Is Your Company Protecting Your Mobile Device?

Written by admin on July 23, 2013. Posted in Mobile security, Mobile workforce, Mobility as a service

Mobile device management

With the rise in technology, especially in the work place, digital services such as iPhone management and numerous security protocols that can be followed to ensure proper management of BYOD companies and devices. With bring your own device companies surging up from the technology boom, making sure you have iphone security, or any security in general, is an excellent idea.

Recent research suggests that over 230 million people in the US use a mobile device. Yet the number of companies and percent of individuals who protect their devices are rather small. It may seem like an obvious decision to do so. Especially since companies like Apple have excellent tools to utilize. Such as the Configurator, a free tool that allows users to configure

Protect Your Small Business Network Security Platform

Written by admin on May 31, 2013. Posted in Enterprise firewall reviews, Mobile security, Next generation enterprise network

Firewall companies

If you do not have a really excellent network security platform, you may want to consider the following. During the fiscal year 2011, the United States government spent $13 billion on protecting information technology and the network security platform, and in that same year there were nearly 45,000 incidents in this country having to do with data loss, data theft, hacking, and privacy breaches. For example, during the fall of 2011, one international hacker broke into a network security platform and was able to get a hold of highly sensitive computer files at the South Carolina Department of Revenue. He thus gained access to an estimated 3.6 million American tax returns!

In July of 2008, a frustrated San Francisco city administrator blocked access to a critical network security platform by changing passwords to its switches and routers. When caught, he would not share them with officials. This created a real mess. A 2011 study concluded that the cost of this type of security breach of a network security platform and the cost per lost or stolen record has decreased recently. However, that does not mean that companies should slack off on protecting themselves or their network security platform.

Your business should have an enterprise firewall, an intrusion detection system, an intrusion prevention system, and a next gen network security system to defend yourself against criminal activity. A next generation network can help you keep your information safe so that you and your important proprietary information are not compromised.