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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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Trends in Mobile User Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn the effects of growing mobility within companies, emerging crucial challenges for mobile security, strategies for mobile security success, and more.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

HID

Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: With more than 1 billion mobile banking users last year, mobile banking is more vulnerable than ever. Learn the evolution of strong authentication in online banking and what factors you should look for to balance security and convenience.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

HID

Dynamic Security Management for a Productive Mobile Workforce
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to protect your business from advanced threats with a new approach to managing mobile security, identity and access management, and governance. Uncover key benefits that will increase IT's control and boost productivity, like app-level security against ransomware, secure onboarding, simplified compliance, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

RES Software

Biometrics: A Modern Method Of Authentication
sponsored by Comarch
WHITE PAPER: Get a thorough understanding of biometrics and how it can serve as an effective method of user authentication for your organization's security strategy.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

Comarch

Cloud IAM Buyer's Guide: Which Vendor is Right for You?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover five simple questions you must ask of any potential Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) vendor to get a fresh look at your options. Learn how to score each vendor to easily compare their strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM

Cloud IAM TCO Assessment: How Much Could You be Saving?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide helps you compare and contrast the TCO of on-premise IAM with cloud-based IAM to effectively show your board the financial differences between the two.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

3 Types of Insider Threats to Watch Out For
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to proactively spot an insider threat. This white paper gives you an overview of each insider threat profile so you can easily identify behavior and determine an appropriate response when faced with a potential insider threat.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Absolute

The Mobility Quandary: Balancing Mobile Workforce Productivity with Security
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent report, nearly one quarter of respondent cloud- and mobile-based organizations are experiencing difficulties with identity access management (IAM.) Learn how to enforce granular access controls to tightly manage who gets access to what apps and data in a mobile environment.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

VMware

User and Entity Behavior Analytics and Adaptive Response
sponsored by Preempt Security
WHITE PAPER: The majority of confirmed data breaches involved attackers posing as legitimate users or users maliciously wielding their access. Learn how to go beyond user and entity behavior analytics with proactive measures to preempt potential insider threats or breaches.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Preempt Security

Best Practices For Multi-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Synchronoss
WHITE PAPER: Learn how multi-factor authentication bolsters security and is exponentially more secure than passwords alone. Discover the fundamental problem with solely relying on passwords, how to choose a cloud service that meets your industry's guidelines, and more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

Synchronoss

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

Protecting Critical Assets from Unauthorized Access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how identity and access management is at the heart of every cybersecurity strategy. Uncover how to safeguard mobile, cloud and social access; prevent advanced insider threats; simplify cloud integrations and identity silos; and more.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Two-Factor Authentication Protects Health Data
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Discover how strong authentication and digital identity management can increase health data security while making it easier for providers to do their work. This paper also explores how patients can use this method to view and download health records from multiple portals while increasing privacy protection.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International

Public Key Infrastructure: The New Best Practices
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) has evolved and highlights some common PKI weaknesses of today. Access now to uncover best practices on how to identify challenges, address questions, and manage issues to reduce risk and meet audit and compliance requirements for PKI operations.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

Public Key Infrastructure: Traditional Deployments vs. IoT PKI
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the differences between a typical enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and an Internet of Things (IoT) PKI. Gain access to a current assessment of the state of IoT security risks and explore the unique design, deployment, and management considerations of an IoT PKI.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

Essential Security & Enablement for Your Enterprise
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to move beyond the vulnerability of passwords and tokens to deliver frictionless experiences to all of your users, without having to invest in hardware, software, or any large infrastructure deployment.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Entrust, Inc.

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

For Better Access Governance, Look Beyond Roles to
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the security and compliance vulnerabilities of governing identities and segregating access with the concept of roles, and discover how governing at the entitlement level can improve access control.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

IBM

Tolly Test Report: Evaluating a Web Protection Vendor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this test report, The Tolly Group evaluates a top web protection vendor to see how they stack up in the highly vulnerable web threat landscape. Learn how you can gain flexible risk-based access with strong authentication capabilities while protecting against a wide range of application exploits.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

IBM

KuppingerCole Report: Access Management and Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Streamlined access management technology is readily available today. Before you make any investments, however, take a look at this extensive white paper. Learn about the leaders in web access management today from the perspective of IT experts.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM

The Power of Modern Access Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can take back control of access management with an integrated platform for web, mobile & cloud in this white paper.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Take Back Control of Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: An integrated approach to access management can reduce complexity and thwart security breaches. Access this white paper to learn about the myriad benefits all-in-one access management technology can offer.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

85% of Customers are Dissatisfied with the Authentication Process
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals what you can do to reduce the burden of authentication for your customers. Learn how to prevent fraud in your contact center, while minimizing interrogation and saving money on every call.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

Securing Data Access Within the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to better understand the changing role of technology within the healthcare sector and best practices to integrate security without compromising the patient experience.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International

Big Data: Securing Apache Hadoop Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: While Hadoop does wonders for data management, it was not designed with security in mind. Read about Hadoop security challenges and discover 6 ways to improve Hadoop security. Find out where the balance lies between security and big data flow.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation
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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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