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network access control

An umbrella term for managing access to a network. Network access control (NAC) authenticates users logging into the network and determines what they can see and do. Network access control may also be capable of examining the health of the user's computer or mobile device (the endpoints), and it can be implemented with multiple software components or via an integrated package. See authentication, access control, endpoint security and network access server.
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Portnox secures connected organizations' corporate networks utilizing its next-generation network access control and management solutions.
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Portnox has released Portnox CORE Spring Version, an on-premise, software-based network access control solution that allows CISOs and IT managers to see, control and automate any device, on any network, from any location including remote sites, the company said.
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AUSTIN, Texas -- Mirage Networks, developer of the only patented Network Access Control (NAC) solution, today announced that Cooper Clinic of Fort Smith, Arkansas, has deployed a managed NAC solution to protect sensitive medical equipment from the effects of rapidly propagating network worms and malware.
based in Austin, Texas, is the leading provider of network access control (NAC) solutions, including both pre- and post-admission security.
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The Bridgewater Systems Application Policy Controller and Network Policy Controller join the company's proven network access control and subscriber management solutions, widely deployed in service provider networks around the globe, to provide a comprehensive portfolio of subscriber-centric policy management solutions for mobile, fixed and converged operators.