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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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Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions Using the ActivID® Threat Detection Service
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

HID

The Convergence of IT Security and Physical Access Control
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Read more on the challenges, deployment options and results associated with convergence of using a single credential to secure access to IT resources and physical access control.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 May 2014

HID

The Quick Guide to On-Time Market Data
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes a look at the biggest challenges to face when it comes to modern data management, and explores how automating every aspect of your business processes, applications and infrastructure, whether on-premise, hybrid and cloud can help you provide faster, smarter access to data with complete control.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 02 Mar 2015

Automic

Gauntlet Case Study
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to find out what happened when 367 people participated in a liver server exploitation exercise that ran for 23 days across a collection of Microsoft Windows and Linux-based servers with varying combinations of applications and application frameworks installed.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

CloudPassage

Device Fingerprinting – Low-Friction, BYOD Authentication
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces SecureAuth's Device Fingerprinting, which features the flexibility, security, and convenience required to increase layers of authentication without creating high friction for users.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

Integrated Mobile Access Control Has Become a Top Priority
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Find out how one particular financial institution used an application programming interface (API) to simplify its security architecture, while saving software license, software maintenance, hardware and administration costs.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Axway

Is Your Identity Management Infrastructure a Mess?
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic depicts the reasons behind identity management challenges, the impact that they have on organizations, and what your enterprise needs to do to confront these issues head-on.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Enhanced Cloud Security
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes a close look at what one provider's done to increase cloud security.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

CloudPassage

Prevent Fraud and Improve the User Experience with Mobile Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges of providing secure access in the mobile world and explores new security models, policies, and controls that can help to protect your critical assets and data.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Stock Yards Bank and Trust Makes Employees Productive and Keeps Data Secure
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study features one large, trusted U.S. bank's experience with a simplified authentication solution that enabled increased productivity, compliance, and security levels.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata
 
 
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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