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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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VMIX: Neustar UltraDNS Case Study
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study examines how an online video communications company was able to take advantage of a flexible managed DNS service in order to securely increase speed to market and expand globally.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Cybersecurity Imperitives: Reinvent Your Network Security With Palo Alto Networks
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the current state of network security and examines a set of flexible solutions that account for changes to applications, threats, and users, providing air-tight security.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Palo Alto Networks

Implementing a Security Analytics Architecture
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the inabilities in traditional security management and how advanced threats are growing even more sophisticated.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control (white paper)
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Next-generation firewalls have revolutionized network security. Traditional firewalls that focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are ineffective. Learn how to protect your organization from ever-evolving threats with a firewall that delivers a deeper level of network security.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Dell Software

Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control (eBook)
sponsored by Dell Software
EBOOK: Next-generation firewalls have revolutionized network security. Traditional firewalls that focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are ineffective. Learn how to protect your organization from ever-evolving threats with a firewall that delivers a deeper level of network security.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Dell Software

Next-Gen Security
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Find out how SSL decryption and inspection can keep attackers away from your data and out of your network. Given that SSL threats are likely to increase, it's more important than ever for businesses to consider purchasing next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Dell Software

SDN Essentials: Top Considerations
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchSDN.com explores network orchestration and network virtualization, discussing why they are so important and uncovering top considerations for a hybrid environment.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

How Data Centers are Becoming Unwitting Accomplices in Advanced Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the widening gap between the offensive capabilities of today's cyber attackers and the weak traditional defenses deployed in most data centers.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

SANS WhatWorks in Detecting and Blocking Advanced Threats: A Real Case Study at a Large Research Organization
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals are always looking for new ways to infiltrate your system, making it essential to have an effective intrusion prevention system (IPS). This white paper explores one company's IPS platform and how it can greatly enhance your system security.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

FireEye

Protecting DNS Infrastructure - Inside and Out
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at some top threats your network faces and explores the strategies needed to defend yourself against DNS-based attacks.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Infoblox

A Cybercriminal's Guide to Exploiting DNS for Fun and Profit
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores current network security trends and how to protect your DNS from various cyber-attacks.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Infoblox

Defending Against Malware: A Holistic Approach to One of Today's Biggest IT Risks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers background on today's malware and its 4 predictable steps. Click through to discover a set of integrated solutions that offer improved visibility and defense to block advanced attacks.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Poison Ivy: Assessing Damage and Extracting Intelligence
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current threat landscape and more specifically Poison Ivy, a remote access tool that has been used in several high-profile malware campaigns. Read on to learn which tools you need to defend yourself from this form of cybercrime.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence: Perception Capture Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Ponemon Institute report highlights the capabilities and benefits of one security incident event management (SIEM) solution.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Digital Bread Crumbs – Seven Clues To Identifying Who’s Behind Advanced Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: When establishing your security strategy, the ability to recognize who your attackers are and how they work is essential. This guide uncovers various facets of malware attacks and what they reveal about the culprit.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Networking Monitoring Best Practices: Setting A Network Performance Baseline
sponsored by Ixia
EGUIDE: Explore the necessities for a network performance baseline, potential challenges and how to overcome them with the tips and advice in this e-guide.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Ixia

Best Practices for Utilizing Network Monitoring Switches in Cisco Environments
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how network monitoring switches can help overcome the challenges of deploying packet-based monitoring in a Cisco network.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Ixia

Transcript: Network Visibility: Thinking Outside the Box
sponsored by Ixia
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Explore how virtualization can challenge network monitoring, and discover a scalable solution that will help improve visibility for effective, scalable, secure network monitoring.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Ixia

Five Steps to Building Visibility and Security Into Your Network
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Discover five steps you need to take to not only build visibility and security into your network, but also get the most out of your current monitoring investments.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Ixia

Building a Better Network Security Strategy
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource discusses what features a network security strategy should cover in order to ensure success in today's business world.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Anti-Evasion: Why It’s a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores anti-evasion technology, an intrusion prevention system (IPS) add-on that blocks encoded attacks more effectively than traditional solutions.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Security University: New network security architecture
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Learn how to enhance network security by making the right architecture decisions, such as segmenting networks appropriately, limiting the number of unnecessary connections between servers and endpoints and identifying where to apply certain technologies to limit data exfiltration in the event of a breach.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 14 Mar 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Best Practices for Lawful Intercept in Enterprise and Service Provider Networks
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Data intercept requests require organizations to help government agencies collect communication information and content. Learn how you to prepare your network for such requests.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Ixia

Automation: The Future of Network Visibility
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Gain an understanding of how monitoring switch automation fits your organization, and discover how different security tools can help boost your compliance initiatives.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Ixia

Why Protection and Performance Matter: Introducing Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of a next-generation firewall and how it offers top security without causing serious network latency.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc.
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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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