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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 desktop and app virtualization affects IT security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a "secure-by-design" solution that not only simplifies data protection, access control, user provisioning, and compliance for virtualized applications and desktops, but reduces the tools needed to best protect them.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Citrix

Top 5 Reasons Public Sector Looks to the Cloud
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: As businesses continue to deal with digital transformation, public sector organizations have more requirements to deal with than those in the private sector. Discover the 5 key areas that make cloud the best option for public sector digital transformations.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Accenture

6 Best Practices: Privileged Access Security for AWS
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This e-book dives into the top 5 security myths surrounding AWS. You will learn about the privileged access security model, why maintaining your current security and compliance is slowing down cloud adoption, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Jun 2017

Centrify Corporation

Going Beyond Basic IAM: Protecting Identities with a Risk-Based Approach
sponsored by HID
VIDEO: This brief video explores two-factor authentication(2FA) to enhance IAM strategies.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 31 May 2013

HID

How UTHealth Medical Center Handles Data
sponsored by Virtual Instruments
WEBCAST: As the world's largest medical center, UTHealth needs to operate efficiently and effectively to meet very high standards. Take 5 minutes to find out how UTHealth's IT department ensures that its clients have access to the data they need without compromising sensitive patient data.
Posted: 19 Jul 2017 | Premiered: Jun 15, 2017

Virtual Instruments

Defend your Organization with Advanced SIEM and Privileged Account Controls
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: As SIEM technologies change, it's important that your own approach to SIEM evolves to incorporate these advances. Discover 4 recent advances as relayed by experts, including big data adoption, threat intelligence feeds, and more. As a bonus, learn tips on limiting privileged accounts and boosting security.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Splunk

DataWorks Solution Brief
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 42% of business professionals spend more than 40% of their time fixing and validatiing data before analyzing it. With increasing amounts of data coming from new technologies, this is a major pain point. Read on to learn about a solution that delivers data quality and easy access for business users.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Office 365: Upgrading Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You must carefully evaluate the risks associated with adopting any platform that streamlines access to company information. Examine here the security features of Microsoft Office 365, and discover the cloud security gaps that could hinder its adoption.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Symantec Corporation

Big Data: Securing Apache Hadoop Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: While Hadoop does wonders for data management, it was not designed with security in mind. Read about Hadoop security challenges and discover 6 ways to improve Hadoop security. Find out where the balance lies between security and big data flow.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation

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
 
 
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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