Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring news, information, and how-to advice

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Make threat intelligence meaningful: A 4-point plan

Threat intelligence is a hot topic, but it requires a ton of work to be operational and effective. Here's how to steer clear of the traps

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Now raging: The 3 cloud battles that matter most

AWS, Microsoft, and Google have won the public cloud wars, clearing the space for more meaningful battles over security, APIs, and reporting to play out

Raspberry Pi Projects Primed for IT

10 more Raspberry Pi projects primed for IT

Network monitoring, traffic analysis, VPN servers -- DIY-minded IT pros can hack together heavy-duty solutions as cheap and easy as Raspberry Pi

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Is it opposite day? Microsoft has a new Linux distro

But hold your horses -- Azure Cloud Switch is a custom version of Linux designed for running switches in Microsoft's own data center

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Catch attackers even when they don't use malware

Many advanced hackers opt to skip the malware and use common admin tools. To detect those sneaks, monitor your network for unusual activity

Small IT, big problems: Log data reveals the unknown

Even the smallest IT team can leverage log management for smoother operations and stronger security

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Snowed in? That’s why you set up remote access

Remote power control, automated network testing, and plenty of error checking are almost as good as being there

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Best open source monitoring tools

Here's a rundown of the strengths and weaknesses of four top products

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Detect network anomalies with StealthWatch

Searching for a great network traffic flow analysis tool that detects sneak hacker attacks? Look no further than Lancope's StealthWatch

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7 free tools every network needs

From device discovery to visibility into systems, networks, and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered

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How to stop hackers? Know your network

Until the perfect network monitoring tool comes along, knowledge of your network is your best defense

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7 killer open source monitoring tools

Seeking greater visibility into your network? Look no further than these excellent free tools

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Create your own 'dirty dozen' threat list

Which security events should you worry about most? Everyone has different vulnerabilities, so here's how to prioritize

What! Porn in the office? Oh, never mind

A tech pro is charged with monitoring Web use at a family business, but gets an unexpected response when the worst offender is revealed

A missed detail derails a server room move

A project takes on a life of its own when Internet, intranet, and phone connections act up -- and the reason remains elusive

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