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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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Expert Viewpoints on Access Management and Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how web access management and identity federation enable organizations to manage access both from and to external systems, including cloud services, in a consistent way.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

Keep Systems Secure with Best Practices – and Best User Experience – in Mind
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain a better understand the benefits of mobile multi-factor authentication (MMFA) and learn why passwords alone aren't enough, about 3 MMFA use-case scenarios, what market factors are driving MMFA adoption, and more.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 Feb 2017

IBM

How to Strengthen Your Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by ExtraHop
WHITE PAPER: Few things are as essential to organizational health as identity infrastructure, which has greatly increased in importance because of new service models. Learn how to cut complexity and regain control of IT services, including identity systems, by unlocking the hidden value in data flowing through your network.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

ExtraHop

A New Paradigm for Identity Assurance
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to take authentication to the next level. Discover how to determine the risk associated with the action a user is about to take, based on context gathered over time, continuously.
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

RSA

Buyer's Guide to Identity and Access Management Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations now need "threat-aware" identity and access management (IAM) tools, and this buyer's guide can help you find the IAM solution that's right for your organization. Download now for checklists of key features in 5 main areas, and tips for selecting the solution that addresses all of your IAM needs.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Two-Factor Authentication Helps Officers Protect and Serve New York
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the field officers of the Suffolk County Police Department of Long Island, NY utilize two-factor authentication to protect and serve their constituents, keep their database safe, and enable secure mobility.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

BlackBerry

Designing an IAM Program Optimized for Your Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A recent IBM report found that insiders were responsible for 60% of attacks. With evidence like that, it's time to revamp your IAM strategy. In this white paper, discover a 4-step process to maturing your IAM policies to ensure that business objectives related to security, productivity and compliance can be met.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

IBM

Top 5 Applications You Should Blacklist Now
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Mitigate the threat presented by the 30 most targeted high-risk vulnerabilities by learning why you should blacklist the following applications: Apple QuickTime for Windows, Adobe Flash Player, iTunes for Windows, and MS Office 2007. Gain the best practices for restricting malicious software.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Thycotic

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

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

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

Controlling Data Center Security
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can strengthen your data center perimeter firewall protection while enabling flexibility to allow for change in the future. Discover how to centrally control your data center security system to prevent it from weakening over time.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Building, Installing, and Configuring a RADIUS Server
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: A RADIUS server can provide you with heightened security with user access monitoring, reporting and tracking functions, and personalized restrictions. This white paper walks you through each of the steps, settings, configurations, and the equipment needed to set up a RADIUS server.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Global Knowledge

Hacker Survey Report: The Flaws in IAM
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the shocking truths about identity and access management (IAM) flaws and the war against hackers. Learn 4 steps to stronger privileged account management.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Managing the Insider Threat with Active Directory Security
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the dangers malicious actors pose to Active Directory and gives suggestions for AD security best practices.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 10 Nov 2015

Quest

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

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

Secure Architecture for Mobile Device Access to On-Premise Applications
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a technical architecture that enables apps installed on mobile devices to access security-sensitive apps deployed inside a private network perimeter.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 14 May 2015

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

End-to-End Security for Next-Generation Distributed Healthcare
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover an end-to-end network security solution for next-generation distributed healthcare. Learn how to enable patient interaction through mobile devices and apps while protecting data and delivering high-speed performance and universal access.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Higher Education: How to Comply with Network Security Legislation
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes a way for higher education institutions to comply with IT security regulations and protect students and staff from harmful content by consolidating multiple security services into a single, high performance device that cuts equipment, administration, and management costs.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Higher Education Network Security: Satisfying Today's Bandwidth-Hungry Students
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents a strategy that helped a leading higher education institution protect their network without slowing it down or affecting availability. Learn about benefits like in-depth visibility and reporting of network activities, identity-centric authentication for device security, and much more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

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.

Top 8 Identity and Access Management Challenges with Your SaaS Applications
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the eight main IAM challenges associated with cloud and SaaS application deployment and what you can do to address them. Dive in and discover how you can ensure your company is getting the most out of their SaaS investment.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Okta
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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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