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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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Outsider Threat Protection: Building a Kill Chain Defense
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you a detailed look at how to stop the chain of attack in a data breach.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

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

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.

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

Deliver Simple and Secure Access to Behind-the-Firewall Business Resources
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the ins-and-outs of a solution capable of delivering simple and secure access to behind-the-firewall business resources such as Windows File Share content and intranet sites without requiring changes to your network, firewall security configuration or device VPN.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

IBM

SDN-Based Open Networking Building Momentum Among IT Decision Makers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Two of the most important technologies today are open networking and SDN.  For the past few years, both have gained acceptance in data centers due to their promise of improved IT agility, flexibility and manageability.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

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

Healthcare organization improves security
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Promise Healthcare is able to speed access to medical applications with 35 percent faster network performance while achieving HIPAA compliance. Read this paper to learn how next-generation firewalls enable organizations to block even the most sophisticated threats.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Dell, Inc.

Securing your small business
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to purchase, configure and maintain point solutions that deliver the comprehensive protection your business needs. Read this eBook to hear about the modern advances in Dell security technology, and how they achieve enterprise-level protection within your small business budget.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn what criteria you should be considering when evaluating a next-generation firewall solution. Read this paper and determine for yourself why Dell solutions are the clear choice in terms of performance, cost and functionality.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Why threat intelligence is critical for next generation firewalls
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and discover how a top-tier threat intelligence network makes the difference between an effective next-generation firewall and a mediocre one when it comes to defeating zero-day attacks and other advanced threats.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a next-generation firewall solution to help you overcome obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques. Read this paper to learn about today's most advanced attacks and how to perform comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Beyond next gen firewalls
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the differences in firewalls, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide you with a robust, reliable defense against cyber attacks. Read this eGuide to find out how you can protect your network and your business by applying the right security technology.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

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

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

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: 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

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.

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

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

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 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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