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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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How to Stay Compliant with PCI DSS Standards
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What Recovery-Centric Licensing Means for You
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Solitaire Interglobal-Platform Security Report-Tracked, Hacked, and Attacked
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Managing Identities and Access in the Cloud
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Cloud-based Enterprise Identity Management Using OAuth
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Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems
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A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
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Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
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Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

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How Controlling Access to Privileged Accounts Can Keep Insider Threat from Hurting Your Bottom Line
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Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation
 
 
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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