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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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What Recovery-Centric Licensing Means for You
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Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

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IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Federated Identity Management and Single Sign-in 2014 Vendor Assessment
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ASSESSMENT TOOL: Explore this study conducted by IDC that compares vendors in the IAM market, particularly catering to FSSO programs.
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Nissan Europe Drives Security with HID Global’s Smart Employee ID
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CASE STUDY: This case study focuses on Nissan Europe, which manages their cars across 34 European countries. The organization was on the hunt for a solution that would easily enable future applications and credentials by using a single dual-chip smart card.
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WEBCAST: This practical session covers strategies to help you take the pain out of PCI DSS reporting.
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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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