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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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Whitelisting: Develop Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Viewfinity
EGUIDE: This guide gives you a rundown on how whitelisting can help your security and what you can do to implement it.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Feb 2015

Viewfinity

Defending Against Rogue Users, Devices, and Applications
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how NAC technologies help to ensure that only appropriate users, devices, and applications have access to your network resources, enabling you to support your users in a secure, efficient way.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Executive ViewPoint - Successfully Securing Applications in a Mobility-Focused World
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, F5's Karl Triebes and VMware's Kit Colbert share their perspectives on where the market is headed, and how IT organizations can stay ahead of the curve. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

F5 Networks

Cloudmark Security Platform for DNS
sponsored by Cloudmark
ASSESSMENT TOOL: If you suspect that your DNS has been compromised, use this DNS analysis page from Cloudmark to send them a traffic sample for complimentary analysis—the first step to take along the path to proven security success.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

Cloudmark

Should Employees Have Local Admin Rights?
sponsored by Viewfinity
EGUIDE: This expert guide lays out the pros and cons of granting users local admin rights and suggests strategies for maintaining safety if you do choose to give out those rights.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

Viewfinity

Profiling an Enigma: What We Know About North Korea's Cyber Warfare Capabilities
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
PODCAST: This podcast takes a look at what is known about North Korea's cyber warfare programs, and how the country maintains such secrecy in these matters.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Oct 29, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This analyst report from Gartner evaluates and compares 10 top network access control (NAC) vendors. Read on to learn the strengths and weaknesses of each vendor in order to discover which NAC vendor is the best fit for your enterprise's network security needs.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

North Korea and the Attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: While the FBI has named North Korea as a culprit in the significant breach on Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, it's still possible that the regime didn't act alone. This resource discusses the critical threat intelligence issues that the breach highlights; analyzes North Korea's purported involvement and motivation; and much more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

4 Data Traffic Security Challenges Exposing Enterprises to Hack Attacks
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the 4 major points of weakness that your enterprise needs to prioritize in 2015 in order to defend your business-critical data from hackers.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Bridging the Data Security Gap: Unified Data Protection for 4 Key Data Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to bridge the data security gap amid the digital information explosion in four major areas: Big data, virtual environments and the cloud, enterprise data, and enterprise applications.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Discover What Admin Users are Doing with Free Download
sponsored by Viewfinity
RESOURCE: This local administrator tool gives IT professionals information on who has admin rights on and how they're using these rights.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Viewfinity

Huge Healthcare Data Breaches: How to Halt the Hacking Proactively
sponsored by Certes Networks
VIDEO: This short video introduces a potential safeguard for sensitive healthcare data being used in network applications: A secure virtual overlay of data traffic that follows users regardless of the devices they use or the networks they access.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 12 Feb 2015

Certes Networks

HP: Protecting Printers with Enterprise Grade Security by Moor Insights and Strategy
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the key security risks presented by today's networked printer and offers an overview of some innovative solutions that address them.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Human Vulnerabilities in Our Current Threat Landscape
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper enables you to educate your employees on security best practices and current human vulnerabilities, helping you to ensure that you're not a part of the many organizations that are breached.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Global Knowledge

Securing the Enterprise in 2015: 5 pragmatic steps to security
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a 5-step plan for developing strong security no matter what security product is used.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Dell SecureWorks

It's Not All Black & White: A Practical Method for Blacklisting & Whitelisting
sponsored by Viewfinity
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper gives a suggestion for how to streamline the whitelisting and blacklisting process, including what to do with the multitude of programs in a gray area between blacklists and whitelists.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Viewfinity

Mitigating the Biggest Security Threat of all – Your Users
sponsored by Viewfinity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes one method of giving users the admin rights they need while still mitigating the risks they pose.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Viewfinity

How Hackers Exploit Admin Rights to Access Your Systems
sponsored by Viewfinity
WEBCAST: In this webcast you can watch a live hack to see how hackers gain admin rights in order to compromise your system.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Feb 9, 2015

Viewfinity

Survey Shows Need for Security Improvement
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores what far too many organizations are leaving out of their IT security practices and explains what can be done to improve their overall effectiveness. Read on to learn if your own IT security protocols are leaving you open to a malicious attack.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why Fighting Cybercrime Requires Thinking Like the Bad Guys
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll find out how to safeguard your business by changing the way you invest in and think about security – from the perspective of the cyberthreats targeting you.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 02 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Can Your Organization Brave The New World of Advanced Cyber Attacks?
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses three key factors that your enterprise needs to watch in order to fend off cyberattackers: Rapidly evolving attacks, enterprise mobility, and a shortage of security personnel.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Websense

The Bot Threat
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Not Your Father’s IPS: SANS Survey on Network Security Results
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
ANALYST REPORT: Access this analyst report by SANS to uncover how the integration of next-generation IPS with security information and event management (SIEM) tools is changing IT pros approach to security, and how this shift enables improved functions and potential for efficient alert and reporting.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next-Generation Firewalls: Breaking Through the Hype
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This SearchSecurity School cuts through the marketing jargon to help you understand what a next-generation firewall can provide and determine which next-generation firewall features best suit your needs.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 10 Dec 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Streamlining Multifunction Printer Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an example of how you can efficiently enhance your MFP security with centralized and automated security settings.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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