Chapter 25

Network Access Control and Wireless Network Security

The learning goals for this chapter are as follows:

  • Understand the structure and function of the many system components that provide for Network Access Control (NAC)
  • Explore the components and function of the Kerberos protocol, and the fundamental role it plays in authentication
  • Learn the function and structure of the Trusted Program Module (TPM) and its role in support of NAC
  • Explore the use of multiple factor authentications and the attendant standards when using cryptographic tokens and Trusted Program Modules
  • Explore the structure and methods employed with the 802.1X protocol in providing port-based NAC in a Local Area Network (LAN)
  • Understand the techniques and standards involved ...

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