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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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Enterprise Mobility Management Without Investing in a New Solution
sponsored by Pulse Secure
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can activate the EMM capabilities of your existing virtual private network (VPN) so that you can successfully manage mobile devices without migrating to a new system.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Pulse Secure

Defending Against New Ransomware Threats
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover five ways to make sure you're prepared for a ransomware attack.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

Trend Micro

Embracing Secure BYOD
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the 7 key features to look for when evaluating a comprehensive access, sync and share solution as you empower your mobile employees.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Acronis

Identity Management Tech Brief
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about domain controllers with Linux for better identity and access management.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Red Hat

How to Deliver Attribute-Driven Authorization with Your Current Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a federated identity service that delivers smarter, finer-grained authorization without uprooting your current identity infrastructure, enabling you to reap the benefits of attribute-driven access control by federating identities and creating dynamic groups.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Case Study: Decreasing the Risk of Fraud in the Financial Services
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to discover how a financial services institution secured its online banking platform with strong authentication measures.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

Enabling Secure Anywhere, Anytime Access
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how to enable anywhere anytime access to users while providing a simple and secure experience for multi-channel computing.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

HID

Compliance and Security for Healthcare Providers Driving Access and Efficiency through User Context
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes software that helps you speed and personalize access to applications and services throughout the organization without sacrificing privacy, security, and compliance.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

RES Software

Customer Spotlight - Learn How SSO and Authentication Helped Mackenzie Health Strike a Balance between Access and Security
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study feature Mackenzie Health's experience transitioning to an automated access management system with single sign-on (SSO) capabilities to ensure security, improve workflows, and reduce helpdesk calls and costs.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Unix systems face special IAM challenges. Discover how to be overcome them with the right practices and tools, enabling you to enhance security, achieve compliance and dramatically improve operational efficiency.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

Dell Software
 
 
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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