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DEFINITION: Network access control (NAC), also called network admission control, is a method of bolstering the security of a proprietary network by restricting the availability of network resources to endpoint devices that comply with a defined security policy. A traditional network access server (NAS) is a server that performs authentication and authorization functions for potential users by verifying logon information.  … 
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Protect Against Cyberattacks and Data Breaches with Multi-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
PRODUCT DEMO: Access this free trial of multi-factor authentication (MFA) to add an additional layer of security, beyond passwords, to your enterprise, across apps, endpoints and infrastructure. Here, learn how to stop in progress attacks that leverage compromised credentials when users elevate privilege, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2017

Centrify Corporation

An Introduction to Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) & Internet Single Sign-On
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
VIDEOCAST: Check out this videocast to learn about Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML): what it is, how it works, and why it's important.
Posted: 11 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 11, 2009

Ping Identity Corporation

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 is built around an idea; that the context of a threat is as important as its content. Powered by Insight, the new Symantec Endpoint Protection uses age, frequency and source of files, along with other security metrics, to expose new and highly targeted threats.
Posted: 26 May 2011 | Premiered: 26 May 2011

Symantec Corporation

CA Cleanup: Mainframe Security Databases: ACF2, Top Secret, IBM RACF
sponsored by CA Technologies.
SOFTWARE DEMO: Over a period of time security databases accumulate unused, obsolete user ids and entitlements. This demonstration showcases the three causes and solution sets to security data accumulation.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Premiered: 13 Jun 2008

CA Technologies.

Global Security University: IAM Integration Classroom
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Information Security Classroom focuses on identity and access management (IAM) strategies for hosted and cloud-based systems accessed by company-owned and employee-owned devices.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 25 Jul 2013

IBM

Secure Cloud Access Reference Architecture & Use Model
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: This session presents a simple use case and reference architecture and layers how each of these standards & technologies can play a role: AuthN: SAML, Open ID, OAuth, Pledge (OTP), AuthZ: XACML, Platform Connectors: IdM & Provisioning, Client & Server: TXT, IPT (Identity Protection).
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Premiered: Mar 17, 2011, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

Intel

Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12 is built around an idea; that the context of a threat is as important as its content. Powered by Insight, the new Symantec Endpoint Protection uses age, frequency and source of files, along with other security metrics, to expose new and highly targeted threats.
Posted: 26 May 2011 | Premiered: 26 May 2011

Symantec Corporation

Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006
sponsored by Microsoft
TRIAL SOFTWARE: ISA Server 2006 from Microsoft helps protect your IT environment from Internet-based threats while providing your users with fast and secure remote access to applications and data.
Posted: 26 Sep 2006 | Premiered: 25 Sep 2006

Microsoft

Securing Virtual Environments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PODCAST: Listen to this podcast for insight as well as an understanding of what security solutions are available now to help you address the issues.
Posted: 06 Oct 2010 | Premiered: Oct 6, 2010

CA Technologies.

Application Discovery Tool
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: With the Sophos Application Discovery Tool, you can quickly perform a scan and find the applications installed on your network, both legitimate and unwanted. The tool can be run without uninstalling or deactivating your current anti-virus software.
Posted: 16 Apr 2009 | Premiered: 29 Feb 2008

Sophos, Inc.
 
 
NETWORK ACCESS CONTROL DEFINITION (continued): …  In addition to these functions, NAC restricts the data that each particular user can access, as wellas implementing anti-threat applications such as firewalls, antivirus software and spyware-detectionprograms. NAC also regulates and restricts the things individual subscribers can do once they are connected. Several major networking and IT vendors have introduced NAC products.NAC is ideal for corporations and agencies where the user environment can be rigidly controlled. However, some administrators have expressed doubt about the practicality of NAC deployment in networks with large numbers of … 
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