Cisco Secure ACS uses a central database. It centralizes the control of all user privileges and distributes them to access points throughout the network. Cisco Secure ACS provides detailed reporting and monitoring capabilities of user behavior, access connections, and device configuration changes. This feature is extremely important for organizations trying to comply with various government regulations. Cisco Secure ACS supports a broad variety of access connections, including wired and wireless LAN, dialup, broadband, content, storage, VoIP, firewalls, and virtual private networks (VPNs).