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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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Are you fully secure? Or are you still using weak authentication methods?
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: This infographic shows you the top 5 ways organizations are using SecurID Access to improve secure sign-ons.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA Softcat

MINIMIZING THE IDENTITY ATTACK VECTOR WITH CONTINUOUS AUTHENTICATION
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: Continuous authentication could stop attacks that exploit compromised credentials and create a frictionless user experience to better protect your organization's critical information systems and the data they contain.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

RSA Softcat

Assessing and Sharpening your Security Controls
sponsored by eTECH Channel
WHITE PAPER: Learn what a proper security audit should review, how the report should be structured, and how to reduce risk. Also discover how audits need to be carried out, which controls should be focused upon, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 18 Aug 2016

eTECH Channel

Customer Identity Use Cases: Building a Complete, Contextual Digital Experience
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: See how to implement faster authentication with seamless SSO and deploy finer-grained authorization and customized services. Learn about combining these two things to provide your customers with a better digital experience.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Oct 8, 2015

Radiant Logic, Inc.

How to Secure Your IAM System
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: Discover how to strengthen the security of your IAM system by encrypting data at rest, adding multi-factor authentication, and protecting key accounts.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Apr 28, 2016

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Businesses Should Begin Preparing for the Death of the Password
sponsored by Gigya
ANALYST REPORT: Discover what you need to know about the inevitable death of the password, broken down with solid numbers drawn from over 4,000 adults in the US and UK. Discover why username/password pairs aren't working with younger generations and possible future fundamental changes in authentication and authorization.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Gigya

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

9 steps to build a better insider threat program
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WEBCAST: While your IT system can be a witness, victim or enabler, insider threats are more than a technology problem. Policy, process, controls, risk management, auditing and monitoring all play critical roles in managing this invisible vulnerability. Watch this webcast to learn about managing and mitigating insider threats within your organization.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jun 1, 2016

Forcepoint

Privileged Users
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WHITE PAPER: Damage caused by Privileged Users is the most extensive, hardest to mitigate, and hardest to detect. However, a solution exists to mitigate the threat of Privileged User abuse. Read the "Privileged Users: Superman or Superthreat?" whitepaper for best practices and strategies for mitigating the threat within your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

Securing Access to On-Premise and SaaS Environments with Cloud-based IAM
sponsored by OneLogin
WEBCAST: Locking down your identity and access management (IAM) on the cloud can be a snap when you have the right knowledge. Listen in as Merritt Maxim, Security Analyst and IAM guru for Forrester, drops what you need to know about IAM technologies, IDaaS market trends, challenges of IAM approaches on the cloud, and more.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Feb 10, 2016

OneLogin

Security Solutions for Mobile Users in the Workplace
sponsored by HID
EBOOK: This e-book describes the security landscape for mobile devices and how you can improve the user experience on mobile devices while still protecting your assets and managing costs efficiently.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

HID

Barracuda NextGen Firewall F Boosts Wireless Network Security for5,000 Users During the 2015 European Youth Olympics
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
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

Understand Pass-the-Hash (PtH) Attacks and Mitigate the Risk
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Go in depth and learn what a hash is and how a "pass-the-hash" (PtH) attack can greatly impact your network. Learn how to mitigate these types of attacks with two different strategies.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

One Identity

Identity and Access Management for the Real World: The Fundamentals
sponsored by One Identity
EBOOK: Discover the most pressing IAM issues faced by organizations today, plus actionable and sustainable approaches to the IAM challenges you encounter.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

One Identity

How Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Compliance is Impossible without Privileged Management
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses IT security compliance from an auditor's perspective. Access now to help your organization achieve and prove compliance with other security mandates as well.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

How HIPAA Compliance is Impossible without Privileged Management
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Achieving compliance with data security standards requires you to mitigate the risk of privileged access – in healthcare and other industries. Access this white paper now to learn how you can implement proven strategies to achieve regulatory compliance while fighting against other risks.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

Controlling Data Center Security
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can strengthen your data center perimeter firewall protection while enabling flexibility to allow for change in the future. Discover how to centrally control your data center security system to prevent it from weakening over time.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Get Ahead of Your Next Security Breach
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: An outline of the five steps you can take to protect your organization from the inherent risks of privileged accounts.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

Strategies for Successfully Managing Privileged Accounts
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: The problem with many PAM programs is that they address only one or two of the underlying issues, leaving your organization insecure. Is your privileged identify management program on the right path? Sanity check inside.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

Key steps to securing data and maintaining proper access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you get a better grip on who's accessing your network. With the right identity governance and administration system, you can control access risks and segregation-of-duties violations. Access now to easily apply and enforce appropriate levels of access across your enterprise.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Turn iOS, Android or BlackBerry Devices into Security Tokens
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about two-factor user authentication by leveraging passwords and users' devices. Access now and learn how to reduce associated operational costs and increase productivity with a modern authentication system.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

Defending Hybrid Enterprises from Data Breaches and Insider Threats
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Privileged access, accounts and credentials are critical assets for enterprises that must be highly protected through a defense-in-depth strategy. Discover ways to combine technology and processes so you can prevent data breaches, address regulatory requirements, and more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

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

Office 365: Upgrading Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You must carefully evaluate the risks associated with adopting any platform that streamlines access to company information. Examine here the security features of Microsoft Office 365, and discover the cloud security gaps that could hinder its adoption.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

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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