Trends Report

Take NAC Out Of The Box

Use Network Access Control Capabilities To Supplement Zero Trust

September 11th, 2023
With contributors:
Joseph Blankenship , Andre Kindness , Alexis Tatro , Michael Belden


Network access control (NAC) has been around for almost two decades. The term NAC may conjure memories of less-than-pleasant implementation experiences, but its functionality within a security architecture remains relevant. Security decision-makers drive the need for NAC capabilities, working closely with network teams to incorporate these capabilities into organizations’ security strategies. Security leaders can use this report to understand the current state of NAC (and how it’s changed) and determine how to implement NAC capabilities in their environment.

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