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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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Implementing Software-Defined Security with CloudPassage Halo
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This paper summarizes the five architectural principles of SDSec and the ways in whichCloudPassage has implemented them by building the Halo SDSec platform for cloud infrastructure. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

CloudPassage

Five Steps to Firewall Planning and Design
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a set of guidelines that can be used to create an overall security policy for your organization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The 2014 Global Cost of Cybercrime Study
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative report distills interviews with senior-level IT personnel about the impact of cybercrime on their organizations in 2014 into trends that apply to every enterprise around the world.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Implement a More Secure Network to Keep Up with Shadow IT
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the ramifications of the growth of shadow IT and examines how you can protect against potential issues. Read on to learn how you can implement a more secure network to keep up with evolving IT demands.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Verizon

Addressing NIST and DOD Requirements for Mobile Device Management (MDM)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper to gain key insights on the security risks associated with mobile device policies, as well as an in-depth look at one solution that was able to drive rock-solid security without risking network performance and end-user satisfaction. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

IBM

Five Ways Network Virtualization Will Revolutionize IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) will revolutionize IT and change the way you think about network connectivity, and perhaps even application development.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

Comply Before You Connect: Security for Federal Agencies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the use of "comply-to-connect" initiatives in federal agencies and proposes IBM Endpoint Manager as a solution to the need for continuous compliance.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Networks That Know Security
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why you must implement a multi-dimensional security approach to minimize any potential risks associated with the cloud.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The Emergence of SDN in WLAN
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: SDN is being implemented rapidly—is your organization maximizing its benefit? New use cases have emerged for SDN in wireless networks. Our e-guide, The Emergence of SDN in WLAN explores how SDN can benefit your wireless network through the improvement of how wireless networks are deployed and managed.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

TechTarget

Networks That Know Automation
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how networks are using automation to their advantage, especially with the popularity of software-defined networking (SDN).
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Why Corporate Data Security Requires a Major Policy Shift in the Age of BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this Insider Edition, InfoSec pros will learn about enterprise mobile management, or EMM, the new approach to security in the BYOD age, which focuses on security data rather than devices.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Putting Security on Auto-Pilot: What Works, What Doesn't
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This technical guide examines the pros, cons, and unknowns of automated penetration testing, from how best to use one to the components of your security system that will still require human intervention.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.com

CW Buyer's Guide to Security Analytics
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly looks at how organisations are gathering intelligence to stay ahead of emerging threats; the importance of gathering data throughout an incident; and the impact of context-aware security.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

How We Define a Network is About to Change, Again
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how VMware NSX changes the way that you build, manage, and secure your network.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

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

Outsider Threat Protection: Building a Kill Chain Defense
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the story behind outsider threats and how to defend against these attacks that steal sensitive data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Mobile Cloud Security: What CXOs Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: This blog post discusses the need for end-to-end security in a mobile cloud environment.
Posted: 27 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Putting Network Security Into Context
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: Today's advanced threats demand a network security strategy that can adjust policies based on contextual data about users and apps.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

SearchNetworking.com

Virtualization Management for the Network
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: With virtualization becoming more than a buzzword, now is a good time to re-evaluate your monitoring tools and management framework. Take our brief survey on network infrastructure and you'll gain immediate access to our expert guide, Virtualization Management for the Network.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

TechTarget

Redefining your Security Vision
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESOURCE: Despite its undisputed dominance of the security market recently, Symantec's revenues have remained static. Will the expansion of its enterprise data security, cloud and mobile portfolio return it to growth? Take our brief survey and you'll gain immediate access to a ComputerWeekly eguide, Building momentum: Symantec's new approach to security.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Endpoint protection: Whitelisting and Beyond
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Application whitelisting is a valuable security tool but it's riddled with complexity. This handbook takes a look at whitelisting capabilities, with an eye to the NIST cybersecurity framework and suggests best practices for implementing or managing a whitelist in your enterprise.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

How SSL and TLS Secure Network Transactions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how SSL and TLS can be used to defend any type of network traffic.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Blue Coat Systems

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

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
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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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