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Network Admission Control

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Network Admission Control (NAC) refers to Cisco's version of Network Access Control, which restricts access to the network based on identity or security posture. [1]

20 relations: Access control, Antivirus software, Bring your own device, Cisco NAC Appliance, Cisco Systems, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, Extensible Authentication Protocol, IEEE 802.1X, Microsoft Windows, Network Access Control, Network Access Protection, Network packet, Network switch, PacketFence, Personal firewall, Router (computing), Vulnerability scanner, Wi-Fi, Windows Registry, Wireless access point.

Access control

In the fields of physical security and information security, access control (AC) is the selective restriction of access to a place or other resource.

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Antivirus software

Antivirus software, or anti-virus software (abbreviated to AV software), also known as anti-malware, is a computer program used to prevent, detect, and remove malware.

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Bring your own device

Bring your own device (BYOD)—also called bring your own technology (BYOT), bring your own phone (BYOP), and bring your own personal computer (BYOPC)—refers to the policy of permitting employees to bring personally owned devices (laptops, tablets, and smart phones) to their workplace, and to use those devices to access privileged company information and applications.

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Cisco NAC Appliance

Cisco NAC Appliance, formerly Cisco Clean Access (CCA), is a network admission control (NAC) system developed by Cisco Systems designed to produce a secure and clean computer network environment.

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Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products.

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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a network management protocol used on UDP/IP networks whereby a DHCP server dynamically assigns an IP address and other network configuration parameters to each device on a network so they can communicate with other IP networks.

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Extensible Authentication Protocol

Extensible Authentication Protocol, or EAP, is an authentication framework frequently used in wireless networks and point-to-point connections.

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IEEE 802.1X

IEEE 802.1X is an IEEE Standard for port-based Network Access Control (PNAC).

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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Network Access Control

Network Access Control (NAC) is an approach to computer security that attempts to unify endpoint security technology (such as antivirus, host intrusion prevention, and vulnerability assessment), user or system authentication and network security enforcement.

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Network Access Protection

Network Access Protection (NAP) is a Microsoft technology for controlling network access of a computer, based on its health.

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Network packet

A network packet is a formatted unit of data carried by a packet-switched network.

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Network switch

A network switch (also called switching hub, bridging hub, officially MAC bridge) is a computer networking device that connects devices together on a computer network by using packet switching to receive, process, and forward data to the destination device.

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PacketFence

PacketFence is an open-source network access control (NAC) system which provides the following features: registration, detection of abnormal network activities, proactive vulnerability scans, isolation of problematic devices, remediation through a captive portal, 802.1X, wireless integration and User-Agent / DHCP fingerprinting.

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Personal firewall

A personal firewall is an application which controls network traffic to and from a computer, permitting or denying communications based on a security policy.

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Router (computing)

A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks.

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Vulnerability scanner

A vulnerability scanner is a computer program designed to assess computers, computer systems, networks or applications for known weaknesses.

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Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi or WiFi is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.

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Windows Registry

The registry is a hierarchical database that stores low-level settings for the Microsoft Windows operating system and for applications that opt to use the registry.

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Wireless access point

20018 In computer networking, a wireless access point (WAP), or more generally just access point (AP), is a networking hardware device that allows a Wi-Fi device to connect to a wired network.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_Admission_Control

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