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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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Handbook: Identity and Access Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This Tech Guide on identity and access management (IAM) from SearchSecurity.com outlines the issues associated with IAM programs, how to build an effective strategy, why privilege creep has become such a challenge, and more!
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Identity-Centric Security: Enabling and Protecting the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why the enterprise perimeter as we know it is dissolving and how your users are taking its place – creating numerous security issues for your IT department. In addition, learn how identity-centric security can help you protect data and maintain compliance in this new enterprise model.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

CA Technologies.

Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide aims to help you evaluate identity and access management (IAM) solutions and select the one that best aligns with your organization's needs.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Best Practices for Managing and Understanding Mobile Authentication
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this expert guide, you’ll learn some common mistakes made by today’s organizations when it comes to identity and access management (IAM) on mobile devices. You’ll also find tips for managing mobile authentication methods and setting mobile policies.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 12 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Intelligent Authentication and User Access Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Inside this vital resource, uncover the new technologies and trends sweeping the nation – and the security effects they are having – and discover how advanced intelligent authentication is key to ensuring your security needs are met.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Managing BYOD Endpoint Security Classroom
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Security School from SearchSecurity.com breaks down the challenges of enterprise mobility and provides guidance for developing an over-arching security strategy that mitigates the issues inherent to BYOD.
Posted: 22 May 2013 | Premiered: 22 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Managing Access Security in a Multi-Perimeter World
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Uncover how an identity and access management strategy can help your organization overcome the risks associated with cloud computing, enterprise mobility, and collaboration in a multi-perimeter enterprise.
Posted: 07 Mar 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

IBM

Mobile: The Technology Game-Changer in 2013
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EGUIDE: TechTarget's recent IT Security Trends 2013 revealed mobility took the cake for biggest fear. In this E-Guide, uncover the results and analysis of the survey to better understand what's in store for your organization.
Posted: 28 Feb 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Applications and best practices to keep your mobile devices secure
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EGUIDE: Uncover best practices for keeping your mobile devices and applications secure.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Global Security University: IAM Integration Classroom
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Information Security Classroom focuses on identity and access management (IAM) strategies for hosted and cloud-based systems accessed by company-owned and employee-owned devices.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 25 Jul 2013

IBM

How Can Content-Aware IAM give me the Security I need to Confidently Move My Business Forward
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a comprehensive and scalable solution for managing user identities, access and information use.
Posted: 11 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

CA Technologies.

Expanding Web Single Sign-On to Cloud and Mobile
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explores security solutions that were built to strike the right balance between data security and user access convenience.
Posted: 11 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

PowerBroker Password Safe: Security, Compliance, Productivity
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Uncover how PowerBroker Password Safe can help you secure access to privileged accounts, effectively preventing intentional or accidental harm and malicious activity that can be devastating to your business.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 29 Apr 2013

BeyondTrust Corporation

Build Your Identity And Access Management Strategy
sponsored by Symplified
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research, Inc., paper explores the current and future states of identity and access management and describes steps your organization should take to create an IAM strategy and successfully put it into use.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

Symplified

Complete and Scalable Access Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper takes a look at the current state of identity and access management highlighting the way mobile and social computing are impacting these technologies. Learn why a platform approach to access management is the best way to meet your organization's needs.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Achieve secure mobile access to enterprise applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource highlights a mobile and social access management platform that offers secure mobile access to enterprise applications by leveraging your existing back-end identity management infrastructure.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Oracle Mobile and Social Service: The Next Step in IAM
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: As cloud computing, mobile computing and social computing infiltrate the enterprise, an "identity explosion" is occurring – one which requires a new IAM strategy. This whitepaper explores the next steps in IAM and how to keep your enterprise safe.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Benefits of Next-Generation Virtual ADCs
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: Discover why next-generation and virtual application delivery controllers (ADCs) can help you conquer many of the networking and security challenges of enterprise mobility and cloud computing.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.

SharePoint Security in Action: Best Practices Drive Secure Collaboration
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft SharePoint is a widely deployed enterprise content management (ECM) and collaboration system because it delivers a functional user experience. However, it also presents some security concerns. Consult this informative white paper to learn more about some of the challenges and how to remedy these obstacles.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 10 Sep 2012

CA Technologies.

CipherCloud for Office 365 - Encryption Solution Demo
sponsored by CipherCloud
WEBCAST: In just five minutes, we'll show you how you can transparently encrypt and protect all of your sensitive email, calendar, and contact information in Exchange Online and Hosted Exchange to eliminate concerns about about data privacy, residency, security, and compliance.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 13, 2012

CipherCloud

Presentation Transcript: Automating Access Certification in Just 17 Days
sponsored by Aveksa
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript describes the benefits one of your peers enjoyed after implementing a particular IAM solution which helped them automate their certification process.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 10 Aug 2012

Aveksa

Podcast: Automating Access Certification in Just 17 Days
sponsored by Aveksa
PODCAST: This podcast describes why one of your peers implemented a particular IAM solution to automate their certification process and also offers best practices that will help you as you start your own IAM program.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 10, 2012

Aveksa

Securing your Online Data Transfer with SSL
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to SSL security highlighting how it operates. Also included, is a discussion of the various applications of SSL certificates as well as their appropriate deployment. Additionally, uncover details regarding how to test SSL certificates on your web server.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Thawte Inc.

Securing your Microsoft Internet InformationServices (MS IIS) Web Server with a Thawte Digital Certificate
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource is designed to take the guesswork out of implementing SSL for Exchange 2010, making it easier than ever to get the SSL certificate you need for a successful and secure Exchange implementation.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 03 Jul 2012

Thawte Inc.

Simplifying and Securing Group Policy Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover key tips for protecting, maintaining and recovering your Group Policy infrastructure in this essential resource. Find out how you can secure every desktop and server in your Windows environment with these best practices.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Dell Software
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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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