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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

IBM

Social Networking: 5 Risks of Team Login Sharing
sponsored by Dashlane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the 5 risks of team social networking login sharing and how to secure an always-on culture to connect with customers.
Posted: 17 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Dashlane Inc.

Stop Data Breaches with Privileged Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Examine how privileged access management can help stop data breaches. Learn now about a 3-step process for blocking attackers' attempts to carry out crimes in your organization.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies

Visual Analytics: Easily Explore Data to Make Decisions You Can Trust
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are looking to invest in analytics tools to empower business users, but expert users still need analytics capabilities to fulfill more complex tasks. Discover a visual analytics platform that can support the needs of business users, advanced data scientists, and everyone in between.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Federated Access Management: The New Era of Secure Access
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you about the evolution of access management and what's driving modern access security requirements. Continue reading to learn about Federated Access Management and discover painless migration strategies to adopt this new breed of access management.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Ping Identity Corporation

Defending Hybrid Enterprises from Data Breaches and Insider Threats
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Even one improperly authorized privileged account can cause irreparable damage to your infrastructure, intellectual property, and reputation. This white paper reveals how you can implement an in-depth defense strategy to effectively manage privileged access across your hybrid enterprise.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

How to Extend Identity Security To Your APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the new authentication and authorization standards for REST APIs, how they can be composed with SAML, and details about how they work to provide IAM and API security. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 May 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

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: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

IBM

Executive Viewpoint: Getting Tough on Security Threats
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this executive viewpoint, you'll uncover a Q&A with security pro Mark Vondemkamp as he reveals how organizations can ramp up scalability, access control, and context-aware policies in their threat management efforts. Find answers to five pertinent questions.
Posted: 08 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

F5 Networks

Higher Education Network Security: Satisfying Today's Bandwidth-Hungry Students
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents a strategy that helped a leading higher education institution protect their network without slowing it down or affecting availability. Learn about benefits like in-depth visibility and reporting of network activities, identity-centric authentication for device security, and much more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, 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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