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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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Proven Practices for Securing Your Website Against DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Dyn
PODCAST: This expert podcast discusses how DDoS threats and vulnerabilities are impacting your web environment, ultimately creating dangerous risks for your business.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Aug 25, 2014

Dyn

Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how identity and access management solutions from IBM Security can help organizations protect critical assets.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

IBM

Mitigating Security Risks at the Network's Edge: Best Practices for Distributed Enterprises
sponsored by CradlePoint
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the keys to preventing data breaches in distributed enterprises.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

CradlePoint

How Cisco Helped Pinellas County, FL to Integrate Wired and Wireless Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Cisco helped Pinellas County, Florida to deliver unified wired and wireless services with bring-your-own-device convenience to all 111 buildings in 53 locations throughout the county.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

Cloud Web Security Alleviates Network Congestion
sponsored by Cisco
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how building supplies distributor MacArthur Corporation, secured internet use in the cloud in order to relieve network congestion, without adding any bandwidth.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cisco

The Ten Principals of BYOD
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top ten Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) considerations to keep in mind when composing a BYOD policy to ensure a productive and secure environment which allows your employees to use their consumer-based devices to complete day to day tasks.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 May 2014

IBM

IBM Mobile First
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to develop, test, run and manage hybrid and native multiplatform, mobile apps in a security-rich environment.
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 agaility, flexibility and manageability.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Leveraging Network Infrastructure for Competitive Success in Midsize Businesses
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how mid-market firms can leverage network infrastructure for success in the era of mobility and the cloud.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mobile Management and Security Essentials
sponsored by Fiberlink
WEBCAST: Smartphones and applications were at first targeted to the consumer - games, videos, and other entertainment flooded the app market.  However, these devices were quickly adopted by businesses to help further advance processes.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 29, 2014

Fiberlink

Enable Secure Access to Apps
sponsored by Fiberlink
DATA SHEET: The BYOD era has left IT with less control over the network, creating security and network integrity problems.  IT professionals are constantly striving to secure sensitive enterprise data and discover vulnerabilities.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Fiberlink

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

Mobile Device Management Checklist
sponsored by MobileIron
EGUIDE: A well thought-out mobile device management strategy is a key ingredient for any successful mobility deployment.  This expert E-Guide highlights a mobile device management checklist.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

MobileIron

Key Benefits of Secure Mobile Intranet Access
sponsored by Fiberlink
DATA SHEET: Workforce mobility has caused us to change the way we do business.  Today, mobile workers expect to be able to reach corporate resources from anywhere, as if they were in the office.  This data sheet features a solution that mobilizes SharePoint and many other Intranets.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Fiberlink

Meet Client Needs While Ensuring Corporate Data and Device Security
sponsored by Fiberlink
CASE STUDY: After making the switch from mobile phones to smartphones, companies need an easy-to-use enterprise mobility solution that can ensure device, data, and email security.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Fiberlink

Proven Practices for Securing Your Website Against DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Dyn
WEBCAST: This expert webcast discusses how DDoS threats and vulnerabilities are impacting your web environment, ultimately creating dangerous risks for your business.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 25, 2014

Dyn

Mobile Security: Threats and Countermeasures
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices are quickly becoming the device of choice for the primary end-user. The intuitive user-experience, robust computing capabilities, extensive catalog of apps, and always-on connectivity combined with portability make mobile devices very compelling PC replacements.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

MobileIron

Mitigating Web Threats with Comprehensive and Pervasive Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the challenges regarding Web security, and explores a solution with a durable network-based security architecture that is designed to protect against malicious threats.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Get the Most Value Out of Network Security
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) to keep cyber threats at bay and protect your organization's sensitive information, by reducing cost, frequency and impact of attacks.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

HP and Intel

Promise Healthcare case study
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Promise Healthcare improved security, achieve HIPAA compliance, and gained visibility into and control over network utilization by replacing its outdated firewalls with Dell SonicWALL NSA 6600 firewalls.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Dell Software

Securing the Small Business Network
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the results of three independent tests that can help you select a next-generation firewall, as well as links to public research that you can examine yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Why threat intelligence is critical for next generation firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: A top-tier threat intelligence network is the foundation of an effective next-generation firewall (NGFW). This white paper examines three criteria for judging threat intelligence networks: completeness, accuracy and speed, and discusses how one such network works in practice.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: To defend against today's advanced attacks, next-generation firewalls must be effective in overcoming obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques, as well as performing comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software
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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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