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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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What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the results of three independent tests that can help you select a next-generation firewall, as well as links to public research that you can examine yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Why threat intelligence is critical for next generation firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: A top-tier threat intelligence network is the foundation of an effective next-generation firewall (NGFW). This white paper examines three criteria for judging threat intelligence networks: completeness, accuracy and speed, and discusses how one such network works in practice.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: To defend against today's advanced attacks, next-generation firewalls must be effective in overcoming obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques, as well as performing comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

How SMBs can stop Malvertising
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Computer users want to find a deal, read celebrity gossip or share personal details with friends. Cybercriminals know how to leverage it. This white paper explains malvertising, and offers five measures for blocking these threats.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Beyond next gen firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook explains the differences in stateful firewalls and next generation firewalls, while giving you resources and other research to help you find the best defense against cyberattacks.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

HP TippingPoint: A New Approach to Malware Defense
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This brief highlights a solution that integrates next-generation firewalls with intrusion prevention to create a barrier against harmful malware.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Guide to Improving Your Network Security in 30 Days
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a NGFW solution combined with intrusion prevention to cure your network security issues.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Securing Your IT Infrastructure with SOC/NOC Collaboration
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Get help seamlessly integrating log management into IT operations to effectively integrate SOC and NOC, empowering your organization to effectively manage your IT infrastructure while simultaneously ensuring its security.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Universal Log Management Solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a universal log management solution that consolidates log data from security, compliance audit, IT operations, and application development teams to provide clear visibility to improve troubleshooting abilities.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Security School: Defending Against DDoS Attacks
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Security School lesson reviews recent cases of DOS attacks, what happened and why, and the lessons you can learn in devising the best DoS defense.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 15 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Firewall Buyers Guide: Evaluate Options Before the Big Decision
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This firewall buyer's guide can help you to identify the right solution for your organization, whether you're looking for an alternative to a network firewall to add enhanced functionality, want to reduce the number of network security products you currently manage, or are in need of more visibility and control over your web users.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Sophos, Inc.

The Top 20 Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines how LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform maps directly to each of the 20 Critical Security Controls, developed by the SANS Institute to help prioritize the most effective methods and policies to safeguard assets, information, and infrastructure.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform, which combines enterprise-class SIEM, Log Management, File Integrity Monitoring, and Machine Analytics with Host and Network Forensics to provide profound visibility into threats and risks to which organizations are otherwise blind.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Identity Analytics: Exposing the "Who" in Anonymous Log and Machine Data
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses LogRhythm's Identity Inference Engine™, which combines already-collected machine data with advanced analytics to automatically identify who is responsible for activities in your IT environment, a critical component of maintaining a secure network.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

LogRhythm Labs Embedded Expertise
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes LogRhythm Labs, an organization within LogRhythm that performs dedicated research to continually enhance the Security Intelligence Platform with embedded machine data intelligence, real-time threat detection, and automated compliance assurance.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

How Managed Endpoint Security Can Help Expand Your Managed Services Business
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how utilizing a single integrated management platform for malware protection can help Managed Service Providers (MSPs) streamline and standardize their security efforts, and the many benefits of implementing managed endpoint security for MSPs and their customers.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

N-able Technologies

Comparing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Technologies
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this valuable whitepaper now for a complete analysis of the SIEM market, including the strengths and cautions of 15 leading vendors.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Achieve Enterprise-wide Network Visibility with Monitoring Tool
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: True enterprise security intelligence requires real-time awareness and an understanding of all data traversing the network. The LogRhythm Network Monitor provides both application level awareness and rich network session details, delivering enterprise-wide network visibility. View this datasheet to learn more about this network monitoring tool.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Fundamentals of the PKI Infrastructure
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This article reviews the basics of PKI, which increases data security through the use of advanced access methods and ensures that the authenticity of the data flow is preserved.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

Network Protection and UTM Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how this UTM solution can provide the highest standards of network security within the cloud, while integrating multiple security capabilities on a single platform.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Securing the Internet of Things
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this Insider Edition, InfoSec pros will learn all about securing the Internet of Things, from determining the nature of the threats to creating an effective IoT security policy.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Application Delivery Optimization Tools: Evaluating Solutions and the Market
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide highlights 18 questions that will help you pinpoint the best fit tools for your application delivery optimization needs. Additionally, read on to learn how the application delivery controller (ADC) market is changing as enterprises adopt cloud services.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

F5 Networks

From Campus LAN to Borderless Networks
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: Learn how context-aware security makes network security policy smarter -- but only with a solid foundation. We also cover hybrid SDN and programming for network engineers.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

SearchNetworking.com

Is UTM Ready for the Big Leagues?
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This Technical Guide reviews advanced UTM and what elements make for a truly enterprise-class UTM device.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

SearchSecurity.com
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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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