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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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Network Access Control Reports
SHA-1 is Dead. Long live SHA-2!
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to quickly and effectively implement a SHA-1 depreciation plan to ensure that every certificate in your organization is based on the new SHA-2 algorithm. Learn why SHA-1 is out, the reasons behind deprecation timing, and best practices and resources for your SHA-2 migration.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

How to Mitigate the Risk of Insider Threats
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to successfully ward off insider threats by altering the operating environment.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner Magic Quadrant, you will explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Access now to discover how to evaluate your needs and find which system best fits into your IAM and IGA strategy.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2015


Log Management and Automation for NIST Cyber Security Framework
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how a comprehensive log management and analysis system can help your organization meet or exceed NIST-CSF guidelines and compliance regulations. Access now to learn more about NIST-CSF requirements and find out how to automate log collection, archiving, and recovery across your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

State of PAM 2016
sponsored by Thycotic
ANALYST REPORT: In this report, discover the top privileged account management (PAM) security challenges drawn from the Thycotic Privileged Password Vulnerability Benchmark survey. Learn key statistics and insights, such as: 80% consider PAM a high priority, 52% received a failing grade in providing PAM, and more.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 14 Jul 2016


End-to-End Security for Next-Generation Distributed Healthcare
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover an end-to-end network security solution for next-generation distributed healthcare. Learn how to enable patient interaction through mobile devices and apps while protecting data and delivering high-speed performance and universal access.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Prevent Fraud and Improve the User Experience with Mobile Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges of providing secure access in the mobile world and explores new security models, policies, and controls that can help to protect your critical assets and data.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013


Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM can help design, deploy and manage critical identity and access management controls in cloud environments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011


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 Data Access Within the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to better understand the changing role of technology within the healthcare sector and best practices to integrate security without compromising the patient experience.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International
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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