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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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Federating and Tracking Identities in the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to federate and track user identities across devices, systems, and applications. Continue reading to learn the three critical components to managing identities in a newly consolidated or merged healthcare organization.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 12 Aug 2015

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Authentication Strategy: Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores advanced authentication methods to mitigate new and emerging threats.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Enabling Mobility without Compromising Security
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top 5 mobile security challenges and introduces a model that charts the benefits and risks of various mobile access approaches.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dell Software

Building the Business Case for Modern Access Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover the 4 questions you need to consider when building your IAM strategy to protect users, customers, third-parties, and sensitive data.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Embracing Secure BYOD
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the 7 key features to look for when evaluating a comprehensive access, sync and share solution as you empower your mobile employees.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014


How Modern Access Security Works
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review the 4 important differences between federated access management and traditional WAM and uncover why WAM has failed now that apps have moved on from a web-only environment. Read on to learn the 5 key benefits of modern access security.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

The Identity Imperative in the Cloud
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the importance of identity management in the cloud and to learn how you can maintain security despite the rapidly disappearing network perimeter.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Symantec Corporation

Case Study: How West Virginia University Reduced Its Sensitive Data Footprint
sponsored by Identity Finder, LLC
WEBCAST: In the following webinar, chief information security officer Alex Jalso describes how he reduced his sensitive data footprint in his organization and suggests best practices for reducing your own.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Oct 12, 2015

Identity Finder, LLC

Securing the Enterprise: 5 Key IT Challenges
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the five main challenges facing security professionals today. Read on to learn more about the causes of these security problems – and how you can overcome them.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Is Third-Party Access the Next IAM Frontier?
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the lack of IAM security for third parties and the steps to take to secure your data. Access this exclusive resource now to rectify lapses in third-party security before vulnerabilities can be exploited.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

Radiant Logic, 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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