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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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Information Security magazine Insider Edition, April 2017
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Managing IAM is more critical than ever to corporate security; Your IAM policy must be updated to reflect the current risks and IT advances. Discover how to tackle changes in the "identity layer" and consider other factors affecting your IAM policy. Also delve into multifactor authentication and the specific risks to cloud-based IAM tools.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 10 Apr 2017

SearchSecurity.com

3 Common Password Policy Mistakes
sponsored by Specops Software
RESOURCE: Most organizations don't have adequate password policy requirements. Take a look at the 3 common password policy mistakes that your organization might be making.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Specops Software

Are PCI Compliant Passwords Good Enough?
sponsored by Specops Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn what your business can do to make data more secure and be compliant with PCI. Discover tools and best practices that enhance password definition criteria.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 13 Apr 2017

Specops Software

Deploying OpenShift Container Platform 3 on Google Cloud Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This guide dives into an in-depth example demonstrating how OpenShift Container Platform 3 can be set up to take advantage of the native high availability capabilities of Kubernetes in order to create a highly available OpenShift Container Platform 3 environment.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

Red Hat

Compliance and Beyond: Future-Proofing Your Password Policy
sponsored by Specops Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper digs down into a variety of password security best practices to determine which established methods are still relevant. Learn how to improve password management with new best practices designed for modern compliance.
Posted: 07 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Apr 2017

Specops Software

Managing Access and Identity in the Cloud Age
sponsored by TechTarget
EGUIDE: Cloud identity and access management (IAM) can simplify the complex tasks of managing user identities and permissions, but moving identity stores to the cloud also raises security concerns. Our brand new handbook, Locking up the Cloud with IAM, explores these issues further.
Posted: 03 Apr 2017 | Published: 03 Apr 2017

TechTarget

Your Guide to Trends in Mobile User Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: As mobile devices play a greater role in corporate computing and employees become more reliant on them, new security challenges emerge and existing ones become more complex. Access this white paper to discover how the risk of unauthorized access to mobile devices adds new requirements for user authentication.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 24 Mar 2017

HID

Single Secure Credential to Access Facilities and IT Resources
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Securing your premises can be just as important as securing your network. Access this white paper to learn how your organization can improve their security posture with advanced identity and access management.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

HID

5 Reasons Why Mobile Will Transform Enterprise Authentication
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile presents unique security considerations for enterprises, but if handled properly these challenges can be mitigated and pave the way for mobile to become a trusted, convenient and multi-purpose enterprise digital ID. Access this white paper to learn 5 reasons why mobile will transform business authentication.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

Entrust, Inc.

Accelerating Business Transformation with Effortless Authentication
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how to attain enterprise-grade authentication and enable bold digital business strategies via foundational security.
Posted: 17 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017

Entrust, Inc.

Hackers Have a Plan to Get to Your Privileged Accounts
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Gain a detailed walk through of the challenges of managing privileged accounts, and the importance of project planning and getting up-front buy-in from key stakeholders to ensure a successful implementation.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 10 Mar 2017

One Identity

The Low hanging fruit of IAM – three fundamental things you should be doing
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to address where to begin with IAM and security solutions, how they are multi-layered, and 3 IAM best practices to ensure your enterprise has a strong security posture.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

One Identity

Viewpoints and Vendor Comparisons: Access Management and ID Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this market report, learn how web access management and identity federation enable organizations to manage access both from and to external systems, including cloud services, in a consistent way. Also gain rare insight into product ratings, vendor coverage, leaders in the field, and more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

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

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

How IAM has Evolved on the Cloud: The Good and the Bad
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Learn how IAM has evolved on the cloud, what has worked well and what IAM procedures need to be strengthened to meet future threats in various, virtual environments.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 14 Feb 2017

IBM

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

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

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

Trends in Mobile User Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: To keep pace with the escalation of mobile device use, IT departments need to explore new options that provide easy-to use yet highly secure authentication that works across all types of mobile devices. Access this resource to learn how to reduce multiple, complex passwords while enhancing safety and mobile security.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

HID

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
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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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