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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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Leveraging Network Infrastructure for Competitive Success in Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how mid-market firms can leverage network infrastructure for success in the era of mobility and the cloud.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced Reviewer Guide - en_US
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores how these three key tenants of security can be achieved in order to secure the exchange of information and online collaboration within your organization and with your partners – and examines a solution that can help you get there.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

IBM

Why and How You Should Use a VPN
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why VPNs are instrumental in eliminating the risk of public wired and wireless connections; how to use VPN at home and on the go; and how to choose a VPN provider.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Mobile Security: Threats and Countermeasures
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices are quickly becoming the device of choice for the primary end-user. The intuitive user-experience, robust computing capabilities, extensive catalog of apps, and always-on connectivity combined with portability make mobile devices very compelling PC replacements.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

MobileIron

Get the Most Value Out of Network Security
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) to keep cyber threats at bay and protect your organization's sensitive information, by reducing cost, frequency and impact of attacks.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

HP and Intel

Promise Healthcare case study
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Promise Healthcare improved security, achieve HIPAA compliance, and gained visibility into and control over network utilization by replacing its outdated firewalls with Dell SonicWALL NSA 6600 firewalls.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Dell Software

Securing the Small Business Network
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the results of three independent tests that can help you select a next-generation firewall, as well as links to public research that you can examine yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Why threat intelligence is critical for next generation firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: A top-tier threat intelligence network is the foundation of an effective next-generation firewall (NGFW). This white paper examines three criteria for judging threat intelligence networks: completeness, accuracy and speed, and discusses how one such network works in practice.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: To defend against today's advanced attacks, next-generation firewalls must be effective in overcoming obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques, as well as performing comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

How SMBs can stop Malvertising
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Computer users want to find a deal, read celebrity gossip or share personal details with friends. Cybercriminals know how to leverage it. This white paper explains malvertising, and offers five measures for blocking these threats.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Beyond next gen firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook explains the differences in stateful firewalls and next generation firewalls, while giving you resources and other research to help you find the best defense against cyberattacks.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

A Guide to Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Most organizations know they need to protect their business critical information so that downtime is reduced and people can work.  Buti n the event of outages or failures, many are left in the dark.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Avnet Technology Solutions

2013 Threat Report
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This report extensively details and categorizes recent global trends in network threats.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Dell Software

Control Network Security with a New Approach to Malware Defense
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This brief highlights a solution that integrates next-generation firewalls with intrusion prevention to create a barrier against harmful malware.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

EMM Challenges: Three Ways to Balance IT Needs With User Demands
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: End-users for mobility rapidly demand more from their network providers.  This puts stress on IT professionals who are already busy dealing with complex security issues and day-today tasks. Read this whitepaper to see how enterprise mobility management is changing.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

A Guide to Improving Your Network Security in 30 Days
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a NGFW solution combined with intrusion prevention to cure your network security issues.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Securing Your IT Infrastructure with SOC/NOC Collaboration
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Get help seamlessly integrating log management into IT operations to effectively integrate SOC and NOC, empowering your organization to effectively manage your IT infrastructure while simultaneously ensuring its security.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Universal Log Management Solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a universal log management solution that consolidates log data from security, compliance audit, IT operations, and application development teams to provide clear visibility to improve troubleshooting abilities.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Data Wrapping and User Experience: Two Keys to BYOD Mobile Data Security
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a new mobile security solution that avoids the pitfalls of traditional systems by employing data-centric and employee-centric methods.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Bluebox

ESG Research: Security Management and Operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The prevalent approach to security management and operations is to implement on an ad hoc and technology-focused basis. This haphazard approach is no longer adequate.  This report details the current state of the market and what to expect moving forward.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Mitigating Security & Compliance Risks with EMM
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Due to potential threats to enterprise security that come along with workforce mobility, companies are discovering pitfalls from legal, competitive, and productivity standpoints.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

BlackBerry

Firewall Buyers Guide: Evaluate Options Before the Big Decision
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This firewall buyer's guide can help you to identify the right solution for your organization, whether you're looking for an alternative to a network firewall to add enhanced functionality, want to reduce the number of network security products you currently manage, or are in need of more visibility and control over your web users.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Threat Management Gateway Replacement Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This TMG replacement guide covers a few key areas of Microsoft's TMG, and addresses a unified threat management system that can replace TMG and improve your network protection. Discover more about this system's interface that simply works, and why you don't need to panic without Microsoft's TMG.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Case Study: FIS Global Partners with Asigra to Provide Clients Enhanced Secure Data Protection that Meets Compliance Mandates
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: For financial services business, it's critical that client data remains accessible and securely stored. As business grows, you will need to upgrade your backup service portfolio with an advanced solution – but there are questions you should ask before choosing.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

Asigra
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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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