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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
 
Virtualized Desktops in Healthcare
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WHITE PAPER: Ensure a successful virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment by learning how to overcome the most common barriers, such as clinical adoption, high overhead costs, and meeting new authentication needs.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

Imprivata

Forrester Research: Workforce Personas and the Mobile App Gap
sponsored by Citrix
ANALYST REPORT: Mobile professionals who can't access the apps they need to keep them most productive will inevitably bring their own apps to work, creating security and compliance risks. According to Forrester Research, IT can close this "app gap" with an access strategy that accommodates the unique requirements of various workforce personas. Learn how.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Citrix

Taking Authentication Beyond Passwords for Secure Always-On Mobile Access
sponsored by HID
VIDEO: This short video depicts how mobile workers can gain secure remote access to the company VPN with mobile and tokenless authentication from HID.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 22 Oct 2014

HID

The Future of Data Security: A Zero Trust Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals where data security strategies are heading in the future, and how traditional approaches are no longer making the cut.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

IBM

A More Effective Approach to Scalable Data Classification
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help you easily focus your security on your most sensitive data by providing guidelines to effective data classification.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Is Your Identity Management Infrastructure a Mess?
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic depicts the reasons behind identity management challenges, the impact that they have on organizations, and what your enterprise needs to do to confront these issues head-on.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Managed, Shared Resources: Public Cloud
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how one public cloud service in particular remains secure, scalable and convenient, and find out how it can pay off for your business.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Dimension Data

Case Study: Secure File Sharing with Investors
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how an identity and access management program can protect data shared with collaborators and investors. View now to learn how to mitigate data leaks and theft.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

The Identity Imperative in the Cloud
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the importance of identity management in the cloud and to learn how you can maintain security despite the rapidly disappearing network perimeter.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Symantec Corporation

Limiting Widespread Data Access
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problem of universal access to sensitive data and gives suggestions for solving this problem without interfering with the business process.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Varonis
 
 
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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