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DEFINITION: Authorization is the process of giving someone permission to do or have something. In multi-user computer systems, a system administrator defines for the system which users are allowed access to the system and what privileges of use (such as access to which file directories, hours of access, amount of allocated storage space, and so forth). Assuming that someone has logged in to a computer operating  … 
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Aruba Clearpass Network Access Control
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper learn how mobility and IoT are changing how organizations approach network access control (NAC) and switching to security tools like, Aruba Clearpass can help detect threats before damage occurs.
Posted: 18 Sep 2017 | Published: 18 Sep 2017

Aruba Networks

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

Risk-Driven Identity And Access Management Process Framework
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Access this Forrester Research report to learn how a risk-based IAM strategy can help you to identify threats and insecure behaviors early on, and defend against them more efficiently.
Posted: 23 Aug 2017 | Published: 06 Jan 2017

RSA

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
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

Streamline Authentication with Voice Biometrics to Improve Contact Center Customer Experiences
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Discover how voice biometrics (VB) streamlines your entire customer authentication system, improves contact center efficiency, enhances security for sensitive customer data, and creates better overall customer experiences.
Posted: 04 Aug 2017 | Published: 04 Aug 2017

NICE Systems, Inc

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.

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

6 Best Practices for Securing AWS Environments
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to extend key technologies like identity and access management (IAM) to the cloud for privileged access security (PAS) on AWS IaaS without increasing the risk of a data breach.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Centrify Corporation

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

Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
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

Get Ahead of Your Next Security Breach
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Uncover five steps you can take to protect your organization from the inherent risks of privileged accounts, preventing their malicious use by hackers and insider threats.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

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

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

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

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.

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.
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AUTHORIZATION DEFINITION (continued): … Authorization is the process of giving someone permission to do or have something. In multi-user computer systems, a system administrator defines for the system which users are allowed access to the system and what privileges of use (such as access to which file directories, hours of access, amount of allocated storage space, and so forth). Assuming that someone has logged in to a computer operating system or application, the system or application may want to identify what resources the user can be given during this session. Thus, authorization is sometimes seen as both the preliminary setting up of permissions by a system adminstrator and the actual checking of the permission values that have been set up when a user is getting access.Logically, authorization is preceded by authentication.
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