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Best Practices in Authentication and Access Control: Comparing 802.1x to the Nevis LAN Security Approach

Source: Nevis Networks, Inc.
The 802.1x protocol should be the obvious choice when implementing user-based authentication in enterprise networks. So why doesn’t everyone use it? Because it doesn’t give a complete solution for authentication and policy requirements, even when it’s integrated with a network access control (NAC) solution. But if you integrate 802.1x with a local area network (LAN) secure switch, you get a more complete secure solution.


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