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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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How to Deliver Attribute-Driven Authorization with Your Current Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a federated identity service that delivers smarter, finer-grained authorization without uprooting your current identity infrastructure, enabling you to reap the benefits of attribute-driven access control by federating identities and creating dynamic groups.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Protecting your Customers’ Online Banking Transactions Using the ActivID® Threat Detection Service
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Protecting anytime, anywhere access is increasingly difficult using traditional security measures. Discover how organizations are protecting themselves.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

HID

NEC Biometrics Solutions Podcast: Enhancing the customer experience and securing endpoints
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
PODCAST: This podcast reveals a biometrics solution that will help identify fraud across various industries. NEC's NeoFace uses a highly accurate, fast and flexible facial recognition tool for authentication purposes.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 2, 2014

NEC Corporation of America

Identity and Access Management Guidelines
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchSecurity.com offers identity and access management best practices to lock in a strategy that lasts.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Best Practices for Secure Mobile Access
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can implement secure mobile access in a controlled, step-by-step manner, so you can allow your increasingly mobile workforce to become more productive and still ensure the security of your corporate data and resources.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

8 Ways to Better Monitor Network Security Threats in the Age of BYOD
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SlashGuide offers unique insight and analysis into how network security professionals can better identify, manage, and contain the leading network security risk factors that arise from a mobile, always-on workforce.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Bringing DLP Inside the Organization
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into the subject of data loss prevention (DLP) inside the organization, examining the way that critical information is shared within a business and discussing the pros and cons of implementing DLP solutions at different points.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Clearswift

One Campus Card Solution That Solves Identity Issues
sponsored by HID
WEBCAST: This webinar takes a peek into the European education market, and presents a new kind of security identity solution that is paving the way of the future.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 7, 2014

HID

Smartphones Are Security Solutions
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the smartphone's potential for enabling a strong authentication strategy.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Aug 2014

HID

How Controlling Access to Privileged Accounts Can Keep Insider Threat from Hurting Your Bottom Line
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access control is a necessity. Read this paper to identify a line of identity and access solutions that address these problems inside the perimeter and, ultimately, your enterprise's bottom line and reputation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation
 
 
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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