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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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Identity Beyond Employees: How Customer Experience Impacts Your IAM Practices
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Ping Identity is working hard to deliver what they believe to be the best solutions for securing and streamlining identity management for business-critical applications, especially those in the cloud.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Feb 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Solidifying Cloud Security
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
VIDEO: This video will show you how Ping Identity's partner Fishnet Security enables clients to manage risk, meet compliance requirements and reduce costs while maximizing security effectiveness and operational efficiency.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 21 Jan 2013

Ping Identity Corporation

Don't Write It Down. Eliminate Passwords with Ping Identity
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
VIDEO: This video discusses how you can amend your identity and access management systems to create a single sign-on experience for all your end-users.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 21 Feb 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Identity is the Center of Always-On Connectivity
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the advantages organizations stand to gain by using an identity and access management platform to federate access control across all applications and create a centralized view of all your users' information, allowing you to dramatically improve your customer experience.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

eBook: How Customer Experience Impacts Your Identity and Access Management Practices
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how customer experience influences IAM and security and examines the actions you can take to deliver secure, seamless experience for your customers.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

An Executive Buyers' Guide to Identity and Access Management Solutions
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines some of the most important trends security managers need to be aware of and discusses the questions you need to ask when evaluating and possibly reforming your security strategy.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

SAML Identity Federation: Security for an Increasingly Connected World
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces identity federation and the predominant standard, Security Assertion Markup Language - SAML. It describes why standards like SAML are necessary for implementing federated identity across organizations.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

The CIO's Guide to Modern Identity Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores five key trends impacting CIOs and security management today, and discusses how focusing on authenticating user identity versus protecting the endpoint can help companies successfully overcome the security challenges presented by these key trends.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

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

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions
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

Securing Personal Mobile Device Access to Enterprise IT and Cloud Assets
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

Speed Up Your Business with E-Signatures
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how IT departments can implement an e-signature solution that will cut down physical paperwork and increase efficiency.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

ESIGN Act A Well-Established Law Enabling Business Transformation Today
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses several factors relating to the legality of e-signatures in various applications and among different industries, with their associated regulatory environments.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Adobe EchoSign

How to Properly Move into the Cloud
sponsored by Forum Systems
EGUIDE: This e-guide will help you avoid SSO land mines in the cloud by taking an in-depth look at authentication principals, authentication providers, authentication consumers, and more. Read on as experts also highlight how to handle a cloud provider decrypting customer data, even without encryption keys.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Forum Systems

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

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

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

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
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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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