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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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Business Challenges and Benefits of IAM
sponsored by ForgeRock
EGUIDE: View this expert e-guide to learn the current IAM challenges and how to restructure IAM into a streamlined, central, and non-silo approach.
Posted: 01 Dec 2015 | Published: 25 Nov 2015


Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Cloud: Challenges Galore
sponsored by ForgeRock
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide points out challenges surrounding IAM in the cloud that businesses are now dealing with.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015


Better IAM Means a Better Experience
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Could SSO be the key to blocking credential and identity theft? In this white paper, learn about next-gen IAM approaches to mitigate credential theft.
Posted: 25 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Dashlane Inc.

Choosing an IAM architecture
sponsored by ForgeRock
EGUIDE: Today, there are two schools of IAM thought: provider-centric and user-centric, each with their own set of merits. But which is right for your organization? Does it matter? This expert e-guide reviews the two approaches to help you in your search for choosing the ideal IAM architecture.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015


Identity and access amangement program implementation guidelines eGuide
sponsored by ForgeRock
EGUIDE: Examine best practices for successfully implementing an IAM strategy into your organization and overcoming the common challenges in this expert e-guide. Discover how to establish a strong foundation to align the strategy with the risk assessment of all apps/platforms.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015


Computer Weekly – 24 November 2015: Technology helping to deliver aid for refugees
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we find out how technology is helping to deliver vital aid to Syrian refugees in the Middle East. We look at the barriers to achieving the government's aim of a paperless NHS. And the CTO of special effects studio Framestore talks about the IT challenges behind hit movies such as Gravity. Read the issue now.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2015

IDC’s Top Ten IT Security Predictions for Asia-Pacific
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
VIDEO: Watch this video to uncover the top 10 IT Security predictions from IDC Asia Pacific's head of IT security research, Simon Piff. Tune in as he discusses the potential impact each projection will have on Asia Pacific markets.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Premiered: 16 Nov 2015

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Modernizing Your Active Directory Environment
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and find out how legacy active directory (AD) structures can be updated to accommodate changes in technology. Discover top areas in which AD modernization should occur, and the benefits of updating each one.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015

Dell Software

Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take A Strategic Approach To “Identity Relationship Management”
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: Forrester Consulting has evaluated companies' IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones. Read on and discover why it pays to implement IRM solutions that treat customer identities, and their identity data, as mission-critical for the top line of the business.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


Identity as a Revenue Generator: Getting Started with Customer-Focused Identity Management
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: There's identity management, and then there's customer-focused identity management. Access this white paper to learn the difference, and how the latter can bring you benefits from your cloud, mobility, and IoT initiatives.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015


The Identity of Things (IDoT): Access Management (IAM) Reference Architecture for the Internet Of Things (IoT)
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to apply identity services based on the underlying device architecture, as well as the native protocols and standards being used. Access now and discover which features play a significant role in applying identity services.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015


Forging a New Future with Identity Relationship Management
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore identity and access management (IAM) technology and its new role as a public-facing, secure, and accessible business enabler for employees, partners, prospects, customers, and devices.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015


Identity and Access Management Users Maximize Their ROI
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic and learn how to maximize ROI on your identity access management, consolidate the identity data of customers to one platform, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015


A Guide to Selecting the Best Authentication and Access Control for Your Enterprise
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: Discover the 4 critical categories to consider when choosing an advanced authentication and access control strategy.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2015


Healthcare eCredentials: Security, Mobility, Collaboration
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to empower healthcare professionals to connect with patients and perform critical processes and objectives regardless of location or device.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


The Economy of Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore a simple 3 step strategy to keeping informed with cybercriminal activity and protecting your organization from becoming the next data breach headline. View now and learn how to block attacks before they break through.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Identification and Credentialing: Secure and Verify Identity with Biometrics
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an identity and access management solution that utilizes biometrics. Learn how to implement a security architecture that grants access based on workflow, biometric types, and hardware and software vendors.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015


Simplifying the Management of Macs and Mobile Devices
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consumerization gives employees a choice, and they're choosing personal products, such as Mac laptops and iOS and Android phones. However, this opens up a world of security risks. Download this white paper to learn about managing and securing Macs and other mobile devices.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Centrify Corporation

Saying Goodbye to the Weakest Link in Security
sponsored by PEER 1
WHITE PAPER: In this brief infographic, learn how to protect sensitive data from loss and how to mitigate the human error factor.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2015


Adding Macs to Your Enterprise? Start with Identity Management
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WEBCAST: Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to securely integrate Macs into your corporate environment.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Premiered: May 28, 2015

Centrify Corporation

6 Key Security Transformations for Protecting Your Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the six areas of cybersecurity that most need to transform if your business is going to stay secure in today's threat environment.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015


Macs in the Wild: Securing Your Mobile Workforce and Their Devices
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WEBCAST: This webinar, presented by Jason Snell, Editor in Chief with Six Colors, and Peter Havens, Director of Product Management with Centrify, teaches you how to set up a strong defense against would be device, identity and data theft for your mobile workforce.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Premiered: Sep 4, 2015

Centrify Corporation

Stopping Cybercrime: A Guide for the Financial Sector
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains a list of best practices financial institutions can follow to ensure that they remain secure in the face of growing cyber-attacks.
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 | Published: 02 Nov 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Buyer Pulse Buyer Case Study: Grand Island Public Schools Implements Identity Solution to Centralize Management and Increase Security
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this IDC Buyer's Case Study focused on how Grand Island Public Schools (GIPS) implemented the Centrify Identity Service for Mac and Mobile to integrate the school system's fleet of Mac computers with Active Directory and provide unified access management, authorization, password management, and authentication capabilities.
Posted: 29 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Centrify Corporation

IAM for Web Resources and APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to harness open standards like SAML to enable secure web SSO, protect APIs, and provide dynamic session management to employees.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Ping Identity Corporation
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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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