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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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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

Great Customer Service Takes off at WestJet
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Learn why WestJet turned to IBM Security Identity and Access Management to gain a better understanding of its guests.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 24 Oct 2013

IBM

Take Authentication Beyond Passwords with Secure Remote Access
sponsored by Bull
VIDEO: This short video describes how you can take authentication beyond passwords with HID Global's ActivID® authentication solutions, which provide secure remote access supporting the latest tablet and mobile devices.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 20 Oct 2014

Bull

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

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.

Advanced Authentication Methods: Software vs Hardware
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: View this webcast to discover the advantages of a software-based authentication solution and how it can help your organization extend strong authentication to all of your employees, partners and customers in a secure, convenient, cost effective manner.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2011, 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT)

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.

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.

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

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.
 
 
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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