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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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How IT Leaders Are Innovating with Customer Identity Management
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: With IT budgets limited, enterprises often struggle to secure funds for innovations that enable crucial relationships with customers. Access this white paper that explains how a separate customer identity management layer can help you attract customers while maximizing budget and ROI.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 14 Apr 2016

Gigya

Securing Personal Mobile Device Access to Enterprise IT and Cloud Assets
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations protect and manage access to their enterprise and cloud applications amidst the growing BYOD trend.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

HID

Hacker Survey Report: The Flaws in IAM
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the shocking truths about identity and access management (IAM) flaws and the war against hackers. Learn 4 steps to stronger privileged account management.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Thycotic

The Key to Protecting Your Business Amid Cybercrime’s Current Boom
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper invites you to explore new vulnerabilities in our application-centric culture. Find relief as you uncover a simple-to-deploy, automated, proven strategy for privileged access management delivered in a single appliance protecting physical, virtual and cloud environments.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

CA Technologies

How desktop and app virtualization affects IT security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a "secure-by-design" solution that not only simplifies data protection, access control, user provisioning, and compliance for virtualized applications and desktops, but reduces the tools needed to best protect them.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Citrix

Increase Trust and Security with Online Customers in a Convenient, Cost-Effective Manner
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Security, convenience, and cost-effectiveness can all be achieved simultaneously. Discover ways to respectfully collect customer data while assessing risk based on device ID, user behavior, and other factors.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

CA Technologies

End-to-End Security for Next-Generation Distributed Healthcare
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover an end-to-end network security solution for next-generation distributed healthcare. Learn how to enable patient interaction through mobile devices and apps while protecting data and delivering high-speed performance and universal access.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Security From the Inside Out: New Breach Defense Strategies
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why the traditional perimeter firewall isn't enough and describes how internal segmentation firewalls can help your network react to today's advanced threats. Read on to discover what you need to look for when deciding on an internal segmentation firewall solution.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Higher Education Network Security: Satisfying Today's Bandwidth-Hungry Students
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents a strategy that helped a leading higher education institution protect their network without slowing it down or affecting availability. Learn about benefits like in-depth visibility and reporting of network activities, identity-centric authentication for device security, and much more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how vendors fared in IDC's assessment of IAM offerings for federated identity management and single sign-on.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM
 
 
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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