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Dec 8 2008   2:46PM GMT

Tech Trivia Challenge – network behavior analysis

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Our Tech Term is network behavior analysis.
The goal of network behavior analysis is to flag unknown, new or unusual traffic patterns that might indicate the presence of a security threat. Because it operates passively, NBA avoids latency or becoming a performance bottleneck.

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