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ALSO CALLED: Networkmonitor, Network Traffic Monitoring, Network Behavior Monitoring, Monitoring Network, Network Performance Monitoring
DEFINITION: Port mirroring, also known as a roving analysis port, is a method of monitoring network traffic that forwards a copy of each incoming and outgoing packet from one port of a network switch to another port where the packet can be studied. A network administrator uses port mirroring as a diagnostic tool or debugging feature, especially when fending off an attack. It enables the administrator to keep  … 
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15 SIEM Systems Evaluated for 3 Use Cases
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report evaluates fifteen SIEM systems according to three different use cases and reveals the specialized capabilities of each.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

How 15 Different SIEM Systems Performed
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report presents the results of an in-depth review of fifteen different SIEM products.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

IBM

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

Best Practices for FTP in the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, you'll find the information you need to decide whether or not it's time to move on from FTP. Additionally, this guide offers tips for achieving best practice if you do stick with FTP.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

IBM

How to Secure the Enterprise With Threat Intelligence and Protection Software
sponsored by AVG Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert guide can help you stay secure in today's threat landscape by helping you build a strong, layered security system that includes threat intelligence and multiple forms of endpoint protection.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 19 May 2015

AVG Technologies

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.

Case Study: Making the Successful Shift to Managed Services
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This case study tells the story of a reseller and break/fix service provider that found itself unable to keep up with the modern business's need for managed services.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Solarwinds N-able

Case Study: Computer Services Company Primes Itself for Growth
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This case study demonstrates how you can transition from a break/fix model of IT services to a managed services model designed for proactive service.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Solarwinds N-able

Fighting Today's Advanced Attacks
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.

How MSPs Can Stay Relevant in the Era of Cloud Computing
sponsored by AVG Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the five services an MSP can provide to keep itself relevant in the face of changing IT needs.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

AVG Technologies

Improving the Effectiveness of Log Analysis
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Hackers leave tracks, and a good log management tool is the key to finding these tracks. This analyst report tests one log management tool to demonstrate an easy way of doing so.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Better Guard Against a Security Breach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: SIEM adoption may be increasing, but only 20% of organizations use their SIEM systems to their full capacity. In this study, learn why that is – and how you can bring your SIEM use to the next level.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Defending Against New Ransomware Threats
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover five ways to make sure you're prepared for a ransomware attack.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

Trend Micro

Network Vulnerabilities Defended: Fighting Today’s Advanced Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.  Read on to take a look into hackers' minds and learn how to improve data protection.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Discover the Power of Network Simplicity
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why organizations like yours need to seriously consider the value of unifying and converging wired and wireless systems in order to deal with increased network demands, reinforce security at the edge, increase the use of SaaS and more.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Know What Third-Party App Developers Are Doing
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the convenience of using of monitoring software for external application management activities.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

BalaBit

How Privileged Activity Monitoring Streamlines Compliance
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives suggestions for how you can use privileged activity monitoring to simplify your audit creation , particularly when it comes to ISO compliance.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

BalaBit

Why Activity Monitoring Should Supplement Log Management
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can fill in your log management gaps by monitoring privileged users.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Top 10 Reasons to Monitor Privileged Users
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover what IT pros really think about privileged activity monitoring, including stats on common security postures, the top ten reasons to adopt privileged identity monitoring, and more.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Control Your IT Staff
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how privileged activity monitoring can easily collect data about what your privileged users are doing.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Case Study: Local Government Finds the Perfect Security Intelligence Solution
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this video, discover how a local government found a security intelligence tool that met their needs.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 14 Jan 2015

IBM

Are you providing VPN access for your consultant?
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can easily monitor and control your VPN, so you can know exactly what's going on in your network.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Market Study: 7 Security Forensics Platforms
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, find detailed reviews and ratings for seven leading security forensics platforms.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Best Practices for Intelligent Security and File-Sharing
sponsored by Ipswitch File Transfer
EGUIDE: Take a look at this expert guide to discover how to enhance your data protection with stronger threat intelligence and more secure file sharing.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

Ipswitch File Transfer
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NETWORK MONITORING DEFINITION (continued): …  close track of switch performance and alter it if necessary. Port mirroring can be managed locally or remotely.An administrator configures port mirroring by assigning a port from which to copy all packets and another port where those packets will be sent. A packet bound for or heading away from the first port will be forwarded onto the second port as well. The administrator places a protocol analyzer on the port receiving the mirrored data to monitor each segment separately. The analyzer captures and evaluates the data without affecting the client on the original port. The monitor port may … 
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