How Managed Network Security Protection Services Work
Quality network security is an essential part of the operations for your business and meeting data protection compliance and regulatory requirements. It sounds really simple to say you just want to “keep the criminals out” while keeping your business in productive mode. Unfortunately, with the increased demands for technology and information security, this can result in a significant time investment.
Network security is no longer about just deploying firewalls and an antivirus program. Regardless of the size of your business, the latest threats are very advanced. This is why many companies are opting to use enterprise-class network security protection services to increase protection while saving time and money.
If you have never used this type of service for your company or small business, here is an overview of the core levels of protection that a network security protection service can provide.
Network Health Assessment
When you work with a network security protection service, they will first provide a comprehensive network health assessment. This will help you determine where your network stands and what needs to be done in order to make it more secure. The health assessment involves the inspection of firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, Virtual Private Network (VPN) security, anti-virus and anti-malware programs, network filtering processes, infrastructure security, patch management, disaster recovery and backup, and any other comp