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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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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

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

Cloud Adoption in Asia Pacific: Overcoming Security Concerns with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing offers unprecedented opportunities for businesses to cut IT costs while improving their ability to respond to changing strategic demands. Concerns about security, however, are a barrier to adoption.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Next-generation guest network access for GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Users today expect to connect from anywhere and giving them high-performance guest access is absolutely essential.  Weak security on the guest network can expose your business to external threats and could cause serious liablility issues.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Aruba Networks

Outsider Threat Protection: Building a Kill Chain Defense
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the story behind outsider threats and how to defend against these attacks that steal sensitive data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

DDos Survival Handbook
sponsored by Singlehop
WHITE PAPER: This handbook is the survival guide to fight off cyber attackers and mitigate the risk of DDoS attacks.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Singlehop

Managing SSL Certificates in Pan-Asia Pacific Enterprises
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Businesses around the world face an array of threats to information security.  Enterprised in Pan-Asia face the same threats while contending with region-specific challenges associated with trade across diverse cultures.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Symantec Corporation

Website Security Threat Report 2014
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In 2013, attention was focused on threats to privacy and acts of malicious insiders.  However, the end of the year provideded a painful remind that cybercime remains prevalent today.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Symantec Corporation

Avoiding BYO Policy and Security Pitfalls
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: When employees use their own technology for business purposes, they gain mobility and productivity but pose a new threat for IT security, as well as other policy pitfalls.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Citrix

Data Loss Prevention: RFP Technology Decisions
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Loss Prevention: From Business Problem to Technical Solution
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

3 Ways to Secure Your Critical Data in the Cloud
sponsored by CipherCloud
WEBCAST: This webcast exposes the three steps needed to secure data in the cloud: cloud discovery, data discover, and data protection.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 24, 2014

CipherCloud

SMS Alert System Boosts Service for Rasa Sentosa Resort
sponsored by TalariaX
CASE STUDY: Dive into this case study to learn about the SMS alert system that Rasa Sentosa Resort in Singapore chose to alert their network engineers, equipped with a filter to allow only important messages to be sent as SMS, reducing unnecessary SMS disturbances.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

TalariaX

How a service city improved their SMS alert system
sponsored by TalariaX
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn about an SMS alert system that was deployed in a California service city that was complementary to the existing fire department infrastructure but also enhanced communication capabilities for a more efficient and reliable notification system, while maintaining a low capital investment.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

TalariaX

5 Tips for Guest BYOD Use
sponsored by North Sydney IT and Cisco
WHITE PAPER: If your midsize company welcomes guests and their mobile devices, read this white paper. Get five tips for guest BYOD use.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

North Sydney IT and Cisco

WAF or IPS - Why you need more than a Firewall and IPS to protect your applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of using more than just a firewall and IPS to protect your applications from malicious attacks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Security Concerns in the C-Suite and How Next-Generation Firewalls Can Help
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the danger behind APTs, leading to the need for heightened network security with the help of next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Next generation firewall product analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource contains a product analysis of a next generation firewall (NGFW) that discusses security, performance, TCO and several other categories that are not available anywhere else.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Networking Evolution: Building the Infrastructure to Enable the Changing Face of IT
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource explores the top trends and challenges facing networks today. Topics include hybrid software-defined networking, context-aware security, unified communications, and more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Citrix

Build the Infrastructure to Enable the Changing Face of IT
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Check out this expert resource to learn about the top trends and challenges facing your network today. Topics include hybrid software-defined networking, context-aware security, unified communications, and more.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Citrix

The HP IT Insights Series—Volume 9 - Get the facts about SDN: Debunk six myths standing in the way of network
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper will help you debunk 6 myths about software-defined networking (SDN) that stand in the way of network innovation.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

SDN Innovations in Campus
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: In this webcast, we will cover how SDN is impacting the campus environment and feature a location-aware SDN application providing WiFi Indoor positioning that enables context-aware location advertising for businesses and highlight how HP can unlock the business value of your network.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 10, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP SDN in the Campus LAN
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: The network is transforming to adapt to trends such as cloud, big data, security & mobility. In this session, we will cover the technology components of the HP Network Protector and the HP Network Optimizer for Microsoft Lync.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 10, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Moving Beyond the Firewall for Complete Data Protection
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover several new security threats and what solutions are available to mitigate those risks going forward.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

A New Set of Network Security Challenges
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Today, workers demand access from devices beyond the firewall.  Smart phones, tablets, and laptops of all types.  However, the biggest challenge is finding a balance between productive and security.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies
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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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