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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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The 4 IAM Focal Points
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will uncover the four focal points of IAM.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Premiered: May 23, 2014

IBM

Strengthen Security with Intelligent Identity and Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how to control user access to sensitive assets and monitor their actions after they gain access.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

IBM

Simplifying Cloud Integration and Bridging Identity Silos
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore several strategies to gain cross-silo visibility into all available identites within your organization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

IBM

Intro to Mainframe Security
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Access this resource to learn about a mainframe security platform and how it offers an ecosystem of security solutions.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

IBM

Safeguarding Mobile, Cloud, and Social Access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a number of strategies and solutions for protecting your data from malicious attacks on new access channels.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

IBM

Preventing Insider Cyber Attacks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one identity and access management platform enables you to view all user activity and mitigate internal and external breach risk.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

IBM

Taking Control of the Digital and Mobile User Authentication Challenge
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, view the strategies and policies available to managing user authorization and access to reduce risk and protect yourself from cyber-attacks. Read on to see how others have taken advantage of these strategies in several case studies.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

RSA

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

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Integrating Electronic Signatures Into the B2B Sales Cycle
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are still behind the curve when it comes to generating and processing sales contracts. Many still fax and physically sign documents - are e-signatures a graceful (and legal) solution?This white paper discusses the advantages of e-signatures, and how you can integrate them into the sales process successfully.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

How IT Can Help Businesses Streamline Vendor/Supplier Contracts Processes
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how IT departments can help the business implement a solution that integrates with existing business applications and transforms procurement into a fast, agile process—all in a trusted environment.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

ESIGN Act A Well-Established Law Enabling Business Transformation Today
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses several factors relating to the legality of e-signatures in various applications and among different industries, with their associated regulatory environments.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

Case Study: Public School Implements Identity Solution to Centralize Management and Increase Security
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This case study details how the Grand Island school district in Nebraska implemented the Centrify for Mac and Mobile solution for integration into a centralized IAM framework to handle authorization and authentication district-wide.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Centrify Corporation

Identity Beyond Employees: How Customer Experience Impacts Your IAM Practices
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Ping Identity is working hard to deliver what they believe to be the best solutions for securing and streamlining identity management for business-critical applications, especially those in the cloud.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Feb 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Solidifying Cloud Security
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
VIDEO: This video will show you how Ping Identity's partner Fishnet Security enables clients to manage risk, meet compliance requirements and reduce costs while maximizing security effectiveness and operational efficiency.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 21 Jan 2013

Ping Identity Corporation

Don't Write It Down. Eliminate Passwords with Ping Identity
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
VIDEO: This video discusses how you can amend your identity and access management systems to create a single sign-on experience for all your end-users.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 21 Feb 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Identity is the Center of Always-On Connectivity
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the advantages organizations stand to gain by using an identity and access management platform to federate access control across all applications and create a centralized view of all your users' information, allowing you to dramatically improve your customer experience.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

eBook: How Customer Experience Impacts Your Identity and Access Management Practices
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how customer experience influences IAM and security and examines the actions you can take to deliver secure, seamless experience for your customers.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

An Executive Buyers' Guide to Identity and Access Management Solutions
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines some of the most important trends security managers need to be aware of and discusses the questions you need to ask when evaluating and possibly reforming your security strategy.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

SAML Identity Federation: Security for an Increasingly Connected World
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces identity federation and the predominant standard, Security Assertion Markup Language - SAML. It describes why standards like SAML are necessary for implementing federated identity across organizations.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

The CIO's Guide to Modern Identity Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores five key trends impacting CIOs and security management today, and discusses how focusing on authenticating user identity versus protecting the endpoint can help companies successfully overcome the security challenges presented by these key trends.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Case Study - Siemens
sponsored by Onapsis
CASE STUDY: This case study explains how this company adopted a SAP-certified solution for automated security assessments of SAP platforms.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014


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.

What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

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 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
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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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