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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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European Mobile Phone Retailer, the Carphone Warehouse, Secures Employee Remote Access with HID Global’s Authentication Solutions
sponsored by HID
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how a London-based mobile communications retailer secures employee remote access. Read on to find out why this retailer chose HID Global over other vendors due to the strong authentication characteristics behind it.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2013

HID

Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
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

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Mobile Connect
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to give your employees safe, easy access to the data and resources they need to be productive from a range of devices (including iOS, Mac OS X, Android™ ,Kindle Fire and Windows 8.1) while protecting your corporate network from mobile security threats.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Dell Software

Desktop Transfer Client: Exchange Files with Any Trading Partner
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a desktop file transfer solution that only requires Internet connection and offers increased flexibility in file sharing without added costs.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

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2013 MarketScope Report for Web Access Management
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This Gartner MarketScope report compares the top Web access management (WAM) vendors on the market today to help you decide which product will best fit your business needs.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IBM

Threat-Aware Identity and Access Management for Cloud, Mobile and Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features threat-aware IAM software that offers centralized security management across both physical and virtual applications.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions Using the ActivID® Threat Detection Service
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

HID

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

IBM Security Priviledged Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This quick video discusses an identity management system that can help centralize control of access management and track and audit the activity of privileged users for greater security.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 16 Nov 2012

IBM

Cut through complexity: The key to IAM success
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
ANALYST REPORT: This Ponemon Institute report sheds light on your organization's level of complexity and how to best reduce it for an effective, yet easy-to-manage identity and access management (IAM) program.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

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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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