Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

Web Authorization Management (WAM)

A building block of an extranet. In addition to authorization and management features being offered as part of an e-commerce system, there are security software products that work with Web servers and e-commerce systems, allowing administrators to define generic user roles and authorize user access to Web-based data and resources across multiple applications (generally at the sub-URL level).


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