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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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Demo: Tivoli Identity Manager Express - Highlighting Security and Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: This multi-part demonstration highlights the security and identity management functions, features, and value of IBM Tivoli Identity Manager Express, including how it can benefit your organization's endpoint security.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Three Key Areas for Improving your Compliance Programs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PODCAST: This podcast focuses on the area of compliance, with a particular emphasis on the role of identity and access management in achieving compliance. It explores some of the key issues in compliance, and highlights techniques and best practices in identity and access management that can simplify and strengthen your compliance challenges.
Posted: 24 Nov 2010 | Premiered: Oct 21, 2010

CA Technologies.

Mitigating Insider Threats
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast examines a security solution designed to help you manage privileged identity access and centrally manage, audit and control shared identities across the enterprise to help prevent internal incidents from occurring.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Premiered: Aug 14, 2013

IBM

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

Configuring and Using IBM i's Auditing Functions
sponsored by PowerTech
WEBCAST: Did you know that IBM i includes powerful auditing features? In fact, our own class-leading audit reporting solution leverages the information captured by this facility. Join this webinar-based on content presented at the 2009 COMMON conference-to learn about activating and configuring IBM i's built-in auditing capabilities.
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Premiered: Mar 3, 2010

PowerTech

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.

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

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

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.

CA Data & Resource Protection
sponsored by CA Technologies.
VIDEO: CA data & resource protection is a set of solutions that provide a proactive approach to privileged user management and data loss prevention by securing sensitive information and critical systems, all without impacting normal business and IT activities. Watch this interactive video to learn more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2010 | Premiered: 01 Jun 2010

CA Technologies.
 
 
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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