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ALSO CALLED: Network Perimeter Security, Computer Network Security, Security Network, Perimeter Security
DEFINITION: Network behavior analysis (NBA) is a way to enhance the security of a proprietary network by monitoring traffic and noting unusual actions or departures from normal operation. Conventional intrusion prevention system solutions defend a network's perimeter by using packet inspection, signature detection and real-time blocking. NBA solutions watch what's happening inside the network, aggregating data  … 
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Network Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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8 Ways to Protect Your Network Against Ransomware
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book provides eight ways you can protect your network against ransomware attacks and avoid giving your money to cybercriminals.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Dell, Inc.

Optimizing the Software-Defined Wide-Area Network
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the concept of software-defined WAN and how to optimize it. Uncover the answers to essential questions, like: What does the expansion of the initial usage of SDN mean to CIOS? What should they do to make the most of SD-WAN? Plus, learn about 5 key advantages and the main challenges of SD-WAN.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 22 Feb 2017

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

11 ECM Vendors Researched, Analyzed, and Scored
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: Before you pinpoint the ECM vendor that's best for you now and into the future, it's important to explore how ECM vendors have been trending over the last couple years. In this Forrester report from 2 years ago, 11 ECM software vendors were researched, analyzed, and scored. Discover who was leading the pack, and how the ECM landscape has evolved.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

Box

Empowering the Mobile Workforce with MDM and EMM
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a platform that provides both mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobile management (EMM) capabilities. Discover how to take your MDM and mobile app management to the next level by unlocking security features that allay IT concerns, creating transparency and insight into device and app use, and more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 May 2016

Snow Software

Supercharge Your Networking Career
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: IT teams that rely on hardware-centric networks are struggling to keep up with the demands of today's business users. In this infographic, learn how you can supercharge your network and your career with network virtualization.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

VMware

How To Eliminate Downtime With NGFWs
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Uninterrupted access to Internet-based apps, data, and servers are crucial to a successful business. But how do you eliminate downtime that can get in the way? In this white paper, learn how NDFW security technology can maintain network defenses and make downtime a distant memory.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 04 Mar 2016

Forcepoint

How To Decrease Network Complexity & Help Your IT Staff
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: According to Gartner, 80% of total IT costs occur after initial purchase. If you want to keep network security high and costs low, you need the right network management system. Inside, learn how you can decrease network complexity and help your IT staff do their jobs better and faster.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 14 Jan 2016

Forcepoint

Multi-DNS Patterns: Deliver Better Performance, Security, and Reliability
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Improve the performance, security and reliability of your DNS infrastructure by adding a supplemental DNS service to your IT environment. Discover 3 approaches to multi-DNS that can help deliver consistent, high-quality user experiences and mitigate outage risks.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 13 Feb 2017

Dyn

How to Eliminate Network Blind Spots in Visibility and Security
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Poor network and application performance monitoring tools and practices can lead to costly and tedious issues down the road. Is there a secret to attaining improved visibility, reliability AND substantial ROI?Zeus Kerravala weighs in.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 10 Feb 2017

Ixia

Ixia and Gigamon Go Head-to-Head in Processing Performance
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: In this comparison see Ixia's Net Tool Optimizer (NTO) 5288 go up against Gigamon's GigaVUE-HC2 with One GigaSMART Module, comparing: processing performance, deduplication performance, packet loss, and security considerations.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Ixia

IDC Analyst Connection: Internal Segmentation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Networks have changed drastically since the first firewall was introduced, and as a result, networking pros can no longer assume traffic within the perimeter can be trusted. In this Q&A with IDC's Chris Christiansen, learn how internal segmentation firewalls can help you secure your expanding network.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

WP IFSW Global Network Survey results
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Fortinet conducted a survey of IT decision-makers from 10 countries around the world. They were asked specifically about the security challenges and decisions that they have to make and their areas of highest concern. Learn what security trends most concern top IT decision-makers
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 22 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Evaluating Inline Security Fabric: Key Considerations
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: To address the issues with inline security monitoring, many organizations are deploying a resilient security fabric. Learn more about high-performing security fabrics that protect network availability and increase the inspection of traffic entering and leaving your network.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Ixia

Plan Your Firewall Migration to Increase Security Resilience
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines best practices for maximizing uptime and achieving high availability during a firewall migration.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Ixia

5 Ways to Maximize the Value of Security & Monitoring Tools
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: ROI is an important factor for evaluating the value of your network security infrastructure. In this white paper, learn how you can start eliminating visibility and security blind spots and extend the life of your monitoring tools.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Ixia

Fast Breach Mitigation Without Network Disruption
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: With network breaches unfolding with growing frequency, your ability to quickly mitigate a crisis begins with knowing where it occurred, and what data was compromised. Discover how to capture the critical data you need to respond more rapidly to emerging situations.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Ixia

Deploying a Multi‐Gigabit Web Filtering Architecture
sponsored by ContentKeeper
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to redouble web filtering efforts in the face of growing bandwidth and processing requirements. Discover multiple approaches to cultivating a well-managed multi-gigabit architecture, exploring the pros and cons of each, plus uncover tips on how to keep up with one-to-one computing and SSL encrypted sites.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

ContentKeeper

One‐to‐One Computing: A Roadmap to Success
sponsored by ContentKeeper
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn more about large-scale mobile device management strategies and uncover the 10 keys to one-to-one computing success.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

ContentKeeper

Do You Trust Your Network Security?
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Protecting your network requires a deeper strategy than simply buying security inspection tools, integrating them, and expecting them to comprehensively inspect all of your traffic. Learn how to test your network elements before you go live in order to provide your organization the confidence that your network can survive an attack.
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Ixia

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 10 things your next firewall must do in order to strike the balance between blocking attacks and allowing mission-critical apps to run when and where you need them.
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Are You Ready to Monitor the Internet of Things?
sponsored by Paessler
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to launch a new era in network monitoring, where the number of things that are connected to the network and the amount of data they generate will grow exponentially. Learn 10 tips to anticipate and prepare for network monitoring in the IoT enabled future.
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Paessler

9 Ways to Avoid Common Network Issues Before They Occur
sponsored by Paessler
WHITE PAPER: In today's mobile, work-around-the-clock culture, just one minute of network downtime can cost an organization, on average, $5,600 and can significantly impair productivity. Learn the 9 tips to avoid common network issues and ensure the daily health of your systems.
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Paessler

Make Your Enterprise Network a Top Priority for Hybrid IT
sponsored by Level 3 Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover new research that sheds light on the symbiotic relationship between hybrid IT and enterprise networks. Access now, to see what your peers are saying.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Security Everywhere: A Growth Engine for the Digital Economy
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Learn how security can become an enabler for businesses to take full and secure advantage of opportunities presented by new digital business models and the growing pervasiveness of the IoE.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Cisco

Reengineering The Internet for Stronger Network Security
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to make the internet safer, faster, and more efficient by tackling today's threats and mitigating website downtime, keeping your team calm and efficient.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Neustar
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NETWORK SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  from many points to support offline analysis.After establishing a benchmark for normal traffic, the NBA program passively monitors network activity and flags unknown, new or unusual patterns that might indicate the presence of a threat. The program can also monitor and record trends in bandwidth and protocol use. Network behavior analysis is particularly good for spotting new malware and zero day exploits. A good NBA program can help a network administrator minimize the time and labor involved in locating and resolving problems. It should be used as an enhancement to the protection provided by … 
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