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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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The Mobile Cloud: How Cloud Services Cast Dark Shadows on Mobile Activity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This article explains how cloud app security brokers solutions (CASBs) are giving CISOs visibility into employee usage of cloud apps in the enterprise. Read on to learn the benefits of integrating this technology with enterprise mobility management (EMM) tools.
Posted: 01 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Nov 2015

IBM

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.

Combating the Insider Threat: Your Guide to Staying Secure
sponsored by Lancope
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the danger of insider threats and provides suggestions on preventing them. Read on to learn why you need to focus your security inward and what practices will help you do so.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Lancope

The Insider Threat: From Risk to Detection
sponsored by Interset Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn the 3 most common types of insider attacks and how to build an effective defense against them.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Interset Software Inc.

Best Practices for UNIX/LINUX Priviledged Identity and Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: On Unix/Linux OSs, the all-powerful "root" privilege is the key to your organization facing a serious breach. This white paper explores the importance of limiting access privileges and the vulnerabilities root privileges create. Read on and learn Unix/Linux OS best practices
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

Device Fingerprinting – Low-Friction, BYOD Authentication
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces SecureAuth's Device Fingerprinting, which features the flexibility, security, and convenience required to increase layers of authentication without creating high friction for users.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

Case Study: National Healthcare Provider Secures Office 365
sponsored by Palerra Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, review how one of the largest national healthcare providers in the U.S. filled in Office 365 and cloud security gaps and adhere to regulatory requirements.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

Palerra Inc.

Using Identity to Create Next Generation, Risk-based Access Management
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn why becoming an identity provider is an important and growing need in today's connected world, and identify adaptive authentication's integral role in the identify provider market. Access this paper to learn how to formulate a risk-based access management strategy.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

SecureAuth

Privileged Account Management Security Action Plan
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why your organization cannot continue operating without privileged account management as the risks for a crippling data breach skyrocket each day without it. View now to learn the challenges of privileged account management and what you can do to overcome them to improve security.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

Thycotic

Bolster Your DLP Systems for Safer File Sharing and Collaboration
sponsored by FinalCode
EGUIDE: In today's business environment, the ability to balance data sharing and collaboration with security is essential. This expert guide can help you strike that balance.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

FinalCode
 
 
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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