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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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SSO Vendor Evaluator’s Guide
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Access this checklist for key qualities you should be looking for in a single sign-on (SSO) solution to help you evaluate vendors.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

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

Imprivata

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

Citrix

Pocket Guide to Managing Identity in a Hybrid World
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Security and IT experts, Randall Gamby, Peter H. Gregory and Niel Nickolaisen examine the latest trends in IAM in our Pocket Guide to Managing Identity in a Hybrid World. Learn how to manage identities in hybrid environments, and when, where and how to choose a new IAM system by simply taking a brief 5-mintue survey your organizations IAM projects.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features an automated identity and access management (IAM) solution that accommodates physical and cloud environment users to ensure that the right people have the right access to virtualized resources and applications.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

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

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the major challenges of providing secure access in mobile environments and explores new security models, policies and controls that can help keep critical apps and data secure.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Managing Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore a federated, full life-cycle identity and access management solution that allows IT managers to ensure the right users are accessing the right corporate data.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Stock Yards Bank and Trust Makes Employees Productive and Keeps Data Secure
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study features one large, trusted U.S. bank's experience with a simplified authentication solution that enabled increased productivity, compliance, and security levels.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

The Key to Seamless SSO
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a virtualized federated identity service that extends authentication beyond the security layer and reaches external applications, ensuring enterprise-wide protection.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

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

Imprivata

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

RSA

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

Forum Systems

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

NetIQ

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

NetIQ

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

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

IBM

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.
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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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