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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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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

Are you fully secure? Or are you still using weak authentication methods?
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: This infographic shows you the top 5 ways organizations are using SecurID Access to improve secure sign-ons.
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 the advantages of biometric authentication by reducing 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

Privileged Users
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Damage caused by Privileged Users is the most extensive, hardest to mitigate, and hardest to detect. However, a solution exists to mitigate the threat of Privileged User abuse. Read the "Privileged Users: Superman or Superthreat?" whitepaper for best practices and strategies for mitigating the threat within your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

Putting the “Secure” in Secure Remote Access
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Security pros today are challenged to establish comprehensive protection for all kinds of remote access use cases. Learn how you can deliver a single, consolidated remote access infrastructure featuring comprehensive access, threat and data protection.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Citrix

In the Market for a New Key Manager? Then Get in on a Good Thing!
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: Learn four key reasons why you need to switch to a central key manager. Discover how a full portfolio of flexible encryption options that work on-premises, in traditional data centers and virtualized cloud environments.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gemalto

Six steps to control the uncontrollable
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Your employees need to be productive where and when they want to be. If you don't provide ways for them to accomplish this, they'll do it themselves. So how sure are you that you're in full control of your company? Explore six key focus areas to managing your enterprise's mobility and empowering your employees while ensuring security.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Microsoft

Understand Pass-the-Hash (PtH) Attacks and Mitigate the Risk
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Go in depth and learn what a hash is and how a "pass-the-hash" (PtH) attack can greatly impact your network. Learn how to mitigate these types of attacks with two different strategies.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

One Identity

How Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Compliance is Impossible without Privileged Management
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses IT security compliance from an auditor's perspective. Access now to help your organization achieve and prove compliance with other security mandates as well.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

How HIPAA Compliance is Impossible without Privileged Management
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Achieving compliance with data security standards requires you to mitigate the risk of privileged access – in healthcare and other industries. Access this white paper now to learn how you can implement proven strategies to achieve regulatory compliance while fighting against other risks.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

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

Get Ahead of Your Next Security Breach
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: An outline of the five steps you can take to protect your organization from the inherent risks of privileged accounts.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

Strategies for Successfully Managing Privileged Accounts
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: The problem with many PAM programs is that they address only one or two of the underlying issues, leaving your organization insecure. Is your privileged identify management program on the right path? Sanity check inside.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

Ensuring Document Security Across Any Device
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices have become more common in the workplace and produced a goal of ensuring that sensitive documents can be shared and accessed securely from any device. Access this white paper to learn about a solution that circumvents device management and instead allows for management of the documents themselves.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

BlackBerry

Key steps to securing data and maintaining proper access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you get a better grip on who's accessing your network. With the right identity governance and administration system, you can control access risks and segregation-of-duties violations. Access now to easily apply and enforce appropriate levels of access across your enterprise.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Turn iOS, Android or BlackBerry Devices into Security Tokens
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about two-factor user authentication by leveraging passwords and users' devices. Access now and learn how to reduce associated operational costs and increase productivity with a modern authentication system.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

How IT Leaders Are Innovating with Customer Identity Management
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: With IT budgets limited, enterprises often struggle to secure funds for innovations that enable crucial relationships with customers. Access this white paper that explains how a separate customer identity management layer can help you attract customers while maximizing budget and ROI.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 14 Apr 2016

Gigya

Improve User Acquisition with Customer Identity & Access Management
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: In order to offer customers highly relevant content and drive revenue, media publishing companies need comprehensive user profiles to gain deeper insight into users' preferences and needs. Discover how a customer identity and access management solution can empower you to increase customer acquisition, improve the user experience, and more.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gigya

Defending Hybrid Enterprises from Data Breaches and Insider Threats
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Privileged access, accounts and credentials are critical assets for enterprises that must be highly protected through a defense-in-depth strategy. Discover ways to combine technology and processes so you can prevent data breaches, address regulatory requirements, and more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

A Buyer's Guide to Identity Integration Solutions
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A federated identity service could be the answer to today's increasingly large and increasingly complex environments, and this white paper describes how.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Faster Authentication, Smarter Authorization, and a Common Identity for WAM and Federation
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Can your organization effectively manage sprawling identities? In this white paper, uncover the secret to leveraging your federation IdP.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Radiant Logic, Inc.

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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