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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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The IoT Journey: Freight Farms Conquers Data Challenges
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
WEBCAST: Freight Farms, a network of urban farms that shares data every minute, struggled to scale their system to handle millions of data points and securely manage access control for every single device. In this webinar, discover the strategy that empowered Freight Farms to conquer these challenges and create optimal user experiences.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Premiered: May 5, 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

10 Tips to Help You Minimize the Duration and Impact of a Security Breach
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top 10 things you should do to enhance the security of your enterprise and reduce the duration and impact of a security breach.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Dell SecureWorks

CERN deploys IBM data protection software to safeguard petabytes of critical data
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: The IT department at CERN, known for the Large Hadron Collider, manages a massive data archive of 100 petabytes of data. Read on to learn about the data storage and backup functionality that meets CERN's big-data protection requirements.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM

Common Identity for WAM and Federation
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Can your organization effectively manage sprawling identities? In this white paper, uncover the secret to leveraging your federation IdP.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Privileged Account Management Security Action Plan
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why your organization cannot continue operating without privileged account management as the risks for a crippling data breach skyrocket each day without it. View now to learn the challenges of privileged account management and what you can do to overcome them to improve security.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

Thycotic

Addressing PCI Compliance Through Privileged Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: With much of today's successfully executed breaches involving privileged users or credentials, mitigating risk has never been more pressing. Learn how meeting the requirements of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3 can lead to victory over privileged access violators.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Five Critical Rules for Firewall Management: Lessons from the Field
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will teach you five things to consider when managing your firewall, and will present you with real life examples of how these five things have helped other organizations improve their firewall management.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Key steps to securing data and maintaining proper access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you get a better grip on who's accessing your network. With the right identity governance and administration system, you can control access risks and segregation-of-duties violations. Access now to easily apply and enforce appropriate levels of access across your enterprise.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

MobileIron Named a Leader in Enterprise Mobile Management Report
sponsored by MobileIron
RESOURCE: Find out how the top 11 enterprise mobile management (EMM) vendors stack up against each other when compared against an expert 25-criteria evalutaion.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

MobileIron

HDAP: the Big Data LDAP Directory Storage
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this exclusive webcast, learn more about highly available directory access protocol (HDAP), which combined with identity virtualization and federation tools, offers more support, scalability, and performance for identity storage than LDAP.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 15, 2016

Radiant Logic, Inc.
 
 
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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