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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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Customer Spotlight - Learn How SSO and Authentication Helped Mackenzie Health Strike a Balance between Access and Security
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study feature Mackenzie Health's experience transitioning to an automated access management system with single sign-on (SSO) capabilities to ensure security, improve workflows, and reduce helpdesk calls and costs.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014


Fundamentals of IAM and Associated Issues
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Identity and access control is nothing new but it certainly is changing, just as the network too is changing. Access our expert resource, Pocket Guide: Identity and Access Management, which will help you plan, implement and manage an effective IAM program in your enterprise.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014


IT Priorities 2014: UK Europe, France and Germany
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RESEARCH CONTENT: Benchmark your IT spending plans, with our in-depth study of IT spending priorities in the UK, France, Germany, and Europe in 2014.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

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Cloud Security as a Service For Secure Cloud-Based Server Hosting
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EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide where industry specialist Joseph Granneman highlights the need for cloud-specific security tools, such as encryption and identity management, and how they can be offered as a service to better mitigate cloud computing risks.
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

Making Sure Your Identity and Access Management Program is Doing What You Need
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EGUIDE: Identity and access management (IAM) can cause a multitude of issues within an organization if not managed properly. This expert guide explores how to ensure your identity and access management services enable and support the established CIO priorities.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the advantages of strong authentication, and helps you decide which strategies and solutions best fit your business needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014


Consumer Web Portals: Platforms At Significant Security Risk
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: These survey results show just how badly affected some organizations were due to weak authentication, authorization, and fraud detection strategies. Click through to learn why a strong security posture is a must.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


How Desktop Virtualization Simplifies Critical Security Tasks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple remote access that enhances business productivity.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014


Consumer Web Portals: Platforms at Significant Security Risk
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This profile of business-to-consumer (B2C) security decision-makers in the financial services, healthcare, government, and online merchant sectors evaluates security around consumer portals based on market data and a custom study of the same audience.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

How to Extend your Identity Management Systems to use OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to learn how to extend your authentication and authorization model to outsourced services. Click through for details on the deployment process, including the benefits of using an API gateway to help with integration.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

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Chalk Talk: Simplify User Access with NetIQ Solutions
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: View this webcast to learn about an access management solution that offers self-service capabilities to eliminate time-consuming phone calls and paperwork to gain necessary access to critical business applications.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014


Identity Manager: Reducing Risk, Raising Governance and Improving the Bottom Line
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the major reason behind compliance challenges, and offers a solution that provides a real-time, holistic view of your organization's posture to improve data accuracies and ensure business stability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Internet-Scale Identity Systems:An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the benefits of implementing an Internet-based identity system and explores the similarities, differences and synergies among the top technologies and initiatives available.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Pick Your Identity Bridge
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives insight into identity bridges and highlights two potential solutions to the challenges that come with connecting users and resources. It also offers and IDaaS solution that delivers SSO to SaaS and on-premises environments via a single turnkey solution.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Unix systems face special IAM challenges. Discover how to be overcome them with the right practices and tools, enabling you to enhance security, achieve compliance and dramatically improve operational efficiency.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

Dell Software

IAM for the Real World – Privileged Account Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this e-book for essential information on common security issues with privileged account management – and how you can minimize or eliminate them.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell Software

Manage Identity and Access for Continuous Compliance and Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource shows how policy-driven IAM governance will protect assets from unauthorized access without diminishing productivity.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014


IBM Security Priviledged Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This quick video discusses an identity management system that can help centralize control of access management and track and audit the activity of privileged users for greater security.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 16 Nov 2012


Securing Access to the Office 365 Cloud with HOTPin Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Celestix Networks
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some basic planning and deployment steps for Microsoft Office 365 and some key considerations on how to keep the system secure.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Celestix Networks

Defending Against Insider Threats in the “Snowden Era”
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: Sensitive information - including customer data, credit card numbers, and private communications – has an average cost of $5.4 million per year when breached. This eBook discusses insider attacks, and how employees can compromise otherwise privileged information. Also find out the challenges of defending against insider threats.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Identity & Access Management Summit 2014
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: This brochure is for the Gartner Summit, occurring March 17th – 18th, 2014, where attendees can gain 2 days' worth of valuable content regarding identity and access management (IAM). Click now to learn about the global IT leaders who will discuss strategic trends that will keep businesses protected for years to come.
Posted: 16 Jan 2014 | Published: 16 Jan 2014


Identity Management: Implementation And System Support
sponsored by OpenIAM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, IT experts Randall Gamby and Nilesh Shirke discuss how identity and access management (IAM) and compliance influence each other to help organizations meet business initiatives. Click now for implementation best practices and IAM benefits that go beyond security.
Posted: 10 Jan 2014 | Published: 10 Jan 2014


IAM Evaluation And Deployment Guidelines
sponsored by OpenIAM
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide by to get a tutorial on identity and access management (IAM) services and the benefits they offer outside of compliance mandates. Click now for steps to achieving security and business success.
Posted: 10 Jan 2014 | Published: 10 Jan 2014


2014 Magic Quadrant for User Authentication
sponsored by SafeNet Asia Ltd
ANALYST REPORT: View this Magic Quadrant by Garner to uncover the leading vendor of authentication services, and what benefits it has to offer that will fit today and tomorrow's business needs.
Posted: 09 Jan 2014 | Published: 09 Jan 2014

SafeNet Asia Ltd

For Secure Access, Passwords Alone Do Not Work
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores an innovative alternative to passwords. Discover how multifactor authentication can provide a higher level of security than a password alone and find out how this solution can comprehensively enhance your data protection strategy. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

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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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