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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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Secure by Design Protection for Application and Desktop Virtualization
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

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

Establishing Trust in User Identities with Strong Authentication Technologies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations conveniently and cost-effectively authenticate and secure individual enterprise and cloud-based applications along with data resources.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

HID

5 Oauth Essentials for API Access Control
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this resource to uncover an application programming interface (API) authentication solution fit for the enterprise. Read on for 5 things to consider before deployment.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

The Future of Data Security: A Zero Trust Approach
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals where data security strategies are heading in the future, and how traditional approaches are no longer making the cut.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Digital Guardian

Identity Management Tech Brief
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about domain controllers with Linux for better identity and access management.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Red Hat

AWS Cloud Security
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Security and risk professionals should access this Forrester research report to learn about a security solution that provides infrastructure plus a wide set of IT services.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

CloudPassage

Citrix XenMobile and Cisco ISE Integration
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces you to a comprehensive management platform that combines the power of network access control, intelligent monitoring and automation, and comprehensive security management for content, applications and devices.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix

Securing Access to the Office 365 Cloud with HOTPin Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Celestix Networks
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some basic planning and deployment steps for Microsoft Office 365 and some key considerations on how to keep the system secure.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Celestix Networks

Top Ten Database Security Threats: How to Mitigate the Most Significant Database Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Imperva.
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended to help organizations deal with the most critical of those threats by providing a list of the top ten database vulnerabilities as identified by Imperva's Application Defense Center.
Posted: 29 Nov 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

Imperva.
 
 
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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