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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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Banking Security in Today's Mobile World
sponsored by HID
RESOURCE: This infographic explains why security is the key to better mobile banking. Learn how to securely expand in the mobile world now.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

HID

Building the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: With more than 1 billion mobile banking users last year, the need for mobile banking security improvement is only getting more dire every year.Learn how authentication in online banking has changed and what factors you should look for to balance security and convenience.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

HID

Cloud IAM TCO Assessment: How Much Could You be Saving?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide helps you compare and contrast the TCO of on-premise IAM with cloud-based IAM to effectively show your board the financial differences between the two.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

3 Types of Insider Threats to Watch Out For
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to proactively spot an insider threat. This white paper gives you an overview of each insider threat profile so you can easily identify behavior and determine an appropriate response when faced with a potential insider threat.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Absolute

CW ASEAN November 2016
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Small businesses in the ASEAN region could unknowingly be allowing hackers to access large corporate networks.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

CW ANZ November 2016
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: With the number of cyber incidents identified by Australian organisations more than doubling in the past year, PwC is using an online game to give enterprises first-hand experience of what it means to face a cyber attack.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Staying Secure in the Cloud Is a Shared Responsibility
sponsored by evident.io
ANALYST REPORT: The increasing popularity of public clouds requires CISOs to develop effective security strategies to ensure proper levels of security for enterprise operations within the public cloud. This Gartner report provides clear guidelines for defining and allocating responsibility for security planning and operations in IaaS, PaaS and SaaS environments.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

evident.io

Next-Gen Autentication
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Security classroom explores the latest in authentication methods and technologies.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Premiered: 15 Sep 2016

SearchSecurity.com

5 Steps to Raising Ransomware Resistance
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This TechGuide explores the nature of the threat and the latest ransomware trends. It outlines several steps information security pros should take in order to heighten their organization's resistance and prevent ransomware attacks.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Your Guide for Identity Governance and Administration
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: Gartner's just-published Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration reveals why "Security and risk management leaders responsible for IAM should be aware of functional differences and trade-offs between on-premises and cloud-delivered IGA and plan accordingly."
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Balancing User Productivity and Security
sponsored by RES Software
VIDEO: Uncover a secure access system your workforce can use to ensure the safety of enterprise data. At the same time, you can ensure that workers aren't hampered by your security systems and can get their work done.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Premiered: 17 Nov 2016

RES Software

Dynamic Security Management for a Productive Mobile Workforce
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to protect your business from advanced threats with a new approach to managing mobile security, identity and access management, and governance. Uncover key benefits that will increase IT's control and boost productivity, like app-level security against ransomware, secure onboarding, simplified compliance, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

RES Software

New Data Classifications Vital to Information Governance and Security
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how 3 new data classifications are becoming vital to information governance and security.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

User Provisioning Best Practices: Access Recertification
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: User access recertification is the process of continually auditing users' permissions to make sure they have access only to what they need. Implementing recertification, however, can be challenging. Get best practices on creating a recertification process in this e-guide from IAM expert Randall Gamby.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

When Your IAM Policy Encounters the Internet of Things
sponsored by Unisys
EGUIDE: Learn how to manage the interactions of identity and access management technology, cloud and virtual environments, and the IoT in your company.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Unisys

What are Threat Intelligence Services?
sponsored by Unisys
EGUIDE: To help identify advanced attacks, a variety of vendors have created threat intelligence services. In this guide, you'll discover what threat intelligence services entail, learn how they work and uncover how these services differ. Determine whether these services can reduce the risk that specific types of threats pose to your enterprise.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Unisys

Best Practices for Secure and Efficient Onboarding and Off-boarding
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: Onboarding and off-boarding can be a nightmare when it comes to account and network permissions. Learn why provisioning identities and access in today's enterprise environment is inefficient and how to leverage the benefits of a workforce that consistently has the digital resources it needs.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

RES Software

How IAM Addresses Unstructured Content Security Risks
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: Identity and access management (IAM) can be a complex and necessary obstacle for enterprises to conquer in order to better secure critical data. Learn how to tackle the biggest challenge in IAM: figuring out how to handle unstructured content in the enterprise within an IAM strategy.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

Building an Unstructured Data Protection Program
sponsored by STEALTHbits
EGUIDE: In this e-guide learn the 3 dimensions of unstructured data risk, and how to develop a holistic approach to managing these risks in order to execute a successful unstructured data protection program in your company.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

STEALTHbits

From IoT to IDoT: Securing the Identity of Things
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: With devices seeping into everyday work life, the danger to businesses has increased, and companies should worry about who is bringing what into the workplace and which corporate devices pose risks. In this issue of Information Security, we discuss the Identity of Things problem, and how you can solve it.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Crafting an Identity-Based Security Strategy for Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: IAM tools play a critical role in enterprise cloud security, but it's important that you carefully consider your requirements before jumping in. In this e-guide, get tips from cloud industry expert David Linthicum on common IAM technologies and how you can construct an identity-based security model for the cloud.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Securing Data Access Within the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to better understand the changing role of technology within the healthcare sector and best practices to integrate security without compromising the patient experience.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International

A Certified Concern
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Can that CA be trusted? Certificate authority risks are many, but since there's no avoiding SSL and TLS, at least for now. Here's how to increase CA security.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Four Key Steps That Can Move You Toward More Mature Identity And Access Management Program Now
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of taking a deliberate approach to maturing an existing IAM program that directly improves business performance and security posture in this white paper. Uncover how to reduce costs through automation, improve operational efficiency through an integrated technology framework, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Big Data: Securing Apache Hadoop Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: While Hadoop does wonders for data management, it was not designed with security in mind. Read about Hadoop security challenges and discover 6 ways to improve Hadoop security. Find out where the balance lies between security and big data flow.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel 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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