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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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Case Study: Protecting Privileged Accounts for a Global Manufacturer
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Puppet: The Good, Bad, and Ugly for Configuration Management & Security
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks you through the strengths and vulnerabilities of running Puppet in your organization for IAM and steps to take to improve security. Read on to learn how to scale Puppet with your user base and keep employees secure.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

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Battle the Evolving Threat Landscape with Dynamic Authentication Strategies
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WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the vital need for dynamic authentication, especially to increase the effectiveness by reducing false positives and false negatives.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

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Case Study: National Healthcare Provider Secures Office 365
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The Insider Threat: From Risk to Detection
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn the 3 most common types of insider attacks and how to build an effective defense against them.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

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The Challenge of Keeping IAM Simple
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CW Buyer's Guide to Security Analytics
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Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

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Is Your Identity Management Infrastructure a Mess?
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Combating the Insider Threat: Your Guide to Staying Secure
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IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
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WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
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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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