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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
 
Case Study: American Cancer Society Adopts a Comprehensive Constituent View
sponsored by Gigya
CASE STUDY: The American Cancer Society needed to more efficiently and securely manage the identities of its volunteers, donors, and participants. This case study discusses the authentication strategy that enabled them to capture and organize more data about their constituents' identities to make complete user profiles.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 14 Apr 2016

Gigya

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you to improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

The Essential OAuth Primer - Understanding OAuth for Securing Cloud APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In order to create a consistent, flexible identity and policy architecture for web apps, services, devices, and desktop clients attempting to communicate with cloud APIs, you need to eliminate the password anti-pattern. This white paper explores one such approach in depth - view now to learn if it lives up to its promises.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 May 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Managing Critical Security Controls
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, you'll learn what security professionals find suitable to support access controls. Discover ways to verify incoming data, execute the requirements needed, and support human activities associated with a control.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

Splunk

Cyber Security Intelligence Index for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This security intelligence report examines the types of threats that retailers face and gives advice for staying safe. Access it now to learn how you can protect your retail organization from advanced attacks.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

IBM

Secure Data in the Cloud with AWS Identity and Access Management
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
EGUIDE: Organizations that employ Amazon Web Services (AWS) find that IAM challenges are exacerbated. Learn how to secure cloud data and AWS users with IAM in this helpful e-guide.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Locking up the Cloud with IAM
sponsored by SearchCloudSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this exclusive e-book, you will learn from malware analyst Dejan Lukan, security expert Dave Shackelford and systems architect Dan Sullivan as they walk you through: IAM in the cloud through the use of public and private keys, 4 tips on hardening the security of cloud keys, and best practices for managing access and identity in the cloud age.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

SearchCloudSecurity.com

Use Network Access Control Solutions to Enhance Incident Response
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to build a warehouse of context to maintain detailed live and historical information about endpoints connected to your network
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

Dimension Data

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

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

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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