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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

Controlling the Uncontrollable: Why You Need to Enable, Protect, and Manage Mobile
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide details how you can ensure a productive and secure mobile workplace through enterprise mobility management. Learn how to control what once seemed uncontrollable now.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Microsoft

Six Steps to Controlling the Uncontrollable
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: With a next-generation enterprise mobility strategy, you can empower your people to be productive on the devices of their choosing -- all while staying secure. Explore six ways to protect the relentless data streams of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Buyer's Guide: Select the Right Solution for Identity and Access Assurance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this buyer's guide to help you select the right technology for identity and access assurance -- one that will control access within, across, and between businesses.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

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

Secure Architecture for Mobile Device Access to On-Premise Applications
sponsored by Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a technical architecture that enables apps installed on mobile devices to access security-sensitive apps deployed inside a private network perimeter.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 14 May 2015

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Citrix XenMobile and Cisco ISE Integration
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces you to a comprehensive management platform that combines the power of network access control, intelligent monitoring and automation, and comprehensive security management for content, applications and devices.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix

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

IBM

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

Your Role in AWS Security
sponsored by SearchAWS
EBOOK: This handbook features how AWS's IAM capabilities, particularly the ability to create groups, form the basis for a secure AWS access policy. Plus, uncover FAQs about AWS security as cloud expert Dan Sullivan examines the role OS's can play in bolstering the security of an AWS environment.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

SearchAWS
 
 
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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