Network Security Home Cybersecurity Dictionary Network Security Network security comprises the technologies, policies and practices dedicated to monitoring, preventing and responding to illegal, malicious and unauthorized attempts to penetrate and compromise computer networks. Common components of network security include firewalls and IDS/IPS systems. Network security complements endpoint security which focuses on securing the various endpoints that interact with the corporate network. Related TermsFirewallIntrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)NTA (Network Traffic Analysis) and NBA (Network Behavior Analysis)MicrosegmentationEndpoint Security Share: Seeking Clarity? View the Cybersecurity Dictionary for top terms searched by your peers. Back to the Dictionary RELATED INSIGHTS DOWNLOAD October 22, 2018 PCI Compliance Does Not Always Equal Security Learn how a risk-centric approach can be applied to each PCI requirement. See Details Read more about PCI Compliance Does Not Always Equal Security BLOG October 29, 2018 Leveraging Risk Strategy to Move Beyond Check-Box PCI Compliance Merchants often put compliance spending at the top of their list for budgeting purposes because the consequences of non-compliance can be expensive. F... See Details Read more about Leveraging Risk Strategy to Move Beyond Check-Box PCI Compliance DOWNLOAD July 31, 2017 PCI Services Learn how Optiv can help you plan, build and run your PCI compliance program. See Details Read more about PCI Services How Can We Help? Let us know what you need, and we will have an Optiv professional contact you shortly.