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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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Co-operative Financial Services
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: Explore this case study to learn how a financial services organization in the UK implemented a solution to address identity and access issues.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

Establishing Trust in User Identities with Strong Authentication Technologies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations conveniently and cost-effectively authenticate and secure individual enterprise and cloud-based applications along with data resources.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

HID

Simple Steps to Prevent Data Theft
sponsored by HID
RESOURCE: This white paper talks about the recent data breaches that have happened in the retail and financial services sector recently and describes 4 steps that can be taken to prevent data theft.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

HID

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions Using the ActivID® Threat Detection Service
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

HID

PCI DSS Reporting Requirements for People Who Hate PCI DSS Reporting
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This practical session covers strategies to help you take the pain out of PCI DSS reporting.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 24, 2014

AlienVault

One Time Passwords for Mobile Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how more financial institutions are adopting mobile authentication for on line banking and deploying mobile platforms.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

HID

Solitaire Interglobal-Platform Security Report-Tracked, Hacked, and Attacked
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight on the main behavioral characteristics of hardware and software used for security purposes.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Weather centre secures remote access with HID Global’s strong authentication
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: In this case study featuring The European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), forecasts are gathered through data from satellites, buoys, ships and aircrafts—and all facilities across Europe need to remotely access this information.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

Securing Personal Mobile Device Access to Enterprise IT and Cloud Assets with Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations protect and manage access to their enterprise and cloud applications during the BYOD phenomenon.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

HID

Providing a single source for secure identity solutions
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: Access this brochure to find 6 product lines that provide a foundation for multi-layered security, as well as several key benefits of having complete access control for your organization.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

HID

Nissan Europe Drives Security with HID Global’s Smart Employee ID
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: This case study focuses on Nissan Europe, which manages their cars across 34 European countries. The organization was on the hunt for a solution that would easily enable future applications and credentials by using a single dual-chip smart card.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

HID Global’s Identity Assurance SMB Solution
sponsored by HID
DATA SHEET: In this resource, explore how a strong authentication method is possible without tokens or any complexity.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 May 2013

HID

Establishing Trust in Online Identities
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: Access this brochure to discover strong authentication and credential management solutions and services.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

HID

Enterprise Universal Access One secure credential for logical, physical, local and remote access
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: This brochure explores leading solutions designed to create successful enterprise authentication.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2013

HID

Enabling a secure and convenient online banking experience
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: In this brochure, discover security solutions that are scalable, secure and simple to implement for online banking.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 May 2013

HID

Authentication Devices - User-friendly authenticators for every use case
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: In this brochure, access over 10 different authentication devices from a reliable provider to achieve the strength and security you strive for.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2012

HID

ActivID® Authentication Appliance for Enterprise
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: In this brochure, discover a solution that puts an end to your identity and authentication worries.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HID

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.

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Federated Identity Management and Single Sign-in 2014 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by CA Technologies.
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Explore this study conducted by IDC that compares vendors in the IAM market, particularly catering to FSSO programs.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Advanced Persistent Threats: Defending from the Inside Out
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why reinvigorating your privileged identity management solutions, paired with data intelligence-driven content-awareness, can improve outsider and insider threat prevention.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

CA Technologies.

The Changing Face Of Cyber-Attacks: Preventing Both External and Insider Threats
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights where organizations fall short in security and offers critical solutions to help improve data security, reduce costs, and maintain compliance via privileged identity management.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

CA Technologies.

Privileged Identity Management Trends from Q1 2014
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research, Inc. report highlights key trends that point to privileged identity management as a must-have security strategy, and highlights the top vendors who met an 18-item requirements list.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

Security best practices for file-based data movement— an IT practitioner’s guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the best solution used to execute file transfer activities—in a safe and secure manner.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

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
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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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