Top Five Things You Should Know About Network Forensics

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What is network forensics?

Network forensics is the practice of recording and analyzing activity taking place on a network. Applying powerful search and analysis tools to recordings of network traffic, network forensics enables IT organizations to find the root causes of network performance and application delivery issues with accuracy and precision.

Network forensics is the process of capturing, storing and analyzing activity that takes place on a computer network. While it’s often associated with solving network security breaches, the practice can also help solve far more common network issues, like spikes in utilization, drops in VoIP call quality, identifying rogue activity, and improving both network and application performance.

In this slideshow, WildPackets, provider of network and application performance analysis solutions, explains the basics of network forensics and how it can be used to improve network performance at all organizations.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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