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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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Network Access Control White Papers (View All Report Types)
 
The Identity Imperative in the Cloud
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the importance of identity management in the cloud and to learn how you can maintain security despite the rapidly disappearing network perimeter.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Symantec Corporation

Global Authentication in Online Financial Services Leadership Award
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a 6-step strategy to strengthening authentication to close vulnerabilities and mitigate advanced threats. Continue reading to learn the criteria authentication needs today to secure enterprise data.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

HID

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you to improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

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

The Future of Data Security: A Zero Trust Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals where data security strategies are heading in the future, and how traditional approaches are no longer making the cut.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

IBM

A Buyer’s Guide to Identity Integration Solutions
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A federated identity service could be the answer to today's increasingly large and increasingly complex environments, and this white paper describes how.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Tolly Test Report: Web Application and  Security Access Manager Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that details a test report of a web security and access manger appliance. Read on to learn how this appliance scored, and find out about the benefits it can provide your company.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

How to Mitigate the Risk of Insider Threats
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to successfully ward off insider threats by altering the operating environment.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

See clearly in the cloud with threat-aware identity and access management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how next-generation cloud security technologies can securely connect people, applications, and devices to cloud environments, eliminating data and application protection concerns.
Posted: 21 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Definitive Guide to Next Generation Network Access Control
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth guide provides valuable insight on next-generation network access control and how it can help your network remain secure, while enhancing performance.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Apr 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
 
 
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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