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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 Reports
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Preventing Malware: Every Second Counts
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WEBCAST: View this brief webcast to examine a comparison of several leading anti-malware platforms. Watch now to learn how one solution kept malware off of the network and emulated it within four minutes.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Nov 11, 2014

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Traps Advanced Endpoint Protection: Technology Overview
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a security approach that provides protection before the attacks can penetrate.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Palo Alto Networks

Preventing Insider Threats in Real-Time
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Access this webcast to learn about a security identity management platform to help you thwart insider threats by tracking the users.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Jun 16, 2014

IBM

Understand the Evolution from Network to Multi-Clouds
sponsored by XO Communications
EBOOK: Access this informative ebook to explore the evolution to multi-cloud computing in the digital age.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

XO Communications

Buyer's Essential: What to Look for In Threat Intelligence Services
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This Buyer's Essential guide explains what you need to know if you're in the market for a threat intelligence service. It outlines the must-have features, like a threat intelligence score, and also explains what you need to do to ensure you benefit as much as possible from the adding a threat intelligence feed to your security system.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

SearchSecurity.com

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

An advanced and integrated approach to managed enterprise network security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST BRIEF: Many businesses are turning to managed security services as a means of addressing the difficulty associated with deploying and managing multiple-point security systems, according to this report from Frost & Sullivan.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

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.

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.

A closer look at desktop as a service
sponsored by NaviSite
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to learn about the benefits of Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and how many virtual desktop software vendors are now offering cloud-hosted versions of their platforms.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

NaviSite

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

Delve Into The Relationship Between Critical Security Controls and NAC
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
PRODUCT REVIEW: This white paper reveals how next-generation tools support many CSCs and what strategies are needed for successfully leveraging NAC to reduce risk, improve compliance, and meet key automation and integration requisites.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Web security meets DDoS Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: John Pescatore explores new DDoS attack vectors and discusses incident response planning (tools and processes) you need to plan for in 2015.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 20 Feb 2015

SearchSecurity.com

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.
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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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