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ALSO CALLED: Identity Management (Security), Identity Management and Access Control, IM (Identity Management), Identity Management Security, Management of Identity, User ID Management, Identity and Access Management, ID Management, IAM
DEFINITION: Identity management (ID management) is a broad administrative area that deals with identifying individuals in a system (such as a country, a network, or an enterprise) and controlling their access to resources within that system by associating user rights and restrictions with the established identity. The driver licensing system is a simple example of identity management: drivers are identified by  … 
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Mitigating Risk with Security Intelligence and Identity Assurance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an integrative approach that lets companies quickly identify abnormalities in user behavior, as well as fighting insider threats all while complying with regulations.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

IBM

Streamlining Security Identity Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a business-centric approach to identity access and compliance that improves security and helps reduce costs for managing accounts, groups, credentials, and other access rights.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

IBM

[Security Identity Governance: Reduce Risk and Comply with Regulations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how to effectively manage identities and application access while bringing together business operations and IT. Read on to learn how to bridge the gaps across compliance, and how this can reduce the risk of fraud, human error, and more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

IBM

IAM Buyers Guide: How to Evaluate and Choose the Right Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource and explore the IAM buyer's guide.  Discover how to evaluate and choose a solution to protect your organization's data
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

IBM

Simplifying Security Strategies with a Modern Mainframes
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report, learn how an integrated modern mainframe platform can simplify your security strategy.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

IBM

A Clear View into User Activities with Identity Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an identity intelligence platform that can help better manage and secure users as a key line of defense across infrastructure perimeters.  Additionally, view now to read several case stories of organizations who have had success with this identity intelligence platform.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

IBM

MDM Architecture Considerations for Enterprise Identity Management
sponsored by BlackBerry
EGUIDE: In this expert eguide, Randall Gamby details which enterprise identity management features to look for when evaluating products as the basis for an MDM architecture.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

BlackBerry

Breaking Down Silos and Securing Directory Access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn strategies to breaking down directory siloes and how to manage and protect heterogeneous data sources.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

IBM

Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2015
sponsored by Gartner
EVENT: At Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit, taking place on March 16 & 17 in London, you'll gain the insight you need to address complex IAM issues. Click through now to register and view the full agenda and speaker line-up for the summit.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2015

Gartner

Case Study: Public School Implements Identity Solution to Centralize Management and Increase Security
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This case study details how the Grand Island school district in Nebraska implemented the Centrify for Mac and Mobile solution for integration into a centralized IAM framework to handle authorization and authentication district-wide.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Centrify Corporation

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

February Information Security Magazine – In Denial about DDoS
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Denial-of-service attacks have caused serious disruptions for years. Yet 40% of enterprises remain unprepared to launch a DDoS defense and recover business services.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

SearchSecurity.com

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

Managing Identity as the New Perimeter
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of how mobility and virtualization trends are impacting identity and access management (IAM), what solutions are available to address potential challenges, and how to future-proof your identity management strategy for any business scenario.
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

Unify Identities Across Cloud Applications to Enhance Enterprise Mobility
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn how you can control policies and access with a mobile enterprise identity platform. Watch now to learn how to protect your cloud application and user data.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Nov 5, 2014

BlackBerry

Multifactor Authentication Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this virtual security classroom, Michael Cobb, a renowned security author with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, surveys the latest authentication methods and technologies coming onto the market.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 15 Dec 2014

SearchSecurity.com

The Relationship Between Identity Management and Compliance
sponsored by ObserveIT
EGUIDE: This expert guide asks whether anomaly-based user activity monitoring is the only way to stop data breaches, and also explains how IAM should and shouldn't be used to support enterprise compliance processes.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

ObserveIT

Oracle Identity Manager vs. Tivoli Identity Manager: IAMs fight for the win
sponsored by IT Central Station
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: With the amount of identity and access management solutions out there, sometimes it can be hard to decipher fact from fiction when it comes to reading user reviews. Find out what verified IT experts say about IAM products in this IT Central Station guide.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014


Computer Weekly – 9 December 2014: The most influential people in UK IT
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we unveil the 50 most influential people in UK IT for 2014, and interview the winner of our UKtech50 list, Unilever's global CIO, Jane Moran. We examine how Cisco is responding to software-defined networking. And we hear from IT chiefs successfully implementing identity and access management. Read the issue now.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

ComputerWeekly.com
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IDENTITY MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  their license numbers and user specifications (such as "can not drive after dark") are linked to the identifying number. In an IT network, identity management software is used to automate administrative tasks, such as resetting user passwords. Enabling users to reset their own passwords can save significant money and resources, since a large percentage of help desk calls are password-related. Password synchronization (p-synch) enables a user to access resources across systems with a single password; a more advanced version called single signon enables synchronization across applications as well … 
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