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ALSO CALLED: Networkmonitor, Network Traffic Monitoring, Network Behavior Monitoring, Monitoring Network, Network Performance Monitoring
DEFINITION: Port mirroring, also known as a roving analysis port, is a method of monitoring network traffic that forwards a copy of each incoming and outgoing packet from one port of a network switch to another port where the packet can be studied. A network administrator uses port mirroring as a diagnostic tool or debugging feature, especially when fending off an attack. It enables the administrator to keep  … 
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Uncover Advanced Attacks and Detect Hidden Breaches
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can gain greater visibility into the state of both active and live threats hidden within your network.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

An Overview of DNS-Based DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the recent changes in DNS DDoS tactics and offers remediation strategies to improve network security for customers. Inside, discover how to stop malicious traffic at ingress to DNS resolvers and the steps to take to mitigate evolving DDoS attacks.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Nominum, Inc.

6 New Best Practices for DNS
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines 6 new DNS security best practices for service providers.  View now to learn more about mitigating DNS-based DDoS attacks.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Nominum, Inc.

Case Study: Making the Successful Shift to Managed Services
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This case study tells the story of a reseller and break/fix service provider that found itself unable to keep up with the modern business's need for managed services.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Solarwinds N-able

Case Study: Computer Services Company Primes Itself for Growth
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This case study demonstrates how you can transition from a break/fix model of IT services to a managed services model designed for proactive service.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Solarwinds N-able

Fighting Today's Advanced Attacks and Defending Your Network
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demystifies APTs and reveals a three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

How MSPs Can Stay Relevant in the Era of Cloud Computing
sponsored by AVG Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the five services an MSP can provide to keep itself relevant in the face of changing IT needs.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

AVG Technologies

Improving the Effectiveness of Log Analysis
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Hackers leave tracks, and a good log management tool is the key to finding these tracks. This analyst report tests one log management tool to demonstrate an easy way of doing so.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Better Guard Against a Security Breach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: SIEM adoption may be increasing, but only 20% of organizations use their SIEM systems to their full capacity. In this study, learn why that is – and how you can bring your SIEM use to the next level.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Defending Against New Ransomware Threats
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover five ways to make sure you're prepared for a ransomware attack.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

Trend Micro

Network Vulnerabilities Defended: Fighting Today’s Advanced Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.  Read on to take a look into hackers' minds and learn how to improve data protection.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Discover the Power of Network Simplicity
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why organizations like yours need to seriously consider the value of unifying and converging wired and wireless systems in order to deal with increased network demands, reinforce security at the edge, increase the use of SaaS and more.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Advanced Threat Protection for Dummies
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This free e-book gives you essential information on advanced threat protection (ATP), including tips for using big data security analytics and best practices for advanced threat mitigation.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Blue Coat Systems

Know What Third-Party App Developers Are Doing
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the convenience of using of monitoring software for external application management activities.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

BalaBit

How Privileged Activity Monitoring Streamlines Compliance
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives suggestions for how you can use privileged activity monitoring to simplify your audit creation , particularly when it comes to ISO compliance.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

BalaBit

Why Activity Monitoring Should Supplement Log Management
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can fill in your log management gaps by monitoring privileged users.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Top 10 Reasons to Monitor Privileged Users
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover what IT pros really think about privileged activity monitoring, including stats on common security postures, the top ten reasons to adopt privileged identity monitoring, and more.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Control Your IT Staff
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how privileged activity monitoring can easily collect data about what your privileged users are doing.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Are you providing VPN access for your consultant?
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can easily monitor and control your VPN, so you can know exactly what's going on in your network.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Market Study: 7 Security Forensics Platforms
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, find detailed reviews and ratings for seven leading security forensics platforms.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

The Essential Guide to Privileged Activity Monitoring
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: In it, learn how privileged activity monitoring can help you control your IT environment without compromising user productivity.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Security and Privacy on the Encrypted Network
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Explore this white paper to learn how decryption is a necessary tool in network security and monitoring.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

Blue Coat Systems

SSL Traffic Management to Meet Your Needs
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover a tool that gives you the all the capabilities you need for effective traffic monitoring.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Blue Coat Systems

The State of Threat Intelligence in 2015
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, discover how many organizations have successfully implemented threat intelligence and what benefits they're experiencing.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

AlienVault

Security Analytics Moves to Real-Time Protection
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a security analytics platform that works in real time.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Blue Coat Systems
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NETWORK MONITORING DEFINITION (continued): …  close track of switch performance and alter it if necessary. Port mirroring can be managed locally or remotely.An administrator configures port mirroring by assigning a port from which to copy all packets and another port where those packets will be sent. A packet bound for or heading away from the first port will be forwarded onto the second port as well. The administrator places a protocol analyzer on the port receiving the mirrored data to monitor each segment separately. The analyzer captures and evaluates the data without affecting the client on the original port. The monitor port may … 
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