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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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Improving DDoS Protection
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Unfortunately for many companies, the records-setting DDoS attack campaigns that occurred Q3 of 2014 caused massive, irrevocable damage. So when it comes down to it, what do you need to know to improve DDoS protection? Consult the following white paper to find out now.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Akamai Technologies

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

Do I need a Firewall with my SBC?
sponsored by Sangoma Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at a UC security solution that was ablet to provide rock-solid VoIP security for all users. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Sangoma Technologies

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

Web Applications Under Attack: How Network Security Solutions Leave You Exposed
sponsored by Imperva
RESOURCE: This infographic depicts how two types of firewalls—web application firewalls and next generation firewalls—measure up against the threats considered to be the "top 10" by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Effective Strategies for Upgrading to SIP Trunks
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper presents practical steps for planning and deploying SIP trunks to access the PSTN. It also suggests best practices that will help you maintain better control over operations, realize the economic benefits of using SIP communications and more flexibly right-sizing your network access capacity.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Oracle Corporation

Five Fundamental Network Security Tips
sponsored by CDW Corporation
VIDEO: This video reveals five critical tips that companies should use to enhance their network security.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 06 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Fast, secure mobile access to patient records and resources.
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Maximize mobile productivity, secure private patient data and ensure that your organization remains in compliance with healthcare regulations. Read the use case and discover how Dell™ Enterprise Mobility Management enables healthcare organizations to achieve their goals while helping them to embrace their unique mobile/BYOD strategy.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

Dell Software

Box for Dell: Empower Mobile Workers
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to boost mobile productivity by enabling your employees to easily, securely access enterprise files and folders across a full range of devices and workspaces. Employees can share documents quickly, collaborate among teams and edit content directly with existing applications.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

Dell Software

The Top 5 Security Challenges of Higher Education
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how in addition to the same IT security challenges as commercial enterprises, universities face a number of difficulties that are entirely unique to higher education.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

How to Define SIEM Strategy, Management and Success in the Enterprise
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: With the recent, highly-publicized data breaches, ensuring you can efficiently detect and respond to security issues should be a top-priority. This expert guide, available exclusively to members who have completed our SIEM survey, provides the insight you need to develop or revamp your SIEM strategy to set the stage for success.
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.

Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Benchmark Comparison
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this report, we'll present the results of a 3rd party benchmark test that looks into how a few of the most respected solutions out there fared across five very real-world test scenarios to determine who really is the King of Scale. Read the benchmark report to learn more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

A Consolidated Platform for Next-Generation Firewall and Secure Web Gateway Services
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper first defines next-generation firewalls, secure web gateways, and their capabilities, and then specifically discusses the Fortinet FortiGate NGFW and the results of ESG Lab's evaluation and testing of the device.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Bringing DLP Inside the Organization
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into the subject of data loss prevention (DLP) inside the organization, examining the way that critical information is shared within a business and discussing the pros and cons of implementing DLP solutions at different points.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Clearswift

Devices, data and how enterprise mobile management reconciles the two
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

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

Three Kinds of Chaos: Establishing collaboration and control in a chaotic world
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals why collaboration and control are both equally important, especially with evolving security threats.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Mar 2014

Clearswift

Managed Security Services: When It's Time to Stop Going "It" Alone
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: Even if an organization is capable of the traditional, DIY integration of on-promise security solutions using in-house resources, is it truly any better than leveraging the expertise, scale and scope of a third-party service provider?
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

NEC Corporation of America

Reconciling Cloud And Security
sponsored by Scalr
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the challenge that IT executives face consistently, an overview of the cloud landscape in terms of security, and a strategy that enterprises can use to safely adopt the cloud.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Scalr

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

Next-Generation Switches to Consider
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Next-generation switches have a lot of capabilities, especially as vendors retool their product lines to support application awareness and other features. How do you know you're buying the right switch? Take our brief survey on network infrastructure and you'll gain immediate access to our expert guide, What you need to know about switch upgrades.
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
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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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