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

HID Global

Advanced Authentication Strategies for Detecting Real-time Threats
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: How do you address the problem of maintaining security threats while balancing access requirements and costs? Learn about a multi-factor authentication service that not only enables secure transactions, devices, and accounts, but detects and defends against malware and breaches – protecting the integrity of the entire online transaction.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Jun 2016

HID Global

6 Pillars of Big Data: How to Harness Data with Tableau
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data is changing the way we approach analysis and modern industry. Is your organization equipped to take on new big data changes? In this white paper, learn about the 6 pillars of a big data strategy you should focus on, how you can create a visual representation of your data right away, and gain access to insights in real-time.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Tableau Software

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

Thycotic

A Solution for Managing Privileged Access
sponsored by Devolutions
WHITE PAPER: For IT system admins to access remote servers and virtual machines, the amount of security that they have to go through is a time-eater. You need a privileged access management (PAM) tool. Read on to learn what problems PAM solves, how to implement it, real-world use cases, and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017

Devolutions

Countering Cyber-Crime with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Bigger, more diverse networks mean a bigger attack surface for hackers. Today's networking pros must assess and update network security strategies to account for new vulnerabilities and respond to inevitable attacks.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Securing Access to the Office 365 Cloud with HOTPin Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Celestix Networks
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some basic planning and deployment steps for Microsoft Office 365 and some key considerations on how to keep the system secure.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

Celestix Networks

Identity and Access Management Guidelines
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchSecurity.com offers identity and access management best practices to lock in a strategy that lasts.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Mobile Security Best Practices in a Healthcare Setting
sponsored by Insight
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses 5 tips that you must consider when developing a mobile computing or healthcare BYOD strategy. Additionally, learn why device encryption, access control and third-party apps are common ways to manage and secure the smartphones and tablets used in a health care organization.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Insight

IAM Evaluation And Deployment Guidelines
sponsored by OpenIAM
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide by SearchSecurity.com to get a tutorial on identity and access management (IAM) services and the benefits they offer outside of compliance mandates. Click now for steps to achieving security and business success.
Posted: 10 Jan 2014 | Published: 10 Jan 2014

OpenIAM
 
 
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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