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ALSO CALLED: Network Perimeter Security, Computer Network Security, Security Network, Perimeter Security
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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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

CloudPassage Halo: Software-Defined Security
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at software-defined security and how it can allow your business to quickly achieve efficient, effective security and compliance. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

CloudPassage

Implementing Software-Defined Security with CloudPassage Halo
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This paper summarizes the five architectural principles of SDSec and the ways in whichCloudPassage has implemented them by building the Halo SDSec platform for cloud infrastructure. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

CloudPassage

Integrated Network Security Architecture: Threat-focused Next-generation Firewall
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores the need for an interoperable network security architecture to combat today's security threats.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Cisco

Secure Mobile Communications in the Healthcare Industry: Supporting New Healthcare Delivery Models
sponsored by Vocera
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at the importance of secure mobile communications. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Vocera

Post Breach Industry Report: A Real-world View of Ongoing Cyber Security Attacks
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative report uses real-world data to reveal what attackers do within a network once they evade perimeter defenses.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Vectra Networks

UC 101 - How to Align the Best-of-Breed UC Applications
sponsored by AVST
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how to align the best-of-breed UC applications with your network. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

AVST

Top Tips for Time Stretched Admins
sponsored by GFI
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides time-saving tips that IT admins at smalland mid-sized companies can use to stay on top of theirworkloads, keep systems running and protected, and maintaina healthy work/life balance.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

GFI

Central control. Manage, monitor and secure your network in minutes with ControlNow
sponsored by GFI
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how one bank was able to recover and continue business after a security breach. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

GFI

Central Bank and Trust
sponsored by GFI
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study takes an in-depth look at how one bank was able to recover and continue business after a security breach. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

GFI

Enhance Network Security: A Survey by Ipsos Observer for HP
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges faced by 205 network security professionals in the United States, including their major concerns, their experience with cyber threats, and their current and planned use of network security technologies.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Network Security Intelligence Selection Buying Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why network defense can make or break the success of an enterprise; and also introduces HP TippingPoint, a leader in security intelligence, as a potential solution.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Creating A Foundation for Next-Gen Datacenter Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an ADC that is best suited for building enterprise cloud networks.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Citrix

Next Generation Firewall Comparative Analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this important whitepaper now to find out as it examines the security effectiveness and value of 12 different next-generation firewall solutions from Cisco, Dell, Fortinet, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

24/7 Visibility into Advanced Malware on Networks and Endpoints
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper argues that containing the massive-scale security breaches that many high-profile organizations are experiencing requires a holistic approach that addresses vulnerabilities and threats at the network and system levels, and leverages threat intelligence to accurately identify attacks in progress.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

How Tenable Optimized Vulnerability Management for Crosskey Banking Solutions
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Crosskey Banking Solutions worked with Tenable Network Security to reduce risk and ensure PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Tenable Network Security

Close the Gaps Left By Traditional Vulnerability Management Through Continuous Monitoring
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a recent Forrester study of 180 security leaders on the current state and effectiveness of vulnerability management.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Tenable Network Security

Implement a More Secure Network to Keep Up with Shadow IT
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the ramifications of the growth of shadow IT and examines how you can protect against potential issues. Read on to learn how you can implement a more secure network to keep up with evolving IT demands.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Verizon

Prevent Security Breaches with Continuous Monitoring
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why defensive security products alone can't fully protect your enterprise from the types of security breaches that have made headlines in recent years, and proposes continuous monitoring as a potential solution.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Tenable Network Security

Predicting Attack Paths Within Your Networks
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how one company's advanced security solutions can be leveraged to identify systems within your networks that are vulnerable to exploitation.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

Improving DDoS Protection
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Unfortunately for many companies, the records-setting DDoS attack campaigns that occurred Q3 of 2014 caused massive, irrevocable damage. So when it comes down to it, what do you need to know to improve DDoS protection? Consult the following white paper to find out now.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Akamai Technologies

Addressing NIST and DOD Requirements for Mobile Device Management (MDM)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper to gain key insights on the security risks associated with mobile device policies, as well as an in-depth look at one solution that was able to drive rock-solid security without risking network performance and end-user satisfaction. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

IBM

Five Ways Network Virtualization Will Revolutionize IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) will revolutionize IT and change the way you think about network connectivity, and perhaps even application development.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge
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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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