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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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Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide aims to help you evaluate identity and access management (IAM) solutions and select the one that best aligns with your organization's needs.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Evaluating File Sync and Share Solutions
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers a 12-question checklist to go through when evaluating file sync and share vendors.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Dropbox for Business

Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a multi-factor authentication solution that allows organizations to leverage existing security services to better manage the identities accessing IT services from mobile devices.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

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 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

Managing Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore a federated, full life-cycle identity and access management solution that allows IT managers to ensure the right users are accessing the right corporate data.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

The Key to Seamless SSO
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a virtualized federated identity service that extends authentication beyond the security layer and reaches external applications, ensuring enterprise-wide protection.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

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

IBM Security Priviledged Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This quick video discusses an identity management system that can help centralize control of access management and track and audit the activity of privileged users for greater security.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 16 Nov 2012

IBM

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata
 
 
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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