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ALSO CALLED: PAP
DEFINITION: Short for Password Authentication Protocol, the most basic form of authentication, in which a user's name and password are transmitted over a network and compared to a table of name-password pairs. Typically, the passwords stored in the table are encrypted. The Basic Authentication feature built into the HTTP protocol uses PAP. See it used with reports on security. Contrast with CHAP.
Password Authentication Protocol Reports
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What is Password Management?
sponsored by Fast Pass Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the importance of enterprise password management, intended for IT-pros involved in the processes related to the use of corporate passwords.
Posted: 04 Jan 2018 | Published: 04 Jan 2018

Fast Pass Corp

Service Desk in Varde Eliminates Password-Related Calls
sponsored by Fast Pass Corp
WHITE PAPER: This case study explores how Varde Municipality implemented a password management strategy to overcome their issue of receiving password related calls.
Posted: 04 Jan 2018 | Published: 04 Jan 2018

Fast Pass Corp

The Importance of the Facilitated Password Process for Enterprise Password Management
sponsored by Fast Pass Corp
WHITE PAPER: According to the 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 81% of hacking related breaches leveraged stolen or weak passwords. Explore this password management white paper to gain insight into securing your passwords to protect your organization from hackers.
Posted: 04 Jan 2018 | Published: 04 Jan 2018

Fast Pass Corp

Password Management Case Study: London Metropolitan University
sponsored by Fast Pass Corp
CASE STUDY: This case study provides insight into how London Metropolitan University faced password management challenges and therefore implemented a strategy to manage user passwords securely both onsite and away from the university.
Posted: 03 Jan 2018 | Published: 03 Jan 2018

Fast Pass Corp

Password Management on the Service Desk
sponsored by Fast Pass Corp
WHITE PAPER: Frequently the impact of password management on the service desk is estimated to take up to between 20% and 35% of service desks total calls. This report details the impact password management has on companies as well as how organizations are implementing password management techniques.
Posted: 03 Jan 2018 | Published: 03 Jan 2018

Fast Pass Corp

GDPR Infographic
sponsored by Fast Pass Corp
RESOURCE: According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 63% of confirmed data breaches involved weak, default, or stolen passwords. Take a closer look at this IDC infographic to uncover strategies for improving your IAM approach to become GDPR compliant.
Posted: 29 Dec 2017 | Published: 29 Dec 2017

Fast Pass Corp

A Collaborative Integration for IAM
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a collaboration strategy of integrating Microsoft Azure Active Directory with SailPoint Identity Governance to improve your IAM approach.
Posted: 14 Nov 2017 | Published: 14 Nov 2017

SailPoint Technologies

What is Multi-factor Authentication?
sponsored by HID Global
VIDEO: Users and passwords can be your weakest link. Watch this brief overview of multi-factor authentication to protect your company.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Premiered: 19 Oct 2017

HID Global

Top 6 Things Small Businesses Need to Know about Cybersecurity
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: According to a Kaspersky Lab survey, just one cybersecurity incident can cost small- and medium-sized businesses an average of $86,500. Read this white paper to reveal a list of the top things startups and small businesses need to know about cybersecurity.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

Kaspersky Lab

Protecting against modern password cracking
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Thesis series explains just how insecure passwords are and offers advice on alternative methods of security.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Take Control of Virtual Desktop Access with Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the concept of two-factor authentication (2FA) and how it applies to virtual desktop access. Find out how this approach improves password management without adding complexity to the user experience.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Citrix

Do You Have the Right Authentication Tools to Keep the Bad Guys Out?
sponsored by RSA Softcat
EGUIDE: Multifactor authentication (MFA) can be a critical component of an enterprise security strategy, but choosing the right product or service is a challenge. Access this e-guide to learn about 8 of the top MFA products in the market, and determine which is best for your enterprise.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

RSA Softcat

How Global Threat Intelligence Fits into a Security Strategy
sponsored by UnitedLex
EGUIDE: While global threat intelligence services can be a powerful business security tool, it's not the first one you should consider when setting strategy for better business security. Read on to evaluate the role of global threat intelligence in today's enterprise and assess other tactics to bolster this strategy.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

UnitedLex

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

How to Properly Move into the Cloud
sponsored by Forum Systems
EGUIDE: This e-guide will help you avoid SSO land mines in the cloud by taking an in-depth look at authentication principals, authentication providers, authentication consumers, and more. Read on as experts also highlight how to handle a cloud provider decrypting customer data, even without encryption keys.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Forum Systems

A Guide to Password Use in WebSphere Application Server
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the different types of passwords used inside of the WebSphere Application Server and the recovery plans to help restore your server when passwords go awry.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

The Five-Step Guide to Better Social Media Security
sponsored by Hootsuite
WHITE PAPER: Access this helpful resource to explore some of the most common security challenges for social media and learn the tools and processes you can use to reduce your risk. Learn how to prepare for the worst-case scenario so your social media data is always protected.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Published: 22 Oct 2013

Hootsuite

Manage with ease: Get peace of mind with HP and Windows Embedded
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this short white paper, you will gain insight into an innovative virtualization approach to alleviate the headaches of security processes and password logins.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Beyond Passwords: A Fine-Grained Approach to Privileged Identity Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines the risks associated with privileged accounts and details how a privileged management tool helps reduce risk, improve compliance, and – above all – boost security and protect your organization from insider threats.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

CA Technologies.

Intelligent Authentication and User Access Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Inside this vital resource, uncover the new technologies and trends sweeping the nation – and the security effects they are having – and discover how advanced intelligent authentication is key to ensuring your security needs are met.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Hot Tips for Securing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Everyone from the home user to the corporate enterprise needs to secure their Wi-Fi network. This white paper offers 11 tips for securing your Wi-Fi network, including encryption, password management, and more.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Sophos

PowerBroker Password Safe: Security, Compliance, Productivity
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Uncover how PowerBroker Password Safe can help you secure access to privileged accounts, effectively preventing intentional or accidental harm and malicious activity that can be devastating to your business.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 29 Apr 2013

BeyondTrust Corporation

Contextual Authentication: A Multi-factor Approach
sponsored by PortalGuard
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper offers a few solutions for remaining efficient without sacrificing security. It provides an explanation on the midpoint between better password policies and two-factor authentication processes. Your data deserves the utmost protection, access this white paper now so you can ensure security.
Posted: 17 Aug 2012 | Published: 17 Aug 2012

PortalGuard

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) - the Essential Guide
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces identity federation and the predominant standard, Security Assertion Markup Language, or SAML, to a non-technical audience. Describes why standards like SAML are necessary for implementing scalable, secure federated identity across organizational boundaries. And more!
Posted: 14 Sep 2011 | Published: 14 Sep 2011

Ping Identity Corporation

Unified and Intelligent Identity and Access Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover an intelligent, unified approach to identity and access management. Learn how to simplify provisioning, single sign-on, role management, multifactor authentication, privileged account management, and password management. See how you can enhance security—and improve user and IT productivity.
Posted: 08 Jul 2011 | Published: 08 Jul 2011

Dell Software
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