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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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3 undeniable use cases for automated IAM controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how IBM Tivoli Identity Manager and IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager can help organizations automate and control access rights for millions of online users, while maintaining security and tracking user activity.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 03 Jan 2011

IBM

Managing data and application security risks cost effectively
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper shows how organizations can manage data and application security risks cost-effectively by using IBM Tivoli Data and Application Security to reduce costs and improve ROI. It provides examples of IBM customers who have realized the benefit.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

IBM

E-Guide: Uniting IAM and data protection for greater security
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: There's been a new development in the information security world: content-aware identity and access management, an integration of two established, usually separately administered domains. This tip explains why uniting these two domains makes sense and addresses key parts of the identity portion of IAM and how they work in the context of the cloud.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 13 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

Oracle Identity Analytics- A Business Perspective
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews what Oracle Identity Analytics is as a solution to start, or complement, your existing identity management deployment towards reaching your identity and access governance goals.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Oracle Corporation

Wave Methodology- A Practical Guide to Defining Roles for Access Control
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As the number and type of users who require access to organizations’ computer-based resources increase, the traditional method of managing user access on a case-by-case basis has quickly become antiquated. This paper explores a 7-step process which has proven to be an effective method for administrators to identify user roles for access control.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Oracle Corporation

CA Technology Brief: CA Point of View: Content Aware Identity & Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a new model of identity systems that help you handle the growing complexities within your IT infrastructure. Learn how CA Content-Aware IAM goes beyond traditional IAM techniques, improving your compliance posture and protecting your critical information assets.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

CA Technologies.

Taking Control of the Cloud for Your Enterprise - Addressing Security, Visibility, and Governance Challenges
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: It comes as no surprise that some businesses are reluctant to implement cloud-based services. Security risks are a major concern due to the lack of control a business faces when moving critical business systems to the cloud. Find out how to avoid security risks while still taking advantage of the benefits of cloud computing.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

Intel

Intel® Cloud Builders Guide: Cloud Design and Deployment with Intel® Platforms
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Traditional access security models have focused on access control for data, applications and networks. But security requirements for cloud environments have evolved beyond traditional measures. Learn how the authorization domains model can be used to enforce a consistent security policy in your cloud computing applications.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

Intel

Better Leveraging Active Directory
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how your business can have a better and more efficient identity management system in this white paper.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Solution Brief: Managing the WAN to Optimize Business
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Bandwidth management is a common technique employed by IT organizations to improve quality of service over the WAN. It typically involves assigning guaranteed levels of bandwidth and traffic prioritization to improve application performance.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

BlueCoat

Adaptive Access Management: An ROI Study
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Security solutions must verify and provide assurance that those requesting access are indeed who and what they say they are. This paper walks through detailed return-on-investment (ROI) calculations based on real customer interviews, and guides you in computing cost savings with adaptive access management.
Posted: 31 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

Oracle Corporation

Simplify Security for REST and WS* Web Services: The Gateway Approach
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief presents how to simplify the implementation of standardized enterprise security for both REST and WS-* services, and how a Service Gateway can act as a central Policy Enforcement Point to delegate authentication/authorization and provide REST to SOAP mediations without having to write code.
Posted: 29 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

Intel

Tackling the Top Five Network Access Control Challenges
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this document we explore five common networking challenges that enterprises face—network protection, guest user access, network visibility and monitoring, application access control, and identity-based Quality of Service (QoS)—and discuss how UAC can be used to address each
Posted: 28 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Control Access and Protect Assets with Print-on-Demand Intelligent ID Cards
sponsored by Zebra Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Fraud and theft are constant threats to any organization. This paper defines how human resources and security departments can print intelligent ID cards to identify employees, visitors and patrons, and manage access to facilities, equipment, and services through a range of “intelligent” access card technologies.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

Zebra Technologies

Access Certification: Addressing and Building on a Critical Security Control
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the forces driving security controls related to access and how to use automated access certification processes to address these critical issues. The detailed whitepaper walks thorugh the key components of an enterprise-grade access certification solution and highlights the results achieved by customers.
Posted: 21 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Oracle Corporation

EMA Whitepaper: Enabling Single Sign-On from Desktop to Cloud for the Extended Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: IT security teams have the challenge of ensuring security while streamlining access to a variety of resources. Learn how Enterprise Single Sign-On can enable your business to effectively balance security and streamlined access.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

Evolve Your Sitemider Portal Security Without Breaking the Bank: How Virtualization Solves the Challenges of Heterogeneous Identity and Resource Integration
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this blueprint for extending your existing SiteMinder infrastructure across additional heterogeneous applications, identity sources, and constituents—in less time, with less hassle, and for less money.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 14 Mar 2011

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Choosing the Right Active Directory Bridge Solution
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This Quest Software white paper helps you understand the questions to ask when choosing the best Active Directory solution for your company. Don’t waste any more time and money with systems that don’t play well together! Read this Quest white paper today.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Dell Software

Toward an Identity & Context Virtualization Service: A Buyer’s Guide to Virtual Directories
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper is a practical guide to choosing the best virtual directory solution to meet your needs, both now and in the future. Check out this white paper for a blueprint on how to evaluate virtual directories, from use cases and technical parameters to the five questions you should ask yourself before choosing a virtualization solution.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Radiant Logic, Inc.

IBM Point of View: Security and Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud Computing is easy to deploy, flexible and cost-effective.  As federal agencies continue to outsource data management and operations to third-party cloud providers, their ability to ensure data integrity and privacy is becoming a potential security risk. Read this white paper to learn how you can manage Cloud Computing safely and efficiently.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 10 Jan 2011

IBM

Help Strengthen Security by Building a Trusted Identity Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As more people cross more borders – physically and virtually – the need to implement a reliable human identity system for proper verification becomes crucial. Read on to see how IBM dissuades credential abuse while helping customs, border management and law enforcement organizations ensure the safety and security of citizens and workers.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 10 Jan 2011

IBM

Provide Access Control With Innovative Solutions From IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Unauthorized access to information assets is a critical, complex and constant security threat for any federal agency. Read this IBM white paper and discover powerful, cost-effective, easy-to-use solutions to your authentication and authorization concerns—from single sign-on to complex security infrastructure deployments.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 10 Jan 2011

IBM

Manage User Identities Efficiently to Help Increase Administrator and User Productivity, While Facilitating Compliance Initiatives
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: When IT resources are pulled into drawn-out identity management tasks such as service level agreements, internal policies, etc., it means less time developing high-value innovations for future agency initiatives. Read this white paper and see how IBM can help your federal agency centralize and automate your repetitive processes.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 10 Jan 2011

IBM

Architectural Strategies for Cloud Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how cloud computing is now also evolving in a private variant whereby enterprises set up cloud-like, centralized shared infrastructure with automated capacity adjustment that internal departmental “customers” utilize in a self-service manner. Realization of efficiency, performance, and agility benefits is reinforcing this trend.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

How can I Adopt Cloud Computing While Maintaining Strong Security?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Whether an organization is looking to provide or consume private, public, hybrid or community cloud services, security and control requirements must be addressed. Read this executive brief to learn how to secure your business in the cloud by using identity and access management.
Posted: 25 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

CA Technologies.
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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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