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ALSO CALLED: Identity Management (Security), Identity Management and Access Control, IM (Identity Management), Identity Management Security, Management of Identity, User ID Management, Identity and Access Management, ID Management, IAM
DEFINITION: Identity management (ID management) is a broad administrative area that deals with identifying individuals in a system (such as a country, a network, or an enterprise) and controlling their access to resources within that system by associating user rights and restrictions with the established identity. The driver licensing system is a simple example of identity management: drivers are identified by  … 
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Identity Management White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Next Generation Cloud Security
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to fill in the gaps cloud perimeter security leaves vulnerable and strengthen your identity and access management (IAM) strategy.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Symantec

Governance-Driven Provisioning: The Future of Provisioning
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the history of provisioning challenges organizations have faced and what the future holds for the technology and network security. View now to learn how a governance-driven approach improves your overall identity and access management (IAM) strategy and avoids the pitfalls of a traditional architecture.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

RSA

IAM - The Foundation of Cloud Security
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines key components for an effective IAM program to protect your sensitive data from unauthorized access.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Symantec

Hybrid Environments Demand Coordinated IAM for both Security and Agility
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to see the results of a Forrester Consulting report which reveals how organizations are using IAM in hybrid clouds and the benefits it can bring if handled with care.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Microsoft

Hybrid Environments Demand Coordinated IAM For Both Security And Agility
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: View this informative report issued by Forrester that explains the IAM challenges firms are facing with hybrid cloud architecture, how these are being addressed currently, and the projected evolution of these management techniques in response to continued and accelerated cloud adoption.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2014

Microsoft

The Evolution of Provisioning
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the future of provisioning strategies, otherwise known as provisioning 2.0, and how to weave it into the business process fabric to better govern identity access and management.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

RSA

Azure Active Directory Solutions for Identity and Access Management
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover several common scenarios and understand how Azure™ Active Directory® (Azure AD) provides a comprehensive solution that addresses identity and access management requirements for on-premises and cloud applications, including Office 365 and a world of non-Microsoft SaaS applications.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

Microsoft

Data Security Strategies for Next Gen Data Warehouses
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn why you need an end-to-end security strategy for data warehouse environments and why perimeter defenses such as firewalls and user access management fail to detect threats.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

IBM

4 Steps to A Proactive Big Data Security and Privacy Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines four steps to develop a proactive approach to data security and privacy that will help you keep big data safe without hindering user performance.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

IBM

Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how to improve visibility into who has access to what as well as policies and controls.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

IBM

Cybersecurity Strategies for the Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the steps and technologies security managers for small- to mid-size organizations can leverage at each stage of an attack - before, during and after - in order to effectively secure endpoints and crucial data effectively.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Apr 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Prepare Yourself for the Cybercrime of 2015
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This 2015 cybercrime report analyzes the threats of 2014 and makes predictions for what you need to be prepared for in the upcoming year.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Security Best Practices for Amazon Web Services
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to be a smart user of AWS with tips for security best practices.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

AlienVault

5 Insider Tips for VPN Attack Protection
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This expert white paper examines the five tips to mitigating VPN breaches and protecting your data.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

The Growing Need for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to reveal why you need FSSO in your IAM strategy to mitigate risk and vulnerabilities. View now to explore the buyer's guide checklist for choosing the ideal FSSO platform and the benefits to expect.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

IBM

Why Role Management has the Spotlight
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how role management can help your organization manage information security and corporate risk in three key areas. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

A Practical Plan for a Successful Sun Migration
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can migrate from Sun IdM to SailPoint IdentityIQ with an approach that leverages your existing investments and expertise, lowers the total cost of migration, and enables you to improve your identity management services to include identity governance and compliance.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

SailPoint Technologies

Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful guide, explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Discover how to evaluate your needs and how each system fits into your IAM and IGA strategy. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

SailPoint Technologies

How to Empower Users and Maximize Security and Compliance
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the four simple steps to enabling anywhere, any device computing while securing multiple end points and access management.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

RES Software

State of IAM: Cloud and Mobile Technologies Expose Security Cracks
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the security cracks of mobile and cloud computing that IAM has exposed. View now to explore the state of IAM technology and what you can do to strengthen your strategy. Learn how to protect your data from external and internal threats with proper provisioning and administration controls.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

See clearly in the cloud with threat-aware identity and access management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how next-generation cloud security technologies can securely connect people, applications, and devices to cloud environments, eliminating data and application protection concerns.
Posted: 21 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Five Questions to Ask Your SaaS Provider Before Putting Sensitive Data in the Cloud
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Identity governance helps professionals manage and control user access to sensitive applications and data. Access this white paper to find pertinent information for desicion-makers who are in the proces of considering the deployment of SaaS applications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

SailPoint Technologies

How to Prevent the Most Common IAM Failures
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, discover how management failures can cause unexpected IAM problems.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

SailPoint Technologies

Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide - 5th Edition
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this buyer's guide, learn the key factors to address when choosing an IAM solution.  Additionally, read on to learn the three starter access management strategy steps.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

SailPoint Technologies

Tolly Test Report: Web Application and  Security Access Manager Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that details a test report of a web security and access manger appliance. Read on to learn how this appliance scored, and find out about the benefits it can provide your company.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM
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IDENTITY MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  their license numbers and user specifications (such as "can not drive after dark") are linked to the identifying number. In an IT network, identity management software is used to automate administrative tasks, such as resetting user passwords. Enabling users to reset their own passwords can save significant money and resources, since a large percentage of help desk calls are password-related. Password synchronization (p-synch) enables a user to access resources across systems with a single password; a more advanced version called single signon enables synchronization across applications as well … 
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