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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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Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a multi-factor authentication solution that allows organizations to leverage existing security services to better manage the identities accessing IT services from mobile devices.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Soarian Information Access: Simplifying and Extending Care Processes
sponsored by Siemens
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a simplified information access solution that enables healthcare providers with anytime, anywhere workflows to help improve efficiencies and patient care.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Siemens

2013 MarketScope Report for Web Access Management
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This Gartner MarketScope report compares the top Web access management (WAM) vendors on the market today to help you decide which product will best fit your business needs.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IBM

Seven Considerations for Achieving CJIS Compliance
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a security solution that helps you ensure the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) compliance requirement for advanced authentication is met by your organization, effective on September 30, 2014.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Imprivata

Authentication Management: Ensuring Security for Remote Workers
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores one company's authorization management tool and how it can enable secure access to employees working from home or other off-site locations.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

SSO Vendor Evaluator’s Guide
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Access this checklist for key qualities you should be looking for in a single sign-on (SSO) solution to help you evaluate vendors.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Stock Yards Bank and Trust Makes Employees Productive and Keeps Data Secure
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study features one large, trusted U.S. bank's experience with a simplified authentication solution that enabled increased productivity, compliance, and security levels.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Expert Advice – 20 Practical Tips on Authentication from Healthcare IT Professionals
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals 20 single sign-on (SSO) and strong authentication implementation tips from your successful peers.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imprivata

The Key to Seamless SSO
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a virtualized federated identity service that extends authentication beyond the security layer and reaches external applications, ensuring enterprise-wide protection.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Best Practices: Single Sign-On Drives Productivity, Security and Adoption When Used with EHR at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how Johns Hopkins Hospital was able to smoothly implement electronic health records (EHR) and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) without negatively impacting other processes or security. Click now for 5 essential guides for implementation success.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imprivata

Customer Spotlight - Learn How SSO and Authentication Helped Mackenzie Health Strike a Balance between Access and Security
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study feature Mackenzie Health's experience transitioning to an automated access management system with single sign-on (SSO) capabilities to ensure security, improve workflows, and reduce helpdesk calls and costs.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the advantages of strong authentication, and helps you decide which strategies and solutions best fit your business needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

Consumer Web Portals: Platforms At Significant Security Risk
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: These survey results show just how badly affected some organizations were due to weak authentication, authorization, and fraud detection strategies. Click through to learn why a strong security posture is a must.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

20 Practical Tips on Single Sign-On and Strong Authentication from Healthcare IT Professionals
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a collection of 20 tips from your healthcare peers on how to successfully implement single sign-on (SSO) and strong authentication solutions.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imprivata

Consumer Web Portals: Platforms at Significant Security Risk
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This profile of business-to-consumer (B2C) security decision-makers in the financial services, healthcare, government, and online merchant sectors evaluates security around consumer portals based on market data and a custom study of the same audience.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

How to Extend your Identity Management Systems to use OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to learn how to extend your authentication and authorization model to outsourced services. Click through for details on the deployment process, including the benefits of using an API gateway to help with integration.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

Enterprise Integration with Public Cloud Services using OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a deployment strategy for an authentication and authorization solution that requires no third-party access to user credentials – so that your information stays within the company.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

Rackspace and NetIQ - A Success Story
sponsored by NetIQ
WEBCAST: This webcast features one organization's experience with a streamlined identity and access management (IAM) solution that simplifies user provisioning across physical and virtual infrastructures.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Feb 28, 2013

NetIQ

Chalk Talk: NetIQ Cloud Access
sponsored by NetIQ
WEBCAST: This webcast highlights a cloud access management solution that easily integrates with your user directory and Microsoft Office 365. Learn how you can seamlessly manage user provisioning to virtualized business applications and resources.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 2, 2014

NetIQ

Chalk Talk: Simplify User Access with NetIQ Solutions
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: View this webcast to learn about an access management solution that offers self-service capabilities to eliminate time-consuming phone calls and paperwork to gain necessary access to critical business applications.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

NetIQ

Cloud-based Enterprise Identity Management Using OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights an authentication and authorization solution that offers protection beyond the username and password-only level.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

Multifactor Authentication: Removing Risk While Simplifying Processes
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how multi-factor authentication brings that extra line of defense your organization needs to protect against malicious hackers.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

NetIQ

World Wide Technology Accelerates and Streamlines Access Management
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one organization's experience with an access management solution that enabled 8x faster integration with new services so that users could count on reliable, secure access to business applications anytime, anywhere.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

NetIQ
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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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