Access Control includes authentication, authorization and audit. It also includes additional measures such as physical devices, including biometric scans and metal locks, hidden paths, digital signatures, encryption, social barriers, and monitoring by humans and automated systems. Authorization may be implemented using role based access control, access control lists or a policy language such as XACML.
With the exploding adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, enterprise IT is fundamentally changing. While on-demand services provide tremendous ROI, they also introduce new challenges that must be overcome to truly capitalize on their potential. Identity management problems such as controlling who is granted access to which applications and data and how to control access to these applications leveraging on premise directories such as Active Directory, have become increasingly important. Single Sign-On and user management solutions that are optimized for the cloud are necessary to help address these challenges. This whitepaper presents the eight biggest identity and access management (IAM) challenges associated with adopting and deploying cloud and SaaS applications, and discusses best practices for addressing each of them.
You want to maximize the potential offered by new technologies and establish an advantage over your competitors, but you know the latest IT developments can also bring new security challenges. This practical guide helps you align essential IT security with your core business objectives
If businesses are to benefit from the potential productivity gains offered by increased mobile access – and employees are able to enjoy the convenience of BYOD – security and IT departments are faced with having to ensure their business is protected against all the new mobile security threats.
This paper provides an overview of new APIs risks, and offers five simple solutions to counter the common threats. By adopting a secure API architecture from the beginning, organizations can pursue an API strategy more safely and securely — and reap the benefits of agile integration promised by this exciting new technology.
This white paper focuses on new ways to help and protect the Business and shows new trends which have changed the demands on IT organizations and the business.
The world of IT has changed dramatically over the past 1-2 years, as cloud and mobility have changed the demands on IT organizations and the business. As a result, IT must evolve how it interacts with the business to help the business grow and succeed.
This survey provides information on the level of interest in BYOID that IT users and Business Users have.
The majority of respondents in both groups have high levels of interest in BYOID, but IT users and business user groups have different views about the perceived potential value of BYOID.
This white paper focuses on how the new trends impacting business today (cloud adoption, increased mobility, rise of social media and the increased amount of online data sharing) make the need for strong authentication more important than ever.
Les supports mobiles, sociaux et de cloud computing ont aidé à éliminer les vieux périmètres réseau. La nouvelle entreprise ouverte doit faire avec un large éventail d'utilisateurs, d'appareils et d'applications, sans limites définies. De nouveaux modèles de sécurité sont essentiels pour à la fois permettre et protéger les activités commerciales dans ce monde nouveau. Téléchargez le guide.
This paper presented by Ponemon Institute provides its research findings into The Identity Imperative for the Open Enterprise: What IT Users and Business Users Think about Bring Your Own Identity (BYOID).
In this fraud alert paper, we’ll highlight the current trends in today’s phishing schemes, with a particular focus on the latest threats emerging from China. Then we’ll offer some ideas and best practices for applying technology to protect both yourself and your customers.
In this Gigaom Research Webinar, we will separate the real threats from the hype, identify the most common forms of security breaches, and discuss the tools and processes businesses can put in place to minimize exposure and damage.
Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices increase productivity by accelerating decision making and responsiveness. As a result, the number of business users relying on corporate and bring-your-own (BYO) mobile devices continues to grow rapidly—with email serving as the primary app to service customers and facilitate collaboration.
The following solution guide describes the ways that IBM Security offerings help organizations centrally manage and automate identity lifecycle management, access control and security analytics across the enterprise, from mainframe to workstation.