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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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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

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

Two-Factor Authentication Protects Health Data
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Discover how strong authentication and digital identity management can increase health data security while making it easier for providers to do their work. This paper also explores how patients can use this method to view and download health records from multiple portals while increasing privacy protection.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International

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

Get Smarter Control of Your Certificates and User Keys Right Now
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WEBCAST: In this webinar IT experts Ted Shorter and Matthew McKenna join forces to outline common enterprise challenges, risks, and best practices related to controlling digital certificates and SSH user keys. Learn how to reduce risk, meet and exceed audit requirements, and streamline disparate complex IT and security workflows.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Premiered: Jun 22, 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

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

Public Key Infrastructure: The New Best Practices
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) has evolved and highlights some common PKI weaknesses of today. Access now to uncover best practices on how to identify challenges, address questions, and manage issues to reduce risk and meet audit and compliance requirements for PKI operations.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

Public Key Infrastructure: Traditional Deployments vs. IoT PKI
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the differences between a typical enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and an Internet of Things (IoT) PKI. Gain access to a current assessment of the state of IoT security risks and explore the unique design, deployment, and management considerations of an IoT PKI.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

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

Essential Security & Enablement for Your Enterprise
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to move beyond the vulnerability of passwords and tokens to deliver frictionless experiences to all of your users, without having to invest in hardware, software, or any large infrastructure deployment.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Entrust, Inc.

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

Your Guide for Identity Governance and Administration
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: With the identity governance and administration (IGA) market maturing, many enterprises are beginning their search for an IAM vendor or reevaluating their current partnerships. This Gartner Magic Quadrant report shows you how various IAM vendors stack up against each other so you can choose the IGA that's right for your organization.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

For Better Access Governance, Look Beyond Roles to
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the security and compliance vulnerabilities of governing identities and segregating access with the concept of roles, and discover how governing at the entitlement level can improve access control.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

IBM

Cost-Effectively License Enterprise Mobility Cloud Services for All Your Users
sponsored by Microsoft
DATA SHEET: A cloud-based enterprise mobility suite (EMS) provides users access to the unified experience that they have come to expect. Inside, learn how an EMS boosts productivity, mobile management, and security measures.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Microsoft

Tolly Test Report: Evaluating a Web Protection Vendor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this test report, The Tolly Group evaluates a top web protection vendor to see how they stack up in the highly vulnerable web threat landscape. Learn how you can gain flexible risk-based access with strong authentication capabilities while protecting against a wide range of application exploits.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

IBM

KuppingerCole Report: Access Management and Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Streamlined access management technology is readily available today. Before you make any investments, however, take a look at this extensive white paper. Learn about the leaders in web access management today from the perspective of IT experts.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM

The Power of Modern Access Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can take back control of access management with an integrated platform for web, mobile & cloud in this white paper.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Take Back Control of Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: An integrated approach to access management can reduce complexity and thwart security breaches. Access this white paper to learn about the myriad benefits all-in-one access management technology can offer.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

85% of Customers are Dissatisfied with the Authentication Process
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals what you can do to reduce the burden of authentication for your customers. Learn how to prevent fraud in your contact center, while minimizing interrogation and saving money on every call.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

Hacker Intelligence Insider Threat Report
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can best protect your organization from insider threats through investigation and early detection tools. Learn about the 3 main classifications for insider threats and how to best mitigate them.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Imperva

Balancing Personalization and Trust in the Age of the Customer
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to not only gain access to superior data on your customer base but also utilize that data to your enterprise's greatest advantage. Find out how such an approach has driven massive increases in usable customer data for companies such as Danone and Forbes.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Gigya

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

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

Time for an IAM Overhaul
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: IAM security policies must take into account the latest technology developments, especially cloud and the Internet of Things. Access this three-part technical guide to gain valuable information on IAM strategy in the face of rapidly evolving technology.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016

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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