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  • Blog Post: ProCurve Networking by HP Strengthens Network Security Through Integration with Microsoft NAP Technology

    A great NAP Partner of ours, ProCurve Networking , recently announced even greater support of NAP in their suite of products. I am posting the meat of the announcement below. I hope to get a personal demo of this soon and get some video of it up on the blog! PALO ALTO , Calif. , April 21 , 2008...
  • Blog Post: NAP Showcases Microsoft Interoperability

    I’d like to welcome a new guest blogger to the NAP Blog – Chris Edson. Chris is a senior engineer on NAP, and a huge resource to the team. If you have met him, you know what I am talking about. He just returned from his trip down to Las Vegas/Interop and wanted to share his experience! Go NAP! ...
  • Blog Post: System Health Agents (SHAs) and System Health Validators (SHVs) that are available from NAP partners

    In my previous blog post, System Health Agents (SHAs) that are available from Microsoft , I described the SHAs (and their corresponding system health validators [SHVs]) that you can use with Windows Security Center in Windows Vista and Windows XP with Service Pack 3, Microsoft System Center Configuration...
  • Blog Post: HP ProCurve Open Network Ecosystem (ONE) launches with Microsoft as a key member

    The Hewlett-Packard (HP) ProCurve Open Network Ecosystem (ONE) is a new partner alliance program for ProCurve, the networking division of HP. Microsoft is a key member in ProCurve ONE and an important element of the alliance is interoperability with NAP. Here is a quote from the NAP team's very own...
  • Blog Post: "Nortel and Microsoft Present Secure Network Access 2.0" Webcast on Tuesday

    Greetings NAP fans! I will be teaming up with Nortel to present " Nortel and Microsoft Present Secure Network Access 2.0 " on Tuesday, November 18, from 9:30 to 10:30 AM (Pacific Time). See http://www.nortel.com/products/01/contivity/collateral/nn123373.pdf for an overview of Nortel Secure Network...
  • Blog Post: Avenda Announces $1 eAgent Introductory Pricing – From now until after the RSA Conference 2009

    Here is a follow-up guest posting from our NAP Partner Avenda Systems . Due to the interest in our recent blog entry - Five Ways to Draw More Value from Microsoft NAP Deployments - we’ve decided to help customers kick off 2009 with a little cost savings. The calls and email have been overwhelming...
  • Blog Post: "Nortel and Microsoft Discuss Network Access Control" Webcast now available

    Greetings practitioners of NAPinetics! The "Nortel and Microsoft Discuss Network Access Control" Webcast that I recorded with Matt Oshida and Terry Singleton of Nortel is now available for viewing at: http://www2.nortel.com/go/events_detail.jsp?cat_id=-8005&oid=100247172&block=8&locale...
  • Blog Post: New case study for Blue Ridge Networks published

    Salutations, fellow NAP fans! Check out this new case study for Blue Ridge Networks that was published today. This case study describes how Blue Ridge Neworks, a NAP partner, used Solution Accelerators to integrate NAP, Microsoft Forefront Client Security, and their EdgeGuard product. The study...
  • Blog Post: Whatever happens off-enterprise may not stay off-enterprise!

    Here is a guest post from Eirik Iverson of Blue Ridge Networks. Thanks Eirik! Whatever happens off-enterprise may not stay off-enterprise! That’s the basis for the whole network admission control (NAC) concept. It’s quite an understatement actually. Malware infestations have become so sophisticated...
  • Blog Post: NAP Partner Brief from Foundry Networks

    Recently, I was able to get my hands on a product from Foundry Networks while building out my NAP 802.1X Interoperability Showcase for RSA . Specifically, I was able to get the “ Foundry FastIron Edge 4802-POE ” 802.1X switch working flawlessly with NAP enforcement. I plan to make a follow-up blog post...
  • Blog Post: Spotlight on NAP Partners: Napera Networks

    This is the first in a series of NAP blog entries to shine a light on the efforts of our NAP partners to develop and deliver integrated products and solutions for the NAP platform. In this entry, Margaret Dawson, Vice President of Marketing for Napera Networks and former Group Product Manager with...
  • Blog Post: Standing room only for the NAP and Unified Secure Access presentation at McAfee’s Focus 08

    On Tuesday, Dan Wolff, George Younan, and I delivered the “Microsoft and McAfee: Implementing Network Access Control in Microsoft Environments” breakout session at McAfee’s Focus 08 Security Conference. Dan Wolff is a Group Solution Marketing Manager and George Younan is a Senior Security Consultant...
  • Blog Post: NAP clients for Linux and Macintosh are available

    NAP Clients for Linux and Macintosh are available from Avenda and UNETsystem, Inc. Avenda The Avenda Linux NAP Agent includes 802.1X enforcement, the Avenda System Health Agent (SHA), and the Avenda Linux NAP Agent System Health Validator (SHV), which you install on your NAP health policy server...
  • Blog Post: Five Ways to Draw More Value from Microsoft NAP Deployments

    Here is a guest posting from our NAP Partner Avenda Systems . When the founders of Avenda Systems decided to build a Policy Platform, one of the first stops included Microsoft. NAP was in the works and discussions with other industry experts led us to embrace the idea of creating a product or...
  • Blog Post: How to install Cisco's EAP-FAST method, from the EAP product team

    The Extensible Authentication Protocol-Flexible Authentication via Secure Tunneling (EAP-FAST) EAP type from Cisco Systems, Inc. has been certified for compatibility with Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 and is now available from Windows Update. EAP-FAST is needed for computers...