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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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Best Practices for Dealing with Phishing and Next-Generation Malware
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the state of phishing and malware attacks and how hackers are evolving. Continue reading to learn mitigation strategies and best practices for educating employees to avoid attacks.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Threat Track Security

Securing the Payment Card Industry in Physical, Virtual and Cloud Environments
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an in-depth look at how you can enjoy all of the benefits of a virtual PCI data center without having to worry about PCI Data Security Standard 3.0 compliance.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

Trend Micro

4 Security Must-Haves For DDoS Protection
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a DDoS platform buyer's guide and presents the 4 key components to have to ensure protection. View now and examine why each of the 4 pieces is imperative to have in your next DDoS security solution.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Neustar®

DNS Hijacking and Phishing - Easy Exploits
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores several steps you can take you reduce the number of human and technical vulnerabilities to mitigate the risks of phising and DNS hijacking attacks. Continue reading to learn how to better protect your network.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Neustar®

Security and Unlocking the Value of the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the benefits and challenges of mobile computing and why MDM needs to transition to enterprise mobility management (EMM) to secure apps and content. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

EE

How to Secure the Enterprise With Threat Intelligence and Protection Software
sponsored by AVG Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert guide can help you stay secure in today's threat landscape by helping you build a strong, layered security system that includes threat intelligence and multiple forms of endpoint protection.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 19 May 2015

AVG Technologies

How to Securely Sync, Share, Collaborate, and Manage Business Content
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines one Software as a Service (SaaS) strategy and how it enables mobile content access and secure file sharing outside of the firewall. View now to see how other organizations have used this approach to protect data and files as they are accessed and shared and if it is right for your organization.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Checklist: Online Security Strategy Key Considerations
sponsored by Melbourne IT
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper provides readers with a checklist designed to help assess your approach to online security and identify if there are any areas of your strategy that require reevaluation. Access now and gain a firm grasp on your online security strategy and learn what steps you can take to improve it.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Melbourne IT

An Overview of DNS-Based DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the recent changes in DNS DDoS tactics and offers remediation strategies to improve network security for customers. Inside, discover how to stop malicious traffic at ingress to DNS resolvers and the steps to take to mitigate evolving DDoS attacks.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Nominum, Inc.

6 New Best Practices for DNS
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines 6 new DNS security best practices for service providers.  View now to learn more about mitigating DNS-based DDoS attacks.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Nominum, Inc.

DNS Software Drives Network Economics
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the benefits of updating DNS for service providers. Continue reading and uncover best practices for choosing and operating DNS software.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Nominum, Inc.

Case Study: Large ISP Gains Visibility & Control During DDoS Attack
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
CASE STUDY: The following case study details how with the help of Nominum, the large South American ISP was able to hinder and overcome the DDoS attack. Access now and learn how Nominum had kept the provider informed of DNS DDoS developments for several months and was immediately prepared to help, keeping harm down and morals up.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

Nominum, Inc.

Final Five Purchasing Decisions for Intrusion Detection Systems
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This expert guide can help you ensure that you're making the right IDS choice with five considerations you need to think of before making your purchase.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Fighting Today's Advanced Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demystifies APTs and reveals a three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Case Study: Open Source DNS vs. Bots
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study examines the challenges and consequences that occur when bots lurk in your network.  View now to learn how to remove current bots and block future attacks.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Nominum, Inc.

Securing Your Data Center from Endpoints to the Core
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the features and benefits of a security approach that defends the network core and edge to better protect data centers from today's latest risk factors.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Advanced Attacks Require an Advanced Solution
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a simple three phase framework for detecting and blocking concealed threats and protecting data on your network and beyond.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Internet of Things Security Study: Home Security Systems Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This research study presents the  test results of 10 popular home security systems. The results will make you feel anything but secure.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Prevent Security Breaches in Your Retail Network
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the multi-vector nature common to most high-profile retail security breaches in this white paper and learn about the several common characteristics of recent breaches and how to protect your data against hackers.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Dell, Inc.

Preventing Attackers from Getting What They Want
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the anatomy of an attack and why preventative measures inevitably fail. Read on to learn how a two-factor authentication strategy limits the usefulness of any credentials that a hacker may have acquired or created.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

Shellshock and Future Vulnerabilities — Buying Precious Time
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how Shellsock works, how attackers are exploiting network vulnerabilities, and what to do about future vulnerabilities.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell, Inc.

Top 10 Firewall Shopping Checklist
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
RESOURCE: In this white paper, you will learn the 10 necessary functions of a next-gen firewall to mitigate evolving dynamic threats.  View this helpful buyer's guide now to learn more.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Network Security: Making the Jump to 100GbE
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the need for moving network security closer to the core and the need to make the jump from the once-standard 10GbE to 100GbE. View now to learn how to increase East-West visibility to catch masked malware as the data center becomes more virtualized.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Governance-Driven Provisioning: The Future of Provisioning
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the history of provisioning challenges organizations have faced and what the future holds for the technology and network security. View now to learn how a governance-driven approach improves your overall identity and access management (IAM) strategy and avoids the pitfalls of a traditional architecture.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

RSA

Managing SSL/TLS Vulnerabilities and Virtual Patching Best Practices
sponsored by Trend Micro
WEBCAST: Access this webinar to learn the options you have to better manage vulnerabilities and discover new methods to adapt and mitigate known and unknown threats.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Premiered: May 12, 2015

Trend Micro
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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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