An all-in-one appliance platform that centrally manages identity-based and endpoint device authentication using networkaccess control (NAC)/network access points (NAPs) for wired, wireless and VPN networks.
Cisco and Microsoft plan to integrate their networkaccess control architectures in a move designed to improve enterprise security policy enforcement and health assessment, both companies announced this week.
Of the classifications we looked at, access control is among the most multidimensional. We defined access control fairly broadly as including identification, authentication and authorization. Networkaccess control — NAC — is a very hot topic at the moment.