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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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Learn why NSS Labs Recommends NetScaler AppFirewall
sponsored by Citrix
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast takes an in-depth look at application firewalls and includes a study of how one web application firewall (WAF) was able to toe the line and meet industry standards. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 26, 2015

Citrix

Data Center Security Report: The Increasing Standards of Data Center Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In the following report from Infonetics Research, Principal Analyst Jeff Wilson discusses the data center market and adoption drivers for firewalls, integrated security, and other appliances. Wilson introduces criteria for datacenter class capabilities, and discusses the leading vendors who are poised to deliver on the new requirements.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Learn How to Configure and Use a PKI In Your Network
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates the practical use of the PKI and its configuration, as well as how the PKI can secure different types of servers.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Global Knowledge

The Big Shift to Cloud-Based Security for Small Businesses
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why SMBs are just as vulnerable to cyberattacks as larger corporations, and how cloud-based security can provide them with a stronger network security posture without breaking the bank.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Qualys

DDoS Attack Mitigation Technologies Demystified
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper dives into the technologies used traditionally to detect and mitigate DDoS attacks, and how they evolved to the stands they're at today. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Enterprises Reveal Significant Room for Improvement In Their Security Defenses
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the results of a survey that depicts that lack of confidence that organizations have in their security defenses, and also presents an approach to detecting malware to prevent it from spreading throughout the network.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 27 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Zero Trust Model Of Information Security
sponsored by Zscaler
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the Zero Trust Model of information security, which eliminates the idea of trusted and untrusted networks in favor of viewing all network traffic as untrusted.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Zscaler

Content Management 101: Secure and Efficient Document Printing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource takes an in-depth look at how legacy printing strategies are no longer safe and why it may be time to modernize your printing infrastructure. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 27 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A Rock-Solid Imaging and Printing Security Center
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: This exclusive whebcast dives into some of the toughest challenges with print and imaging security.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 27, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A New Approach to DNS Security
sponsored by Cloudmark
VIDEO: This short video introduces a security platform that provides comprehensive protection of DNS networks, infrastructure, and traffic without the rigidity and cost of most network security solutions.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 27 Jan 2015

Cloudmark

Protecting Your Organization from DNS Security Threats
sponsored by Cloudmark
WEBCAST: This webinar provides a detailed look at common threats to DNS infrastructure, and how your enterprise can mitigate these threats.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Nov 13, 2014

Cloudmark

Sharpen your device, data and document security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper dives into some of the toughest challenges with data security.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a Web Application Scanning solution can help you to locate and test web-based apps, and provides a checklist of best practices that will help you to understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

La-Z-Boy Incorporated
sponsored by Zscaler
CASE STUDY: This case study describes how La-Z-Boy partnered with Zscaler to reduce bandwidth costs and complexity while increasing the visibility of web activity.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Jan 2015

Zscaler

Protect Your Fleet With Simple, Policy-Based Print Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of securing your printing and imaging environment, and introduces a streamlined, policy-based approach to securing these devices before a data breach occurs.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Key MDM Features That Affect Mobile Security Management
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this e-guide, learn about the factors that are most important to address while crafting or updating your mobile security policy. Additionally, discover the top tips that IT can use to help get managers involved in supporting a BYOD program, including regular communication, inducting managers into the program first, and more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

BlackBerry

Spoofing Server-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this must-read white paper, you'll learn how to prevent the new SSL Strip threat that could compromise your secure applications.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Bring Your Own Device: Driving Workforce Productivity with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: In today's mobile world, workers want to work from anywhere- not just in the office. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies increase employee productivity, but can also pose security risks. This white paper details to deploy a BYOD program that keeps information on mobile devices secure.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2015

Acronis

Protecting Users from Firesheep and other Sidejacking Attacks with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool and other sidejacking attacks with SSL and explains how to avoid these attacks.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Infographic: Data Traffic Security is a Mess
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic visually displays the sobering results of a recent survey on what are IT decision makers doing to secure and segment their sensitive data traffic.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

A Smarter Approach to Network Encryption
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can make network encryption easier to set up and manage, as well as transparent to network and application performance and behavior.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Certes Networks

Resolve to Revitalize Your SIEM Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: It's a new year, with new threats. Here's a thorough examination of four capabilities some new security information and event management (SIEM) products are offering.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

SearchSecurity.com

It's Time to Get Serious About Protecting Sensitive Data in Transit
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's long past time to get serious about protecting your sensitive data as it travels across networks, and also lists 3 steps that you can take to avoid being a hacking statistic in 2015.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

The Current Chaotic State of Data Traffic Security
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a survey of more than 6 million IT professionals that aimed to discover how companies across the globe handle data in motion and other IT security issues. The results made one thing apparent: Data traffic encryption is a mess.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Certes Networks

5 Key Areas To Consider For Remodeling Your Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This informative resource can help you take advantage of the biggest business opportunities and the technology required for success.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

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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