Portnox streamlines network access control

Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, has announced its newest feature, Geo-Distribution, as part of cloud-based network access control (NAC) solution Portnox CLEAR, the company said.

This new feature streamlines and speeds up authorization processes for global organizations with regional offices and remote workers by authenticating devices from the nearest data center rather than being sent to headquarters.

Portnox CLEAR allows or restricts access based on whether a device is on or off premise, over wired, VPN or wireless networks, anywhere in the world. It generates unique risk scores for each device on corporate networks, allowing CISOs, CSOs, IT teams and network administrators to create accurate risk profiles and authenticate devices according to score.

Portnox secures connected organizations´ corporate networks utilizing its next-generation network access control and management solutions. Portnox´s solutions manage every user, every device — including: Internet of Things (IoT), BYOD, mobile and managed devices — accessing the network, everywhere.

Founded in 2007, Portnox provides its global customers with a complete view of device and network visibility, reducing security risks and improving network control.