The pros and cons of NAC

Monday, 12 June 2006, 12:50 AM EST

Network access control is a simple idea: Authenticate every user connecting to the network, then enforce an access-control policy based on who they are and other information, such as endpoint security checks and wired vs. wireless access method. After writing an architectural overview of NAC for Network World and an architectural overview of NAC, I've been exposed to the good and bad parts of NAC.

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