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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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Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of IAM strategies complying with regulations to ensure strong security.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

IBM

Mobile Data Security: Protecting your critical information
sponsored by Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses a mobile access solution that provides secure, reliable, and efficient access to critical data and applications from any mobile device.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions

Cloud-based Enterprise Identity Management Using OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights an authentication and authorization solution that offers protection beyond the username and password-only level.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

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

Multi-Step Authentication and Why You Should Use It
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Authentication is one of the essential components of security. It is one part of the concept known as authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA). All three of these should be addressed when constructing a system in order to have a reasonable foundation for reliable security.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 08 Aug 2013

Global Knowledge

Enterprise Integration with Public Cloud Services using OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a deployment strategy for an authentication and authorization solution that requires no third-party access to user credentials – so that your information stays within the company.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

8 Ways to Better Monitor Network Security Threats in the Age of BYOD
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SlashGuide offers unique insight and analysis into how network security professionals can better identify, manage, and contain the leading network security risk factors that arise from a mobile, always-on workforce.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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.

Avoiding Insider Threats to Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Security Privileged Identity Manager provides enhanced security across various IT environments by centralizing and controlling the use of privileged identities.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Rethinking Your Enterprise Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: If you stop to ask yourself how your security strategy is doing, more likely than not you'd say it's going fine, right? This resource is a prime opportunity to conduct a personal security report card to double check that all of your security i's are dotted and t's crossed.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company
 
 
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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