Last Updated on April 30, 2021 by Admin
What is the goal of the Cisco NAC framework and the Cisco NAC appliance?
- to ensure that only hosts that are authenticated and have had their security posture examined and approved are permitted onto the network
- to monitor data from the company to the ISP in order to build a real-time database of current spam threats from both internal and external sources
- to provide anti-malware scanning at the network perimeter for both authenticated and non-authenticated devices
- to provide protection against a wide variety of web-based threats, including adware, phishing attacks, Trojan horses, and worms
Answers Explanation & Hints:
The NAC framework uses the Cisco network infrastructure and third-party software to ensure the wired and wireless endpoints that want to gain access to the network adheres to the requirements defined by the security policy. The Cisco NAC Appliance is the device that enforces security policy compliance.