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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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Network Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The Value of Cloud and Data Security
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a simple, comprehensive approach to server security that proves serious economic value for any company.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Trend Micro

Leveraging Bring Your Own Device Programs
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover network services engineered to enable employee choice, mobility and security.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Uncover Advanced Attacks and Detect Hidden Breaches
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can gain greater visibility into the state of both active and live threats hidden within your network.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

VMware NSX The Platform for Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Current network and security solutions are rigid, complex and often vendor-specific. Consult this white paper to find out more on how VMware NSX can bring your data center and networking strategies to the next level.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

VMware

Achieving Enterprise Agility in the Cloud
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how a combination of solutions can give you the best of both worlds – simplified cloud agility with all of the security, visibility and control that you need.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

F5 Networks

Don’t Let Your DDoS Defense Fall Behind
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the pros and cons of several different DDoS mitigation approaches. Access now to learn how to evaluate and choose the ideal strategy based on your risk assessment.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Neustar®

Security, Storage, and Collaboration Gains from Cloud Solutions
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Avago Technologies implemented a new cloud file sync and share service, yielding greater business agility, infrastructure cost-savings and simplified management for greater security.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Box

Best Practices for Dealing with Phishing and Next-Generation Malware
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the state of phishing and malware attacks and how hackers are evolving. Continue reading to learn mitigation strategies and best practices for educating employees to avoid attacks.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Threat Track Security

Securing the Payment Card Industry in Physical, Virtual and Cloud Environments
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an in-depth look at how you can enjoy all of the benefits of a virtual PCI data center without having to worry about PCI Data Security Standard 3.0 compliance.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

Trend Micro

4 Security Must-Haves For DDoS Protection
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a DDoS platform buyer's guide and presents the 4 key components to have to ensure protection. View now and examine why each of the 4 pieces is imperative to have in your next DDoS security solution.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Neustar®

DNS Hijacking and Phishing - Easy Exploits
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores several steps you can take you reduce the number of human and technical vulnerabilities to mitigate the risks of phising and DNS hijacking attacks. Continue reading to learn how to better protect your network.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Neustar®

Security and Unlocking the Value of the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the benefits and challenges of mobile computing and why MDM needs to transition to enterprise mobility management (EMM) to secure apps and content. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

EE

How to Securely Sync, Share, Collaborate, and Manage Business Content
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines one Software as a Service (SaaS) strategy and how it enables mobile content access and secure file sharing outside of the firewall. View now to see how other organizations have used this approach to protect data and files as they are accessed and shared and if it is right for your organization.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

An Overview of DNS-Based DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the recent changes in DNS DDoS tactics and offers remediation strategies to improve network security for customers. Inside, discover how to stop malicious traffic at ingress to DNS resolvers and the steps to take to mitigate evolving DDoS attacks.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Nominum, Inc.

6 New Best Practices for DNS
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines 6 new DNS security best practices for service providers.  View now to learn more about mitigating DNS-based DDoS attacks.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Nominum, Inc.

DNS Software Drives Network Economics
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the benefits of updating DNS for service providers. Continue reading and uncover best practices for choosing and operating DNS software.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Nominum, Inc.

Fighting Today's Advanced Attacks and Defending Your Network
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demystifies APTs and reveals a three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Securing Your Data Center from Endpoints to the Core
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the features and benefits of a security approach that defends the network core and edge to better protect data centers from today's latest risk factors.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Network Security 3 Phase Framework
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a simple three phase framework for detecting and blocking concealed threats and protecting data on your network and beyond.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Internet of Things Security Study: Home Security Systems Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This research study presents the  test results of 10 popular home security systems. The results will make you feel anything but secure.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Prevent Security Breaches in Your Retail Network
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the multi-vector nature common to most high-profile retail security breaches in this white paper and learn about the several common characteristics of recent breaches and how to protect your data against hackers.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Dell, Inc.

Preventing Attackers from Getting What They Want
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the anatomy of an attack and why preventative measures inevitably fail. Read on to learn how a two-factor authentication strategy limits the usefulness of any credentials that a hacker may have acquired or created.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

Shellshock and Future Vulnerabilities — Buying Precious Time
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how Shellsock works, how attackers are exploiting network vulnerabilities, and what to do about future vulnerabilities.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell, Inc.

Network Security: Making the Jump to 100GbE
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the need for moving network security closer to the core and the need to make the jump from the once-standard 10GbE to 100GbE. View now to learn how to increase East-West visibility to catch masked malware as the data center becomes more virtualized.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Governance-Driven Provisioning: The Future of Provisioning
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the history of provisioning challenges organizations have faced and what the future holds for the technology and network security. View now to learn how a governance-driven approach improves your overall identity and access management (IAM) strategy and avoids the pitfalls of a traditional architecture.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

RSA
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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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