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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 to Integrate Siloed Identities and Data
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper digs into the current fragmented landscape of identity infrastructures. Read on for expert tips on integrating identities and data out of silos.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Radiant Logic, Inc.

The Business Case for Hybrid Networks
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: The market for hybrid network services is growing rapidly which is driven by the increase in enterprise bandwidth consumption — growing by 30% a year, according to Gartner market research. Access this white paper now to discover if a hybrid network is right for your business.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

MASERGY

Strategies for Web and API Access Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about next-gen identity standards and requirements and how to secure access to apps - regardless of their environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

The Identity of Things (IDoT): Access Management (IAM) Reference Architecture for the Internet Of Things (IoT)
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to apply identity services based on the underlying device architecture, as well as the native protocols and standards being used. Access now and discover which features play a significant role in applying identity services.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 17 Nov 2015

ForgeRock

Visual Analytics: Easily Explore Data to Make Decisions You Can Trust
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are looking to invest in analytics tools to empower business users, but expert users still need analytics capabilities to fulfill more complex tasks. Discover a visual analytics platform that can support the needs of business users, advanced data scientists, and everyone in between.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

IoT Security: Have You Addressed These 10 Critical Issues?
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Access a checklist of 10 critical Internet of Things security issues you need to address. Learn how to overcome challenges in areas like protocol proliferation, access keys, patching, and 7 more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

Reframe The Business Case For Identity And Access Management In Security Terms
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to define, measure, and track security metrics to justify the business case for IAM implementation. Read on to learn why you can't secure your enterprise without zero trust identities and how access management centralizes control and lowers costs.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

Okta

A Guide to Protecting your Critical Assets with Identity Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to secure the gateway to your organization with robust identity governance policies. Read on now to protect assets, and control access risks and separation-of-duties (SoD) violations, by enforcing business-driven identity governance for managing user roles.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take A Strategic Approach To “Identity Relationship Management”
sponsored by ForgeRock
WHITE PAPER: Forrester Consulting has evaluated companies' IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones. Read on and discover why it pays to implement IRM solutions that treat customer identities, and their identity data, as mission-critical for the top line of the business.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

ForgeRock

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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