Network Access Control and End Point Compliance :
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Cybercrime continues to rise, with the primary aim to compromise an organisation’s information that will make a profit for the perpetrators. To avoid the unwelcome publicity provoked by IT failures, securing the network is more important today than ever before. It's also tougher to achieve, as today's networked world means giving end-users instant access to the information they need while meeting external regulatory compliance standards.
Most organisations don't have a realistic idea of who is connecting to the network, let alone how and what information they might have access to. In many cases, it is unlikely that unauthorised network guests will have malicious intentions, but simply that they don't have adequate IT protection on their computer, which could present hackers with an entry point to the network. While there's an obvious need for organisations to secure their own endpoints, they must also consider the level of......
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