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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.
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Workplace Password Malpractice Report - 2021
sponsored by Keeper Security Inc
RESEARCH CONTENT: Poor password hygiene in the workplace was a threat to organizational cybersecurity even before the pandemic. Download the Workplace Password Malpractice Report to uncover what 1,000 full-time workers in the United States said about their password habits in 2021.
Posted: 07 Apr 2021 | Published: 07 Apr 2021

Keeper Security Inc

8 Identity and Access Management challenges
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: There are 8 main identity and access management (IAM) challenges associated with adopting and deploying cloud and SaaS applications, as well as best practices for addressing each of them. Tap into this white paper to uncover them.
Posted: 04 Mar 2021 | Published: 04 Mar 2021

Okta

Okta + HYPR: Secure, Passwordless Authentication for Employees and Consumers
sponsored by Okta
DATA SHEET: Passwords present a significant weakness in an organization’s security architecture, and cybercriminals are keen on exploiting this weakness. Read this data sheet to learn how Okta and HYPR are enabling organizations to eliminate passwords in favor of passwordless authentication methods.
Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | Published: 12 Feb 2021

Okta

Garancy IAM Suite: Identity & Access Management Solution for Dynamic Companies
sponsored by Beta Systems
DATA SHEET: According to Carnegie Mellon, insider attacks are causing almost 200% more damage on average per case than attacks coming from outside. So it must be asked – is your identity and access management (IAM) up to snuff? If you feel as though your IAM suite could use a lookover or even a re-tool, read this data sheet and see what you may be missing.
Posted: 03 Nov 2020 | Published: 03 Nov 2020

Beta Systems

Financial Services
sponsored by Hitachi ID
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Given increasingly stringent compliance mandates within the financial industry, it’s no surprise that managing risk and maintaining compliance are top of mind – especially when it comes to authentication or IAM programs. Read this solution brief to see how Hitachi ID is helping financial organizations meet their privacy and compliance needs.
Posted: 28 Oct 2020 | Published: 28 Oct 2020

Hitachi ID

Beyond Identity and Okta Solution Brief
sponsored by Beyond Identity, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Password-based authentication methods and a thing of the past. This solution brief explores the partnership between Beyond Identity and Okta, highlighting how they are working together to help organizations eliminate passwords, improve user experience, reduce IT costs, and more – read on to get started.
Posted: 27 Oct 2020 | Published: 27 Oct 2020

Beyond Identity, Inc.

Why Passwords Stink
sponsored by Beyond Identity, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Although still widely used across organizations, passwords remain one of the weakest links in an organization’s security efforts – exploited in 81% of hacking-related breaches, according to Verizon. This white paper underlines the problems with passwords and suggests alternative authentication methods – read on to get started.
Posted: 27 Oct 2020 | Published: 27 Oct 2020

Beyond Identity, Inc.

Privileged Access in Healthcare
sponsored by Hitachi ID
DATA SHEET: The healthcare industry is subject to strict privacy-protection obligations. Weak controls over access to data can lead to unauthorized sharing of patient data at best and disruption to healthcare delivery at worst. Because of this high risk, healthcare organizations need to carefully manage privileged access. View this data sheet to learn more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2020 | Published: 27 Oct 2020

Hitachi ID

Password Security Best Practices for Business
sponsored by Keeper Security Inc
EBOOK: Getting caught up in sophisticated threat detection using AI, ML user behavior and analytics can cause security professionals to overlook the most important security protocol: password management. Read this e-book to learn how to manage passwords in two steps using practices such as 2FA and policy enforcement.
Posted: 14 Oct 2020 | Published: 14 Oct 2020

Keeper Security Inc

Would You Bet Your Business On the Strength of Every Employee’s Password?
sponsored by Panda Security
EBOOK: Password misuse and reuse present way too big a risk for password ‘use’ in general. Plus, passwords are not hard to obtain if you have the right hacking skill set – and they’re sought after, running for about $160 apiece on the dark web. If you’re searching for an alternative to passwords, check out this e-book on two-factor authentication.
Posted: 12 Oct 2020 | Published: 12 Oct 2020

Panda Security

Password Management
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
VIDEO: Learn how SailPoint makes it easy for users to manage their passwords, while still complying with organizational security policies.
Posted: 21 Jul 2020 | Premiered: 21 Jul 2020

SailPoint Technologies

Passwordless Datasheet
sponsored by Okta
DATA SHEET: Identity-driven attacks are increasingly common methods for committing account takeovers. These attacks result in increased security risks, brand damage and outright fraud. Read this data sheet to discover how passwordless authentication can help keep attackers at bay without locking out good users.
Posted: 05 Dec 2019 | Published: 05 Dec 2019

Okta

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

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

Presentation Transcript: Instrumenting Cloud Apps for 360 Visibility and Access Control
sponsored by Intel
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: User provisioning is a serious problem for enterprises looking to lower the administrative burdens of account management, while also trying to reduce risk.  Jesper Tohmo, CTO of Nordic Edge, will cover user provisioning topics that are affecting the security cloud applications.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Intel

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.
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