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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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A More Secure Front Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Times change. Sometimes they change even faster than we might expect, as recent developments in Strong Authentication have shown. Just a few years ago, the idea of requiring users to provide a second form of identity to gain access to IT resources was seen by many as only necessary for remote access security or top-secret jobs.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Imprivata

Top Ten Database Security Threats
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: The enterprise database infrastructure is subject to an overwhelming range of threats. This document is intended to help organizations deal with the most critical of those threats by providing a list of the top ten as identified by Imperva’s Application Defense Center.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Imperva

RSA SecurID extension for the IBM System i
sponsored by Safestone Technologies
WHITE PAPER: White Paper: for RSA SecurID users - read on to learn more about how to increase security and efficiency, by extending your RSA dual factor authentication solution to access critical information on the IBM System i. It helps organizations meet compliance standards and improve their existing security environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Safestone Technologies

An Overview and Competitive Analysis of the One-Time Password (OTP) Market
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: The landscape of the OTP market is changing as more organizations are searching for convenient solutions such as mobile authenticators. Growth in the market will center on providing these types of alternative mobile solutions for end-users. Read this paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

RSA

Establishing Trust in Remote Access Transactions
sponsored by ActivIdentity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Most organizations are adding exposure points with growing laptop and smart phone populations seeking remote access. Static passwords are easily stolen. Strong authentication is needed. Read this white paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 05 Oct 2010

ActivIdentity Corporation

Why Passwords Aren't Strong Enough: Making the Case for Strong Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we will examine the need for two-factor authentication and explore the return on investment that can be realized in order to help organizations make an informed decision when contemplating their strategic move toward stronger security.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

RSA

Knowledge is Power
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Your software has a lot to say about data privacy. Your software is the engine for your data, where it gets processed, transformed, and transmitted. Understanding what your software can tell you puts power in your hands.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

IBM

Sentinel Log Manager Review
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper is a review of the stand-alone Sentinel Log Manager and how it stands up to keyconcerns that survey respondents raised about log managers, including collection, storage andsearching/reporting capabilities.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

Novell, Inc.

Understanding and Simplifying Sharepoint 2007 Permissions Management
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: Authentication to a SharePoint environment is the process in which a company’s IT architecture approves a user’s credentials. To fully understand the spectrum involved with managing permissions in a SharePoint environment, you need to know the components involved with permissions and how they work with one another.
Posted: 27 Jul 2010 | Published: 27 Jul 2010

Idera

Hardware and Software Authentication: Choosing the Right Approach
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper compares the strengths and weaknesses of hardware and software-based authentication approaches, and offers five key considerations for evaluating which approach is right for the specific needs of your organization.
Posted: 27 Jul 2010 | Published: 27 Jul 2010

SafeNet, Inc.

SMS Authentication: 10 Things to Know - Before You Buy
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SMS authentication can present a host of benefits to organizations looking to improve security while maximizing the productivity of end users and administrative staff. In choosing any authentication solution, organizations will be well served by taking many key considerations into account. Read this paper to learn more!
Posted: 26 Jul 2010 | Published: 08 Jun 2010

SafeNet, Inc.

Identity and Access Management: You Have to Be Compliant, You Want Security and Efficiency. Why Not Get it All?
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to not only meet your compliance challenges, but improve security and operational efficiency. In this business brief by Quest Software, discover how to extend the power of Active Directory and Windows Group policy, and make it easy to achieve and prove compliance.
Posted: 26 Jul 2010 | Published: 26 Jul 2010

Dell Software

Password Management Best Practices
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document describes and justifies password management best practices as applied in medium to large organizations. It offers reasoned guidance to IT decision makers when they set security policy and design network infrastructure that includes passwords.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Password Management Project Roadmap
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As today’s organizations deploy an ever-growing number of complex systems, password management problems choke help desk systems, cause expensive delays and lost productivity, and threaten to compromise security. This document will guide you through the entire life of a successful password management project.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Defining Identity Management
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document defines the components of identity management, starting with the underlying business challenges of managing user identities and entitlements across multiple systems and applications. Identity management functions are defined in the context of these challenges.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

How Secure is your sudo? - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will illustrate certain positive situations where open source solutions like sudo often work in smaller scale enterprises. However, this white paper will also spotlight red flags that relate to larger companies or companies experiencing significant IT growth. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 21 May 2010 | Published: 20 May 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

Improving Identity and Access Management in an SAP Environment
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this new Quest white paper, see why splitting identity management work is not only frustrating, pointless and inefficient, but it’s also completely unnecessary. Learn how to easily manage your Active Directory and SAP environments, how to eliminate redundant work, and how automation makes security stronger and auditing simple.
Posted: 06 May 2010 | Published: 06 May 2010

Dell Software

The Seven Best Practices of Highly Effective eDiscovery Practitioners: Powerful Lessons in eDiscovery Success
sponsored by Guidance Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Seven Best Practices of Highly Effective eDiscovery Practitioners article provides legal professionals with insight on how they and other members of the eDiscovery team can achieve a repeatable, defensible in-house eDiscovery process. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010

Guidance Software, Inc.

Privilege Made Simple: Privilege Identity Management (PIM) Demystified
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss how your enterprise can empower IT to eliminate the risk of intentional, accidental and indirect misuse of privileges on desktops and servers using globally proven solutions that increase security and compliance without impacting productivity. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

Unleash the Power of Active Directory Groups
sponsored by Imanami
WHITE PAPER: This free whitepaper details best practices for managing distribution and security groups in Active Directory. As the importance of AD in any size organization grows, learn to manage AD groups properly and unleash the power of Active Directory.
Posted: 15 Dec 2009 | Published: 15 Dec 2009

Imanami

Securing and Managing Your Enterprise: An Integrated Approach
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Your organization has a dizzying number of platforms, directories, systems and applications - all requiring your attention and administration. So how can you integrate and automate fragmented management tasks while addressing a full range of GRC issues? You can choose the security and system management solution from Novell®
Posted: 07 Dec 2009 | Published: 04 Dec 2009

Novell, Inc.

The RSA Authentication Decision Tree: Selecting the Best Authentication Solution for Your Business
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the Authentication Decision Tree; examines the five factors critical to selecting an authentication solution; and offers a clear guide to selecting the right solution that effectively balances risk, cost and end user convenience.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

RSA

Confidence in Commerce: Enabling e-banking and online services with two-factor authentication
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many financial organizations are looking to implement proactive security measures to combat identity theft. Strong authentication – a security method which employs the use of more than one factor to identify users accessing private networks and applications – is among today’s leading choices.
Posted: 02 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

SafeNet, Inc.

The Future of Authentication for Online Services
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we take a look at how strong authentication can benefit eCommerce and online services. We will evaluate the risks that identity fraud, phishing and cybercrime pose for online service providers and discuss how strong user authentication can alleviate these risks.
Posted: 02 Nov 2009 | Published: 02 Nov 2009

SafeNet, Inc.

A Process-based Approach to Protecting Privileged Accounts & Meeting Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a sound, process-based approach to protecting the critical privileged accounts found in most applications, databases, and infrastructure devices throughout the enterprise. This approach integrates features like automated password resets and management workflows, secure storage of credentials, and a sealed operating system.
Posted: 21 Oct 2009 | Published: 21 Oct 2009

BeyondTrust 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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