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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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Cisco Unified Access Technology Overview: Converged Access
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a strategy that could help you manage the growth of mobile devices and traffic effectively, as well as make your business faster, more efficient, and more connected than ever before.
Posted: 11 Feb 2013 | Published: 11 Jan 2013

Cisco

Identity Manager: Reducing Risk, Raising Governance and Improving the Bottom Line
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the major reason behind compliance challenges, and offers a solution that provides a real-time, holistic view of your organization's posture to improve data accuracies and ensure business stability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetIQ

Consumer Web Portals: Platforms At Significant Security Risk
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: These survey results show just how badly affected some organizations were due to weak authentication, authorization, and fraud detection strategies. Click through to learn why a strong security posture is a must.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features an automated identity and access management (IAM) solution that accommodates physical and cloud environment users to ensure that the right people have the right access to virtualized resources and applications.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

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.

Identify And Influence Identity Stakeholders
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report outlines the stakeholder needs of the Identity and Access Management playbook, breaking down the roles, responsibilities, and communication and collaboration must-dos for those who initiate and manage IAM change.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

Ping Identity Corporation

Intelligent Authentication and User Access: Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper outlines today's rapidly changing security landscape,  and offers an overview of the latest identity and access security strategies so that your organization can stay safe - click through to learn more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2012 | Published: 25 Oct 2012

CA Technologies.

Fighting Back Against Network Complexity
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Network management is becoming increasingly difficult, costly and time-consuming. Legacy manual procedures cannot keep up with today's complex networks. Read this white paper to learn why implementing network automation is critical to managing your network.
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Infoblox

Oracle Mobile and Social Service: The Next Step in IAM
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: As cloud computing, mobile computing and social computing infiltrate the enterprise, an "identity explosion" is occurring – one which requires a new IAM strategy. This whitepaper explores the next steps in IAM and how to keep your enterprise safe.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Intelligent Authentication and User Access Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Inside this vital resource, uncover the new technologies and trends sweeping the nation – and the security effects they are having – and discover how advanced intelligent authentication is key to ensuring your security needs are met.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.
 
 
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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