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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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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

SecureAuth IDP – Device Fingerprinting Low-Friction, BYOD Authentication
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces SecureAuth's Device Fingerprinting, which features the flexibility, security, and convenience required to increase layers of authentication without creating high friction for users.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

Strategy and Vision for Cloud Identity and Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers key tips on how to extend identity and access management (IAM) to not only keep security consistent across on-premise and cloud environments, but to help reduce costs and improve efficiency as well.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

The Basics of Configuring and Using Cisco Access Control Lists
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how to design, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Access Control Lists (ACLs), which is a requirement for all network engineers working within a Cisco network.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

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

Federated Identity & Single Sign‐On Using Layer 7
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how separate identity silos create gaps and complexities in security measures. Read on to reveal a solution that federates identity and provides single sign-on (SSO) services for mobile and virtual applications to reduce these challenges.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Supporting the Zero Trust Model of Information Security: The Important Role of Today's Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research, Inc. report introduces a zero trust model to reduce risk of insider and outsider threats. Click through to learn how the intrusion prevention system (IPS) can be used to fulfill this model.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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

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

Managing identities and access in the cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the top identity and access management features needed for cloud deployments to ensure secure collaboration.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

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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