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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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Best Practices for mobile authentication
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EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to find key tips for planning, composing, and implementing a mobile authentication method in your business.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

E-Guide: Are 'strong authentication' methods strong enough for compliance?
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EGUIDE: Although strong authentication methods have gained some momentum in the past years, they haven’t become completely widespread enough to replace passwords. This expert E-Guide discusses why this is the case. Uncover the challenges and benefits of strong authentication implementation and if these methods are strong enough for compliance.
Posted: 27 Sep 2011 | Published: 26 Sep 2011

Securing the enterprise application layer: Expert Guidelines
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EGUIDE: If you're a security professional, the focus on application security in IT these days may leave you feeling out of the loop. Yet, in many cases, application security pros rely on the infrastructure team to provide a secure foundation.  Find out how securing a naming and directory service will help build a solid platform that application can trust.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

Security Best Practices for the Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The growing amount of mobile devices in the workplace is having a profound impact on your network security. Take the right measures to ensure security through mobile device management and centralized network access control to mitigate security risks.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Why Passwords Aren't Strong Enough: Making the Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: With today’s advanced threat landscape and the increased value placed on information, relying on static passwords is no longer enough. This resource explores the need to strong authentication and the ROI benefits you can gain.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012


Protecting Corporate Data in the "BYOD" Environment
sponsored by Apperian, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While BYOD offers many benefits to your business, it is imperative that you insure the integrity of your corporate assets.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

Apperian, Inc.

It's All About U
sponsored by Ruckus Wireless
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn how you can offer a 3G-like user experience to Wi-Fi authentication and roaming with 802.11u.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

Ruckus Wireless

Delivering corporate data securely on employee iPads™
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides detailed insight into the latest iPad adoption trends and examines the issues that often accompany these devices from an IT perspective. Find out how the iPad differs from a traditional PC with respect to security and obtain helpful recommendations to help you balance user preferences with security and control.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012


Presentation Transcript:From Wow to How 2: Virtual Desktops, Networking and the Cloud
sponsored by Citrix and Microsoft
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Learn about the various capabilities of virtual desktops beyond just VDI. Discover what role cloud computing plays in today’s enterprises and find out how to authorize desktop users from a single point of authentication.
Posted: 21 Dec 2011 | Published: 21 Dec 2011

Citrix and Microsoft

Understanding, Building and Securing an IAM Cloud Architecture
sponsored by OneLogin
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript will count down the top five steps you should take to successfully extend your identity services infrastructure into the cloud, including what you'll need to do to provide the service from the enterprise, as well as consume it from the cloud.
Posted: 21 Dec 2011 | Published: 21 Dec 2011


Securing Network Access for Guests and Contractors
sponsored by Bradford Networks
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores the driving factors for allowing external users to access the network. It discusses what an effective guest and contractor access control solution must do, how such a solution can address potential security and operational challenges, and the many benefits that it can provide to an organization.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Bradford Networks

Best Practices for Effective Network Access Control
sponsored by Bradford Networks
WHITE PAPER: There is often confusion between the functions and benefits of 802.1X and those of commercially available NAC solutions. Which is best for particular networks? View now to explore the fundamentals of 802.1X and NAC technologies and why both is often required to provide the level of security, control and visibility needed in today’s network.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Bradford Networks

Presentation Transcript: How To Deploy Affordable Two-Factor Authentication Amidst Shrinking Budgets And Growing Data Protection Requirements
sponsored by StrikeForce Technologies
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Discover the most affordable two-factor Out-of-Band authentication platform that addresses the data security challenges organizations face today. Learn how to deploy an authentication platform that will protect the following: remote access (VPN), domain access, website access, application access, risk-mitigation and transaction based environments.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

StrikeForce Technologies

IT in Europe: Breaking the Code: Are passwords destined for obscurity?
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EZINE: This feature examines the current state of password security and explains why passwords are no longer an effective means of authentication on their own. Uncover viable alternatives, such as two-factor authentication, biometrics and cloud-based IAM services.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

Why Encryption without Authentication is Not Secure
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to explore why secure data communications solutions require both encryption and authentication, attack vectors against encryption-only solutions, key questions you should ask your network encryption vendor to ensure that your network is secure and your security objectives are met, and more.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

Certes Networks

Securing Microsoft Exchange 2010 with VeriSign Authentication Services
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This guide from VeriSign Authentication Services will help take the guesswork out of implementing SSL for Exchange 2010, making it easier than ever to get the SSL certificate you need for a successful and secure Exchange implementation, and to take advantage of powerful capabilities such as Subject Alternative Names (SANs).
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

VeriSign EMEA

Top 10 Tips to Make Access to SaaS, Enterprise Class Secure
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In today’s cloud environment, the number of security breaches is on the rise - driving a new mandate for strong authentication technologies to ensure a more secure SSO. In this case study brief, learn first hand from industry experts and customers, their top 10 tips to make your federated SSO implementation a success and Enterprise class secure.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011


The Authoritative ID Store Is Dead - How Cloud Changes Provisioning
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: Cloud computing provides additional value by offering a reduction in upfront costs and increased scalability. These benefits are just a few of the reasons why companies are looking to the cloud for user provisioning tools. Watch this webcast to find out how your company can take advantage of cloud-based user provisioning.
Posted: 03 Oct 2011 | Premiered: Oct 3, 2011


Adaptive Strong Auth & Federated SSO - The New Power Couple
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: Weak identity management policies can strain IT’s ability to scale when it comes to security, privacy, business agility and more. In this webcast, learn about authentication, access control and password policies that you can put into place for stronger data protection.
Posted: 03 Oct 2011 | Premiered: Oct 3, 2011


Intuitive and Secure, Two-Factor Authentication on Mobile Phones
sponsored by Confident Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Many online business and websites today are utilizing user's mobile phones for two-factor authentication. However, attacks on mobile devices and the SMS communication channel are increasing, calling for more secure methods of authentication. View this paper now to explore effective multi-layered, multifactor authentication methods.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

Confident Technologies

A Practical Approach to Authentication in an Evolving Enterprise Environment
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to explore how to find the balance between compliance, remote workers, and reducing costs, top authentication methods, key condiserations for enterprise authentication, and more. 
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 17 Aug 2011

Entrust, Inc.

The Hidden Costs of Microsoft® BitLocker®: White Paper
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the issues that you may or may have not known about Microsoft BitLocker. View now to explore enterprise mobile security considerations that will help you make educated decisions on what’s best for your business.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011


The Token is Dead. Long Live the Token
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WEBCAST: View this webcast as speakers discuss hardware and software-based authentication, extending authentication to cloud-based applications, credentialing and managing consumer-grade mobile devices while minimizing security risks, and offer best practices for striking the balance between security, ease of use, manageability and cost
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 17, 2011

SafeNet, Inc.

Access Accounts More Securely with Intel® Identity Protection Technology
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This technology brief takes a closer look at today's threat landscape and presents key findings from a recent security survey. Discover the threats your clients are most vulnerable to as well as how they can develop an effective defense strategy against them.
Posted: 03 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011


Securing microsoft exchange 2010 With Thawte SSL Certificates
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security continues to be a facet of Exchange technology that must be managed, and your secure sockets layer (SSL) certificates are the key to managing security for Exchange servers. Access this expert white paper now to get an overview of SSL certificates for Exchange 2010.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Published: 12 Jul 2011

Thawte Inc.
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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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