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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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Defend your Organization with Advanced SIEM and Privileged Account Controls
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: As SIEM technologies change, it's important that your own approach to SIEM evolves to incorporate these advances. Discover 4 recent advances as relayed by experts, including big data adoption, threat intelligence feeds, and more. As a bonus, learn tips on limiting privileged accounts and boosting security.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Splunk

Combating the Insider Threat: Your Guide to Staying Secure
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores the danger of insider threats and provides suggestions on preventing them. Read on to learn why you need to focus your security inward and what practices will help you do so.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

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

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.

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

DataWorks Solution Brief
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 42% of business professionals spend more than 40% of their time fixing and validatiing data before analyzing it. With increasing amounts of data coming from new technologies, this is a major pain point. Read on to learn about a solution that delivers data quality and easy access for business users.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Consumer Web Portals: Platforms At Significant Security Risk
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: These survey results show just how badly affected some organizations were due to weak authentication, authorization, and fraud detection strategies. Click through to learn why a strong security posture is a must.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA

Okta Active Directory Integration - An Architecture Overview
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a cloud-based identity and access management service that assists in the integration process from current on-premise applications.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Okta

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
 
 
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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