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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

ABAC to the Future: Deliver Smarter SiteMinder Policies with No Sweat
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast features a next-generation authorization strategy offering a fine-grained approach to user provisioning. Click now to explore key benefits.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 22, 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

How to Consolidate Identities for Office 365 and Cloud Access
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast offers top, simple recommendations on how to extend existing identity and access management strategies to the cloud.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Design Security Policies For #GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the 4 areas that must be addressed when providing secure, reliable access to business applications for mobile users. Click through to explore the essential tools you need for this strategy.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Aruba Networks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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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