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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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How to Protect Your Business From Today's Security Threats
sponsored by Optus Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of maintaining robust network security within your enterprise, especially with an evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Optus Business

Avoiding BYO Policy and Security Pitfalls
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: When employees use their own technology for business purposes, they gain mobility and productivity but pose a new threat for IT security, as well as other policy pitfalls.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Citrix

Turning Your Network into a Strategic Business Asset
sponsored by Extreme Networks
EBOOK: This eBook introduces a network-based business intelligence solution that captures and analyzes context-based application traffic to deliver meaningful information about applications, users, locations and devices.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

Who, What, When, Where and Why: Tracking the 5 Ws of Change in Active Directory, SharePoint, SQL Server, Exchange and VMware
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains the importance of visibility into your key infrastructure technologies and applications, central to most networks today.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Dell Software

Rightsize for the Midsize: Leverage the Network Infrastructure for Competitive Success
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This IDC report examines the opportunity midmarket firms have to leverage network infrastructure for competitive success in the new cloud and mobility era. Learn how midmarket firms can improve their competitive position by providing more efficient access to advanced productivity resources.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

WAF or IPS - Why you need more than a Firewall and IPS to protect your applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of using more than just a firewall and IPS to protect your applications from malicious attacks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Security Concerns in the C-Suite and How Next-Generation Firewalls Can Help
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the danger behind APTs, leading to the need for heightened network security with the help of next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Build the Infrastructure to Enable the Changing Face of IT
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Check out this expert resource to learn about the top trends and challenges facing your network today. Topics include hybrid software-defined networking, context-aware security, unified communications, and more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Citrix

Moving Beyond the Firewall for Complete Data Protection
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover several new security threats and what solutions are available to mitigate those risks going forward.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Gauntlet Case Study
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to find out what happened when 367 people participated in a liver server exploitation exercise that ran for 23 days across a collection of Microsoft Windows and Linux-based servers with varying combinations of applications and application frameworks installed.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

CloudPassage

Enable Secure Access to Apps
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: The BYOD era has left IT with less control over the network, creating security and network integrity problems.  IT professionals are constantly striving to secure sensitive enterprise data and discover vulnerabilities.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

IBM

Why and How You Should Use a VPN
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why VPNs are instrumental in eliminating the risk of public wired and wireless connections; how to use VPN at home and on the go; and how to choose a VPN provider.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

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

Case Study: FIS Global Partners with Asigra to Provide Clients Enhanced Secure Data Protection that Meets Compliance Mandates
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: For financial services business, it's critical that client data remains accessible and securely stored. As business grows, you will need to upgrade your backup service portfolio with an advanced solution – but there are questions you should ask before choosing.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

Asigra

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.

Get the Network Protection You Need with Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover what a next-generation firewall can do for your organization in terms of network security.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Intrusion Detection and Protection: From Business Problem to Technical Solution
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Learn how IDS/IPS help you thwart attacks and mitigate post-attack damage.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Loss Prevention: RFP Technology Decisions
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Loss Prevention: From Business Problem to Technical Solution
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

A New Set of Network Security Challenges
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Today, workers demand access from devices beyond the firewall.  Smart phones, tablets, and laptops of all types.  However, the biggest challenge is finding a balance between productive and security.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies

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
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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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