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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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Compliance and Security for Healthcare Providers Driving Access and Efficiency through User Context
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes software that helps you speed and personalize access to applications and services throughout the organization without sacrificing privacy, security, and compliance.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

RES Software

How to Prevent the Most Common IAM Failures
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, discover how management failures can cause unexpected IAM problems.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

SailPoint Technologies

Five Questions to Ask Your SaaS Provider Before Putting Sensitive Data in the Cloud
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Identity governance helps professionals manage and control user access to sensitive applications and data. Access this white paper to find pertinent information for desicion-makers who are in the proces of considering the deployment of SaaS applications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

SailPoint Technologies

A Cohesive Approach to Addressing Advanced Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a 5-component threat prevention framework that takes existing technologies to the next level to better protect your vulnerable networks from today's advanced threats.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

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

The Key to Seamless SSO: Building a Federated Identity Service
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's so difficult to deliver single sign-on that covers your entire portal, and also introduces a federated identity service that offers access to all sources of identity within your organization.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a multi-factor authentication solution that allows organizations to leverage existing security services to better manage the identities accessing IT services from mobile devices.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

RSA

Definitive Guide to Next Generation Network Access Control
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth guide provides valuable insight on next-generation network access control and how it can help your network remain secure, while enhancing performance.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Apr 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Unix systems face special IAM challenges. Discover how to be overcome them with the right practices and tools, enabling you to enhance security, achieve compliance and dramatically improve operational efficiency.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

Dell Software
 
 
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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