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DEFINITION: A network analyzer (also called a protocol analyzer or packetanalyzer) is a combination of hardware and programming, or in some cases a stand-alone hardware device, that can be installed in a computer or network to enhance protection against malicious activity. Network analyzers can supplement firewalls,anti-virus programs, and spyware detection programs.Network analyzers can:Provide  … 
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Taking Hybrid WANs Further
sponsored by VeloCloud
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, explore the additional ways to take the hybrid WAN further.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 22 Dec 2014

VeloCloud

Improve Network Agility and Reduce Operating Costs with Advanced Network Architecture
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how the carrier network needs to undergo several optimizations to keep up with today's technology. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 22 Dec 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

Edge Consolidation Delivers Peace of Mind for IT
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how the WAN plays a key role in data backup. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 22 Dec 2014

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Enterprise Mobility 101: Separating Work and Personal
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at dealing with the difficult security challenges associated with mobility adoption. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

How to Ensure Web and App Performance by Addressing the Front End
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores what companies need to do to ensure the performance of web and mobile applications. Uncover how front end acceleration can help achieve the desired speed, which technologies make this goal a reality, and how to apply the front end acceleration to 3 key areas.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Defend web properties from modern threats with Citrix NetScaler
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the challenges of defending modern web properties from modern threats, as well as an application delivery controller (ADC) that works hand in hand with advanced malware protection and high-profile security products.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

A powerful defense against denial of service attacks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: As cybercrime continues to grow, denial of service (DoS) attacks have become far more prevalent. This guide explores the current landscape of DoS attacks and what you can do to protect your network.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Citrix

Next-Generation Firewalls and IPS: Why You Need Both
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper shows how next-generation firewalls and next-generation intrusion prevention systems are complementary security solutions that work together to secure your network.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

FierceIT eBook Network Security Now
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this FierceITSecurity eBook, IT and networking professionals will find practical, real-world advice on how to handle network security now.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Collaborative Defense – HP Security Research
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper from HP Security Research demonstrates why collaboration is essential in defending businesses from cyber attacks and how it can work.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

ESG Lab Video Summary
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this lab report from Enterprise Strategy Group, analysts study how the Vectra X-series platform - an inside-the-network cyber attack detection and reporting platform. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

Detecting Cyber Attacks in a Mobile and BYOD Organization
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief sets out to explore the challenges, understand the needs,evaluate mobile device management as an approach to detecting attacks. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

Advanced Persistent Threat Detection: ESG Lab Spotlight
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at why modernizing your network security infrastructure can make all of the difference. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

Defeat Malware and Botnet Infections with a DNS Firewall
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: This paper reveals a threat protection solution that can help you address any holes in enterprise security.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

BlueCat

Network Security Redefined
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how a new solution empowers you with insights to stop attacks, even while they're happening. You'll learn how this platform instantly identifies cyberattack and learns typical network traffic patterns and behaviors while remembering and correlating anomalous behaviors seen over hours, days and weeks.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 09 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

Creating a Solid Foundation for DNS and DHCP
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore several design options available to network architects—including a number of recommended industry best practices that help ensure DNS and DHCP environments are reliable, secure and manageable.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

BlueCat

Connectivity is the Key to a Successful Business
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a group of solutions which provide the foundation for elastic networks that are automated, agile and secure.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

BlueCat

IBM's Mission: Leave a Mark in the Enterprise Network Management Marketplace
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore a network management solution that enables network managers and administrators to gain insight into the activity happening within their network with various tools and utilities.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

4 Best Practices for Building PCI DSS Compliant Networks
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals four recommendations for building PCI DSS compliant networks to secure consumer's payment card data.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

SolarWinds, Inc.

Vectra X-Series Deployment Guide
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: This deployment guide gives a brief overview of the deployment preparation, installation, and configuration of a Vectra X-series platform, which detects malware and cyber attacks at any phase.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

Meet Performance Demands By Implementing an ADC
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of next-generation threat protection for highly available services, and introduces a solution that can mitigate the largest and most complex DDoS attacks
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

A10 Networks

Busting Myths About Mobility: Why the Dream of Mobility shouldn’t be a Security Nightmare for Highly Regulated Businesses
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at mobile security and why your business shouldn't have security nightmares. Read on to crack the common myths about mobility, and more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

NSS Labs Comparative Analysis - Security Value Map
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get a clear cut view of various web application firewalls, and learn how they stack up against one another.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Citrix

Application Delivery Controller: 2014 Brand Leader Report
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares top ADC companies across six brand leadership categories.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Citrix

Identity and Access Intelligence: How Big Data and Risk Analytics Will Revolutionize IAM
sponsored by Courion Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the shortcoming of today's IAM systems and gives an overview of Identity and Access Intelligence Systems.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Courion Corporation
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NETWORK SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  detailed statistics for current and recent activity on the network.Test anti-malware programs and pinpoint potential vulnerabilitiesDetect unusual levels of network traffic.Detect unusual packet characteristics.Identify packet sources or destinations.Configure alarms for defined threats.Search for specific data strings in packets.Monitor bandwidth utilization as a function of time.Create application-specific plug-ins.Display all statistics on a user-friendly control panel.Network analyzers are not intended to replace firewalls, anti-virus programs, or spyware detection programs. However, the use … 
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