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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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Next-Level Authentication: Intelligent Location-Based Strategies
sponsored by HID
VIDEO: This short video introduces HID Global's ActivID® authentication solutions, which incorporate integrated device identification technology to make location- and risk-based decisions.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 21 Oct 2014


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


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

Cloud Access 360 Overview Video
sponsored by Intel
VIDEO: Intel’s Director of Product Management presents the need for enterprise class access control to the cloud. Learn about SSO for the cloud and how to avoid common pitfalls when deploying across multiple cloud providers.
Posted: 29 Mar 2011 | Premiered: 29 Mar 2011


The Promise of Content-Aware Identity and Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PODCAST: This podcast will focus on the area of identity and access management, and will explore some new trends that can significantly improve the effectiveness and security of your IAM strategy.
Posted: 24 Nov 2010 | Premiered: Oct 13, 2010

CA Technologies.

Safe & Secure: An Overview of Security Features In JBoss Application Platforms
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: Security is a critical element in JBoss Enterprise Middleware solutions. With built in security capabilities for password masking, access control, audit, and ongoing security patch management processes, Red Hat provides users with a tool set to ensure their applications remain secure throughout the entire development and deployment life cycle.
Posted: 08 Jul 2010 | Premiered: Jul 8, 2010

Red Hat

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)


Secure Cloud Access Reference Architecture Model
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: Enterprise cloud computing continues to evolve in 2011, and organizations are developing strategies to ensure that they remain aware of security risks when it comes to operations in the cloud. In this webcast, learn strategies for enhancing cloud security in areas such as encryption, access control, malware protection and more.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Premiered: May 10, 2011


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.

Podcast: Automating Access Certification in Just 17 Days
sponsored by Aveksa
PODCAST: This podcast describes why one of your peers implemented a particular IAM solution to automate their certification process and also offers best practices that will help you as you start your own IAM program.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 10, 2012

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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