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Source: infozine - Posted by Alex   
Security Network flow analysis is the art of studying high volume network traffic. Rather than capture every single packet, flow analysis allows network administrators to selectively record and filter network data, so they're only collecting the data they really need. Flow analysis makes difficult tasks like real-time network monitoring, user profiling, security analysis, and data mining dead simple. Network Flow Analysis external link (No Starch Press, June 2010, 224 pp., $39.95, ISBN 9781593272036) is the first book to show system administrators how to assess, analyze, and debug a network using flow analysis. In his latest work, author Michael W. Lucas, praised by security expert Richard Bejtlich of TaoSecurity.com as "one of the best technical writers in the networking, computer, and security worlds," teaches network administrators how to build a flow-based network awareness system and how network analysis and auditing can help address problems and improve network reliability. Readers learn what a flow is, how flows are used in network management, and how to use a flow analysis system. Lucas also explains how to collect flow records; view, filter, and report flows; present flow records graphically; and use flow records to proactively improve a network with tools like Cflow.pm, CUFlow, FlowScan, FlowViewer, NetFlow, sFlow, and so on.

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