Network Access Control Technology—Proposition to Contain New Security Challenges


Traditional products working independently are no longer sufficient, since threats are continually gaining in complexity, diversity and performance; In order to proactively block such threats we need more integrated information security solution. To achieve this objective, we will analyze a real-world security platform, and focus on some key components Like, NAC, Firewall, and IPS/IDS then study their interaction in the perspective to propose a new security posture that coordinate and share security information between different network security components, using a central policy server that will be the NAC server or the PDP (the Policy Decision Point), playing an orchestration role as a central point of control. Finally we will conclude with potential research paths that will impact NAC technology evolution.

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A. Lakbabi, G. Orhanou and S. El Hajji, "Network Access Control Technology—Proposition to Contain New Security Challenges," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 5 No. 8, 2012, pp. 505-512. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2012.58061.

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