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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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Securing Your Microsoft Environment
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: The challenge your organization faces is how to best protect your infrastructure from cyberattacks. Discover ways to adopt a prevention-first security posture that protects the network and digital assets.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 16 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Firewall Buyer's Guide: Evaluating Enterprise Network Firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: With users and data more distributed than ever, traditional network security defenses and firewalls may begin to lag behind the evolving threat landscape. Discover 10 essential characteristics of the modern firewall, tips for constructing a RFP, how to physically evaluate your firewall, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Seeing Through the Clouds: Cloud Visibility Improves Network Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Is network telemetry is the key to better cloud security? Learn how network telemetry can expand advanced visibility, threat detection, and security analytics capabilities to the cloud for more comprehensive network protection.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Foundation of Next-Gen Enterprise Security is Embedded in your Endpoints
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: As the lines between corporate and personal have blurred, or even blended altogether, the enterprise security team has less and less true control over all of the endpoints being used by employees. Learn how to activate embedded security in your endpoints to ensure complete protection of your valuable assets.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Absolute

IDC Technology Spotlight: Modern "Embedded" Endpoint Security
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Technology Spotlight explains why modern endpoint security strategies need an innovative approach that maintains always-on IT connectivity to corporate laptops and mobile devices. Learn how to maintain vigilance and identify threats at the earliest stages before a breach can occur.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Absolute

Accelerating Your Incident Response & Improving Your Network Forensics
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Network visibility is key to insightful security intelligence. Learn how to protect your workforce, fortify your network and improve overall security processes with complete visibility and streamlined forensics.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Improve Performance and Reliability with Supplemental DNS
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can improve the performance, security and reliability of your DNS infrastructure by adding a supplemental DNS service to your IT environment.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dyn

Firewall Clean Up Recommendations
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: At the core of the firewall is the policy that enforces what access is permitted. Discover the benefits of proper firewall policy for your organization and learn the main causes of firewall policy mistakes.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

FireMon

Top Three Gaping Holes in Your Data Security
sponsored by Globalscape
WHITE PAPER: Regardless of efforts to secure your network from external threats, data breaches usually begin from inside. In this Globalscape paper, you'll learn: the 3 layers most targeted (the network, data & users), bad security practices, why Managed File Transfer is a critical component to combat bad practices, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

Globalscape

At-Risk Data in the Cloud: 3 Strategies to Stop the Data Bleed
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Learn about each type of insider threat and discover strategies to mitigate their impact on your organization. Visibility through routine scans to discover sensitive data in cloud-sync folders can help IT move from paranoia or a false sense of security to peace of mind.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Absolute

Bot Defense Insights for Thwarting Automated Threats
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn not only what bots are but why they are a significant threat, why bad bots are created, and how to tackle the threat they represent to your enterprise. Access now to discover how to keep your organization safe from this very real menace.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Distil Networks

High Availability DNS Reduces Downtime Risk and Improves End-User Experience
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews the business advantages of implementing a high availability DNS architecture. You'll learn the critical role DNS plays in the user experience, the risks of relying on a single DNS solution, and the added performance benefits of a high availability DNS architecture.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

Dyn

7 Ways to Make Yourself Harder to Hack
sponsored by Solarwinds MSP
WHITE PAPER: Whether you call it layered security or defense in depth, layers of control buys you time to respond effectively. Access now to learn more about integrated tools that cover security and network management for MSPs.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

Solarwinds MSP

5 Most Dangerous Data Center Security Threats
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Gain an in-depth look into the top 5 most dangerous threats to your data center infrastructure. Learn their tricks, behaviors, how devastating they can be and how to make sure your enterprise isn't the next victim.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016

A10 Networks

10 Critical Requirements for Optimizing Application Delivery
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn the 10 capabilities that should be a critical component of your selection criteria when evaluating application delivery controllers, including intelligent traffic management, global load balancing, and more.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

A10 Networks

Cybersecurity Frameworks to Consider for Organization-wide Integration
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn about common security frameworks such as NIST and COBIT implementation action plans, resources for additional information and the government's influence on cybersecurity. Evaluate other enterprises' security frameworks to best choose one for your organization.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Global Knowledge

How Network Security Specialists Inspect Encrypted Traffic
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In the following resource, WhatWorks takes a look at NetTects' decision to deploy an SSL visibility tool to detect unwanted network traffic. Inside you'll uncover a Q&A, in which CTO Michael Weinstein reveals his process for network security decision-making.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Achieving High Fidelity Security: An EMA White Paper
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: In the security context, "high fidelity" communicates the ability to provide a richer experience to the security analyst to deliver better security outcomes. Discover the benefits of using both network and endpoint data with a strong analysis toolset to create high-fidelity security.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Research: Network Security Forensics
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a comprehensive set of technologies for incident detection and network security forensics that will greatly improve you security posture. Learn how to achieve depth and real-time visibility into the inbound and outbound communications traversing your network.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA

Manage Risk by Protecting Apps, Data and Usage
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to securing vulnerabilities, especially in apps, there are 5 best practices you can follow. This white paper provides and overview of how to ensure privacy, protect sensitive information and enable compliance of apps and data without compromising workforce flexibility and productivity.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Best Practices for Dealing With Phishing and Ransomware
sponsored by KnowBe4
WHITE PAPER: This Osterman Research white paper focuses on current problems in security with phishing and ransomware, and gives recommendations on how to mitigate these threats. Learn how to implement security awareness training for all users, maintain quality backups and implement detection and elimination systems for your network.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

KnowBe4

Content Delivery Networks Take on New Roles
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Content delivery networks (CDNs) can pave the way for using rich media in an enterprise but make sure you understand how it works. In this e-guide, Tom Nolle, President of CIMI Corporation dives into how CDNs work, their protection from denial of service attacks and the new mission for CDN providers.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Mitigate Security Risks with Hyperconverged Infrastructure
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Improve your security posture and best mitigate risks by implementing comprehensive security measures across your entire enterprise - from the network perimeter to the application layer. Discover how a hyperconverged infrastructure limits potential points of attack and consolidates security controls.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SimpliVity

Masergy's Unified Enterprise Security Solution
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how Masergy's Unified Enterprise Security Solution provides an integrated approach to security, combining predictive data sharing with an agile analytics and correlation program. Learn how Masergy can help you build an affordable, multi-layered security infrastructure that causes no additional network latency.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

MASERGY

Top 5 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by HDS and Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Discover five critical pitfalls to avoid when building a successful data protection strategy for your organization. Learn how to best navigate the various data protection solutions from digital to physical and private to public clouds while ensuring enterprise scalability.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

HDS and Veritas
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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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