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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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What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

How Desktop Virtualization Simplifies Critical Security Tasks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple remote access that enhances business productivity.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Citrix

Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Legacy Operating Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the common challenges facing organizations that stick with legacy operating systems. Access now for easily implemented best practices and technologies that mitigate these concerns.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

Dell Software

MarketScope for Web Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an insight to the market segmentation for WAM, as well as analysis of thirteen vendors in the market
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

Four Key Steps That Can Move You Toward More Mature Identity And Access Management Program Now
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of taking a deliberate approach to maturing an existing IAM program that directly improves business performance and security posture in this white paper. Uncover how to reduce costs through automation, improve operational efficiency through an integrated technology framework, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Top 8 Identity and Access Management Challenges with Your SaaS Applications
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the eight main IAM challenges associated with cloud and SaaS application deployment and what you can do to address them. Dive in and discover how you can ensure your company is getting the most out of their SaaS investment.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Okta

Incorporating Authentication with Imaging and Printing Devices to Improve Data Protection
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses a security solution that helps protect your company's confidential information and control printing access by requiring users to authenticate at your imaging and printing devices with your existing proximity cards.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Achieve secure mobile access to enterprise applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource highlights a mobile and social access management platform that offers secure mobile access to enterprise applications by leveraging your existing back-end identity management infrastructure.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Respect User Privacy While Securing the Cloud and Mobile Devices
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a security solution that improves visibility and analytics capabilities across disparate mobile devices and cloud applications.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

BitGlass

As data grows, so do the risks: How to improve data and app sec
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a cloud solution that uses a combination of hardware, software, and services with advanced technologies to ensure data and application security, while allowing you to focus on business priorities.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

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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