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DEFINITION: Authorization is the process of giving someone permission to do or have something. In multi-user computer systems, a system administrator defines for the system which users are allowed access to the system and what privileges of use (such as access to which file directories, hours of access, amount of allocated storage space, and so forth). Assuming that someone has logged in to a computer operating  … 
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Composite Authentication: Understand Security Beyond Passwords
sponsored by Crossmatch
TRANSCRIPT: 82% of breaches are caused by lost, easily hacked or stolen passwords, according to the Verizon DBIR. In this transcript, security experts Kevin Beaver and Jeff Carpenter discuss what composite authentication is, how it evolved, and its place in the future of security.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 25 Jul 2017

Crossmatch

Getting Started with Cloud IAM Services
sponsored by OneLogin
EGUIDE: In this e-guide learn how to get started with IAM services in the cloud, as well as what you need to know about cloud IAM before implementation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2017 | Published: 19 Jul 2017

OneLogin

Passwords are Out: But What's Replacing Them?
sponsored by Crossmatch
WEBCAST: Join experts Keven Beaver and Jeff Carpenter in this webcast as they discuss why passwords are obsolete and what the "human-proofed" future of authentication will look like.
Posted: 24 Jul 2017 | Premiered: Jun 29, 2017

Crossmatch

IAM: On-Premises vs. IDaaS Delivery
sponsored by OneLogin
WHITE PAPER: Which is better for your organization: on-premises IAM or IDaaS? This Gartner report can provide valuable insight into which one may be best for you.
Posted: 18 Jul 2017 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

OneLogin

Top Trends Shaping IAM in 2017
sponsored by OneLogin
WHITE PAPER: With the 9% of their overall IT security budgets already spent on IAM, many organizations are predicted to continue investing more of their money. Discover what factors are shaping IAM for near future in this Forrester report.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

OneLogin

6 Best Practices for Securing AWS Environments
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to extend key technologies like identity and access management (IAM) to the cloud for privileged access security (PAS) on AWS IaaS without increasing the risk of a data breach.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Centrify Corporation

Your In-Depth 2017 Cybersecurity Report
sponsored by Comstor
RESEARCH CONTENT: Out of all of the myriad solutions on the market, information remains one of the greatest weapons that an enterprise can arm itself with. In this expansive 110-page report discover a wealth of research, insights, and perspectives on the current state of cybersecurity.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Jun 2017

Comstor

Become a Champion of PCI Compliance by Minimizing Your Attack Surface
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
PRODUCT DEMO: Don't miss your chance to download a free trial of a privileged identity management tool that will help you meet the latest PCI DSS regulatory requirements. Access now to receive guidance on the best deployment option for your business needs, technical support for the duration of the evaluation process, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2017

Centrify Corporation

Protect Against Cyberattacks and Data Breaches with Multi-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
PRODUCT DEMO: Access this free trial of multi-factor authentication (MFA) to add an additional layer of security, beyond passwords, to your enterprise, across apps, endpoints and infrastructure. Here, learn how to stop in progress attacks that leverage compromised credentials when users elevate privilege, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2017

Centrify Corporation

Stop The Breach: Reduce The Likelihood Of An Attack Through An IAM Maturity Model
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
RESEARCH CONTENT: Forrester Research investigated the connection between increased adoption of identity and access management (IAM) best practices and reducing the likelihood of experiencing a security breach. Uncover their key findings to learn more about the efficacy of different IAM approaches and technologies.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Centrify Corporation

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

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

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
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AUTHORIZATION DEFINITION (continued): … Authorization is the process of giving someone permission to do or have something. In multi-user computer systems, a system administrator defines for the system which users are allowed access to the system and what privileges of use (such as access to which file directories, hours of access, amount of allocated storage space, and so forth). Assuming that someone has logged in to a computer operating system or application, the system or application may want to identify what resources the user can be given during this session. Thus, authorization is sometimes seen as both the preliminary setting up of permissions by a system adminstrator and the actual checking of the permission values that have been set up when a user is getting access.Logically, authorization is preceded by authentication.
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