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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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3 Types of Insider Threats to Watch Out For
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to proactively spot an insider threat. This white paper gives you an overview of each insider threat profile so you can easily identify behavior and determine an appropriate response when faced with a potential insider threat.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Absolute

How To Capture & Manage The Content That Drives Your Business
sponsored by ASG
WHITE PAPER: Many businesses struggle to capture and integrate large volumes of content from a wide variety of business applications—but it doesn't have to be such a challenge. Learn what to consider in content capture and management software that can offer content access and control, lifecycle storage support, and much more.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 18 Aug 2016

ASG

Market Overview: Customer Identity and Access Management Solutions
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: How can you balance a seamless customer experience with a strong security strategy to protect customers' privacy? This Forrester report evaluates 7 customer identity and access management (CIAM) solution vendors, revealing the major strengths of each choice. Discover the key features to look for when deciding on a CIAM solution.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

Gigya

IAM for the Real World – Privileged Account Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this e-book for essential information on common security issues with privileged account management (PAM) – and how you can minimize or eliminate them.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell Software

Securing Data Access Within the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to better understand the changing role of technology within the healthcare sector and best practices to integrate security without compromising the patient experience.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International

A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the advantages of strong authentication, and helps you decide which strategies and solutions best fit your business needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

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

A Cohesive Approach to Addressing Advanced Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a 5-component threat prevention framework that takes existing technologies to the next level to better protect your vulnerable networks from today's advanced threats.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Stock Yards Bank and Trust Makes Employees Productive and Keeps Data Secure
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study features one large, trusted U.S. bank's experience with a simplified authentication solution that enabled increased productivity, compliance, and security levels.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

End-to-End Security for Next-Generation Distributed Healthcare
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover an end-to-end network security solution for next-generation distributed healthcare. Learn how to enable patient interaction through mobile devices and apps while protecting data and delivering high-speed performance and universal access.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

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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