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ALSO CALLED: Network Perimeter Security, Computer Network Security, Security Network, Perimeter Security
DEFINITION: Network behavior analysis (NBA) is a way to enhance the security of a proprietary network by monitoring traffic and noting unusual actions or departures from normal operation. Conventional intrusion prevention system solutions defend a network's perimeter by using packet inspection, signature detection and real-time blocking. NBA solutions watch what's happening inside the network, aggregating data  … 
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Network Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The 2017 State of the Firewall
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: This state of the firewall report is based on 437 survey responses collected between November 16, 2016 and December 6, 2016. Access now to learn what you need to know about the state of the firewall in 2017.
Posted: 28 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

FireMon

Demystifying The Threat Landscape: 10 Ways Network Security Pros Can Step Up Game
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn more about the changing network security landscape, where your business is most vulnerable today, and 10 areas you can step up your security game.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

F5 Networks

DDoS Recommended Practices
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn recommended network and application practices for successful DDoS attack protection.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

F5 Networks

Debunking the Top Four Myths About DDOS Attacks
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: If you think you're ready for a DDoS attack—or that you don't need to worry about one—make sure you're not buying into some of these popular myths.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

F5 Networks

Key Considerations in Deploying an SSL Solution
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn what you need to know about Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and how to construct your security strategy.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

F5 Networks

Intelligent Security Management Ends Costly Network Breaches
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn more about the challenges network breaches present and what technology can provide you with the functionality to prevent them.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

FireMon

POL Makes for a More Advanced Enterprise Network
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the key elements of an enterprise passive optical LAN and explains why it is a great enterprise network option for tomorrow's digital enterprise.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Nokia

Passive Optical LAN vs. Copper-based Ethernet LAN
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the value of an enterprise passive optical LAN based on a Bell Labs economic analysis, and compares the benefits of an optical network compared to traditional copper-based Ethernet architectures.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Nokia

SD-WAN: The Pathway to a Digitally Transformed Branch
sponsored by Windstream Communications
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper examines how digital transformation has necessitated a rethinking of WAN connectivity for distributed enterprises.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Windstream Communications

Passive Optical LAN: What you're missing out on
sponsored by Nokia
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn why many companies are letting their copper-based LANs corrode and upgrading to fiber-based LANs.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Nokia

Automation Isn't One-Size-Fits-All
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how intelligent policy automation can take the pressure off your firewall team by telling you which access to approve and which to deny, increasing speed and security of change management workflows.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

FireMon

Prepping for the Oncoming Wave of SD-WANs
sponsored by Windstream Communications
WHITE PAPER: In this TechTarget white paper, learn what the experts are saying about the near future for SD-WANS.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Windstream Communications

Meeting the Network Requirements of Intelligent Transportation Systems
sponsored by TechData - Digi
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to choose a router and vendor that can provide your organization with Global 3G/4G LTE options, centralized mass configuration, remote troubleshooting and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

TechData - Digi

What Changing Mobile Communications Mean for Your Business
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this TechTarget white paper, learn how to prepare your business for mobile communications with a mobile-centric strategy that encompasses collaboration, customer experience and future technology like IoT and machine-to-machine communications.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Mitel Networks Limited

Internet Disruption Study: Strategic Market Research Report
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: With a diversified network and the volatility of the internet on the rise, it's time to understand where your infrastructure is most at risk and how can you build for resilience. This 2017 Spiceworks Research Report reveals leading causes of internet disruptions, top impacts of disruptions, 5 approaches to digital resilience, and more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Dyn

Understanding And Mitigating DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: To overcome the challenges Distribute Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks present you need a highly resilient and scalable DNS infrastructure. This white paper reviews DDoS attack concepts and mitigation strategies. Inside, you'll learn 4 critical DNS concepts.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Dyn

An Introduction to the Security Advantages of Mirco-Segmentation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Traditional data center works to defer threats from breaching your network's perimeter, so what do you do once it gets inside? Read this white paper to learn why we can't permanently resolve the perimeter-style network security problem and what micro-segmentation offers as a supplement to your existing network security.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

VMware

Micro-segmentation: Security for Every Data Center
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Firewalls are a security strategy that companies are discovering is wholly inadequate against today's sophisticated cyberattacks. To defend against cyberattacks, today's enterprises need a sophisticated approach to data center security. In this white paper, learn about a new approach to data center security designed for current threats.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Why Firewalls Alone Are No Longer Enough
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: What do you do when a threat makes it past the firewall and starts moving laterally inside the data center? To combat today's advanced cyberattacks, many organizations are moving past archaic firewall protection and empowering their security with network virtualization and micro-segmentation.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Modern Security for the Modern Data Center
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Upgrading your data center security from an antiquated perimeter-based model is in your best interest if you don't want to end up dealing with the financial impact of a breach. Inside learn about a new, advanced data center security model that provides the protection your business needs for today and the future.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Modernizing Your Data Center's Security
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The classic approach to data center security is to guard the perimeter and block threats from getting inside—but that's no longer adequate. Learn how micro-segmentation can provide your data center with the security it needs for today's advanced threats.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

5 Ways to Manage Mobility and IOT Risks
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the five steps you need to take to mitigate the risk of mobile and IoT-enabled data breaches.
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Endpoint Visibility For Wired And Wireless
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: With the billions of IoT devices expected to connect to networks in the next three years there is a warranted demand among IT professionals for real-time visibility and reporting. In this white paper, learn how you can get the real-time, endpoint visibility and reporting you need keep up with IoT and BYOD.
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Customer Journey to SD-WAN: Functional, Technical, and Economic Considerations
sponsored by TATA Communications
WHITE PAPER: Is SD-WAN right for your network? This paper will help you determine just that. Find the 4 key determinants that early adopters have used to justify their investment, 3 SD-WAN architectures choices, and the major differences from your legacy WAN.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

TATA Communications

Eight Toxic Networking Vendor Selection Philosophies
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research report reveals eight common statements that organizations use to rationalize their poor network choices. Discover each invalid justification for continuing to work with network vendors and infrastructure that just don't work for you.
Posted: 21 Mar 2017 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

Extreme Networks
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NETWORK SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  from many points to support offline analysis.After establishing a benchmark for normal traffic, the NBA program passively monitors network activity and flags unknown, new or unusual patterns that might indicate the presence of a threat. The program can also monitor and record trends in bandwidth and protocol use. Network behavior analysis is particularly good for spotting new malware and zero day exploits. A good NBA program can help a network administrator minimize the time and labor involved in locating and resolving problems. It should be used as an enhancement to the protection provided by … 
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