Published: 02 March 2009
Analyst(s): Eric Maiwald
Network monitoring is a requirement for many enterprises and good practice for all. Network behavior analysis (NBA) goes beyond looking for known bad signatures of attacks and into the realm of understanding what is happening on the network. Although NBA cannot completely replace signature-based systems, it can augment them to give security teams a more complete view of the network. Networking teams can also benefit because NBA products help analyze how systems and applications are used and assist in troubleshooting. In this report, Security and Risk Management Strategies Research Director Eric Maiwald examines the benefits of NBA.
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