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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)
Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner Magic Quadrant, you will explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Access now to discover how to evaluate your needs and find which system best fits into your IAM and IGA strategy.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2015


Log Management and Automation for NIST Cyber Security Framework
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how a comprehensive log management and analysis system can help your organization meet or exceed NIST-CSF guidelines and compliance regulations. Access now to learn more about NIST-CSF requirements and find out how to automate log collection, archiving, and recovery across your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Improve User Acquisition with Customer Identity & Access Management
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: In order to offer customers highly relevant content and drive revenue, media publishing companies need comprehensive user profiles to gain deeper insight into users' preferences and needs. Discover how a customer identity and access management solution can empower you to increase customer acquisition, improve the user experience, and more.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Real-Time Protection to Reduce Risk for Financial Institutions and Banking Customers
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014


Supporting the Zero Trust Model of Information Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research, Inc. report introduces a zero trust model to reduce risk of insider and outsider threats. Learn about this security strategy's 3 main concepts, and discover how the intrusion prevention system (IPS) can be used to fulfill this model.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013


When Millions Need Access: Identity Management in an Interconnected World
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers an automation solution that will allow you to monitor the ever-growing number of access points to your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2013


Manage Identity and Access for Continuous Compliance and Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource shows how policy-driven IAM governance will protect assets from unauthorized access without diminishing productivity.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014


Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a multi-factor authentication solution that allows organizations to leverage existing security services to better manage the identities accessing IT services from mobile devices.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014


Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013


Secure Mobile Devices with a Next Generation Firewall
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides one suggestion for securing your mobile devices with a next generation firewall.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

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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