You are somewhat mixing apples and oranges. IMAP is the Internet Messaging Application Protocol and is used for e-mail. As opposed to POP3 (3rd version of the Post Office Protocol), IMAP leaves the e-mail on the server rather than downloading to a client.
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
For more information on this topic, visit these other searchSecurity resources:
Best Web Links: Authentication/Access Control
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.