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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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Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner Magic Quadrant, you will explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Access now to discover how to evaluate your needs and find which system best fits into your IAM and IGA strategy.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

IBM

Vendor Risk Management is Rapidly Changing
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Discover several proactive tips for better vendor risk management (VRM) practices that you can quickly put into place. Learn 4 tips to help you overcome the largest challenges for taking on VRM.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

BitSight

Future-Proof Your Identity Management in the Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
IT BRIEFING: Explore how a solid IAM strategy, coupled with a fully managed service, allows you to provide your end users with a single username and password across cloud, on-premises IT, and 3rd party apps like Office 365 and Salesforce.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2015

Rackspace

What’s New in the Windows 10 Security Log
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, take a look at the new and updated event entries in Windows 10 and learn how to leverage them to identify malicious activity. Continue reading to uncover the specific auditing and logging events recently added by Microsoft and how to turn data into insights.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Role of SAM in Information Security
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: Software asset management (SAM) provides an organization not just with the resources it needs to generate audit and reconciliation reports, but also to support information security initiatives. Learn ways information security can be more effectively addressed with the aid of SAM.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Snow Software

A Guide to Protecting Your Critical Assets with Identity Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to secure the gateway to your organization with robust identity governance policies. Read on to learn how to protect assets by enforcing business-driven identity governance for managing user roles.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

How Identity Governance Became a Key Compliance and Risk Control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the challenges associated with managing identity governance, including the risks cloud, BYOD, remote access, and your apps and data pose to regulatory compliance. Read on and learn how to improve your security intelligence and risk management.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Safeguarding Access in the Distributed Network
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a method of identity management that will safeguard any access point, even mobile and virtual ones.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

HID

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

ID and Access Management: Authentication Simplified
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can prevent irreparable damage to your company from unauthorized users with real-time authentication. Learn how you can ensure your data is protected, and grant access to authorized users with the tap of a card for Microsoft applications on your desktop, tablet, or mobile device.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2015

HID

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

The Need-to-Know of Today's Cloud Security
sponsored by SearchCloudComputing.com
EBOOK: In this handbook, you will examine several common cloud security conundrums, emphasizing the importance of identity and access management (IAM) in the cloud and scrutinizing the role of data encryption. If your organization is serious about securing workloads in the cloud, read on now to learn the specific vulnerabilities cloud APIs introduce.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

SearchCloudComputing.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
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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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