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Slide Show: 10 Free Network Defense Tools

Affordably protect the perimeter and beyond with these handy network security utilities and toolkits
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Keep the bad guys' success at breaking through some security defenses from turning into a full-blown network incursion. Nova helps confuse and confound attackers doing network reconnaissance by configuring many different fake virtual servers "running" on the network using Honeyd and then uses a machine-learning traffic analyzer to monitor honeypts.

 

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

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sleath066
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sleath066,
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11/30/2013 | 4:30:07 AM
re: Slide Show: 10 Free Network Defense Tools
agreed. Could someone do something about that?
acces
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acces,
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10/30/2013 | 1:17:18 AM
re: Slide Show: 10 Free Network Defense Tools
A url would be nice ... how about telling us what platforms are available for each tool. Come on, be a bit more user friendly please ...
whydoesitmatterjustmakeoneup
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whydoesitmatterjustmakeoneup,
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10/29/2013 | 3:40:42 PM
re: Slide Show: 10 Free Network Defense Tools
I agree the screen is very busy but descriptions are in the upper right hand corner, at least on my browser, Chrome.
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Patches,
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10/29/2013 | 1:53:23 PM
re: Slide Show: 10 Free Network Defense Tools
Is there supposed to be an article of some kind to go along with this slideshow? I mean, there's not even descriptions that go along with any of these tools...
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