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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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Network Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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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

Network Encryption and its Impact on Enterprise Security
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, discover just how complicated SSL/TLS decryption and inspection methodologies have become and learn why you should make encrypted traffic management a near-term priority to address sophisticated SSL cyber threats.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Comprehensive Data Protection Against Insider & Outsider Threats
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an endpoint focused security strategy to allow protection to travel with the data regardless of location or device.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Digital Guardian

Meet BYOD Challenges
sponsored by SHI International Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover one potential BYOD solution that delivers an access-agnostic approach which leverages a universal security and compliancy policy across all devices, while also reducing the IT burden with an easy-to-use self-registration process.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

SHI International Corporation

5 Key Design Principles for Security Professionals
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover 5 key design principles for security professionals looking to better protect their networks from the latest generation of cyber criminals.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Gigamon

Cybersecurity Strategies for the Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the steps and technologies security managers for small- to mid-size organizations can leverage at each stage of an attack - before, during and after - in order to effectively secure endpoints and crucial data effectively.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Apr 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Leveraging Traffic Visibility and IPS for Comprehensive Continuous Monitoring
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover one powerful solution that can leverage traffic visibility and an intrusion protection system for continuous monitoring of the network.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Gigamon

Eliminating Virtual Network Security Blindspots
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a holistic security approach using NPM, DLP, and SSL decryption to mitigate malware threats on virtualized networks. View now to learn more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

Gigamon

5 Steps to SSL Decryption
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative, five step SSL decrpytion strategy.  View now to learn more
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Gigamon

Don’t let crime rule your network – building an efficient cyber crime strategy
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Featuring input from expert analysts with years of experience, this white paper presents a series of guidelines for creating security that can survive the modern threat landscape.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Online Retailers: Get Specific When Defending Against Price-Scraping Bots
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the fine print details about bots and strategies to mitigate them. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

Distil Networks

Data Companies vs. Bots: Bot types and their impact on online data companies
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need for real-time identification and protection against scraping bots and examines a new approach to mitigate them.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

7 ways bots hurt your website
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This webcast examines the seven ways that bots can destroy your website and how you can defend yourself against ruin.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

Distil Networks

How to Defend Websites in the Era of Site Scraping
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the prevalence of website scraping and examines the first SaaS strategy focused on stopping automated attacks to make the web more secure. View now to learn how to block and/or repurpose these bots to your advantage.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Distil Networks

A Holistic Approach to Fending off Bots and Bot Networks
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a cloud-based strategy can block bots in real-time before data and intellectual property theft can occur. View now to learn more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

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

Under Threat or Compromise Every Detail Counts
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the five essential steps of security management to help you create a more comprehensive defense suited for today's threat landscape.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Blue Coat Systems

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This report, which focuses specifically on IT security management, uses research to reveal what areas of security you should turn your attention to.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Blue Coat Systems

The Rise of Web Bot Attacks and Demise of Traditional Defenses
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details why ad hoc bot security approaches continue to fail and explores a new approach to blocking bots. View now to learn how you can close security vulnerability gaps to hackers' attempts.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

Stop Attacks Hiding Under the Cover of SSL Encryption
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic lays out sobering statistics about encrypted traffic attacks and vulnerabilities and presents an encrypted traffic management approach to mitigating risks.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2013

Blue Coat Systems

Security and Privacy on the Encrypted Network
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper walks you through security policies to ensure that data doesn't leak out through encrypted tunnels. Read on now to learn how to improve your security strategy.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

Blue Coat Systems

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

How to Choose A Certificate Authority for Safer Web Security
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on the seven measures a trustworthy CA needs to take and how to choose a reliable CA.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

4 Steps to Simplifying SSL Management
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the three challenges of SSL certificates and why the ad hoc security approach fails. View now to explore a new approach to simplifying SSL certificate management and reducing complexity in four steps.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.
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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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