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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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Security Best Practices for Amazon Web Services
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to be a smart user of AWS with tips for security best practices.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

AlienVault

5 Insider Tips for VPN Attack Protection
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This expert white paper examines the five tips to mitigating VPN breaches and protecting your data.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

Tackle IAM with a Risk-Based Approach
sponsored by Gemalto
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide takes a look at using a risk-based approach to overcoming the hurdles posed by IAM and the shortcomings of traditional and outdated strategies.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Gemalto

Citrix NetScaler: A Foundation for Next-Gen Datacenter Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how NetScaler is meeting modern demands for more robust datacenter security.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

Citrix

Securing Applications for a Safer Cloud Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn the five steps to combating application breaches in the cloud. Additionally, explore other protocols to reduce risk.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

IBM

IAM: The New Security Perimeter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how IAM platforms reduce risk and keep unknown users and hackers out of your network.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

The Growing Need for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to reveal why you need FSSO in your IAM strategy to mitigate risk and vulnerabilities. View now to explore the buyer's guide checklist for choosing the ideal FSSO platform and the benefits to expect.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

IBM

Why Role Management has the Spotlight
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how role management can help your organization manage information security and corporate risk in three key areas. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

A Practical Plan for a Successful Sun Migration
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can migrate from Sun IdM to SailPoint IdentityIQ with an approach that leverages your existing investments and expertise, lowers the total cost of migration, and enables you to improve your identity management services to include identity governance and compliance.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

SailPoint Technologies

Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful guide, explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Discover how to evaluate your needs and how each system fits into your IAM and IGA strategy. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

SailPoint Technologies

How to Empower Users and Maximize Security and Compliance
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the four simple steps to enabling anywhere, any device computing while securing multiple end points and access management.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

RES Software

State of IAM: Cloud and Mobile Technologies Expose Security Cracks
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the security cracks of mobile and cloud computing that IAM has exposed. View now to explore the state of IAM technology and what you can do to strengthen your strategy. Learn how to protect your data from external and internal threats with proper provisioning and administration controls.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

Case Study: Simplifying Compliance and Governance with IAM
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, explore several case studies of how leading organizations overcame identity and compliance obstacles and if the paths they pursued could help solve your woes.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

Mitigate Your Biggest Security Risk: Business Users
sponsored by ObserveIT
WHITE PAPER: Do you know who poses the greatest security risk to your organization? Surprisingly, the answer is people closer than you think: your business users. In this white paper, discover five reasons why business users with access to critical applications are so risky.
Posted: 21 Mar 2015 | Published: 21 Mar 2015

ObserveIT

Five Questions to Ask Your SaaS Provider Before Putting Sensitive Data in the Cloud
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Identity governance helps professionals manage and control user access to sensitive applications and data. Access this white paper to find pertinent information for desicion-makers who are in the proces of considering the deployment of SaaS applications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

SailPoint Technologies

How to Prevent the Most Common IAM Failures
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, discover how management failures can cause unexpected IAM problems.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

SailPoint Technologies

Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide - 5th Edition
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this buyer's guide, learn the key factors to address when choosing an IAM solution.  Additionally, read on to learn the three starter access management strategy steps.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

SailPoint Technologies

Authenticating taxicab services
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at an authentication scheme for taxicabs to ensure passengers travel in safety.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Tolly Test Report: Web Application and  Security Access Manager Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that details a test report of a web security and access manger appliance. Read on to learn how this appliance scored, and find out about the benefits it can provide your company.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

The 4 IAM Focal Points
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will uncover the four focal points of IAM.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Premiered: May 23, 2014

IBM

Strengthen Security with Intelligent Identity and Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how to control user access to sensitive assets and monitor their actions after they gain access.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

IBM

Simplifying Cloud Integration and Bridging Identity Silos
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore several strategies to gain cross-silo visibility into all available identites within your organization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

IBM

Intro to Mainframe Security
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Access this resource to learn about a mainframe security platform and how it offers an ecosystem of security solutions.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

IBM

Safeguarding Mobile, Cloud, and Social Access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a number of strategies and solutions for protecting your data from malicious attacks on new access channels.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

IBM

Safeguard Enterprise Compliance and Remain Vigilant Against threats.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges organizations face due to changing risk and compliance requirements.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

IBM
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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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