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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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Comparing Authentication Security Devices
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: Access this white paper to explore 10 different authentication devices and learn the strengths and benefits each one adds to your access security strategy. View now to compare these devices to find the ideal authentication approach for your organizations, security, and budget needs.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2013

HID

Secure Access between Endpoints and Corporate Resources
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how securing corporate data through mobile devices is possible by transforming it into a two-factor authentication token. Read on to learn how to manage your authentication methods, protect your data, maximize your productivity, and more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HID

Simplifying Data at Rest Encryption and Security
sponsored by WinMagic
WEBCAST: This webcast explores full-disk encryption and how it can simplify securing data at rest as well as access management and network security.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 10, 2015

WinMagic

Enabling Secure Anywhere, Anytime Access
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how to enable anywhere anytime access to users while providing a simple and secure experience for multi-channel computing.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

HID

Unlock Your Customer Identities: Virtualize SQL to Deliver Better Security and Services
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webinar explains how a common identity service for all constituents can improve security and deliver better services to your customers.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Mar 9, 2015

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Federated Access & Identity: The Keys to Securing Healthcare's Cloud
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast, examine how a federated identity service is the key to securing your cloud environment from the endpoint to the core.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 2, 2015

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Enhancing Authentication to Go Beyond Username and Password Vulnerabilities
sponsored by HID
VIDEO: This brief video explores remote access security challenges and how to go beyond simple username/password combinations to enhance your authentication security strategy.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 05 Jun 2013

HID

Utilizing Customer IAM to Better Enable and Protect Your Organization
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores customer identity and access management (CIAM) and how to enable and secure multiple channels of customer interaction.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

CA Technologies.

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.

Authentication Strategy: Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores advanced authentication methods to mitigate new and emerging threats.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

IAM: Delivering Secure, New Business Services in a Multi-Channel Customer Environment
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 13 requirements to leverage multi-channel IAM to convert customers and protect their sensitive data.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Managing and Securing Identities
sponsored by HID
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide presents a simple strategy to assess your IAM strength and offers 9 best practices for establishing effective IAM business rules
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

HID

As Enterprise Mobility Usage Escalates, So Does Security Risk
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, examine how to tame the mobile security beast through two-factor authentication and single-sign-on approaches. Continue reading to learn how other organizations are bringing harmony to the UX vs. IT security debate and other steps you can take to protect data and apps.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

HID

Securing the Mobile Enterprise with 3 New Approaches
sponsored by HID
RESOURCE: This brief infographic outlines the current mobile security challenges landscape and today's popular defense strategies being implemented. Access now to explore the benefits of several new and alternative approaches.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

HID

Next Generation Cloud Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to fill in the gaps cloud perimeter security leaves vulnerable and strengthen your identity and access management (IAM) strategy.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

Cloud Identity Access: Bridging the Gap between IT and Users
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
RESOURCE: Organizations are struggling to secure rogue cloud apps as users work remotely on a myriad of devices.  This white paper presents the challenges of securing cloud apps data and offers insights into facilitating harmony between users and IT.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Symantec Corporation

Governance-Driven Provisioning: The Future of Provisioning
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the history of provisioning challenges organizations have faced and what the future holds for the technology and network security. View now to learn how a governance-driven approach improves your overall identity and access management (IAM) strategy and avoids the pitfalls of a traditional architecture.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

RSA

Data Governance Risk: Know Who Has Your Data
sponsored by RSA
RESOURCE: Did you know that 76% of organizations find it challenging to control access to sensitive data? Access this brief infographic to gain a better understanding of common data governance challenges and the dire consequences if they are not addressed.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

RSA

IAM - The Foundation of Cloud Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines key components for an effective IAM program to protect your sensitive data from unauthorized access.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

Case Study: Ensuring Automated Access Governance
sponsored by RSA
CASE STUDY: In order to ensure that data is accessed only by employees or partners with the proper permissions and unauthorized users are blocked, a strong IAM and governance is needed.  This case study explores how to develop a new IAM and governance strategy using a 4 phase framework and how to automate it to overcome common challenges.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

RSA

The Evolution of Provisioning
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the future of provisioning strategies, otherwise known as provisioning 2.0, and how to weave it into the business process fabric to better govern identity access and management.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

RSA

Case Study: Secure File Sharing with Investors
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how an identity and access management program can protect data shared with collaborators and investors. View now to learn how to mitigate data leaks and theft.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Critical Factors to Endpoint Security
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Endpoints are the new security perimeter, and this means rethinking your endpoint security. This white paper will help you do so.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell and Microsoft

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
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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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