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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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Privileged Password Security Policy Template
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a security policy template to enable your organization to secure user access accounts from basic profiles to advanced privileges. View now to learn how to comply with governance requirements and enhance IAM security.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Thycotic

Oklahoma State University Medical Center Case Study
sponsored by GE Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: Oklahoma State University Medical Center needed to upgrade image quality and physician access to cardiovascular patient information. This white paper describes an integrated imaging and workflow solution that enhanced cardiologist workflow, improved cardiac health management, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

GE Healthcare

Five Signs It’s Time for Mobile Workspace Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization helped you address secure remote access and bring-your-own device (BYOD) initiatives while helping simplify IT. Learn the questions every IT organization needs to be asking about a mobile workspace strategy today.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Citrix

IAM for the Real World – Privileged Account Management
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Read this e-book for essential information on common security issues with privileged account management (PAM) – and how you can minimize or eliminate them.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

One Identity

Big Data: Securing Apache Hadoop Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: While Hadoop does wonders for data management, it was not designed with security in mind. Read about Hadoop security challenges and discover 6 ways to improve Hadoop security. Find out where the balance lies between security and big data flow.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation

Reducing the Costs of IT Security Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines the IT security management challenges admins today are experiencing and unveils how sound identity and access management (IAM) practices and solutions can resolve many of these issues.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

What you didn’t know about Certificate-Based Authentication
sponsored by OpenTrust
WHITE PAPER: You may want to consider a next-generation Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solution to improve IT security cost-effectively. Read this whitepaper to learn what you should know about next-gen PKI.
Posted: 29 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2013

OpenTrust

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

Securing Access to the Office 365 Cloud with Two Factor Authentication
sponsored by Data#3
WHITE PAPER: Secure access is a major concern when utilizing cloud-based Office 365, especially since today's users will be logging in from on and off-premises locations. This whitepaper details a 2 factor authentication process with convenient single sign on (SSO) for improved user experience and security.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Data#3

Rethinking Your Enterprise Security
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise
 
 
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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