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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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Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the major challenges of providing secure access in mobile environments and explores new security models, policies and controls that can help keep critical apps and data secure.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

5 OAuth Essentials for API Access Control
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this resource to uncover an application programming interface (API) authentication solution fit for the enterprise. Read on for 5 things to consider before deployment.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

Securing Identities and Data Across Mobile Apps
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the 3 major challenges in protecting user identities through mobile applications. Read on to discover a mobile gateway solution that offers secure access and user protection.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Eliminating Authentication Silos and Password Fatigue with Cloud-based IAM
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the benefits behind shifting identity and access management (IAM) systems to the cloud. Click now for industry-leading advice on how to start the cloud-based service adoption process.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

Cloud-based Security Services FAQs: Benefits, Challenges, and Adoption
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why your next IT decision should be to move your security services to the cloud. Click now to explore the challenges, benefits, and key features to look for in a cloud-based solution.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

The next generation of firewalls for the mobile age
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a next-generation firewall that integrates with mobile device management solutions to ensure secure mobile network access from any device that authorized users choose.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Published: 23 Dec 2013

Palo Alto Networks

The hidden costs of self-signed SSL certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores the true TCO for self-signed SSL certificate, including a side-by-side comparison of a self-signed architecture verses working with a third party SSL vendor.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Symantec Corporation

IAM for the Real World – Privileged Account Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this e-book for essential information on common security issues with privileged account management – and how you can minimize or eliminate them.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell Software

Securing Access to the Office 365 Cloud with HOTPin Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Celestix Networks
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some basic planning and deployment steps for Microsoft Office 365 and some key considerations on how to keep the system secure.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Celestix Networks

Next-Generation Authentication: Keys to Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by SafeNet Asia Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the top characteristics and requirements for next-generation authentication that's built to endure a constantly evolving and risk-filled IT landscape.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

SafeNet Asia Ltd

Hardware and Software Authentication: Choosing the Right Approach
sponsored by SafeNet Asia Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover the top 5 considerations for choosing between hardware- or software-based authentication tools to ensure that assets remain protected even when remote users access corporate networks.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

SafeNet Asia Ltd

Embracing Opportunities With Smartphone and Tablets While Eliminating Risks
sponsored by SafeNet Asia Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a unified platform that simplifies authentication controls for the ever-growing amount of endpoints to reduce the fear of unauthorized access to sensitive data.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2011

SafeNet Asia Ltd

Securing and Controlling Sensitive Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a cloud security management solution that offers visibility into who is accessing encrypted data in your environments, enabling you to ensure data security and regulatory compliance.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Trend Micro

Cisco Any Device: Planning a Productive, Secure and Competitive Future
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Discover the details of the "Any Device" vision and why providing an optimal, predictable end-user experience on the device of your employees' choice can help you maintain or even enhance your organisation's competitive advantage, productivity, and security.
Posted: 29 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Cisco

For Secure Access, Passwords Alone Do Not Work
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores an innovative alternative to passwords. Discover how multifactor authentication can provide a higher level of security than a password alone and find out how this solution can comprehensively enhance your data protection strategy. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Verizon

Using a Risk-Based Approach to Address a Changing Threat Landscape
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain exclusive insight on risk-based authentication systems. Learn why these systems will continue to enable convenient user access, boost information security policies to prevent fraudulent access, and ensure user privacy.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

RSA

Strong Authentication: Achieve the Level of Identity Assurance You Need
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover the growing need for stronger authentication systems that manage user credentials across various levels of access, ensuring security from any device or location.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

HID

Bloomberg Personal Vault
sponsored by Bloomberg
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an e-mail archiving solution that offers powerful search capabilities and improved archiving functions to reduce time spent trying to find specific historical messages.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Bloomberg

As data grows, so do the risks: How to improve data and app sec
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a cloud solution that uses a combination of hardware, software, and services with advanced technologies to ensure data and application security, while allowing you to focus on business priorities.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Incorporating Authentication with Imaging and Printing Devices to Improve Data Protection
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses a security solution that helps protect your company's confidential information and control printing access by requiring users to authenticate at your imaging and printing devices with your existing proximity cards.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Salvation Army Protects the Integrity of Data and Global Brand
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover device control software that enables authorized devices and applications to access organizations' networks to ensure security policies and requirements are met.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Lumension

Website Security Threat Report, Part Two
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This website security threat report focuses on the threats that impact your website and online business. Access this resource to understand the threat landscape and understand how you can protect your company and your infrastructure.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Introduction to Web Analytics for E-Commerce: How to Track Activity to Optimize Your Website
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the basics of web analytics and why they're important, what metrics you should track, and how you can use this information to optimize your site and encourage customers to visit often and buy more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

GeoTrust, Inc.

Why Switch to Thawte?
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides three key reasons why you should switch to a leading online security provider trusted by millions around the world.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

Securing Your Private Keys as Best Practice for Code Signing Certificates
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes recent security breaches and why they may have happened. It discusses best practices, especially for the Windows platform, which can help to safeguard the private keys associated with code signing certificates.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte 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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