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the keys to the kingdom

A resource that will give the possessor access to the most complete or profound knowledge or power possible in a given area or pursuit. A reference to Matthew 16:19, when Jesus said to Peter: "I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven." Whatever you do, don't lose this external hard drive with all of our accounts and passwords. Anyone who has it will have the keys to the kingdom! Whichever candidate reaches the most citizens at a fundamental, grassroots level will have the keys to the kingdom securely in hand.
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Optional workshops on September 23 and 25 include Wireless Web 101, Introduction to PKI: Managing the Keys to the Kingdom, Designing and Building Secure VPNs, Staying Ahead of the Hackers: Network Vulnerability Testing Tools and Techniques, and Risk Assessment for the Virtual Private Office.
Krug) gives to all that read it the keys to the kingdom of knowledge navigation in the current land of www," says Richard Saul Wurman, Chairman of the TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conferences and the author and designer of more than sixty books, including the highly successful Information Anxiety, Information Architects, and the forthcoming Information Anxiety 2 (Dec 2000).
Steve Firestone, senior vice president and Security general manager of CA Technologies, said, "Our digital world gives organizations tremendous opportunity; it also introduces additional regulatory demands and increased risk as bad actors penetrate our networks using stolen credentials which give them the proverbial keys to the kingdom.
He penned a spy novel, The Keys to the Kingdom, which tells how a state department staffer "uncovers a shocking international conspiracy linking the Saudi Kingdom to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda".
Organizations must stop giving out the keys to the kingdom when it comes to privileged user, third party and employee access.
Hidden Kerry: The Keys to the Kingdom takes the reader along the less-traveled paths of the kingdom and is peopled with a varied cast of characters with colorful stories.
The bigger the area one person can control, the more enticing the prospect of being its sole leader will become: and then we are in a situation where figures from the established political groups are outspent in campaign terms by those who will stop at nothing to get the keys to the kingdom.
When you've got someone doing agent communications, they hold the keys to the kingdom, because they are gonna know where are the flaws in your processes,'' Simmons said.
It's a lovely feeling for us that we can basically give him the keys to the kingdom, because we trust his judgement and we trust him to do what he thinks is right for the football club.
In 16: 13-20, Matthew's Jesus calls Peter the "Rock" on which he will build his church and gives Peter the keys to the kingdom of heaven, an authority that includes the power to bind and loose in the here and hereafter.
The company will add nearly 3000 keys to the Kingdom over the next three years, including nearly 600 hotels rooms in the upscale and luxury segments.
He further said that if the leaked information including topics NSA would be interested in, what its gaps were, falls into the wrong hands it would give them a roadmap about the agency's capabilities and downfalls, and function as the keys to the kingdom.
Now, more than ever before, we're seeing threats come in through the front door: spear-phishing attacks on employees who hold the keys to the kingdom," said Didi Dayton, vice president worldwide alliances, FireEye.
After the epic Keys to the Kingdom series he has returned with a book which is more complex and darker.
As long as Social Security numbers are the keys to the kingdom of credit and identification, they ought to be made less vulnerable to abuse.