Computing security includes identity management to ensure proper access controls to controlled or sensitive information and permission rights for individuals to view information and data maintained by others. Security is maintained by administrators with encryption and password control and through the use of tokens or biometric devices to ensure user identity.


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NewsInformatica has unveiled a range of big data, cloud and analytics tools to improve data integration and the security of Hadoop systems.
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NewsHybrid cloud services and connected mobile devices have complicated enterprise security management, according to new search.
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