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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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Protecting and Empowering Your Connected Organization
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Identity management, device management, and information protection have drastically changed due to the rise of mobility. Access this e-book to learn how to get the protection you need for your mobile enterprise.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Microsoft

Simplify and Accelerate Identity Protection on The Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Striking a balance between usability and security can be challenging as organizations tackle mobile, social, and cloud adoptions. Access this white paper to learn the benefits of using a cloud-based delivery model for IAM.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

How to Strengthen Your Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by ExtraHop
WHITE PAPER: Few things are as essential to organizational health as identity infrastructure, which has greatly increased in importance because of new service models. Learn how to cut complexity and regain control of IT services, including identity systems, by unlocking the hidden value in data flowing through your network.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

ExtraHop

Moving from Simple Authentication to Identity Assurance
sponsored by RSA
VIDEO: Learn how to take your IAM to the next level, moving from simple authentication (such as static one-time passwords) to the concept of identity assurance.
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 | Premiered: 27 Jan 2017

RSA

A New Paradigm for Identity Assurance
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to take authentication to the next level. Discover how to determine the risk associated with the action a user is about to take, based on context gathered over time, continuously.
Posted: 30 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

RSA

The Digital Certificate: How It Works, Which to Buy
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: If you're in the market to buy digital certificates, read this guide to learn what features are essential and how to evaluate the available options.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

SearchSecurity.com

Buyer's Guide to Identity and Access Management Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations now need "threat-aware" identity and access management (IAM) tools, and this buyer's guide can help you find the IAM solution that's right for your organization. Download now for checklists of key features in 5 main areas, and tips for selecting the solution that addresses all of your IAM needs.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Designing an IAM Program Optimized for Your Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A recent IBM report found that insiders were responsible for 60% of attacks. With evidence like that, it's time to revamp your IAM strategy. In this white paper, discover a 4-step process to maturing your IAM policies to ensure that business objectives related to security, productivity and compliance can be met.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

IBM

Turn IAM from a Roadblock into a Business Enabler
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Learn how to stop the monotony of IAM, and instead turn it into a business enabler. Discover how identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) can help you reduce costs by 60%, onboard SaaS apps faster, and generate access management from a single screen.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Premiered: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

Buyers guide to cloud based I&M mgmt
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Learn how to make the most informed decision about your next enterprise grade IDaaS provider with this interactive buyer's guide.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

Balancing User Productivity and Security
sponsored by RES Software
VIDEO: Uncover a secure access system your workforce can use to ensure the safety of enterprise data. At the same time, you can ensure that workers aren't hampered by your security systems and can get their work done.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Premiered: 17 Nov 2016

RES Software

Dynamic Security Management for a Productive Mobile Workforce
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to protect your business from advanced threats with a new approach to managing mobile security, identity and access management, and governance. Uncover key benefits that will increase IT's control and boost productivity, like app-level security against ransomware, secure onboarding, simplified compliance, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

RES Software

Cloud IAM TCO Assessment: How Much Could You be Saving?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide helps you compare and contrast the TCO of on-premise IAM with cloud-based IAM to effectively show your board the financial differences between the two.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

3 Types of Insider Threats to Watch Out For
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to proactively spot an insider threat. This white paper gives you an overview of each insider threat profile so you can easily identify behavior and determine an appropriate response when faced with a potential insider threat.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Absolute

CW ASEAN November 2016
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Small businesses in the ASEAN region could unknowingly be allowing hackers to access large corporate networks.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

CW ANZ November 2016
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: With the number of cyber incidents identified by Australian organisations more than doubling in the past year, PwC is using an online game to give enterprises first-hand experience of what it means to face a cyber attack.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Best Practices for Secure and Efficient Onboarding and Off-boarding
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: Onboarding and off-boarding can be a nightmare when it comes to account and network permissions. Learn why provisioning identities and access in today's enterprise environment is inefficient and how to leverage the benefits of a workforce that consistently has the digital resources it needs.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

RES Software

From IoT to IDoT: Securing the Identity of Things
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: With devices seeping into everyday work life, the danger to businesses has increased, and companies should worry about who is bringing what into the workplace and which corporate devices pose risks. In this issue of Information Security, we discuss the Identity of Things problem, and how you can solve it.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Third-Party Risk Management: How to Avoid the Dangers of Weak Controls
sponsored by ModoModo
EGUIDE: If you know where the risk points are, you can request additional safeguards to protect the system and data access of trusted business partners. In this guide, security expert Michael Cobb, CISSP-ISSAP, explains how to avoid security risks and implement a third-party risk assessment plan.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

ModoModo

New Data Classifications Vital to Information Governance and Security
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how 3 new data classifications are becoming vital to information governance and security.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

User Provisioning Best Practices: Access Recertification
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: User access recertification is the process of continually auditing users' permissions to make sure they have access only to what they need. Implementing recertification, however, can be challenging. Get best practices on creating a recertification process in this e-guide from IAM expert Randall Gamby.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

When Your IAM Policy Encounters the Internet of Things
sponsored by Unisys
EGUIDE: Learn how to manage the interactions of identity and access management technology, cloud and virtual environments, and the IoT in your company.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Unisys

What are Threat Intelligence Services?
sponsored by Unisys
EGUIDE: To help identify advanced attacks, a variety of vendors have created threat intelligence services. In this guide, you'll discover what threat intelligence services entail, learn how they work and uncover how these services differ. Determine whether these services can reduce the risk that specific types of threats pose to your enterprise.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Unisys

How IAM Addresses Unstructured Content Security Risks
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: Identity and access management (IAM) can be a complex and necessary obstacle for enterprises to conquer in order to better secure critical data. Learn how to tackle the biggest challenge in IAM: figuring out how to handle unstructured content in the enterprise within an IAM strategy.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

Building an Unstructured Data Protection Program
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: In this e-guide learn the 3 dimensions of unstructured data risk, and how to develop a holistic approach to managing these risks in order to execute a successful unstructured data protection program in your company.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits
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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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