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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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Multi-factor Authentication for dummies
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The combination of username and password is the most common form of authentication and is notorious for being cybersecurity's weakest link. Inside this 53-page e-book, Multi-factor Authentication for Dummies, gain insight on multi-factor authentication and how you can protect your enterprise from identity theft, data breaches, and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2017

iovation, Inc.

Technology Evolves - Your Backup Should Too
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: As technology evolves and become more complex, your security stance should too. Explore this white paper to gain insight into how you can boost your security backup strategy to protect against ransomware, stop data loss, and improve compliance and validity of your recovery.
Posted: 26 Oct 2017 | Published: 26 Oct 2017

Acronis

KuppingerCole Report Leadership Compass
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc and KuppingerCole
WHITE PAPER: Privilege management is among the most relevant areas of IAM and cybersecurity, given that privileged users are a primary target of attackers. Explore this 55 page market report to learn more about privilege management and how you can protect your enterprise to the fullest extent against attackers.
Posted: 25 Oct 2017 | Published: 25 Oct 2017

CyberArk Software, Inc and KuppingerCole

New Cybersecurity Regulations Adopted to Protect Financial Systems & Information
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: According to the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, the United States is at the top of the list for both the number of breaches by country and the number of identities stolen by country. Explore this white paper to discover how to protect your organization from data breaches.
Posted: 23 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

HID Global

New Cybersecurity Regulations Adopted to Protect Financial Systems & Information
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: According to a Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, the United States is at the top of the list for both the number of breaches by country and the number of identities stolen by country. Revealed in this white paper is an overview of the New York Cybersecurity Regulation that requires organizations to demonstrate compliance by February 2018.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 11 Oct 2017

HID Global

Citrix Systems, Inc.
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how Citrix Systems, Inc. wanted to move two-factor authentication (2FA) into the cloud to reduce costs and improve flexibility and reliability.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 10 Oct 2017

Symantec

Aruba Clearpass Network Access Control
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how mobility and IoT are changing how organizations approach network access control (NAC) and how switching to security tools like Aruba Clearpass can help detect threats before damage occurs.
Posted: 18 Sep 2017 | Published: 18 Sep 2017

Aruba Networks

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.

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

Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID Global
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 Global

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

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

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.

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

Top 8 Identity and Access Management Challenges with Your SaaS Applications
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the eight main IAM challenges associated with cloud and SaaS application deployment and what you can do to address them. Dive in and discover how you can ensure your company is getting the most out of their SaaS investment.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Okta
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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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