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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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Secure Enterprise Mobility: Leverage Real-Time Context to Mitigate Today's Risks
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to protect BYOD workflows and deliver secure enterprise-class mobility by utilizing a user and device authentication software. Read on to learn to integrate BYOD and IT-issued devices on the same SSID, and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Aruba Networks

Increase Trust and Security with Online Customers in a Convenient, Cost-Effective Manner
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This guide highlights a secure, user-convenient and cost-effective way to protect consumer portals and mobile applications. Discover ways to silently and transparently collect data and assess risk based on factors like device ID and user behavior.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

CA Technologies

Best Practices for Securing Privileged Identities
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Baseline OS protection is not enough to protect from today's sophisticated attacks. Download now to examine how you can supplement your security system and reduce your risk with four key steps to effective security of privileged accounts.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

CA Technologies

Stop Data Breaches with Privileged Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Examine how privileged access management can help stop data breaches. Learn now about a 3-step process for blocking attackers' attempts to carry out crimes in your organization.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies

A Guide to Protecting your Critical Assets with Identity Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to secure the gateway to your organization with robust identity governance policies. Read on now to protect assets, and control access risks and separation-of-duties (SoD) violations, by enforcing business-driven identity governance for managing user roles.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

How Identity Governance Became a Key Compliance and Risk Control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the challenges associated with managing identity governance, including the risks cloud, BYOD, remote access, and your apps and data pose to regulatory compliance. Read on and learn how to improve your security intelligence and risk management.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

SaaS Safety and Security: Taming the Office Password Monster
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn if you're leaving the door open for hackers in this white paper as it shines a light on the many password management blunders. Discover how to keep login simple for your users without creating undue risk.
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

Dashlane Inc.

Social Networking: 5 Risks of Team Login Sharing
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the 5 risks of team social networking login sharing and how to secure an always-on culture to connect with customers.
Posted: 17 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Dashlane Inc.

Password Hacking: Are You Safer in the Cloud?
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to secure your password management strategy in the cloud in 3 simple steps. Continue reading to learn why you need to kill simple password rules and how to adapt to cloud authentication and access.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

Dashlane Inc.

How to Integrate Siloed Identities and Data
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper digs into the current fragmented landscape of identity infrastructures. Read on for expert tips on integrating identities and data out of silos.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Better IAM Means a Better Experience
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Could SSO be the key to blocking credential and identity theft? In this white paper, learn about next-gen IAM approaches to mitigate credential theft.
Posted: 25 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Dashlane Inc.

Forging a New Future with Identity Relationship Management
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore identity and access management (IAM) technology and its new role as a public-facing, secure, and accessible business enabler for employees, partners, prospects, customers, and devices.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015

ForgeRock

IAM for Web Resources and APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to harness open standards like SAML to enable secure web SSO, protect APIs, and provide dynamic session management to employees.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Strategies for Web and API Access Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about next-gen identity standards and requirements and how to secure access to apps - regardless of their environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

The Essential OAuth Primer - Understanding OAuth for Securing Cloud APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In order to create a consistent, flexible identity and policy architecture for web apps, services, devices, and desktop clients attempting to communicate with cloud APIs, you need to eliminate the password anti-pattern. This white paper explores one such approach in depth - view now to learn if it lives up to its promises.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 May 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

How to Extend Identity Security To Your APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the new authentication and authorization standards for REST APIs, how they can be composed with SAML, and details about how they work to provide IAM and API security. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 May 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Single Sign-On Solutions for Employees to Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to avoid deployment complexities and multiple logins and gain effortless access to Office 365 and other applications.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Provide Identity Integration Into Office 365 and Beyond
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper walks you through the challenges of identity integration and examines the strategies available to simplify the process.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

IAM Beyond Traditional WAM
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore the 5 key attributes of API security in this exclusive white paper. Additionally, review the top 5 considerations for WAM migration and how to secure access to your IaaS/AWS environment.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

How Modern Access Security Works
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review the 4 important differences between federated access management and traditional WAM and uncover why WAM has failed now that apps have moved on from a web-only environment. Read on to learn the 5 key benefits of modern access security.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Access + Federation = Better Access Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out how federated SSO, when combined with access management, enables you to authenticate users in the domain where their identities are stored and provide access management for any app, including mobile. View now and learn how to centralize access control for all types of clients.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Higher Education Network Security: Satisfying Today's Bandwidth-Hungry Students
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents a strategy that helped a leading higher education institution protect their network without slowing it down or affecting availability. Learn about benefits like in-depth visibility and reporting of network activities, identity-centric authentication for device security, and much more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, 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.

Break the Kill Chain: Stop Data Breaches
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Data breaches are a fact of life. Learn the benefits of implementing a comprehensive privileged access management strategy to mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies.

Case Study: File-Sharing Security that Doesn't Sacrifice Efficiency
sponsored by FinalCode
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to discover how one business found a secure file-sharing solution that didn't hinder worker efficiency.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

FinalCode
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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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