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DEFINITION: A strong password is one that is designed to be hard for a person or program to discover. Because the purpose of a password is to ensure that only authorized users can access resources, a password that is easy to guess is a security risk. Essential components of a strong password include sufficient length and a mix of character types. A typical weak password is short and consists solely of letters  … 
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Password Change Service - Avaya CallPilot
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Administrators spend a lot of their time simply resetting passwords for users who have gotten locked out of their mailboxes because they forgot their password. This white paper shows an administrator how to set up and utilize Password Reset Service, introduced with CallPilot Release 5.
Posted: 29 Mar 2013 | Published: 20 Mar 2013

Global Knowledge

Avoiding Insider Threats to Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In an increasingly cloud-based IT universe, concerns are being raised and addressed regarding the security of privileged and shared accounts. See this white paper for more information on the latest in cloud-based security for privileged identities.
Posted: 07 Mar 2013 | Published: 07 Mar 2013

IBM

SAML 101 White Paper
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how identity federation has helped provide a secure, private mechanism for organizations to share user identities. And discover how this solution can help you enhance security, limit risk and improve compliance by eliminating Web application passwords.
Posted: 04 Mar 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Ping Identity Corporation

Controlling and Managing Superuser Access
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: "Super users" – those people with greater access and rights – is a necessary part of IT. However, privileged accounts carry implicit security risks, so securing them – while preserving access and ease of use – is vital. Discover the risks associated with privileged accounts and how to mitigate them. Read "Controlling and Managing Super User Access"
Posted: 19 Dec 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Dell Software

Controlling laptop and smartphone access to corporate networks
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices are conduits of greater access and information flow, but can serve as a vehicle for malware and other security threats. Companies that rely on RDP solutions are more susceptible, because they may only support weak encryption standards. Find out how your IT department can scan all traffic to ensure network integrity and security.
Posted: 18 Sep 2012 | Published: 18 Sep 2012

Dell Software

PhoneFactor Case Study: Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
sponsored by PhoneFactor
CASE STUDY: Discover how phone-based authentication helped a global law firm ensure that their on-the-go attorneys received secure access to client data and communications without compromising the safety of the confidential information.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Apr 2013

PhoneFactor

Consumerization 101: Defining & Enforcing a Successful BYOD Policy
sponsored by More Direct
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores the top concerns of consumerization and BYOD in and discusses how to create a successful BYOD policy that will help mitigate the risks. In addition, get the answers to today's top consumerization questions and learn how cloud storage can be a life-saver in the event of device loss/theft.
Posted: 21 Jan 2013 | Published: 21 Jan 2013

More Direct

Desktop Administrator's Guide to BYOD - Pros and Cons of BYOD
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EBOOK: BYOD and BYOPC can reduce costs, increase flexibility, and help keep your users happy. But to maximize the benefits and minimize the risk, it is essential to put the right policies in place. Read this E-Book to uncover the promises and pitfalls of these trends and how you can embrace them in your enterprise.
Posted: 30 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Symantec Corporation

MDM Software: Benefits of Mobile Configuration Management
sponsored by Fiberlink
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores why configuration management is one of the most important functions of a mobile device management (MDM) policy and describes what you should look for when selecting your MDM solution.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Fiberlink

A Guide to MAM and Planning for BYOD Security in the Enterprise
sponsored by Fiberlink
EGUIDE: In this expert E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com, discover the strategies and tools available that will help you manage and secure bring your own device (BYOD) and mobile apps in your enterprise.
Posted: 26 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

Fiberlink

Beyond Passwords & Outdated Physical Access Systems
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn why passwords and traditional physical access systems are simply inefficient in this day and age and discover how smart credentials are a vital component of your physical and logical access security strategy.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Entrust, Inc.

Research Report: Understand the True Cost of Data Encryption - Like Never Before
sponsored by WinMagic
RESEARCH CONTENT: World renowned Dr. Larry Ponemon, chairman of the Ponemon Institute presents the ground-breaking results of this revolutionary study on the True Cost of Data Encryption. Read this research report to learn how organisations around the world can lower the total cost of IT ownership while protecting their devices - with WinMagic data encryption.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 16 Aug 2012

WinMagic

Two-factor Authentication: A Tokenless Approach
sponsored by PortalGuard
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a flexible, cost-effective and easy-to-use two-factor authentication solution that offers greater security for your organization than leveraging password authentication alone.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

PortalGuard

Mobile Device Management Cloud Report
sponsored by Zenprise
WHITE PAPER: This quarterly report on mobile device management (MDM) cloud practices explores the latest trends surrounding the device enrollment, application usage, and security of mobile devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 10 Aug 2012

Zenprise

The Ten "Must Haves" for Secure Mobile Device Management
sponsored by Zenprise
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the risks mobile devices bring to your enterprise and how an end-to-end mobile security framework can help you monitor, control, and protect the devices accessing your network and corporate data and applications.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 03 Aug 2012

Zenprise

The Desktop Admin's Guide to BYOD: Pros and Cons of BYOD
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
EBOOK: Despite the fact that BYOD and BYOPC can reduce costs, add IT flexibility, and keep employees happy, they are not without issues. Check out this E-Book from SearchConsumerization.com to learn the promises and pitfalls of BYOD and BYOPC and discover how to successfully embrace them in your organization.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Aerohive Networks

Best Practices for mobile authentication
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to find key tips for planning, composing, and implementing a mobile authentication method in your business.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Thawte Inc.

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

Sophos Security Threat Report 2011
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Let our new 2011 Security Threat Report be your weapon in the battle against malware. It describes the significant threats of 2010, what to watch for in 2011, and more importantly, what you need to do to get ahead of them.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Effective and Secure User Account Provisioning
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Effective provisioning means not only working with an identity and access management provider and its product, but it is also about business process, effective communication and phased implementation.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Password Management Best Practices
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document describes and justifies password management best practices as applied in medium to large organizations. It offers reasoned guidance to IT decision makers when they set security policy and design network infrastructure that includes passwords.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Password Management Project Roadmap
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As today’s organizations deploy an ever-growing number of complex systems, password management problems choke help desk systems, cause expensive delays and lost productivity, and threaten to compromise security. This document will guide you through the entire life of a successful password management project.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Disable Lost PCs and Data Remotely
sponsored by Intel
VIDEO: Learn how the all new 2010 Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor family can help by disabling lost or stolen PCs via a poison pill, and how they can be easily reactivated via server-generated passwords thanks to Intel® Anti-Theft Technology and WinMagic.
Posted: 27 Apr 2010 | Premiered: 22 Jan 2010

Intel

Social Engineering: Hacking People, Not Machines
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Hackers are often portrayed as technical geniuses plying their trade through the use of complex computer code. But gaining access to a computer can be as simple as fooling someone into a revealing a password. Read this paper to learn more about social engineering threats and how to defend against them.
Posted: 31 Mar 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact of CA Identity Manager
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In January 2010, CA commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying CA Identity Manager (CA IM). Read this paper to learn what they found.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

CA Technologies.
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PASSWORDS DEFINITION (continued): …  in a single case.When people create passwords, they often defeat the purpose by choosing parts of their names, the names of their pets, or even the word "password," itself, which was the most commonly used password for many years. Now that many password policies require the inclusion of a numeral, the most common password is "password1."You can make your password much harder to break by using more characters, mixing upper and lower case letters, and including numbers and special characters. According to a security guide from Texas A&M University's Research Foundation, a six-character, single-case … 
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