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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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Why Leasing Beats Buying Every Time E-Book - MobPOS
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Save your company thousands by checking out this short read to find out the smartest way to get your employees the latest tech, without prohibitive costs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

Sprint

Threat Trend: Threat Landscape Review
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exlusive security report identifies threats from malware over a wide array of applications by executing them in a virtual environment and observing their behavior. Read on to learn what was discovered, and what the new cybercrime trends are moving forward.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

Palo Alto Networks

Top Malware Security Platforms Compared
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for a comparison of the leading malware security platforms to see who comes out on top and who lets attacks slip through the cracks. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper can help you discover the latest security threats and how to stop them.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dimension Data

Why DNS Security is Essential
sponsored by Cloudmark
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers exactly how attackers use DNS to compromise a network.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Cloudmark

Deliver Robust Wi-Fi for Ultimate Guest Satisfaction
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how to provide rock-solid Wi-Fi connection for your guests, keeping them happy and productive. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Xirrus

Scalable and Affordable Wi-Fi for Campuses
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper details a Wi-Fi solution that was able to deliver a rock-solid connection to the masses, allowing everyone on the network to be more productive. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Xirrus

What is Software Diversification?
sponsored by WhiteCryption
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the concept of software diversification and explains why it should be an integral part of the protection scheme of all software systems run on untrusted hosts. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

WhiteCryption

Application Usage and Threat Report
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper offers a look at key findings with common sharing applications and why they are mostly used by hackers as a delivery system for cybercrime and theft. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Palo Alto Networks

Behavior-based Protection Strategies from the Network to Remote Endpoints.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at behavior-based protection, a comprehensive security system that fights the latest threats.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Eliminating Security Weak Points with Next-Gen NAC
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how next-gen network access control (NAC) empowers you to define, implement, and enforce granular access policies for connecting endpoints based on user identity, role, device, location, and other factors.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

How Consumerization of the Enterprise Changed the Way Workers See IT
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, learn what Todd Knapp, founder and CEO of Envision Technology has to say about how the consumerization of IT has changed the IT landscape. Read on to discover more.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

BlackBerry

Definitive Guide to Next-Gen NAC
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this thorough white paper to learn how to manage security risks and eliminate rogue users, devices, and applications through next-gen network access control (NAC). Read on now to:
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Taking Steps to Protect Financial Mobile Applications from Cybercrime and Malware
sponsored by WhiteCryption
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how to protect your mobile applications from cybercrime and malware. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

WhiteCryption

BYOD and the New Way to Work
sponsored by Unify
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource is aimed at helping organizations understand the savings opportunities that come with BYOD, and why providing corporate owned devices may be a thing of the past. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Unify

Discover the Capabilities of a Next Generation Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper provides a close look at a next generation firewall, describing each of its capabilities in detail.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Next-Generation Network Security: A Buyers’ Guide
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide provides an in-depth explanation of the factors that impel organizations to look at next generation security solutions.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Feb 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Optimizing Enterprise Security: Intelligence, Control, and Response
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the factors that make network security management and operations more difficult today than ever before.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Defending Against Rogue Users, Devices, and Applications
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how NAC technologies help to ensure that only appropriate users, devices, and applications have access to your network resources, enabling you to support your users in a secure, efficient way.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Executive ViewPoint - Successfully Securing Applications in a Mobility-Focused World
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, F5's Karl Triebes and VMware's Kit Colbert share their perspectives on where the market is headed, and how IT organizations can stay ahead of the curve. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

F5 Networks

Integrated Network Security Architecture: Threat-focused Next-generation Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How bad have things gotten and what should CISOs do to address these issues? Find out now by reading this whitepaper.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Changing Face of Mobility: Raises The Stakes For Endpoint Data Protection
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights some potentially troubling byproducts of that movement. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

CommVault

North Korea and the Attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: While the FBI has named North Korea as a culprit in the significant breach on Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, it's still possible that the regime didn't act alone. This resource discusses the critical threat intelligence issues that the breach highlights; analyzes North Korea's purported involvement and motivation; and much more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

4 Data Traffic Security Challenges Exposing Enterprises to Hack Attacks
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the 4 major points of weakness that your enterprise needs to prioritize in 2015 in order to defend your business-critical data from hackers.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Bridging the Data Security Gap: Unified Data Protection for 4 Key Data Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to bridge the data security gap amid the digital information explosion in four major areas: Big data, virtual environments and the cloud, enterprise data, and enterprise applications.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM
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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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