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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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HP FlexNetwork Architecture Guide : Simplicity and performance for tomorrow’s networks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
EBOOK: This eBook gives an overview of the HP FlexNetwork architecture and portfolio with a focus on how it handles three of today's key technology challenges including cloud computing, mobility, and rich media collaboration.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Mobile Application Security Chaos
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Check out this video and see if you can recognize each of the types of vulnerabilities inflicted on these mobile users.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 8, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Presentation Transcript: Emerging security threats: Know your enemy in 2014
sponsored by Imperva
TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Johannes Ulrich, Dean of Research at the SANS technology institute, discusses new spearfishing attacks and explains how utilizing DNS logs can help organizations keep their network secure from these devastating new threats.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

Imperva

What Will Security for the Network of the Future Look Like?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the future of data center infrastructure that addresses security concerns in an increasingly mobile world.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

8 Ways to Better Monitor Network Security Threats in the Age of BYOD
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers unique insight and analysis into how network security professionals can better identify, manage, and contain the leading network security risk factors that arise from a mobile, always-on workforce.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

8 Questions to Ask Your Intrusion Security System Vendor
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines 8 questions to ask your intrusion security provider – to ensure your network stays protected.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Beyond the Hype: Real-world APT Solution Testing by NSS Labs
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a thorough analysis of the Fortinet FortiSandbox 3000D v1.2 breach detection system. It looks at aspects like the effectiveness, performance and TCO of the solution and finds it to be an effective way to detect breaches and breach attempts.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Buyer's Criteria for Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current state of malware in today's threat landscape and discusses some of the top strategies for stopping sophisticated malware.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Addressing the Malware Challenge: Strategies At Work
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current threat landscape, and what businesses are doing to prevent advanced malware from breaching their system.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

Preventing Data Center Downtime
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: It goes without saying that your data center is the lifeblood of your organization. This guide explores how you can minimize data center downtime and why doing so is extremely important.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Gigamon

Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2013 to 2018
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This interactive webpage outlines some top trends in mobile data trafficking and explains how this will affect the way IT departments deal with the rising traffic.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 05 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores one company's intrusion prevention system and how it can integrate smoothly with your next-generation firewalls to ensure top-notch security.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

Protecting Control Networks: Key Considerations For Protection
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at how to secure control networks, with strategies before, during and after an attack.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

Buyer's Criteria for Next-Generation Network Security
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines current factors driving organizations to look at next-generation networking solutions and offers analysis on the capabilities of these new technologies.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

Strategies For Securing Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores an effective virtualization security technology and outlines how it can ensure system wide security.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

Testing Report Enterprise Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a top appliance that includes firewall, VPN, and IPS security services, and doesn't hinder overall performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Cisco

Two Great Ways to Protect Your Virtual Machines From Malware
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper aims to help IT professionals, including security and virtualization specialists, understand and choose between two modern approaches to securing virtual environments.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Mitigating Web Threats with Comprehensive and Pervasive Security
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper features an all-inclusive security solution that offers intelligence, context-based policy management, and network-enforced security to better detect, prevent, and protect against advanced Web threats.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Cisco

Latest IT Trends For Secure Mobile Collaboration
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores some of the latest IT trends for secure mobile collaboration, and outlines how you can situate your network infrastructure for smooth deployment.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Cisco

Advanced Threat Protection with Dell SecureWorks Security Services
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the varying types of advanced threats, their motives, and how you can enhance your security strategy to better detect and resist them.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell SecureWorks UK

Selecting a Next-Generation Firewall: Topic 10 Considerations
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 10 considerations to weigh when evaluating next-generation firewall tools to ensure that the solution you select best protects your networks from today's broad range of risk.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco

International Mobile Security: Survey Research Highlights and Considerations for Enterprise IT
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the role of network security in an increasingly mobile workplace and what you can do to enhance employee productivity.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cisco

Core Acceleration: Just Switch It
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth guide explores some top network technologies and helps you decide which can best help your network perform at optimal speeds.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Cisco

Design Security Policies For #GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how your organization can form an effective mobile strategy designed to help you get the most value from your mobile initiatives.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Aruba Networks

Information Security Services: Preparing for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: This essential whitepaper explores the current state of DDoS attacks and outlines why you need a proactive prevention strategy.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK
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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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