PacketFence

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Tags: anti-spyware

Description
PacketFence is a Free and Open Source network access control (NAC) system. PacketFence is actively maintained and has been deployed in numerous large-scale institutions over the past years. It can be used to effectively secure networks - from small to very large heterogeneous networks.

PacketFence provides an impressive list of supported features. Among them, there are:

- NAC-oriented functionalities such as
* Registration of new network devices
* Detection of abnormal network activities (computer virus, worms, spyware, etc.) including from remote Snort sensors
* Isolation of problematic devices
* Remediation through a captive portal
* Registration-based and scheduled vulnerability scans (including Nessus scans)
- VLAN isolation with VoIP support (even in heterogeneous environments) for multiple switch vendors
- Support for 802.1X through a FreeRADIUS module
- Wireless
Interface: Command Line, Web Browser
Associated Programs
Nessus Remote network security auditor, the client
Snort flexible Network Intrusion Detection System
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