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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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How Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Compliance is Impossible without Privileged Management
sponsored by Dell Software
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

Dell Software

How HIPAA Compliance is Impossible without Privileged Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you about IT security compliance for HIPPA from an auditor's perspective. Access now to learn how you can implement proven solutions that address multiple foundational controls to achieve regulatory compliance while fighting against other risks.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell Software

Barracuda NG Firewall Model F1000
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to centrally control your security system to prevent it from weakening over time as the infrastructure evolves. Learn how 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 Our Next Security Breach
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines five concrete steps you can take to protect your organization from the inherent risks of privileged accounts.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell Software

Strategies for Successfully Managing Privileged Accounts
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to properly manage privileged accounts and offers a credential vault, audit capabilities and a suite of solutions for control of administrator access across your enterprise.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell Software

Securing Real-Time Mobile Communications
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers contemporary real-time communications services that are secured end-to-end. Allow employees to communicate remotely through any device using strict identity management tools that ensure your information won't be sent to anyone without proper authorization.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Mitel Networks Limited

The Total Economic Impact Of Forcepoint's SureView Insider Threat
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report shows you an appliance-based security system that monitors and investigates internal threats across all endpoints and channel communications. View not and learn how you can gain visibility that other network devices cannot.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Forcepoint

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

Securing the Internet of Things: 6 Crucial Steps
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Although a majority of large companies are actively working on Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives, data security continues to be a low priority for boards of directors. This resource explores the new security risks prompted by the IoT and reveals 6 crucial actions that you need to take to counteract them.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

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: Even one improperly authorized privileged account can cause irreparable damage to your infrastructure, intellectual property, and reputation. This white paper reveals how you can implement an in-depth defense strategy to effectively manage privileged access across your hybrid enterprise.
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.

Security for the Internet of Things: Identifying Your Weakest Links
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: 70% of the most commonly used Internet of Things (IoT) devices today are vulnerable to attack. Access this brief resource to learn more about the security risks posed by the IoT. Discover key tips on how to fortify your data, devices, and connections from attacks.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Microsoft

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

Continuous Monitoring and Threat Mitigation with Next-Generation NAC
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how to transform your disparate security technology silos into a more unified and automated system that continuously monitors and mitigates threats with next-generation NAC. Read on to learn how to enable BYOD adoption and support IT-GRC framework specifications.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

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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