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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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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

Data Center Network Security - 7 Best Practices
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uncovers why traditional network architectures are failing to keep hackers out and offers seven best practices for securing your data center. View now to learn how to secure your network where it matters most.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Fortinet, 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: 07 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Holistic Protection against Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can design security customized for your network and for fighting off potential targeted attacks.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Trend Micro

Securing Your End of Life Servers While Enabling a Safe Transition
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to continue running your end of life platform while avoiding common security risks and preparing to upgrade your system.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Trend Micro

Network Security 3 Phase Framework
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a simple three phase framework for protecting data and defending against concealed threats. View now to learn how this strategy keeps you ahead of the curve to prevent new attacks.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, 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: 06 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Web-App Firewall: Protecting against DoS/DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why traditional firewalls are insufficient to defend against malicious botnet attacks and how to rethink your security strategy.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 28 Dec 2012

Fortinet, Inc.

Security Reimagined
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: It's time to reimagine how we do security. This white paper shows you how with tips on creating an integrated, proactive security system designed for the cybercrime of today.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Anatomy of Cyber Attack
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Attend this webinar to learn the anatomy of an advanced persistent threat and why it's critical to detect and isolate the attack at "patient zero," the initial point of infection.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Premiered: Mar 31, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Think Like a Bad Guy: Understanding Advanced Threats and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Increasingly, today's advanced threats circumvent traditional defenses—even sandboxing. This SlashGuide white paper helps you understand advanced threats and how to defend against them.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Survey Shows Plenty of Room for Improvement in IT Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: A new survey from IDG Research Services reveals that most organizations lack confidence in their security defenses. Read this report to learn why, and how you can build security that's worth having confidence in.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Gartner Report: Instituting Layered Security Defenses
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and included Gartner research to learn the four phases of effective security and how you can build strong protections on each phase.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Intro to Simplifying WLAN Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to simplify WLAN configuration and secure your network from the endpoint to the core and achieve a single-pane-of-glass view. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

Fortinet, Inc.

Sandbox and Secure Email Gateway - Security Dynamic Duo
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how SEGs are evolving to deliver additional layers of protection against hackers and how sandboxing, when used concurrently, can inspect harmful emails that reside within the grey area between white and black lists. View now to learn how to prevent APTs from reaching an end user.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Security on the Edge Classroom
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom looks at enterprise strategies for network perimeter defense and next generation tools such as network access control, single sign-on, encryption certificates and more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Premiered: 04 May 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Wireless Network Lifecycle
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Check out this infographic to see exactly what Fluke Networks' ideal wireless network lifecycle looks like.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

Fluke Networks

Mitigating Mobility Risks with Real-Time Contextual Data
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Traditional endpoint security approaches won't protect users on the go, so you need to rethink your mobile strategy.  This white paper explores a coordinated defense to fill in potential security gaps bu using real-time contextual data.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Aruba Networks

Endpoint Security Must Get Better
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how unsatisfied IT leaders are simplifying endpoint security while improving protection against attacks and avoiding the costs of potential security incidents.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 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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