Our WhatIs.com 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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