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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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Protect Privileged Credentials Across Traditional and Virtual Data Centers, and all Cloud Environments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a solution for privileged credential management that drives IT risk reduction and operational efficiency by supporting traditional, virtualized, and hybrid-cloud infrastructures. Read on to discover how this platform can allow your enterprise to protect and manage all your credentials.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2016

CA Technologies.

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.

Layered Security Strategies for a Mobile-First World
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This security value paper reveals strategies to keep users productive and connected, without compromising corporate security posture. Discover why an integrated approach is an effective one.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Nov 2015

Microsoft

Best Practices for Securing Privileged Identities
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Baseline OS protection is not enough to protect from today's sophisticated attacks. Download now to examine how you can supplement your security system and reduce your risk with four key steps to effective security of privileged accounts.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 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.

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: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies

A Guide to Protecting your Critical Assets with Identity Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to secure the gateway to your organization with robust identity governance policies. Read on now to protect assets, and control access risks and separation-of-duties (SoD) violations, by enforcing business-driven identity governance for managing user roles.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

How Identity Governance Became a Key Compliance and Risk Control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the challenges associated with managing identity governance, including the risks cloud, BYOD, remote access, and your apps and data pose to regulatory compliance. Read on to improve your security intelligence and risk management.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Eliminating the Drawbacks of Distributed SaaS Provider Identity
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to adopt a safe and secure SaaS model by eliminating the drawbacks of distributed SaaS provider identity and access management systems, in addition to enhancing your security profile. Access this paper to eliminate SaaS access management silos.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

F5 Networks

Deploy an Enterprise Mobility Gateway to Optimize Access Control
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to scale, secure, and optimize control of your anytime, anywhere network, cloud, and application access. Read this paper to securely manage your workforce mobility and unburden your IT department and learn how to deliver seamless user access to all web-based resources.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

F5 Networks

The Top 5 Tasks to Automate for Privileged Account Management and Security
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the top 5 tasks to automate for privileged account management. Access this paper to keep up with the scale and scope of the networks and systems your IT must manage, and learn how to automate SSH key management, compliance reporting, and more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Revolutionizing Remote Secure Access: Adaptive Authentication for Healthcare
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to use adaptive authentication in your organization to solve the access control challenges that will lead to stronger ePHI protection and safer patient care. Read on to access a security service with stronger data protection, rapid deployment, and friendly integration.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

SecureAuth

Using Identity to Create Next Generation, Risk-based Access Management
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn why becoming an identity provider is an important and growing need in today's connected world, and identify adaptive authentication's integral role in the identify provider market. Access this paper to learn how to formulate a risk-based access management strategy.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

SecureAuth

Evaluating Standout Services in the Cloud Identity and Access Management Sector
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: If you're to enforce strict identity management, you must shift your gaze to focus on both internal and external users that want to access apps running on-premise or in the cloud. In this report, you will focus your efforts on how to create strong authentication and risk-based access control empowered by cloud single sign-on.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

Privileged Account Management Security Action Plan
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why your organization cannot continue operating without privileged account management as the risks for a crippling data breach skyrocket each day without it. View now to learn the challenges of privileged account management and what you can do to overcome them to improve security.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

Thycotic

Privileged Password Security Policy Template
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a security policy template to enable your organization to secure user access accounts from basic profiles to advanced privileges. View now to learn how to comply with governance requirements and enhance IAM security.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Privileged Access Management: Why Sudo in Longer Enough
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents Sudo's shortcomings for identity and access management of privileged accounts and what you can do to guarantee secure authentication for users. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

Taming the Beast- Controlling SSH for Security and Compliance
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: Are SSH keys the saviors of identity management and access security for your organizations? With several different styles of keys, it's imperative you know the differences and guidelines to using them. Access this white paper to learn more about SSH keys and taking the next step to centralizing SSH session access control to boost security.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

FoxT

Puppet: The Good, Bad, and Ugly for Configuration Management & Security
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks you through the strengths and vulnerabilities of running Puppet in your organization for IAM and steps to take to improve security. Read on to learn how to scale Puppet with your user base and keep employees secure.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

FoxT

Detect and Thwart Insider Threats
sponsored by Lancope
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can stop insider threats with enhanced network visibility. Read on to learn how to keep your organization secure from the inside out.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Lancope

Best Practices for UNIX/LINUX Priviledged Identity and Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: On Unix/Linux OSs, the all-powerful "root" privilege is the key to your organization facing a serious breach. This white paper explores the importance of limiting access privileges and the vulnerabilities root privileges create. Read on and learn Unix/Linux OS best practices
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

OPM Breach: Why Security Needs to be a Priority
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the political battle security teams are losing and why root access requirements leave your organization open to an IAM hack in this white paper. Find out how to granularly manage access accounts and control privileges across diverse operating systems.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

Hacker Survey Report: The Flaws in IAM
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the shocking truths about identity and access management (IAM) flaws and the war against hackers. Learn 4 steps to stronger privileged account management.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Thycotic

SaaS Safety and Security: Taming the Office Password Monster
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn if you're leaving the door open for hackers in this white paper as it shines a light on the many password management blunders. Discover how to keep login simple for your users without creating undue risk.
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

Dashlane Inc.

Configuration Management: Puppet or Chef?
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper pits Puppet against Chef and brings the shortcomings of each to light to help your organization decide which strategy is right for your IAM needs.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

FoxT
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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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