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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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Virtualized Desktops in Healthcare
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Ensure a successful virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment by learning how to overcome the most common barriers, such as clinical adoption, high overhead costs, and meeting new authentication needs.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2014


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.

The Basics of Configuring and Using Cisco Access Control Lists
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how to design, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Access Control Lists (ACLs), which is a requirement for all network engineers working within a Cisco network.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

IAM: Delivering Secure, New Business Services in a Multi-Channel Customer Environment
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 13 requirements to leverage multi-channel IAM to convert customers and protect their sensitive data.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Can a Federated Identity Service Strengthen SSO?
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the challenge of identity silo, user overlap, and heterogeneous sources, you need a single access point to access identities from across the infrastructure
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Empowering Cardiologists to Enhance Patient Care
sponsored by GE Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how cardiologists can gain a single point of access to unified patient data, images, and reports across multiple modalities, with end-to-end configurable workflows. Additionally, cardiologists can enhance patient care through improved productivity and revenue cycle efficiencies.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

GE Healthcare

Protecting Corporate Credentials Against Today’s Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores the traditional method of protecting corporate credentials and how you must adapt to today's threat landscape.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014


Securing Your Customers Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can easily add a second level of authentication to your web applications without inconveniencing your users.
Posted: 20 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013


IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how vendors fared in IDC's assessment of IAM offerings for federated identity management and single sign-on.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

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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