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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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DataWorks Solution Brief
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 42% of business professionals spend more than 40% of their time fixing and validatiing data before analyzing it. With increasing amounts of data coming from new technologies, this is a major pain point. Read on to learn about a solution that delivers data quality and easy access for business users.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

2016 Cyber-Threat Defense Report
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report illuminates ways to reduce your attack surface using next-generation firewalls and CASBs, so you can control access to network and cloud-based computing resources. Access now to examine other tools and tactics, including network access control, full-network scans, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Mar 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

SSO Vendor Evaluator’s Guide
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Access this checklist for key qualities you should be looking for in a single sign-on (SSO) solution to help you evaluate vendors.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

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

How to Stay Compliant with PCI DSS Standards
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to ensure you meet the 6 standards of PCI compliance with reporting enabled by automatic log data categorization, identification, and normalization. Access this white paper to discover 12 guiding principles for compliance.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Defending Hybrid Enterprises from Data Breaches and Insider Threats
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Effectively managing privileged access across your hybrid enteprise is an imperative to reducing security and compliance risks. Discover ways to prevent unauthorized access and minimize the impact of breaches while simplifying compliance.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Buyer's Guide: Select the Right Solution for Identity and Access Assurance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this buyer's guide to help you select the right technology for identity and access assurance -- one that will control access within, across, and between businesses.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the advantages of strong authentication, and helps you decide which strategies and solutions best fit your business needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

A Cohesive Approach to Addressing Advanced Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a 5-component threat prevention framework that takes existing technologies to the next level to better protect your vulnerable networks from today's advanced threats.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 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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