NAC, SDP, ZTNA & The Future of Access Control

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The Future of Access Control For over a decade, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have been providing businesses with secure access for remote workers and end users. As cyberthreats become more rampant and dangerous, communication and network requirements are continuously changing in response. VPNs have begun to show their limited capabilities as they fail to address…

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Cloud-Native TACACS+: Modern Network Device Administration

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What is TACACS+? TACACS+ is a remote authentication protocol that allows a remote access server to communicate with an authentication server in order to validate a user’s access to a network device such as a wireless access point or wired switch (i.e. network device administration). TACACS+ can  be used to authenticate the following kinds of…

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Portnox Unveils First Cloud-Native TACACS+ Solution

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Cybersecurity Leader Continues Commitment to Simplifying Network Security and Making Enterprise-Grade Functionality Available to the Mid-Market Austin, TX and Tel Aviv, Israel – June 15, 2022 — Portnox, a proven leader in cloud-native network and endpoint security solutions, today announced the general availability of the first cloud-native Terminal Access Controller Access Control Server (TACACS+) solution to help midmarket businesses…

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3 Years On, Has SASE Lived Up to the Hype?

First coined by research firm Gartner in 2019, SASE has become a hot topic in the IT industry in just a few short years. Undoubtedly accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, SASE has captured the attention of IT professionals in the network and security landscape as they prepare for an increasingly cloud-centric way of working.   However,…

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The New US Cybersecurity Act & What it Means

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If you face a major cyber attack or pay ransom to attackers, you may have to report it to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within a certain timeframe under the new cybersecurity law .  The Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act of 2022, which became law in March 2022, imposes strict reporting obligations on critical…

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AI in Cybersecurity: Transformation is Now

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We live in a world where businesses suffer a ransomware attack every 40 seconds, and total malware infections have been on the rise for the last ten years. Withstanding such a heavy barrage of cyberattacks requires an intelligent and robust approach to cybersecurity. And as cybercriminals continue to sharpen their skills and sophisticate their techniques,…

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Leading UK Loan Lender Deploys Portnox Cloud-Native NAC Across 75 Sites

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Everyday Loans is the UK’s leading independent loan lender, operating dozens of branches across the country and boasting a personal, hands-on approach to lending, uncommon in today’s digitally anonymous financial services industry. Today, personal lending in the UK has grown to become an industry approaching 24 billion GBP, with recent acceleration due to widespread financial…

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Cyber Security Essential #3: Antivirus

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Why is Antivirus Essential? Antivirus software helps protect computers against malware and cybercriminals. Antivirus software looks at data – web pages, files, software, applications – traveling over the network to your devices. It searches for known threats and monitors the behavior of all programs, flagging suspicious behavior. It seeks to block or remove malware as…

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Cyber Security Essential #2: 802.1x Network Access Control

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Why is 802.1x Network Access Control Essential? 802.1x network access control is a technology that enables organizations to enact its own unique policy for how and when endpoints (desktops, laptops, smartphones, etc.) can connect to their corporate networks. NAC solutions are typically designed to allow IT security teams to gain visibility of each device trying…

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