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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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Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how to improve visibility into who has access to what as well as policies and controls.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

IBM

Combating Password Sharing and Misuse with IAM
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
EGUIDE: In this expert eguide, explore the staggering statistics of irresponsible password use and how IAM can save your organization from being in the next breach headline.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

SailPoint Technologies

Helpful Hints for Identity and Access Management
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide walks you through the 15 IAM challenges of today and how to craft a strategy to overcome or avoid them. View now to learn more.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

SailPoint Technologies

Tackle IAM with a Risk-Based Approach
sponsored by Gemalto
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide takes a look at using a risk-based approach to overcoming the hurdles posed by IAM and the shortcomings of traditional and outdated strategies.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Gemalto

IAM: The New Security Perimeter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how IAM platforms reduce risk and keep unknown users and hackers out of your network.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

The Growing Need for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to reveal why you need FSSO in your IAM strategy to mitigate risk and vulnerabilities. View now to explore the buyer's guide checklist for choosing the ideal FSSO platform and the benefits to expect.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

IBM

Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful guide, explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Discover how to evaluate your needs and how each system fits into your IAM and IGA strategy. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

SailPoint Technologies

State of IAM: Cloud and Mobile Technologies Expose Security Cracks
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the security cracks of mobile and cloud computing that IAM has exposed. View now to explore the state of IAM technology and what you can do to strengthen your strategy. Learn how to protect your data from external and internal threats with proper provisioning and administration controls.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

Case Study: Simplifying Compliance and Governance with IAM
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, explore several case studies of how leading organizations overcame identity and compliance obstacles and if the paths they pursued could help solve your woes.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

How to Prevent the Most Common IAM Failures
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, discover how management failures can cause unexpected IAM problems.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

SailPoint Technologies

Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide - 5th Edition
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this buyer's guide, learn the key factors to address when choosing an IAM solution.  Additionally, read on to learn the three starter access management strategy steps.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

SailPoint Technologies

Create a Converged Campus Network To Meet the Needs of Your Business Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a converged campus solution that provides a single, optimized and scalable unified network for secure and consistent access to business critical applications.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

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

Strong Authentication: Best Practices and Use Cases
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains how an identity-centric approach to IT security can lock down critical processes and systems and ensure that you have complete control over who has access.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Gemalto

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

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

Speed Up Your Business with E-Signatures
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how IT departments can implement an e-signature solution that will cut down physical paperwork and increase efficiency.
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

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

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

ActivID® Authentication Appliance for Enterprise
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: In this brochure, discover a solution that puts an end to your identity and authentication worries.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HID

Security best practices for file-based data movement— an IT practitioner’s guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the best solution used to execute file transfer activities—in a safe and secure manner.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Best Practices for a Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to reduce the risk of mobile data breaches while keeping mobile workers productive.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Mobile
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces the highest-rated DLP solution with industry-leading detection technology.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 27, 2014

Symantec Corporation
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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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