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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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Safeguard your organization from Red Flags Rule non compliance
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Since the Red Flags Rule took effect in 2011, there has been a lot of confusion over which businesses must comply and develop identity theft prevention programs. Is your business covered? This paper clearly defines which businesses are affected, explains the key aspects of the Red Flags Rule and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

Iron Mountain

Private Cloud Computing E-Zine Vol. 2, No. 3: Consumerization and the Cloud; Cloud Management
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: This expert e-zine covers select topics that can help guide your organization through the process of preparing your data center for the cloud, building and managing a private cloud, and leveraging the cloud for identity management.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 05 Jun 2012

SearchDataCenter.com

Exploring cloud Security as a Service options
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: There are a number of new cloud-based security products, to help mitigate today’s cloud computing risks. This tip examines Security-as-a-Service tools available and the key features that are most important in a cloud server security platform such as encryption, identity management, configuration and vulnerability management and more.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 21 May 2012

SearchSecurity.com

The future of Government operations: Digital citizen survey
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: This report from Accenture looks at the challenges facing the public sector in offering digital services.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 02 May 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Cloud Content Security: Understanding SaaS data protection
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines the growing trend of SaaS security, or cloud-based security services. Learn about the pros and cons of adopting SaaS security in your organization.
Posted: 30 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Presentation Transcript: Automating Access Certification in Just 17 Days
sponsored by Aveksa
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript describes the benefits one of your peers enjoyed after implementing a particular IAM solution which helped them automate their certification process.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 10 Aug 2012

Aveksa

Podcast: Automating Access Certification in Just 17 Days
sponsored by Aveksa
PODCAST: This podcast describes why one of your peers implemented a particular IAM solution to automate their certification process and also offers best practices that will help you as you start your own IAM program.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 10, 2012

Aveksa

Cloud Encryption Gateway: Overcoming Cloud Security and Compliance Concerns
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: Learn how CipherCloud protects data in Salesforce, Gmail, and Office 365. Find out how the solution sits between your users and your cloud applications and applies AES-256 encryption on the fly before sensitive data leaves the enterprise to provide protection without requiring changes to the cloud application or impacting application functionality.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Aug 2012

CipherCloud

Business-Driven Identity and Access Management: Why This New Approach Matters
sponsored by Aveksa
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why today's IAM systems fail to properly reflect business context and why embracing business-driven identity and access management can help reduce costs while strengthening security. Learn more about a step-by-step process to deploy this practice in your business with this resource.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 03 Aug 2012

Aveksa

5 Cloud Security Concerns You Must Address
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why security is a top deterrent to cloud adoption. Discover threats to consider when evaluating cloud for your organization and learn how to minimize risk by establishing an effective defense strategy.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Interpol, Entrust Develop Advanced Multipurpose SmartCard
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how in this real world case study the power of advanced enterprise security was harnessed to create the most advanced multipurpose credentials in the world for INTERPOL.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Entrust, Inc.

Protect citizen data with IBM Rational software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Digital and connected government information improves processes and makes accessibility simple for public sector agencies. This white paper outlines how agencies can keep their information available without risking sensitive data.
Posted: 24 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

IBM

IT Security: Built-In Protection with Intel vPro Technology
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: New security threats are constantly emerging, and it is your responsibility to properly protect your business. This white paper discusses four key aspects of IT security and explains how you can effectively address them by implementing processors with built-in security features.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

Intel

The Threat Within: The Case for Zero Trust Access Control
sponsored by Xceedium
WHITE PAPER: It's important to remember that threats are not only external; the most dangerous ones can be the privileged insiders who have access to critical systems. This paper explores the risks associated with privileged insiders and how to mitigate them with Zero Trust access control. Uncover the 8 key capabilities for an effective approach now.
Posted: 22 May 2012 | Published: 22 May 2012

Xceedium

Enterprise Single Sign On
sponsored by tools4ever
WHITE PAPER: With organizations operating on variety of network and internet-based applications, users are often faced with complex passwords to gain access. However, this can lead to a number of issues such as user frustration, unsafe practices and higher costs. In this paper, explore the benefits of Enterprise SSO solutions and how they can meet your needs.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

tools4ever

How Can Content-Aware Identity and Access Management Give Me the Control I Need to Confidently Move My Business forward?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Organization's today have their hands full trying to adhere to regulatory requirements and reduce IT risks, all while looking for innovative ways to grow their business. This paper uncovers how to gain continuous and sustainable control and compliance though IAM, while strengthening the trust and satisfaction of your customers and partners.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

How Can I Virtualize My Mission-critical Servers While Maintaining or Improving Security?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations often struggle to fully realize the benefits of virtualization due to the complexity of controlling identities, access and information. In this resource, uncover how to successfully deploy virtualization projects, while providing the right security controls over privileged user access across virtual and physical environments.
Posted: 15 May 2012 | Published: 15 May 2012

CA Technologies.

The Role of Identity & Access Management in Achieving Continuous Compliance
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: A common requirement in many of today’s compliance mandates relate to the concept of knowing who users are, what applications and resource they have access to, and when they access them. In this paper, uncover how to maintain continuous compliance though a centralized and integrated identity and access management (IAM) platform.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

7 Tips for Achieving Active Directory Compliance
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover 7 key tips to help you achieve and maintain compliance in Active Directory, including what to keep an eye on, warning signs to look out for and how to leverage auditing tools to simplify the process in this essential resource.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2012

Dell Software

451 Group Research Report: Intel-McAfee links up identity-in-the-cloud SSO with salesforce.com
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Industry analyst Steve Coplan of The 451 Group takes a close look at the recent beta release of Intel Cloud SSO and places it in the context of the rapidly evolving cloud service broker market for mediating user ids and application APIs for cloud access. View now to learn more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Intel

Cloud Identity Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This guide discusses the issue of identity and access management (IAM) for cloud applications. It outlines the issues that need to be addressed, suggests some approaches to solving those issues and provides an overview of the Intel products that help companies manage their SaaS application identities more effectively and efficiently.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Apr 2012

Intel

Presentation Transcript: Cloud Computing Security and Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript, featuring Jim Reavis of the Cloud Security Alliance, offers advice on how to secure your cloud. Reavis discusses high level vs. detailed cloud security frameworks and suggests questions to ask potential cloud vendors.
Posted: 21 Mar 2012 | Published: 21 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc.

Protect Single Buildings and Campuses with Easy, Web-based Access Control
sponsored by RedCloud Security
DATA SHEET: Uncover how to protect individual buildings and campuses easily with the web-based access control network appliance, RedCloud Express. View this data sheet now to learn more and discover how this access control platform delivers powerful, plug-and-play protection in an affordable, all-in-one security management solution.
Posted: 15 Mar 2012 | Published: 15 Mar 2012

RedCloud Security

Tech Guide: Mobile Security
sponsored by SearchConsumerization.com
EGUIDE: The need for mobile security grows stronger and stronger every day. Uncover the mobile security issues and solutions that you should be considering as your organization goes more mobile.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 09 Mar 2012


Keys to the Kingdom: Monitoring Privileged user actions for security and compliance
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines some of the types of insider threats organizations face today and the role monitoring and managing privilege user actions plays in security and compliance reporting efforts.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

LogRhythm, Inc.
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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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