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August 09, 2013
Network access control is dead. Long live endpoint visibility, access and security. New acronym, slightly different product.
September 16, 2011
ForeScout’s NAC product may now be integrated into ArcSight’s SIEM platform. This could open doors for ForeScout partners into ArcSight accounts.
February 15, 2011
Hardware and software fraud pose serious threats according to a supply chain expert who says the lack of security is flooding the market for fraudulent devices and parts.
September 09, 2009
The switch-oriented NAC vendor serves as a sad reminder that security often only has niche appeal, says security expert Eric Ogren.
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