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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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Improving Identity and Access Management in an SAP Environment
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this new Quest white paper, see why splitting identity management work is not only frustrating, pointless and inefficient, but it’s also completely unnecessary. Learn how to easily manage your Active Directory and SAP environments, how to eliminate redundant work, and how automation makes security stronger and auditing simple.
Posted: 06 May 2010 | Published: 06 May 2010

Dell Software

Protecting Sensitive Data and Resources Throughout the Organization
sponsored by CA (India) Technologies Pvt. Ltd
WHITE PAPER: CA Data & Resource Protection is a family of solutions that provides a proactive approach to securing sensitive information and critical systems without impacting normal business and IT activities. Read this white paper to learn more!
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

CA (India) Technologies Pvt. Ltd

BeyondTrust 2009 Microsoft Vulnerability Analysis
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report demonstrates the critical role that restricting administrator rights plays in protecting against vulnerabilities. It is important to note that this increased protection is achievable in one simple step without any impact on productivity — by implementing a desktop Privilege Identity Management solution.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

Privilege Made Simple: Privilege Identity Management (PIM) Demystified
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss how your enterprise can empower IT to eliminate the risk of intentional, accidental and indirect misuse of privileges on desktops and servers using globally proven solutions that increase security and compliance without impacting productivity. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

The Total Economic Impact of CA Identity Manager
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In January 2010, CA commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying CA Identity Manager (CA IM). Read this paper to learn what they found.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

CA Technologies.

Get Personal: Capitalize On Your Subscriber Data With a Unified User Profile
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the role of user profile management. HP’s solution for this business issue is discussed as a means of addressing the subscriber experience infrastructure.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 12 Sep 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Get Personal: Capitalize On Your Subscriber Data With a Unified User Profile
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the role of user profile management. HP’s solution for this business issue is discussed as a means of addressing the subscriber experience infrastructure.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 12 Sep 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Unleash the Power of Active Directory Groups
sponsored by Imanami
WHITE PAPER: This free whitepaper details best practices for managing distribution and security groups in Active Directory. As the importance of AD in any size organization grows, learn to manage AD groups properly and unleash the power of Active Directory.
Posted: 15 Dec 2009 | Published: 15 Dec 2009

Imanami

Securing and Managing Your Enterprise: An Integrated Approach
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Your organization has a dizzying number of platforms, directories, systems and applications - all requiring your attention and administration. So how can you integrate and automate fragmented management tasks while addressing a full range of GRC issues? You can choose the security and system management solution from Novell®
Posted: 07 Dec 2009 | Published: 04 Dec 2009

Novell, Inc.

The RSA Authentication Decision Tree: Selecting the Best Authentication Solution for Your Business
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the Authentication Decision Tree; examines the five factors critical to selecting an authentication solution; and offers a clear guide to selecting the right solution that effectively balances risk, cost and end user convenience.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Confidence in Commerce: Enabling e-banking and online services with two-factor authentication
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many financial organizations are looking to implement proactive security measures to combat identity theft. Strong authentication – a security method which employs the use of more than one factor to identify users accessing private networks and applications – is among today’s leading choices.
Posted: 02 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

SafeNet, Inc.

Realizing Business Value with Identity and Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how IBM identity and access management solutions help organizations realize business value through a centralized, automated identity and access management infrastructure.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 25 Sep 2009

IBM

Secure and Compliant Collaboration and Access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As part of its comprehensive security framework, IBM offers a broad, unified array of integrated access authorization and identity management solutions that enable organizations to secure their collaboration and access processes in alignment with their overall business needs.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2008

IBM

Deliver Effective Governance for Identity and Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations should consider a thorough approach to IAM governance that meets the requirements of discovering, documenting and analyzing user access; establishing a process for user access governance; ensuring that constraints help manage business conflict; enforcing policies; and continuous monitoring.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

IBM

A Process-based Approach to Protecting Privileged Accounts & Meeting Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a sound, process-based approach to protecting the critical privileged accounts found in most applications, databases, and infrastructure devices throughout the enterprise. This approach integrates features like automated password resets and management workflows, secure storage of credentials, and a sealed operating system.
Posted: 21 Oct 2009 | Published: 21 Oct 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Novell® Sentinel™: Active Event Monitoring for Improved Security and Compliance Management
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Novell Sentinel combines the benefits of identity and systems management with real-time security event management and monitoring. It gives you a comprehensive, real-time dashboard view of user, network and application events, so your IT staff can be much more responsive to potential threats.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 06 Oct 2009

Novell, Inc.

Top Eight Do's and Don'ts of Managing Access Control in the Windows/AD Environment
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This tech brief presents eight recommendations to help you proactively address the difficulties of access control in a Microsoft-centric environment, and avoid the common pitfalls, risks and costs.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 02 Oct 2009

Dell Software

Enterprise Single Sign-On The Holy Grail of Computing
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In today's enterprise, IT managers are faced with the growing challenge of keeping track of multiple passwords and system identities. In this document, we'll discuss how Quest approaches enterprise single sign-on and a unique solution that addresses nearly all facets of the challenges.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 02 Oct 2009

Dell Software

Buyer’s Guide for Enterprise Single Sign-On
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper offers a thorough checklist that should enable potential ESSO implementers to deploy the right ESSO solution which should help eliminate sign-on problems, reduce helpdesk costs, maximize user productivity, strengthen security, simplify administration and accelerate regulatory compliance.
Posted: 25 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Oracle Corporation

Internet Gambling Sites: Expose Fraud Rings and Stop Repeat Offenders with Device Reputation
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you understand what new and innovative techniques can be used to combat online fraud and abuse, and how online casinos can realize a true return on investment by reducing losses from fraud exposure and increasing operational efficiency within the fraud detection process.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

iovation, Inc.

Introduction to XML Gateways: Best Practices, Benefits & Requirements
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper will give you an overview of enabling virtualization and control, enforcing data-level privacy and integrity and control and audit information flow. You'll learn the best practices, benefits and requirements of XML Gateways.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 09 Sep 2009

Forum Systems

Protecting Data from the Cyber Theft Pandemic
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: Malware-related data breaches have reached pandemic proportions as criminals discover Internet crime is easy to commit, highly lucrative, and largely under-policed. Learn about advances in security technologies that use multi-phase heuristic and virtual machine analysis to detect and mitigate damages that result from malware-related data thefts.
Posted: 01 Sep 2009 | Published: 20 Apr 2009

FireEye

Securing VMware Virtual Infrastructure with Centrify's Identity and Access Management Suite
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives an overview of the features and benefits of using the Centrify Suite to centralize and automate the management of ESX Server systems to strengthen security and streamline IT operations and management. It provides an overview of VMware administration and then addresses Centrify’s approach to securing administrators.
Posted: 24 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Centrify Corporation

Internet-Scale Identity Systems: An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the key initiatives for Internet-scale identity systems and explores the similarities, differences, and synergies between them.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 03 Aug 2009

Ping Identity Corporation

Fixing the "Everyone" Problem
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what exactly the problem is with "everyone" access and what new solutions Varonis has to offer.
Posted: 30 Jul 2009 | Published: 30 Jul 2009

Varonis
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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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