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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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Building out an IAM Infrastructure and Strategy while Supporting Compliance Needs
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert E-Guide, Forrester Research's Andras Cser discusses what the steps should be when building out an IAM infrastructure and strategy.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

IBM

Making Smarter Mobile Access Decisions
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices can represent a significant threat to corporate data. Find out what IT departments need to know before deciding on a smartphone and tablet platform that is safe, easy to configure, and flexible enough to meet the needs of employees and senior executives alike.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 14 Feb 2014

Dell Software

Securing Personal Mobile Device Access to Enterprise IT and Cloud Assets with Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how one authentication solution allows organizations to establish trust in their user identities when utilizing mobile device access.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

HID

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Federated Identity Management and Single Sign-in 2014 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by CA Technologies.
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Explore this study conducted by IDC that compares vendors in the IAM market, particularly catering to FSSO programs.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

How to Extend your Identity Management Systems to use OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to learn how to extend your authentication and authorization model to outsourced services. Click through for details on the deployment process, including the benefits of using an API gateway to help with integration.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

When Millions Need Access: Identity Management in an Interconnected World
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers an automation solution that will allow you to monitor the ever-growing number of access points to your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2013

IBM

Threat-Aware Identity and Access Management for Cloud, Mobile and Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features threat-aware IAM software that offers centralized security management across both physical and virtual applications.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

MarketScope for Web Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an insight to the market segmentation for WAM, as well as analysis of thirteen vendors in the market
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

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

HID

Chalk Talk: NetIQ Cloud Access
sponsored by NetIQ
WEBCAST: This webcast highlights a cloud access management solution that easily integrates with your user directory and Microsoft Office 365. Learn how you can seamlessly manage user provisioning to virtualized business applications and resources.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 2, 2014

NetIQ
 
 
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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