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CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide by Kevin Redmon, Aaron Woland

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Posture Conditions

The purpose of posturing is to determine which software or software configurations reside on an endpoint that might soon be given access to your network. As we just discussed, this posture assessment is the job of the NAC agent, but as a network administrator, you have to define the security policy the NAC agent will adhere to as it does the assessment. The manner by which a network administrator defines this policy is by using posture conditions.

Posture conditions are used to check specific attributes on the client system. Because Cisco has partnered with many vendors over the years in developing its NAC agents, they have developed a large array of automated rule sets for more than 350 partner applications, including Windows ...

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