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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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The Top 5 Tasks to Automate for Privileged Account Management and Security
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the top 5 tasks to automate for privileged account management. Access this paper to keep up with the scale and scope of the networks and systems your IT must manage.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Case Study: Protecting Privileged Accounts for a Global Manufacturer
sponsored by Thycotic
CASE STUDY: Identity and access management is one of the easiest and most effective ways that organizations can prevent catastrophic data breaches. In this case study, learn how one manufacturing company restructured their outdated access and password management strategy to meet compliance requirements and mitigate data breaches, theft, and loss.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Hacker Survey Report: The Flaws in IAM
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the shocking truths about identity and access management (IAM) flaws and the war against hackers. Learn 4 steps to stronger privileged account management.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Getting to know you
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: The pressing need to effectively engage with outsiders has turned identity and access management (IAM) into a business priority, say analysts Bob Tarzey and Rob Bamford.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Authenticating taxicab services
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at an authentication scheme for taxicabs to ensure passengers travel in safety.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Technical Guide: Identity Crisis
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESOURCE: Identity and access management (IAM) systems must catch up with an enterprise environment that 21st-century tech is rapidly reshaping. Cloud is ubiquitous, data seems to be flowing every which way and the internet of things looms. Where can you learn about refreshing your IAM strategy? In our brand new technical guide: Identity Crisis.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Protect Privileged Credentials Across Traditional and Virtual Data Centers, and all Cloud Environments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a solution for privileged credential management that reduces IT risk and drives operational efficiency by supporting traditional, virtualized, and hybrid-cloud infrastructures. Access now to discover how your enterprise can protect and manage all of its credentials.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2016

CA Technologies.

How Can I Defend my Hybrid Enterprise From Data Breaches and Insider Threats?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to effectively manage privileged access across on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments. Read on to find out why perimeter defenses are failing and why IAM needs to be at the forefront of your security strategy.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Break the Kill Chain: Stop Data Breaches
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Data breaches are a fact of life. Learn the benefits of implementing a comprehensive privileged access management strategy to mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies.

Detect and Thwart Insider Threats
sponsored by Lancope
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can stop insider threats with enhanced network visibility. Read on to learn how to keep your organization secure from the inside out.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Lancope

Computer Weekly – 24 November 2015: Technology helping to deliver aid for refugees
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we find out how technology is helping to deliver vital aid to Syrian refugees in the Middle East. We look at the barriers to achieving the government's aim of a paperless NHS. And the CTO of special effects studio Framestore talks about the IT challenges behind hit movies such as Gravity. Read the issue now.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Top 8 Identity and Access Management Challenges with Your SaaS Applications
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the eight main IAM challenges associated with cloud and SaaS application deployment and what you can do to address them. Dive in and discover how you can ensure your company is getting the most out of their SaaS investment.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Okta

Your Role in AWS Security
sponsored by SearchAWS
EBOOK: This handbook features how AWS's IAM capabilities, particularly the ability to create groups, form the basis for a secure AWS access policy. Plus, uncover FAQs about AWS security as cloud expert Dan Sullivan examines the role OS's can play in bolstering the security of an AWS environment.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

SearchAWS

Information Security Magazine: August Issue
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Identity and access management is so complex that many companies have faltered when it comes to securing third-party vendors. With breaches on the rise, vulnerabilities can be costly.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 03 Aug 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Case Study: Secure Employee Remote Access through Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how a London-based mobile communications retailer secure employee remote access.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

IAM Buyers Guide: How to Evaluate and Choose the Right Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource and explore the IAM buyer's guide.  Discover how to evaluate and choose a solution to protect your organization's data
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

IBM

In denial about DDoS: Defense planning falls short
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this expert e-guide, you will learn the finer points of DDoS attacks and what your organization needs to do to protect itself.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

SearchSecurity.com

How Organizations Are Responding to Mobile and Cloud Threats
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a recent survey that sought to elucidate how organizations are adapting their approach to authentication to protect their sensitive assets as they adopt cloud-based services and BYOD.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Computer Weekly – 9 December 2014: The most influential people in UK IT
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we unveil the 50 most influential people in UK IT for 2014, and interview the winner of our UKtech50 list, Unilever's global CIO, Jane Moran. We examine how Cisco is responding to software-defined networking. And we hear from IT chiefs successfully implementing identity and access management. Read the issue now.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Aligning your Enterprise Identity and Access Management Strategy
sponsored by DLT Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide covers how you can align identity and access management with CIO and business priorities.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

DLT Solutions

Putting Network Security Into Context
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: Today's advanced threats demand a network security strategy that can adjust policies based on contextual data about users and apps. The technology is there to achieve this, but does your team have the skills and resources necessary to configure and maintain it? Access this handbook now to find out.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

SearchNetworking.com

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how vendors fared in IDC's assessment of IAM offerings for federated identity management and single sign-on.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM can help design, deploy and manage critical identity and access management controls in cloud environments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

IBM
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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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