involved attackers posing as legitimate users or users maliciously wielding their access. Learn how to go beyond user and entity behavior analytics with proactive measures to preempt potential insider threats or breaches.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Preempt Security

Best Practices For Multi-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Synchronoss
WHITE PAPER: Learn how multi-factor authentication bolsters security and is exponentially more secure than passwords alone. Discover the fundamental problem with solely relying on passwords, how to choose a cloud service that meets your industry's guidelines, and more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

Synchronoss

Information Security Policy Reference Guide
sponsored by Navex Global
WHITE PAPER: This guide can help any organization struggling with data protection policies put solid guidelines in place for employees to follow. Uncover a definite structure for information security, access control and compliance among many other critical areas.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Navex Global

Best Practices for Secure and Efficient Onboarding and Off-boarding
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: Onboarding and off-boarding can be a nightmare when it comes to account and network permissions. Learn why provisioning identities and access in today's enterprise environment is inefficient and how to leverage the benefits of a workforce that consistently has the digital resources it needs.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

RES Software

Protecting Critical Assets from Unauthorized Access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how identity and access management is at the heart of every cybersecurity strategy. Uncover how to safeguard mobile, cloud and social access; prevent advanced insider threats; simplify cloud integrations and identity silos; and more.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

MYDIGIPASS for Healthcare
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Discover a unified identity proofing method and authentication tool that can be used throughout all healthcare IT applications and platforms. Access now to learn the five critical elements to support trusted digital identities and secure information exchange within healthcare organizations and HIT providers.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International

How to Balance Security and Convenience in Authentication
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Discover a convenient single-button authentication device that boosts security while providing easy user experience. Learn how you can economically deploy a comprehensive, scalable, high performance two-factor authentication solution for secure network/remote access.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VASCO Data Security International

Two-Factor Authentication Protects Health Data
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Discover how strong authentication and digital identity management can increase health data security while making it easier for providers to do their work. This paper also explores how patients can use this method to view and download health records from multiple portals while increasing privacy protection.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International

Public Key Infrastructure: The New Best Practices
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) has evolved and highlights some common PKI weaknesses of today. Access now to uncover best practices on how to identify challenges, address questions, and manage issues to reduce risk and meet audit and compliance requirements for PKI operations.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

Public Key Infrastructure: Traditional Deployments vs. IoT PKI
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the differences between a typical enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and an Internet of Things (IoT) PKI. Gain access to a current assessment of the state of IoT security risks and explore the unique design, deployment, and management considerations of an IoT PKI.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

Four Key Steps That Can Move You Toward More Mature Identity And Access Management Program Now
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of taking a deliberate approach to maturing an existing IAM program that directly improves business performance and security posture in this white paper. Uncover how to reduce costs through automation, improve operational efficiency through an integrated technology framework, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Are You Fully Secure? Or Are You Using Weak Authentication Methods?
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: This infographic shows you the top 5 ways organizations are using authentication to improve secure access and protect valuable data.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA Softcat

85% of Customers are Dissatisfied with the Authentication Process
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals what you can do to reduce the burden of authentication for your customers. Learn how to prevent fraud in your contact center, while minimizing interrogation and saving money on every call.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

Real-Time Voice Authentication at the Call Center
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Biometrics offers one of the best opportunities to improve security and the customer experience. Discover how your enterprise can reduce handle time by 25 to 45 seconds, save significantly in the call center, and more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

Minimizing the Identity Attack Vector with Continuous Authentication
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how continuous authentication could stop attacks that exploit compromised credentials and create a frictionless user experience to better protect your organization's critical information systems and the data they contain.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

RSA Softcat

Assessing and Sharpening your Security Controls
sponsored by eTECH Channel
WHITE PAPER: Learn what a proper security audit should review, how the report should be structured, and how to reduce risk. Also discover how audits need to be carried out, which controls should be focused upon, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 18 Aug 2016

eTECH Channel

Six Steps to Controlling the Uncontrollable
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: With a next-generation enterprise mobility strategy, you can empower your people to be productive on the devices of their choosing -- all while staying secure. Explore six ways to protect the relentless data streams of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Adopt a Bimodal Approach to Manage PCs and Broaden Support for New Devices
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Report teaches you new approaches to endpoint management and security as updates to PC software increase in volume and frequency.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

Lenovo Software

Office 365: Upgrading Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You must carefully evaluate the risks associated with adopting any platform that streamlines access to company information. Examine here the security features of Microsoft Office 365, and discover the cloud security gaps that could hinder its adoption.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Symantec Corporation
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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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