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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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Securing Access to the Office 365 Cloud with HOTPin Two-Factor Authentication
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WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some basic planning and deployment steps for Microsoft Office 365 and some key considerations on how to keep the system secure.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

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A “How-To” Guide on Using Cloud Services for Security-Rich Data Backup
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WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a cloud solution that uses a combination of hardware, software, and services with advanced technologies to ensure data and application security, while allowing you to focus on business priorities.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Managing Complexity in Identity and Access Management
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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, The Security Division of EMC

Mobile Connect
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to give your employees safe, easy access to the data and resources they need to be productive from a range of devices (including iOS, Android™ and Windows 8.1) while protecting your network from mobile security threats.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

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Cloud-based Enterprise Identity Management Using OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights an authentication and authorization solution that offers protection beyond the username and password-only level.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

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IAM Evaluation And Deployment Guidelines
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EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide by SearchSecurity.com to get a tutorial on identity and access management (IAM) services and the benefits they offer outside of compliance mandates. Click now for steps to achieving security and business success.
Posted: 10 Jan 2014 | Published: 10 Jan 2014

OpenIAM

Multi-Step Authentication and Why You Should Use It
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Authentication is one of the essential components of security. It is one part of the concept known as authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA). All three of these should be addressed when constructing a system in order to have a reasonable foundation for reliable security.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 08 Aug 2013

Global Knowledge

Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems
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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

Ease GLBA Compliance with LogRhythm
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WHITE PAPER: Explore the ins and outs of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and how it protects customer records and information. In addition, explore the consequences of non-compliance and learn how a particular log management solution can help you ease the compliance and reporting process.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

LogRhythm, Inc.

Global Security University: IAM Integration Classroom
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Information Security Classroom focuses on identity and access management (IAM) strategies for hosted and cloud-based systems accessed by company-owned and employee-owned devices.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 25 Jul 2013

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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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