Getting the NAC of security

Wednesday, 8 August 2007, 3:57 PM EST

Oh for the good old days when security meant sturdy locks, adequate fencing, window grills and a bad-tempered German Shepard. But computers are a different story and require all manner of virus and malware protections – along with firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and encryption.

Well, for good measure, here’s yet another one – NAC or Network Admission Control. The whole idea is to ensure that any device accessing a company's network from anywhere is protected from threats and doesn’t end up infecting the network.

At E-Security Planet.

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