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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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Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Manage Identity and Access for Continuous Compliance and Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource shows how policy-driven IAM governance will protect assets from unauthorized access without diminishing productivity.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

IBM

Best Practices for Secure Mobile Access
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can implement secure mobile access in a controlled, step-by-step manner, so you can allow your increasingly mobile workforce to become more productive and still ensure the security of your corporate data and resources.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

Threat-Aware Identity and Access Management for Cloud, Mobile and Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features threat-aware IAM software that offers centralized security management across both physical and virtual applications.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

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

HID

99.9999 Percent Data Availability
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The Get 6-Nines Guarantee Program provides a set of specific best practices for maintaining 99.9999 percent availability for mission-critical applications. Read on to find out how to achieve uninterrupted access to your storage data and meet the needs of your workloads.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

Privileged Identity Management Trends from Q1 2014
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research, Inc. report highlights key trends that point to privileged identity management as a must-have security strategy, and highlights the top vendors who met an 18-item requirements list.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

IBM Security Priviledged Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This quick video discusses an identity management system that can help centralize control of access management and track and audit the activity of privileged users for greater security.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 16 Nov 2012

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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