Understanding 802.1X and NAC: 3 Problems to Avoid

December 6, 2018

To enable control over network access, security architects typically turn to the 802.1X standard and/or commercial network access control (NAC) solutions. Each option has security limitations to consider, however, especially as networks rapidly expand with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and Internet-of-Things (IoT) systems. This guide reviews the limitations of each approach and identifies three major problems to avoid when designing a NAC solution: lack of visibility, lack of control, and lack of automation.

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2019 State of DevOps Security Report
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Modernizing Federal Agency IT and Security with GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) Contract
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The General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contrac...