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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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World Wide Technology Accelerates and Streamlines Access Management
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one organization's experience with an access management solution that enabled 8x faster integration with new services so that users could count on reliable, secure access to business applications anytime, anywhere.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

NetIQ

Managing Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore a federated, full life-cycle identity and access management solution that allows IT managers to ensure the right users are accessing the right corporate data.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

The Key to Seamless SSO
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a virtualized federated identity service that extends authentication beyond the security layer and reaches external applications, ensuring enterprise-wide protection.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Manage Identity and Access for Continuous Compliance and Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource shows how policy-driven IAM governance will protect assets from unauthorized access without diminishing productivity.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

IBM

Enabling a secure and convenient online banking experience
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover security solutions that are scalable, secure and simple to implement for online banking.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 May 2013

HID

IAM Systems Now Leverage Intelligence to Address Cloud and Mobile Apps
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the 4 newest roles for identity and access management (IAM) systems that enhance security for an expanding business environment.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Creating and Enforcing Advanced Access Policies with Citrix XenApp
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: IT needs a more granular way to manage and secure user access the right way for every scenario. Read on to find out how you can secure app delivery and achieve advanced access control with XenApp.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

Citrix

Enterprise Integration with Public Cloud Services using OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a deployment strategy for an authentication and authorization solution that requires no third-party access to user credentials – so that your information stays within the company.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Federated Identity Management and Single Sign-in 2014 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by CA Technologies.
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Explore this study conducted by IDC that compares vendors in the IAM market, particularly catering to FSSO programs.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

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Next Generation Authentication for the Mobile Ready Enterprise
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
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, The Security Division of EMC
 
 
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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