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ALSO CALLED: Cyberforensics, Security Forensics, Digital Forensics, Forensic Analysis, Forensics
DEFINITION: Network forensics is the capture, recording, and analysis of network events in order to discover the source of security attacks or other problem incidents. (The term, attributed to firewall expert Marcus Ranum, is borrowed from the legal and criminology fields where forensics pertains to the investigation of crimes.) According to Simson Garfinkel, author of several books on security, network forensics  … 
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Video: Easy Network Management with Dell OpenManage Software
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Network management is an important part of keeping your network running smooth and efficient. This brief video showcases how you can solve your network issues with asophisticated, yet simple software.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Jul 5, 2012

Dell, Inc.

Network Evolution University: Network Security for the high-performance data center
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom discusses how to meet the business-critical network security needs of the high-performance data center with a new generation of devices to prevent attacks and breaches via wired and wireless access networks.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 24 Jun 2013

SearchNetworking.com

New Podcast: Adding Context to Security Alerts
sponsored by Solera Networks
PODCAST: In this podcast you’ll learn how network forensics can integrate with other security tools to provide context to any alert.
Posted: 16 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 16, 2010

Solera Networks

SEKE Podcast - Introduction to Solera DeepSee
sponsored by Solera Networks
PODCAST: In this podcast presented by James Hilliard, host of the "See Everything, Know Everything" podcast, and Matthew Wood, Solera Networks' Chief Scientist, you'll learn about the DeepSee tool, which provides administrators, users and C-level executives at a corporation a way to see what is happening on a network in real-time.
Posted: 04 Feb 2010 | Premiered: Feb 4, 2010

Solera Networks

Orion Network Performance Monitor
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Traditional framework solutions are expensive and tough to implement; are difficult to use, maintain and customize; and often impractical for network engineers in mid- to large-sized organizations. Network engineers need affordable, scalable network management solutions that provide immediate visibility into performance of the entire network.
Posted: 14 Jul 2009 | Premiered: 14 Jul 2009

SolarWinds, Inc.
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NETWORK FORENSICS DEFINITION (continued): …  systems can be one of two kinds:"Catch-it-as-you-can" systems, in which all packets passing through a certain traffic point are captured and written to storage with analysis being done subsequently in batch mode. This approach requires large amounts of storage, usually involving a RAID system."Stop, look and listen" systems, in which each packet is analyzed in a rudimentary way in memory and only certain information saved for future analysis. This approach requires less storage but may require a faster processor to keep up with incoming traffic.Both approaches require significant storage and … 
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