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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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Check Your Armor: What's Your Most Vulnerable Cybersecurity Spot?
sponsored by Simeio
WHITE PAPER: When a company experiences a data breach, hack or other compromise to infrastructure or assets, the company does not realize all of the risk mitigation steps that were overlooked. This white paper reveals a comprehensive identity checklist to ensure your company does not fall victim to a data breach in the first place.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Published: 19 Oct 2017

Simeio

New Cybersecurity Regulations Adopted to Protect Financial Systems & Information
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: According to a Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, the United States is at the top of the list for both the number of breaches by country and the number of identities stolen by country. Revealed in this white paper is an overview of the New York Cybersecurity Regulation that requires organizations to demonstrate compliance by February 2018.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 11 Oct 2017

HID Global

Citrix Systems, Inc.
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how Citrix Systems, Inc. wanted to move two-factor authentication (2FA) into the cloud to reduce costs and improve flexibility and reliability.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 10 Oct 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

AWS Key Management Service Best Practices
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how you can use the AWS Key Management Service to protect sensitive information across 5 core areas, including identity and access management, detective control, and more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2017

Amazon Web Services

Gemalto Wades Deeper into IDaaS Waters with Adaptive Access Controls for Cloud Resources
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: Authentication and access controls typically present a tradeoff between security and convenience. This white paper keys into how Gemalto SafeNet offers 3 core functions each time a user attempts to access on-premises or cloud resources.
Posted: 02 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Oct 2017

Gemalto

Create A Simpler, Secure, more Agile Network
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the immediate benefits of a virtualized software-based approach that makes it easier to enable essential network security elements. These include authentication, authorization and accounting, diameter routing agents and session border controllers.
Posted: 28 Sep 2017 | Published: 28 Sep 2017

Nokia

The Truth about Single Sign-on
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Single sign-on (SSO) is the most visible part of identity and access management (IAM). Take a look at this white paper to tackle 5 common myths about SSO, and identify key questions you should ask in order to find the best approach to IAM and SSO for your organization.
Posted: 25 Sep 2017 | Published: 25 Sep 2017

One Identity

20 Practical Tips for Single Sign-On Implementation
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 20 valuable tips to ensure successful SSO for your organization, so that your care providers can spend less time remembering passwords and more time treating patients.
Posted: 29 Aug 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017

Imprivata

Advanced IAM for Endpoint and Mobile
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, learn how IAM can help simplify access to your cloud and mobile apps while increasing security.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 28 Aug 2017

IBM

Unified Endpoint Management for All Device Types
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are now on the hook to manage virtually every type of end-user device and many security risks come from a mixed-device environment. Inside this white paper, uncover how a unified endpoint management system can help your organization achieve the security and visibility it needs.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 28 Aug 2017

IBM

A Tactical Guide to Finding the Right IDaaS Provider
sponsored by Simeio
WHITE PAPER: The breadth and depth of services Identity as a Service (IDaaS) providers offer can vary greatly, creating some confusion about what to look for. This 3-part e-book can answer some of your top questions and help you choose the right IDaaS provider for your organization.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2017

Simeio

Are You Sure You Didn't Authorize Someone You Shouldn't Have?
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: Explore lessons learned from the Google Docs phishing scam. Learn the role multi-factor authentication plays in protecting organizations from phishing attacks and other cyber threats.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

HID Global

How to Achieve End-to-End Authentication
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Examine how to overcome top authentication challenges by adapting to different levels of risk in real time. Uncover how you can use this method to respond to different risk scenarios.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

iovation, Inc.

Making the Move to Dynamic Multifactor Authentication
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Passwords. The most hated thing we can't live without. Take a look at new advances in multifactor authentication that can create a more intuitive experience for the end user. Uncover how MFA works, the state of MFA adoption, and 5 reasons to move to a flexible MFA approach.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

iovation, Inc.

Dynamic Authentication
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It's hard to run a secure business if you can't authenticate the identities of your online users. Learn how Dynamic Authentication can help bridge the gap, unifying both user experience and security needs.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 27 Jul 2017

iovation, Inc.

How LepideAuditor Helps You Detect and Prevent Privilege Abuse
sponsored by Lepide Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to combat the issue of privilege abuse with in-depth auditing of changes taking place in critical servers and data. Find out how to identify privileged users, track permission changes continuously, clean out old, unused accounts, ensure least privilege, and more.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 27 Jul 2017

Lepide Software

IAM: On-Premises vs. IDaaS Delivery
sponsored by OneLogin
WHITE PAPER: Which is better for your organization: on-premises IAM or IDaaS? This Gartner report can provide valuable insight into which one may be best for you.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

OneLogin

Top Trends Shaping IAM in 2017
sponsored by OneLogin
WHITE PAPER: With the 9% of their overall IT security budgets already spent on IAM, many organizations are predicted to continue investing more of their money. Discover what factors are shaping IAM for near future in this Forrester report.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

OneLogin

Digital Certificates: Ensure Security with This 2-step Process
sponsored by Blue Cedar
WHITE PAPER: Digital certificates can provide a secure second factor for authenticating connected mobile apps. Uncover how to leverage them to secure your mobile devices.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Blue Cedar

Policy Management for IoT, Mobile, and Network Security
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: With mobility and IoT redefining today's security perimeter, this white paper explores how to expand the view of your network beyond the walls of your office. Find out what devices and how many are accessing your network with a centralized policy management platform.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

Aruba Networks

Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: With more than 1 billion mobile banking users last year, the need for mobile banking security improvement is only getting more dire every year.Learn how authentication in online banking has changed and what factors you should look for to balance security and convenience.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

HID Global

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

Why a Virtual Browser is Important For Enterprise Security
sponsored by Authentic8, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More malware enters via the web browser than any other place across the network. Find out how to create more sophisticated and granular security controls with a cloud-based, virtual browser. Learn what features virtual browsers should offer, what their potential pitfalls are, and more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2017 | Published: 28 Jul 2017

Authentic8, Inc.

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
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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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