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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 Intelligence Selection Buying Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why network defense can make or break the success of an enterprise; and also introduces HP TippingPoint, a leader in security intelligence, as a potential solution.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next Generation Firewall Comparative Analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this important whitepaper now to find out as it examines the security effectiveness and value of 12 different next-generation firewall solutions from Cisco, Dell, Fortinet, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Implement a More Secure Network to Keep Up with Shadow IT
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the ramifications of the growth of shadow IT and examines how you can protect against potential issues. Read on to learn how you can implement a more secure network to keep up with evolving IT demands.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Verizon

Putting Network Security Into Context
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: Today's advanced threats demand a network security strategy that can adjust policies based on contextual data about users and apps.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

SearchNetworking.com

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

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

Mobile Cloud Security: What CXOs Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: This blog post discusses the need for end-to-end security in a mobile cloud environment.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Emergence of SDN in WLAN
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: SDN is being implemented rapidly—is your organization maximizing its benefit? New use cases have emerged for SDN in wireless networks. Our e-guide, The Emergence of SDN in WLAN explores how SDN can benefit your wireless network through the improvement of how wireless networks are deployed and managed.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

TechTarget

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.

Why Corporate Data Security Requires a Major Policy Shift in the Age of BYOD
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

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

Putting Security on Auto-Pilot: What Works, What Doesn't
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This technical guide examines the pros, cons, and unknowns of automated penetration testing, from how best to use one to the components of your security system that will still require human intervention.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.com

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

How We Define a Network is About to Change, Again
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how VMware NSX changes the way that you build, manage, and secure your network.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

How to Protect Your Business From Today's Security Threats
sponsored by Optus Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of maintaining robust network security within your enterprise, especially with an evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Optus Business

The Hidden Costs of Self-Signed SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Security is not usually one of the first places companies look to trim expenses, but some IT professionals believe that they can easily lower costs by eliminating third-party Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Authorities (CAs) from the budget equation. However, this kind of reasoning can backfire – badly.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

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

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

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data can help organizations gain insights into advanced data threats.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Get the Network Protection You Need with Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover what a next-generation firewall can do for your organization in terms of network security.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Intrusion Detection and Protection: From Business Problem to Technical Solution
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Learn how IDS/IPS help you thwart attacks and mitigate post-attack damage.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.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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