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ALSO CALLED: Privileges
DEFINITION: In the administration of a multi-user computer system, a privilege is an identified right that a particular user has to a particular system resource, such as a file folder, the use of certain system commands, or an amount of storage. Generally, a system administrator or, in the case of network resources such as access to a particular device, a network administrator assigns privileges to users. System  … 
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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.

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

Case Study: National Healthcare Provider Secures Office 365
sponsored by Palerra Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, review how one of the largest national healthcare providers in the U.S. filled in Office 365 and cloud security gaps and adhere to regulatory requirements.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

Palerra Inc.

The Challenge of Keeping IAM Simple
sponsored by Thycotic
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide presents the individual challenges the 4 key IAM roles face as they work to mitigate identity fraud/theft. Continue reading to learn why previous IAM projects have failed and how you can overcome the many challenges your organization faces to simplify your IAM approach.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Thycotic

Podcast: Cloud Access Security Brokers: Critical Capabilities
sponsored by BitGlass
PODCAST: This podcast will help you protect your network by providing prospective on the brokers specialized in guarding data over the cloud.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Premiered: Jan 5, 2016

BitGlass

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

Case Study: Protecting Privileged Accounts for a Global Manufacturer
sponsored by Thycotic
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how one manufacturing company restructured their outdated access and password management strategy to meet compliance requirements and mitigate data breaches, theft, and loss.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 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

Utility Protects Servers and Simplifies Compliance with Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
CASE STUDY: Defining, managing, and enforcing authentication automatically across diverse IT platforms and locations is no easy feat. This case study explores how South Western Electric & Power Company enabled effective access control and centralized administration, authentication, authorization, and auditing.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 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

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

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

The Essential Guide to Privileged Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to effectively and efficiently control privileged UNIX and Linux accounts using centralized access management. Read on to secure privileged access across your corporation with granular authorization, and more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

FoxT

Security School Lesson: Privileged Access
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Learn how to evaluate the risk that usage poses and implement best practices for maintaining the security of least privilege so compromised privileged access can be quickly mitigated or avoided entirely.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Premiered: 16 Oct 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Outsmarting Hackers: Why You Need Both Strong and Risk-Based Authentication
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a layered IAM security approach incorporating both strong authentication and risk-based authentication.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Single-Sign-On: Streamlining Remote Access
sponsored by SecureAuth
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how to use multi-factor authentication and single-sign-on (SSO) to remove the reliance on tokens and secure access to the enterprise network and data. Access now to examine how one organization was able to overcome authentication and access challenges using this strategy.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

SecureAuth

Making Sure Your Identity and Access Management Program is Doing What You Need
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Identity and access management (IAM) can cause a multitude of issues within an organization if not managed properly. This expert guide explores how to ensure your identity and access management services enable and support the established CIO priorities.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Aligning your Enterprise Identity and Access Management Strategy
sponsored by DLT Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide covers how you can align identity and access management with CIO and business priorities.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

DLT Solutions

Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Cloud
sponsored by DLT Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the growing market for cloud-based identity and access management.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

DLT Solutions

IBM Security Priviledged Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This quick video discusses an identity management system that can help centralize control of access management and track and audit the activity of privileged users for greater security.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 16 Nov 2012

IBM

Cisco Any Device: Planning a Productive, Secure and Competitive Future
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Discover the details of the "Any Device" vision and why providing an optimal, predictable end-user experience on the device of your employees' choice can help you maintain or even enhance your organisation's competitive advantage, productivity, and security.
Posted: 29 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Cisco

Avoiding Insider Threats to Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Security Privileged Identity Manager provides enhanced security across various IT environments by centralizing and controlling the use of privileged identities.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM
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ACCESS RIGHTS DEFINITION (continued): … In the administration of a multi-user computer system, a privilege is an identified right that a particular user has to a particular system resource, such as a file folder, the use of certain system commands, or an amount of storage. Generally, a system administrator or, in the case of network resources such as access to a particular device, a network administrator assigns privileges to users. System software then automatically enforces these privileges.
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