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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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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

Stop Data Breaches with Privileged Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Examine how privileged access management can help stop data breaches. Learn now about a 3-step process for blocking attackers' attempts to carry out crimes in your organization.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies

How to Integrate Siloed Identities and Data
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper digs into the current fragmented landscape of identity infrastructures. Read on for expert tips on integrating identities and data out of silos.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Safeguarding Access in the Distributed Network
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a method of identity management that will safeguard any access point, even mobile and virtual ones.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

HID

ID and Access Management for Microsoft Applications
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can prevent irreparable damage to your company from unauthorized users with real-time authentication. Learn how you can ensure your data is protected, and grant access to authorized users with the tap of a card for Microsoft applications on your desktop, tablet, or mobile device.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2015

HID

Is Your Identity Management Infrastructure a Mess?
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic depicts the reasons behind identity management challenges, the impact that they have on organizations, and what your enterprise needs to do to confront these issues head-on.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

How to Deliver Attribute-Driven Authorization with Your Current Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a federated identity service that delivers smarter, finer-grained authorization without uprooting your current identity infrastructure, enabling you to reap the benefits of attribute-driven access control by federating identities and creating dynamic groups.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Identity Management Challenges in an Increasingly Complex IT Environment
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover how organizations can deal with internal and external user identities, enterprise-wide ID management infrastructure, ID management challenges, and more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Mitigating Web Security Risk with SSL Certificates: Benefits and Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights several benefits and best practices when using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) applications to authenticate users, applications and Web services.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Website Security Solutions

Establishing Trust in User Identities with Strong Authentication Technologies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations conveniently and cost-effectively authenticate and secure individual enterprise and cloud-based applications along with data resources.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

HID

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

HID

Securing Personal Mobile Device Access to Enterprise IT and Cloud Assets
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations protect and manage access to their enterprise and cloud applications during the BYOD phenomenon.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

HID

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.

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.

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

Top 8 Identity and Access Management Challenges with Your SaaS Applications
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the eight main IAM challenges associated with cloud and SaaS application deployment and what you can do to address them. Dive in and discover how you can ensure your company is getting the most out of their SaaS investment.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Okta

IAM Buyers Guide: How to Evaluate and Choose the Right Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource and explore the IAM buyer's guide.  Discover how to evaluate and choose a solution to protect your organization's data
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

IBM

How Organizations Are Responding to Mobile and Cloud Threats
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a recent survey that sought to elucidate how organizations are adapting their approach to authentication to protect their sensitive assets as they adopt cloud-based services and BYOD.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how vendors fared in IDC's assessment of IAM offerings for federated identity management and single sign-on.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM can help design, deploy and manage critical identity and access management controls in cloud environments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

IBM

Identity Management Tech Brief
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about domain controllers with Linux for better identity and access management.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Red Hat

MarketScope for Web Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an insight to the market segmentation for WAM, as well as analysis of thirteen vendors in the market
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

Respect User Privacy While Securing the Cloud and Mobile Devices
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a security solution that improves visibility and analytics capabilities across disparate mobile devices and cloud applications.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

BitGlass
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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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