PacketFence Alternatives

    PacketFence is described as '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' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are eight alternatives to PacketFence for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, iPhone and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Sophos Endpoint Protection. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try openNAC or Palo Alto Networks Applipedia. Other great apps like PacketFence are Check Point Endpoint Security (Paid), ThingsPage (Paid), Procera Networks (Paid) and LANeye (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 2021

    1. Sophos Endpoint Protection helps secure your workstation by adding prevention, detection, and response technology on top of your operating system.
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      • Windows
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      • Self-Hosted
      openNAC is an opensource Network Access Control for corporate LAN / WAN environments. It enables authentication, authorization and audit policy-based all access to network.
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    2. Palo Alto Networks Applipedia iPhone application is an on-the-go version of the rich knowledge base of applications controlled by Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. Applipedia provides information about the nature of each application (e.g.
    3. Check Point is a leader in network security software, firewall solutions, VPN solutions, endpoint security, network protection, security management, data protection and Pointsec data encryption technologies.
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    4. ThingsPage Sensor software detects and authenticates endpoints without a dedicated hardware. No PC agents are required. Installing the Sensor at one Windows machine at each network makes it easy to have centralized management of multiple networks.
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    5. Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT), the global Subscriber Experience company, is revolutionizing the way operators and vendors monitor, manage and monetize their network traffic. Elevate your business value and improve customer experience with Proc.
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      LANeye monitors the network to detect and prevent unknown computers from getting access to your wired or wireless network. Download free 30 days trial. Easy to setup (within minutes). In 4/2019 it only works on Windows 32 bit; officially Windows XP, Vista, 2000, 7.
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      • Windows
      • Online
      Cisco NAC Appliance, formerly known as Cisco Clean Access, is a network admission control (NAC) system developed by Cisco Systems designed to produce a secure and clean network environment.
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