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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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What Your Enterprise Can Do to Optimize Provisioning Initiatives
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
VIDEO: This video explains the crucial need to handle risk appropriately when dealing with access control.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 13 Aug 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Top 5 Requirements for Today’s NGFW
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
VIDEO: Popular data breaches like those at eBay and Monsanto have led to an increasing desire among organizations to leverage next generation firewalls. This webinar explains the top drivers, features, and decision criteria for these firewalls.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 06 Jun 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

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

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.

The Authoritative ID Store Is Dead - How Cloud Changes Provisioning
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: Cloud computing provides additional value by offering a reduction in upfront costs and increased scalability. These benefits are just a few of the reasons why companies are looking to the cloud for user provisioning tools. Watch this webcast to find out how your company can take advantage of cloud-based user provisioning.
Posted: 03 Oct 2011 | Premiered: Oct 3, 2011

Intel

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

Closing the Loop for Effective Network Operations Management Webcast
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the need for operational efficiency in the modern enterprise and why network monitoring and management is so vital. View now to uncover details of a portfolio of networking products that can help you with network visibility, troubleshooting, and more!
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Premiered: May 15, 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

Intel

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

Sophos EndUser Protection Overview
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
VIDEO: This two-minute video details an endpoint security solution that makes it easy to protect your end-users, regardless of which device – or how many devices – they leverage.
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Premiered: 10 Jan 2013

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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