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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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Going Beyond Basic IAM: Protecting Identities with a Risk-Based Approach
sponsored by HID Global
VIDEO: This brief video explores two-factor authentication(2FA) to enhance IAM strategies.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 31 May 2013

HID Global

The Promise of Content-Aware Identity and Access Management
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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

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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

Aveksa

Automating User Provisioning: A User’s Perspective
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: Catch this FREE webcast to find out how Educational Testing Service (ETS), a private nonprofit organization devoted to educational measurement and research, is leveraging Oracle Identity Manager to meet its user administration needs.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Apr 12, 2011, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

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An Introduction to Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) & Internet Single Sign-On
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VIDEOCAST: Check out this videocast to learn about Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML): what it is, how it works, and why it's important.
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Cascading Risk
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WEBCAST: This webcast identifies the trends towards the outsourcing of business and technology processes, and how that can increase systemic and operational risk within an enterprise.
Posted: 04 Apr 2007 | Premiered: Apr 26, 2007, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

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Closing the Loop for Effective Network Operations Management Webcast
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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

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Trusted Computing: Establishing Device Authentication
sponsored by Wave Systems Corp.
VIDEOCAST: View this video to learn the secret to better IT security may be at your fingertips. More likely than not, your PC contains a Trusted Platform Module (TPM), security chip on its motherboard.
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Premiered: Aug 24, 2010

Wave Systems Corp.

CA Cleanup: Mainframe Security Databases: ACF2, Top Secret, IBM RACF
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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.

Securing Virtual Environments
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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

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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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