At Image IT, we take a holistic view to network security that encompasses the whole network including server, switches, firewall, anti-virus, user permissions etc.
Over the past 3 years, network security has become a major concern for small and medium businesses. It is important SMEs deploy the correct mixture of hardware, software, and system configuration so as to achieve an adequate and effective level of network security while ensuring user productivity is not impacted and budgets are not exhausted.
A firewall is an integral part of your network security. It protects your network by controlling internal and external traffic on your network. It will reduce or eliminate the occurrence of unsolicited network communications while allowing all legitimate communications flow freely.
Advance firewall functionality identifies and excludes malicious traffic to your network from specific geographical areas that are known for large scale network attacks.
Image IT strongly recommend clients deploy a dedicated firewall to protect their computer network. Furthermore, we recommend deploying advanced security features that will stop known threats and also use gateway anti-virus and anti-spyware, intrusion prevention, application Control, and content filtering.
A firewall will also enhance the security of your wi-fi network as it replaces the standard domestic router often supplied by your broadband provider.
With cybercrime now a common occurrence and 10 % of all Irish internet users falling victim to online banking frauds, the importance of a secure reliable email service for businesses cannot be understated.
To protect your business against malware, trogans, and malicious attach, Image IT strongly recommend all businesses deploy effective antivirus and antispam software.
Spam is the activity of sending mass emails to companies and end users usually advertising products or services. It is also used extensively in scams and in a denial of service attach.
Anti-spam software reduces the amount of spam received by filtering and blocking emails before arriving into an employee’s inbox.
There are lots of different anti-spam products & services on the market. Talk to Image IT today about the best options for your business.
Web content filtering is an effective method of protecting your network and critical data resulting from staff activity on the internet. Web content filtering identifies and blocks malicious websites and peer-to-peer sites. This process will restrict users on the network accessing websites containing all types of malware and spyware through internet browsing or opening attachments contained in emails.