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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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Design Security Policies For #GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the 4 areas that must be addressed when providing secure, reliable access to business applications for mobile users. Click through to explore the essential tools you need for this strategy.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Aruba Networks

Retail Cyber Crime
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the growing trend of retail-based cybercrime and the importance of securing your point-of-sale endpoints.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Network Monitoring and your SIEM Solution
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide provides insight into an effective network monitoring solution and how it can enhance your SIEM strategy.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

SC Magazine Security Brief: Server Side Risk
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This crucial resource analyzes how attackers today use advance persistent threats (APTs) to exploit server vulnerabilities to disrupt business and steal critical information, discussing also how to prepare for and mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Lumension

A New Threat-Centric Security Model for Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores a threat-centric security model designed to prevent, detect and remediate any potential cyber-attacks.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Measure Risks and Vulnerability Effectively
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores strategies for measuring your risks and vulnerabilities, as well as understanding what you must do to achieve these goals.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Security Considerations When Undergoing a Network Refresh
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses crucial considerations you need to keep in mind when undergoing a network refresh, outlining the impact that emerging technologies will have on network and security management, along with what you can do to ensure that your network is high-performance and secure.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

NSS Labs 2013 Network IPS Comparative Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the necessary elements to focus on when deploying a successful intrusion prevention system (IPS).
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Stopping Malicious Botnets
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Everything You Need to Know About CDN Load Balancing
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores everything you need to know about CDN load balancing and how you can enhance your network.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Dyn

What You Should Know About HIPPA and The Omnibus Final Rule
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the latest changes in HIPAA with the Omnibus Final Rule, and offers industry-leading advice on how to ensure compliance.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Iron Mountain

Email Security: How to Keep Your Brand Safe
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Email is one of the most targeted sources for cybercrime, so without an effective email security solution, your network is at risk. This informative guide explores some top strategies for email security and how to keep your network safe.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 06 Apr 2014

Dyn

Evaluating Cost Of A DDoS Attack
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper evaluates the costs of DDoS attacks and explores what current organizations are doing to prevent them.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Dyn

The New Workplace: Supporting Bring your own device
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how organizations can derive business value in the BYOD era, while still providing a security-rich IT infrastructure and consistent service levels.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

The Next Generation in Application Monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover the 3 major components to application security that will best keep your assets protected across the network.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

What Will Security for the Network of the Future Look Like?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the future of data center infrastructure that addresses security concerns in an increasingly mobile world.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

8 Ways to Better Monitor Network Security Threats in the Age of BYOD
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers unique insight and analysis into how network security professionals can better identify, manage, and contain the leading network security risk factors that arise from a mobile, always-on workforce.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

8 Questions to Ask Your Intrusion Security System Vendor
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines 8 questions to ask your intrusion security provider – to ensure your network stays protected.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Beyond the Hype: Real-world APT Solution Testing by NSS Labs
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a thorough analysis of the Fortinet FortiSandbox 3000D v1.2 breach detection system. It looks at aspects like the effectiveness, performance and TCO of the solution and finds it to be an effective way to detect breaches and breach attempts.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Buyer's Criteria for Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current state of malware in today's threat landscape and discusses some of the top strategies for stopping sophisticated malware.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Addressing the Malware Challenge: Strategies At Work
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current threat landscape, and what businesses are doing to prevent advanced malware from breaching their system.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

Preventing Data Center Downtime
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: It goes without saying that your data center is the lifeblood of your organization. This guide explores how you can minimize data center downtime and why doing so is extremely important.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Gigamon

Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores one company's intrusion prevention system and how it can integrate smoothly with your next-generation firewalls to ensure top-notch security.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

Protecting Control Networks: Key Considerations For Protection
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at how to secure control networks, with strategies before, during and after an attack.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

Buyer's Criteria for Next-Generation Network Security
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines current factors driving organizations to look at next-generation networking solutions and offers analysis on the capabilities of these new technologies.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire
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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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