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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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Network Access Control Reports
 
Five Signs It’s Time for Mobile Workspace Delivery
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WHITE PAPER: Virtualization helped you address secure remote access and bring-your-own device (BYOD) initiatives while helping simplify IT. Learn the questions every IT organization needs to be asking about a mobile workspace strategy today.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Citrix

Oklahoma State University Medical Center Case Study
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WHITE PAPER: Oklahoma State University Medical Center provides a training ground for healthcare professionals across the region. The university wanted to upgrade image quality and physician access. This white paper describes the cardio enterprise solution Oklahoma State University Medical Center chose.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

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How the Cloud Access Security Broker Space Is Evolving
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EGUIDE: The cloud access management broker (CASB) space is moving quickly to meet the need for modern cloud security. In this e-guide, discover some expert advice from consultant Rob Shapland on obstacles for enterprises to consider before selecting a CASB platform.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Aug 2016

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Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM can help design, deploy and manage critical identity and access management controls in cloud environments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

IBM

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.

Securing Data Access Within the Healthcare Industry
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to better understand the changing role of technology within the healthcare sector and best practices to integrate security without compromising the patient experience.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

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Cut through complexity: The key to IAM success
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ANALYST REPORT: This Ponemon Institute report sheds light on your organization's level of complexity and how to best reduce it for an effective, yet easy-to-manage identity and access management (IAM) program.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

RSA

Case Study: Protecting Privileged Accounts for a Global Manufacturer
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CASE STUDY: Identity and access management is one of the easiest and most effective ways that organizations can prevent catastrophic data breaches. In this case study, learn how one manufacturing company restructured their outdated access and password management strategy to meet compliance requirements and mitigate data breaches, theft, and loss.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

Thycotic

A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the advantages of strong authentication, and helps you decide which strategies and solutions best fit your business needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

Security From the Inside Out: New Breach Defense Strategies
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why the traditional perimeter firewall isn't enough and describes how internal segmentation firewalls can help your network react to today's advanced threats. Read on to discover what you need to look for when deciding on an internal segmentation firewall solution.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Fortinet, 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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