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DEFINITION: Mutual authentication, also called two-way authentication, is a process or technology in which both entities in a communications link authenticate each other. In a network environment, the client authenticates the server and vice-versa. In this way, network users can be assured that they are doing business exclusively with legitimate entities and servers can be certain that all would-be users are attempting  … 
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Digital Certificates: Ensure Security with This 2-step Process
sponsored by Blue Cedar
WHITE PAPER: Digital certificates can provide a secure second factor for authenticating connected mobile apps. Uncover how to leverage them to secure your mobile devices.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Blue Cedar

Securing and Illuminating the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Lack of transparency in the supply chain means a lot of pharmaceutical companies are delivering meds that could be damaged or counterfeit. Learn how one vendor is taking steps to secure and illuminate the entire pharmaceutical supply chain by identifying authentication issues.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

Unisys

Policy Management for IoT, Mobile, and Network Security
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: With mobility and IoT redefining today's security perimeter, this white paper explores how to expand the view of your network beyond the walls of your office. Find out what devices and how many are accessing your network with a centralized policy management platform.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

Aruba Networks

Compliance and Beyond: Future-Proofing Your Password Policy
sponsored by Specops Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper digs down into a variety of password security best practices to determine which established methods are still relevant. Learn how to improve password management with new best practices designed for modern compliance.
Posted: 07 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Apr 2017

Specops Software

5 Reasons Why Mobile Will Transform Enterprise Authentication
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile presents unique security considerations for enterprises, but if handled properly these challenges can be mitigated and pave the way for mobile to become a trusted, convenient and multi-purpose enterprise digital ID. Access this white paper to learn 5 reasons why mobile will transform business authentication.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

Entrust, Inc.

Trends in Mobile User Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: To keep pace with the escalation of mobile device use, IT departments need to explore new options that provide easy-to use yet highly secure authentication that works across all types of mobile devices. Access this resource to learn how to reduce multiple, complex passwords while enhancing safety and mobile security.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

HID

Important Modern Trends in Digital Banking
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of mobile banking, the significant threats that face its security, and what can be done to ensure its security such as multi-factor authentication, fraud protection and monitoring, device recognition software, and more.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

HID

Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: With more than 1 billion mobile banking users last year, the need for mobile banking security improvement is only getting more dire every year.Learn how authentication in online banking has changed and what factors you should look for to balance security and convenience.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

HID

Next-Gen Autentication
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Security classroom explores the latest in authentication methods and technologies.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Premiered: 15 Sep 2016

SearchSecurity.com

SWIFT Banking System Boosts Security Following Cyberattacks
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
EGUIDE: Following a number of attacks on the SWIFT banking system that led to the theft of millions of dollars, SWIFT promised new rules to improve security for bank transfers. In this e-guide, we examine these targeted malware attacks and explore SWIFT's response to them. Find out if their 5-part strategic program was enough to bolster security.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017


How IAM has Evolved on the Cloud: The Good and the Bad
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Learn how IAM has evolved on the cloud, what has worked well and what IAM procedures need to be strengthened to meet future threats in various virtual environments.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 14 Feb 2017

IBM

IAM on the Cloud: Avoiding Silos and Vulnerability
sponsored by Centrify in partnership with Microsoft
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide now to discover how to use Identity as a Service (IDaaS) to meet both operational and security objectives.
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Jan 2017

Centrify in partnership with Microsoft

The Digital Certificate: How It Works, Which to Buy
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: If you're in the market to buy digital certificates, read this guide to learn what features are essential and how to evaluate the available options.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

SearchSecurity.com

Take Control of Virtual Desktop Access with Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the concept of two-factor authentication (2FA) and how it applies to virtual desktop access. Find out how this approach improves password management without adding complexity to the user experience.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Citrix

Insider Security Threats: What CISOs Can Do to Mitigate Them
sponsored by Preempt Security
EGUIDE: Insider security threats will always exist, but there are steps you can take to limit their impact. Discover how to implement technical access control and authentication to ensure only the right eyes are consuming sensitive data.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

Preempt Security

Top 5 Applications You Should Blacklist Now
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Mitigate the threat presented by the 30 most targeted high-risk vulnerabilities by learning why you should blacklist the following applications: Apple QuickTime for Windows, Adobe Flash Player, iTunes for Windows, and MS Office 2007. Gain the best practices for restricting malicious software.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Thycotic

Best Practices for Secure and Efficient Onboarding and Off-boarding
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: Onboarding and off-boarding can be a nightmare when it comes to account and network permissions. Learn why provisioning identities and access in today's enterprise environment is inefficient and how to leverage the benefits of a workforce that consistently has the digital resources it needs.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

RES Software

How IAM Addresses Unstructured Content Security Risks
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: Identity and access management (IAM) can be a complex and necessary obstacle for enterprises to conquer in order to better secure critical data. Learn how to tackle the biggest challenge in IAM: figuring out how to handle unstructured content in the enterprise within an IAM strategy.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

Top Priority IT Tasks: Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the issues of IT risk management and compliance. You'll learn about best practices for audits, the role log reviews play in monitoring IT security, how to build authentication into access management systems, and more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 05 Oct 2016

Dell Software

Building an Unstructured Data Protection Program
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: In this e-guide learn the 3 dimensions of unstructured data risk, and how to develop a holistic approach to managing these risks in order to execute a successful unstructured data protection program in your company.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

Why So Many Enterprises Lack Proper Authentication Methods
sponsored by RSA Softcat
EGUIDE: Single-factor authentication, while allowing for simplicity and ease, leaves companies unnecessarily vulnerable to intrusion. Learn the benefits of multi-factor authentication and what you can do today to improve your organization's authentication and authorization polices.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

RSA Softcat

Do You Have the Right Authentication Tools to Keep the Bad Guys Out?
sponsored by RSA Softcat
EGUIDE: Multifactor authentication (MFA) can be a critical component of an enterprise security strategy, but choosing the right product or service is a challenge. Access this e-guide to learn about 8 of the top MFA products in the market, and determine which is best for your enterprise.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

RSA Softcat

Four Key Steps That Can Move You Toward More Mature Identity And Access Management Program Now
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of taking a deliberate approach to maturing an existing IAM program that directly improves business performance and security posture in this white paper. Uncover how to reduce costs through automation, improve operational efficiency through an integrated technology framework, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Adopt a Bimodal Approach to Manage PCs and Broaden Support for New Devices
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Report teaches you new approaches to endpoint management and security as updates to PC software increase in volume and frequency.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

Lenovo Software

DLP Tools Essential to Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by Intel Security
EGUIDE: Network-based data loss prevention (DLP) tools are designed to track, log and prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data. In this e-guide, learn more about DLP concepts, and products designed to support a robust sensitive data protection strategy.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Intel Security
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AUTHENTICATION DEFINITION (continued): …  to gain access for legitimate purposes. Mutual authentication is gaining acceptance as a tool that can minimize the risk of online fraud in e-commerce.With mutual authentication, a connection can occur only when the client trusts the server's digital certificate and the server trusts the client's certificate. The exchange of certificates is carried out by means of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. If the client's keystore contains more than one certificate, the certificate with the latest timestamp is used to authenticate the client to the server. This process reduces the risk that … 
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