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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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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

Redefining the Mission of Mobile Authentication
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: To manage all things mobile, enterprise-wide security policies must be implemented. Learn how to improve mobile visibility with authorization and access policies that boast network privileges based on real-time contextual data, simple BYOD guest access, and more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Aruba Networks

Modernizing Active Directory for Azure and Office 365
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights best practices for modernizing and integrating your in-premises AD into Azure so that you can enjoy less administration of on-premises hardware and software and introduce your organization to identity as a service.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell Software

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 PtH attack can greatly impact your network. Learn how to mitigate these types of attacks with Privileged Password Manager and Privileged Session Manager.
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: Discover how to centrally control your data center security system to prevent it from weakening over time. Learn how central controls will allow you to strengthen your perimeter firewall protection while enabling flexibility to allow for change in the future.
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

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

IoT Security: Have You Addressed These 10 Critical Issues?
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Access a checklist of 10 critical Internet of Things security issues you need to address. Learn how to overcome challenges in areas like protocol proliferation, access keys, patching, and 7 more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

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.

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.

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you to improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

The Key to Secure and Seamless Access to Web and Cloud Applications
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's so difficult to deliver single sign-on that covers your entire portal, and also introduces a federated identity service that offers access to all sources of identity within your organization.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Revitalize and Extend the Reach of Your Current ISAM Portal
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to extend authentication across web apps and leverage existing identity stores for faster, fine-grained authorization.
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Market Overview: Customer Identity and Access Management Solutions
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: How can you balance a seamless customer experience with a strong security strategy to protect customers' privacy? This Forrester report evaluates 7 customer identity and access management (CIAM) solution vendors, revealing the major strengths of each choice. Discover the key features to look for when deciding on a CIAM solution.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

Gigya

Leverage Accurate and Current Customer Data with Social Login
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: To offer targeted promotions, it's crucial to gain a comprehensive and current view of the customer. Discover a customer identity management platform that offers social media login, allowing users to quickly and easily register and empowering you to access the most up-to-date and accurate customer data.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2015

Gigya

The Evolution of Consumer Identity: 5 Biggest Trends
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the 5 biggest trends currently influencing the customer identity and access management space. Learn how to prepare for upcoming developments regarding traditional usernames and passwords vs biometric authentication, regional data privacy regulations, IoT, and more.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gigya

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

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.

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.
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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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