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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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Are PCI Compliant Passwords Good Enough?
sponsored by Specops Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn what your business can do to make data more secure and be compliant with PCI. Discover tools and best practices that enhance password definition criteria.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 13 Apr 2017

Specops Software

Deploying OpenShift container platform 3 on Google cloud platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This guide dives into an in-depth example demonstrating how OpenShift Container Platform 3 can be set up to take advantage of the native high availability capabilities of Kubernetes in order to create a highly available OpenShift Container Platform 3 environment.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

Red Hat

Compliance and Beyond: Future-Proofing Your Password Policy
sponsored by Specops Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper digs down into a variety of password security best practices to determine which established methods are still relevant. Learn how to improve password management with new best practices designed for modern compliance.
Posted: 07 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Apr 2017

Specops Software

Your Guide to Trends in Mobile User Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: As mobile devices play a greater role in corporate computing and employees become more reliant on them, new security challenges emerge and existing ones become more complex. Access this white paper to discover how the risk of unauthorized access to mobile devices adds new requirements for user authentication.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 24 Mar 2017

HID

Single Secure Credential to Access Facilities and IT Resources
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Securing your premises can be just as important as securing your network. Access this white paper to learn how your organization can improve their security posture with advanced identity and access management.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

HID

5 Reasons Why Mobile Will Transform Enterprise Authentication
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile presents unique security considerations for enterprises, but if handled properly these challenges can be mitigated and pave the way for mobile to become a trusted, convenient and multi-purpose enterprise digital ID. Access this white paper to learn 5 reasons why mobile will transform business authentication.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

Entrust, Inc.

Accelerating Business Transformation with Effortless Authentication
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how to attain enterprise-grade authentication and enable bold digital business strategies via foundational security.
Posted: 17 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017

Entrust, Inc.

Hackers Have a Plan to Get to Your Privileged Accounts
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Gain a detailed walk through of the challenges of managing privileged accounts, and the importance of project planning and getting up-front buy-in from key stakeholders to ensure a successful implementation.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 10 Mar 2017

One Identity

The Low hanging fruit of IAM – three fundamental things you should be doing
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to address where to begin with IAM and security solutions, how they are multi-layered, and 3 IAM best practices to ensure your enterprise has a strong security posture.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

One Identity

Viewpoints and Vendor Comparisons: Access Management and ID Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this market report, learn how web access management and identity federation enable organizations to manage access both from and to external systems, including cloud services, in a consistent way. Also gain rare insight into product ratings, vendor coverage, leaders in the field, and more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

Protecting and Empowering Your Connected Organization
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Identity management, device management, and information protection have drastically changed due to the rise of mobility. Access this e-book to learn how to get the protection you need for your mobile enterprise.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Microsoft

Simplify and Accelerate Identity Protection on The Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Striking a balance between usability and security can be challenging as organizations tackle mobile, social, and cloud adoptions. Access this white paper to learn the benefits of using a cloud-based delivery model for IAM.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

A New Paradigm for Identity Assurance
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to take authentication to the next level. Discover how to determine the risk associated with the action a user is about to take, based on context gathered over time, continuously.
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

RSA

Buyer's Guide to Identity and Access Management Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations now need "threat-aware" identity and access management (IAM) tools, and this buyer's guide can help you find the IAM solution that's right for your organization. Download now for checklists of key features in 5 main areas, and tips for selecting the solution that addresses all of your IAM needs.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Designing an IAM Program Optimized for Your Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A recent IBM report found that insiders were responsible for 60% of attacks. With evidence like that, it's time to revamp your IAM strategy. In this white paper, discover a 4-step process to maturing your IAM policies to ensure that business objectives related to security, productivity and compliance can be met.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

IBM

Trends in Mobile User Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: To keep pace with the escalation of mobile device use, IT departments need to explore new options that provide easy-to use yet highly secure authentication that works across all types of mobile devices. Access this resource to learn how to reduce multiple, complex passwords while enhancing safety and mobile security.
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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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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