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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) Agent
Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) Agent Technology

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Description: Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) Agent provides network admission control and compliance enforcement, user authentication tools, bandwidth and traffic filtering controls. This technology resides on the client`s machine, authenticates the user, and scans for the required patches and software. This technology was formerly known as the Cisco Clean Access Agent.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: Section 508 does not apply. This product does not accept human interaction during its use. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
Decision: Prohibited. This entry is not (currently) permitted to be used under any circumstances.

Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.5
Decision Date: 05/19/2020
Aliases: Cisco Clean Access Agent; Cisco NAC Agent
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Cisco Systems, Inc
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (05/19/2020).