Network Access Control

Network access control is a relatively new security approach that aims to keep order on the network by using policies and protocols to control access to network assets by various endpoint devices, and to control access to assets by individual users through mechanisms like authentication and authorization. The field is growing, and both security firms, like Sophos and Symantec, and networking firms, like Cisco and Nortel, have NAC solutions.


Articles

Cisco CEO: Internet of Everything Will Be Worth $19 Trillion

At CES, John Chambers said the Internet of everything will be more about its impact on people's lives than the underlying technology. More >

Phone Fraud on the Rise: Report

Pindrop Security claims that call centers are losing $0.57 per call due to fraud. More >

Fault Testing in an SDN World

Cloud infrastructures and software defined networks offer many benefits, but some risks, too. How should fault testing and QA be done in an SDN environment? More >

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Interviews

What CIOs Should Be Thinking About But Aren't

A candid discussion with 451 Research Vice President Michelle Bailey about what’s right and what’s wrong with many IT departments today.

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Preparing for Tomorrow’s Network Today

Brocade's Jason Notel explains ways to bolster network functionality now to future-proof systems in order to avoid major upgrades when forward-thinking technologies become commercial products.

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Traffic Management, Visibility Vital in the Cloud

With real-time ID, intelligent management and other tools, enterprise executives gain broad insight into how their networks are being used.

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Editor's Choice

Nine Questions to Ask When Selecting a Security Vendor

Security Staffing

You need it. They claim to have it. What questions should you be asking as you hunt for the "just right" vendor to help you defend against the most sophisticated and determined adversaries? 

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Money Management Tools Help SMBs Predict Cash Flow

Why Higher Education Is Desperate for McAfee’s Comprehensive Security Approach

Cloud and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity: A Perfect Fit

 

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