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Microsoft NAP/TNC alliance brings new dimension to network access control decisions

Posted on February 5, 2009 in Articles | by

Network access control (NAC) systems provide information security teams with a valuable weapon in the endpoint security war. This is because they allow administrators to specify the acceptable states for systems attached to their networks. Systems not meeting the minimum standards are denied network access or quarantined in an isolated subnet with limited (or no) access to enterprise resources. Sounds like an ideal way to bolster network security in the day and age of deperimeterization, doesn’t it?

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Published in SearchMidmarketSecurity on 02/05/09

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