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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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Evaluating File Sync and Share Solutions
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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

Securing the Mobile Cloud Connected Enterprise
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the role of identity and access management in improving access and secure collaboration in today's mobile, cloud-connected IT environment.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Top Five Reasons to Use the RadiantOne Federated Identity System With SharePoint
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WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the benefits of a federated identity service for organizations with scalable user environments.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Secure Cloud Applications Without Disrupting Your Enterprise Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features an on-premise federated identity service that helps you extent your existing identity and access management (IAM) infrastructures to the cloud.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Radiant Logic, 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

Case Study: Baltika Breweries Implements Safe File Exchange System
sponsored by GlobalScape
CASE STUDY: This case study follows Baltika Breweries' experience with a comprehensive file transfer platform that could accommodate their growing security requirements.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

GlobalScape

Meet HDAP: Directory Innovation Based on Big Data Technology
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WEBCAST: View this webcast to discover the advantages of big data-run highly available directory access protocol (HDAP) for today's more scalable user environments.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Premiered: May 27, 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

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.

The Capabilities and Benefits of Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a military-grade file transfer solution that ensures compliance with internal security policies and government regulations.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GlobalScape

ROI Case Study: Imprivata OneSign South Shore Hospital
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WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to see how one hospital is benefitting after choosing a leading VDI and SSO solution that greatly improved their security and productivity rates across the facility.
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Imprivata

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
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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
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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.

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

2013 MarketScope Report for Web Access Management
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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

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


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.

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

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
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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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