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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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How Access Governance Makes Data Loss Prevention Successful
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Learn how connecting a Data Loss Prevention (DLP) system to an access governance solution can enable organizations to make informed decisions within a proper access governance framework, appropriately evaluate and manage risk, and obtain maximum benefit from their chosen DLP solution.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

RSA

Making the Move from Legacy AAA Platforms to Policy Management
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the use of policy management in a mobile environment provides a simpler, more cost-effective method of ensuring that productivity isn't lost due to denied access.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Aruba Networks

Threat-Aware Identity and Access Management for Mobile, Cloud, and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents new identity and access management (IAM) solutions with integrated threat prevention and analysis, increased granularity, and simplified user interfaces and dashboards.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

ActivID® Authentication Appliance for Enterprise
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: In this brochure, discover a solution that puts an end to your identity and authentication worries.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HID

HID Global’s Identity Assurance SMB Solution
sponsored by HID
DATA SHEET: In this resource, explore how a strong authentication method is possible without tokens or any complexity.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 May 2013

HID

Identity and Access Governance Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Courion Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Identity and Access Governance Buyer's Guide is designed to help you define requirements for an Identity and Access Governance solution for your enterprise.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Courion Corporation

Take Authentication Beyond Passwords with Secure Remote Access
sponsored by HID
VIDEO: This short video describes how you can take authentication beyond passwords with HID Global's ActivID® authentication solutions, which provide secure remote access supporting the latest tablet and mobile devices.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 20 Oct 2014

HID

Enhancing the Customer Experience and Securing Endpoints with Biometrics
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
TRANSCRIPT: This resource introduces NEC Corporation's NeoFace suite, a set of highly accurate facial recognition tools that use advanced facial processing and matching algorithms, and describes the business applications of biometrics.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

NEC Corporation of America

How Controlling Access to Privileged Accounts Can Keep Insider Threat from Hurting Your Bottom Line
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access control is a necessity. Read this paper to identify a line of identity and access solutions that address these problems inside the perimeter and, ultimately, your enterprise's bottom line and reputation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com
 
 
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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