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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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Effective Access Control Strategies
sponsored by HID
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, get the answers you need for securing enterprise mobile access. Read on for several considerations surrounding two-factor mobile authentication, as well as effective access control strategies to protect a user's identity.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

HID

Identity and access management (IAM) in the cloud Challenges galore
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide points out challenges surrounding IAM in the cloud that Indian businesses are now dealing with.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

IBM

Using SAML for Identity Management
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover why federated identity management is essential for controlling access to applications across multiple different domains.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Forum Systems

Solutions with ROI for Today's Federal Information Assurance Challenges
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This paper illustrates the major challenges faced by today's Federal IA professionals, and offers solutions, along with ROI for each of those challenges.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Learn How to Successfully Manage a Continuous Monitoring Program
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an introduction to Continuous Monitoring (CM), including definitions and common misperceptions. Learn how to successfully manage your own CM program.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

How to Properly Move into the Cloud
sponsored by Forum Systems
EGUIDE: This e-guide will help you avoid SSO land mines in the cloud by taking an in-depth look at authentication principals, authentication providers, authentication consumers, and more. Read on as experts also highlight how to handle a cloud provider decrypting customer data, even without encryption keys.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Forum Systems

ID Solution for Enterprise Trusted Anytime, Anywhere Access to and from Mobile Devices
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: This brochure explores how securing corporate data through mobile devices is possible by transforming it into a two-factor authentication token.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HID

Figuring out FIDO
sponsored by HID
PODCAST: This expert podcast explains the benefits of following the FIDO standard that creates universal authentication, as well as the latest information regarding the FIDO Alliance.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 6, 2014

HID

Figuring Out FIDO
sponsored by HID
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This expert webcast transcript explains the benefits of following the FIDO standard for universal authentication, as well as the latest information regarding the FIDO alliance.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

HID

Multifactor Authentication Methods You Can Use Now
sponsored by HID
EGUIDE: While FIDO-ready technology is still developing, there are several multifactor authentication methods that are ready to use now.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

HID

One Campus Card Solution That Solves Identity Issues
sponsored by HID
WEBCAST: This webinar takes a peek into the European education market, and presents a new kind of security identity solution that is paving the way of the future.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 7, 2014

HID

Figuring out FIDO
sponsored by HID
WEBCAST: This expert webcast explains the benefits of following the FIDO standard that creates universal authentication, as well as the latest information regarding the FIDO alliance.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 6, 2014

HID

Mobile Authentication Receives a Modern Twist
sponsored by HID
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces a complete access control solution designed for mobile devices, banishing the need for multiple passwords or security tokens.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 6, 2014

HID

The Convergence of Physical and Logical Access
sponsored by HID
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the convergence of physical and logical access with a single access card, as well as managing and reporting through a single portal.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 6, 2014

HID

Password-Free Authentication: Figuring Out Fido
sponsored by HID
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide digs into the depths of the FIDO standards for authentication technologies and highlights your options for going password-free.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

HID

Spanish Engineering Organization Bridges Cost Savings with Business Efficiency Using HID Global’s Smart Card Solutions
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: This case study explains how a Spanish engineering organization used a smart card solution to overcome the obstacles of access control.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

One campus card for Educational Institutions
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Click through to this white paper to discover the advantages of implementing a single campus card, including various security benefits to protect college campuses.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

HID

Balance Work and Personal Use on Mobile Devices Securely
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a cross-platform solution that strives towards data loss prevention with a consistent workflow.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

IBM

European Mobile Phone Retailer, the Carphone Warehouse, Secures Employee Remote Access with HID Global’s Authentication Solutions
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how a London-based mobile communications retailer secures employee remote access. Read on to find out why this retailer chose HID Global over other vendors due to the strong authentication characteristics behind it.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

The Key to Protecting your Website is Knowledge
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Learn how vulnerabilities can seriously affect your organisation if the proper steps aren't taken towards protection.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Symantec

Mitigating Web Security Risk with SSL Certificates: Benefits and Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights several benefits and best practices when using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) applications to authenticate users, applications and Web services.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Co-operative Financial Services
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: Explore this case study to learn how a financial services organization in the UK implemented a solution to address identity and access issues.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

Establishing Trust in User Identities with Strong Authentication Technologies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations conveniently and cost-effectively authenticate and secure individual enterprise and cloud-based applications along with data resources.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

HID

Simple Steps to Prevent Data Theft
sponsored by HID
RESOURCE: This white paper talks about the recent data breaches that have happened in the retail and financial services sector recently and describes 4 steps that can be taken to prevent data theft.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

HID

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions Using the ActivID® Threat Detection Service
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

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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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