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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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Information Security – May 2014
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: The online authentication protocols proposed by the Fast Identity Online Alliance face a reality check. As FIDO-ready products ship, what are the implications for enterprises?
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

SearchSecurity.com

A Guide to Password Use in WebSphere Application Server
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the different types of passwords used inside of the WebSphere Application Server and the recovery plans to help restore your server when passwords go awry.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Threat-Aware Identity and Access Management for Cloud, Mobile and Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features threat-aware IAM software that offers centralized security management across both physical and virtual applications.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Restore Balance With Authentication Technologies
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Are you ready for the next era of authentication and authorization? Our expert guide, Restore Balance With Authentication Technologies, breaks down how next-gen tools tackle cloud and mobility-based vulnerabilities. By contributing to our brief survey, you'll gain access to this resource, enabling you to answer that question for yourself.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

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

MarketScope for Web Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an insight to the market segmentation for WAM, as well as analysis of thirteen vendors in the market
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

Cover Your SaaS!
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top 5 cloud security solutions to invest in to best protect your virtualized assets.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

BitGlass

Evaluating File Sync and Share Solutions
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers a 12-question checklist to go through when evaluating file sync and share vendors.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Dropbox for Business

It's Time Businesses Wake up to Mobile Security Reality
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the need for top-notch mobile security. With the rise of personal devices used in the workplace, security is more important than ever before.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Threat Track Security

6 Ways to Enhance Security in AWS
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a leading cloud service, with a strong partnership with a security provider that provides 6 additional security enhancements to better protect data.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Developing Your Authentication Strategy
sponsored by i-Sprint Innovations
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers advice for protecting your data with several authentication strategies.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

i-Sprint Innovations

Identity and Access Management Guidelines
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchSecurity.com offers identity and access management best practices to lock in a strategy that lasts.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Managing identities and access in the cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the top identity and access management features needed for cloud deployments to ensure secure collaboration.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA
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

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

The Key to Seamless SSO: Building a Federated Identity Service
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's so difficult to deliver single sign-on that covers your entire portal, and also introduces a federated identity service that offers access to all sources of identity within your organization.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

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
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

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

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

Pick Your Identity Bridge
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives insight into identity bridges and highlights two potential solutions to the challenges that come with connecting users and resources. It also offers and IDaaS solution that delivers SSO to SaaS and on-premises environments via a single turnkey solution.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

Ping Identity 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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