The Short NAP is a quick list of Microsoft Network Access Protection and Server/Domain Isolation related links from around the web. Here are the links for Thursday the 10th of January 2008:
- Jeff Sigman spent Christmas day! creating a wiki for Network Access Protection. I think a better place for wiki would be on TechNet Edge..
- Microsoft have a new page on TechNet, Improving Network Compliance with Windows Server 2008 Network Access Protection, that brings together the various resources available to you for learning about Network Access Protection.
- An update is available for Windows Vista if you have implemented NAP with IPsec enforcement and are experiencing connectivity issues after running GPUPDATE /FORCE.
- IT’s Showtime has posted a video on network security including details of IPsec implementation by John Craddock and Sally Storey from Kimberry Associates.
- Steve Lamb has details on interoperability with IPsec on RedHat Linux and Windows Vista from testing performed by Port 25.
- Dark Reading discusses IPsec adoption for server and domain isolation, interoperability with Linux and NAP.
- Dennis Chung answers the question: Does IPSec make IPS/NDS redundant? Essentially - No, unless you are using encryption.
- Greg Shields highlights a new a whitepaper available that compares 5 NAC products. Unfortunately registration is required to read the paper.
- TechRepublic continues their articles on NAP with Take a NAP to secure your network. This is a great introduction article that also discusses Cisco’s NAC and PacketFence.