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Network access control (NAC) has published a guide on the topic of Dortmund-based security specialist COMCO AG. Dortmund, February 26, 2008 This full colour practice aid questioned current technical standards, as typically used in solutions for access to the networks, and is called alternative approaches. In addition, the ten most important and mission-critical requirements in access control systems are represented. The guide is provided free of charge and can be ordered at. Access control has become a central theme for the safe operation of the enterprise networks”, refers to the significantly growing importance of NAC systems Comco Board member Udo Kalinna. So, the market research firm IDC forecast that the market volume for network access control solutions will increase by 2010 from currently about $530 million on about $3.2 billion. This strong development is last but not least, according to the analysts that companies and Government agencies increasingly People without employee status such as suppliers and customers must grant access to the network.

The mobile computers, which are used in the enterprise LAN, as well as on non-trusted Internet access points are a further aspect. Also, compliance requirements, and legal reasons create the need for increased measures for a transparent and auditable control of network access. K.s however pointed out that many NAC solutions 802.1 x based on the technical standard of IEEE, the use of which is however not entirely unproblematic. He established a strategy of hardware monitoring has compared to the IEEE 802.1 x-based authentication the advantage that eliminates the central login server”. A device in the address database is not known, the system sends an alarm and isolated the unknown device using port disconnection from the network.” Also manufacturer-dependent IEEE 802 would 1 x specifications consist in the market, their consequence a compulsion to a single manufacturer strategy mean or the project costs would increase significantly. About COMCO AG: The COMCO AG, headquartered in Dortmund is a market-leading software and systems integrator.

“The company is in the business areas of business security software” and network solution provider “divided. During the Division of business security software”on the development of security solutions for the protection of enterprise-wide data networks against internal attacks focused, the Division focuses on network solution provider with design, implementation and service of more efficient network solutions including the support services for larger companies.

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