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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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Webinar: Citrix Ready Security Program for Citrix ShareFile
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WEBCAST: Securing data is critical to every enterprise, but especially so for those deploying cloud- and mobile-based file sync and share. Tune into this webinar on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 9am PST, as experts demonstrate strategic security integrations for your ShareFile data and access.
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Citrix Ready

Expert Viewpoints on Access Management and Federation
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how web access management and identity federation enable organizations to manage access both from and to external systems, including cloud services, in a consistent way.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

Keep Systems Secure with Best Practices – and Best User Experience – in Mind
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WHITE PAPER: Gain a better understand the benefits of mobile multi-factor authentication (MMFA) and learn why passwords alone aren't enough, about 3 MMFA use-case scenarios, what market factors are driving MMFA adoption, and more.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 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

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How to Strengthen Your Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by ExtraHop
WHITE PAPER: Few things are as essential to organizational health as identity infrastructure, which has greatly increased in importance because of new service models. Learn how to cut complexity and regain control of IT services, including identity systems, by unlocking the hidden value in data flowing through your network.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

ExtraHop

A New Paradigm for Identity Assurance
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to take authentication to the next level. Discover how to determine the risk associated with the action a user is about to take, based on context gathered over time, continuously.
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

RSA

The Digital Certificate: How It Works, Which to Buy
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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

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Two-Factor Authentication Helps Officers Protect and Serve New York
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how the field officers of the Suffolk County Police Department of Long Island, NY utilize two-factor authentication to protect and serve their constituents, keep their database safe, and enable secure mobility.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

BlackBerry

Designing an IAM Program Optimized for Your Business
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WHITE PAPER: A recent IBM report found that insiders were responsible for 60% of attacks. With evidence like that, it's time to revamp your IAM strategy. In this white paper, discover a 4-step process to maturing your IAM policies to ensure that business objectives related to security, productivity and compliance can be met.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

IBM

Top 5 Applications You Should Blacklist Now
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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.
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Thycotic

Best Practices for Secure and Efficient Onboarding and Off-boarding
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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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Secure Identity Management
sponsored by Red Hat
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Address the challenges of managing identities in Linux or a mixed Linux/Windows environment by centralizing management in one interface. Download this paper to take advantage of Linux's direct integration into your environment to provide host-based access control, and more.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Red Hat

Barracuda NextGen Firewall F Boosts Wireless Network Security for5,000 Users During the 2015 European Youth Olympics
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RESOURCE: Zurab Tuskia, head of IT infrastructure of the Festival, chose Wi-Fi secured by a next-generation firewall for its ease of deployment and cost effectiveness over other, more complex solutions. Learn more about their decision that provided them live traffic monitoring and rejection capabilities unwanted of p2p traffic.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

SWIFT Banking System Boosts Security Following Cyberattacks
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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


Take Control of Virtual Desktop Access with Two-Factor Authentication
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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

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
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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.
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Building an Unstructured Data Protection Program
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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

Why So Many Enterprises Lack Proper Authentication Methods
sponsored by RSA Softcat
EGUIDE: Single-factor authentication, while allowing for simplicity and ease, leaves companies unnecessarily vulnerable to intrusion. Learn the benefits of multi-factor authentication and what you can do today to improve your organization's authentication and authorization polices.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

RSA Softcat

Do You Have the Right Authentication Tools to Keep the Bad Guys Out?
sponsored by RSA Softcat
EGUIDE: Multifactor authentication (MFA) can be a critical component of an enterprise security strategy, but choosing the right product or service is a challenge. Access this e-guide to learn about 8 of the top MFA products in the market, and determine which is best for your enterprise.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

RSA Softcat

Four Key Steps That Can Move You Toward More Mature Identity And Access Management Program Now
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of taking a deliberate approach to maturing an existing IAM program that directly improves business performance and security posture in this white paper. Uncover how to reduce costs through automation, improve operational efficiency through an integrated technology framework, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Adopt a Bimodal Approach to Manage PCs and Broaden Support for New Devices
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Report teaches you new approaches to endpoint management and security as updates to PC software increase in volume and frequency.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

Lenovo Software

Six Steps to Buying Data Loss Prevention Products
sponsored by Intel Security
EGUIDE: Data loss prevention (DLP) products allow organizations to protect sensitive data that could cause grave harm if stolen or exposed. There are six important steps an organization should follow when looking to procure the right DLP products and tools for your enterprise.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Intel Security

DLP Tools Essential to Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by Intel Security
EGUIDE: Network-based data loss prevention (DLP) tools are designed to track, log and prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data. In this e-guide, learn more about DLP concepts, and products designed to support a robust sensitive data protection strategy.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Intel Security
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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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