Whilst rapid developments in technology have provided a wave of new opportunity and resources for business, this change has also brought an alarming host of new threats. Specialising in the protection of systems, networks and data in cyberspace, Cyber Security now plays a critical role in the business place, as we move toward a world that is more connected to the internet than ever.
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Why does my business need cyber security?
With many businesses still failing to address the risk of cyber threats, a lack of security could cost your business significant financial loss and damage. Having now been categorised as a ‘major threat’, cyber crime shows no signs of slowing down and it is now more important than ever to ensure your business has the correct measures in place to prevent any devastating consequences of cyber crime.
As part of the government’s Cyber Streetwise campaign, only 16% of respondents said that investment in cyber security was a top priority; an alarming figure considering the rapid pace of the cyber world and online dangers it poses.
When it comes to network security, it is often wrongly perceived that only larger organisations need to dedicate resources to protect their networks against the increasing risk of online threats. Although most SME’s believe their businesses are safe, in reality the threat has never been greater, as many hackers now look to target their unprotected networks.
Quite simply, cyber security threats are real, and are targeting companies large and small, day in and day out. SME’s will commonly dismiss themselves as being in any real danger, often thinking that the larger companies are prime targets. In reality, smaller companies hold a gold mine of customer and employee data, from online banking credentials to social security numbers, making them a prime target.
Often cyber attacks are successful because companies are using outdated systems and processes or haven’t updated and maintained their software. Too often businesses implement a fit and forget policy where once they have purchased anti-virus software, software patches and firewalls they are installed and then neglected. This means regular checks and updates don’t take place and means they don’t provide sufficient protection against modern threats.
Viruses and ransomware programmes are readily available online meaning the level of expertise required to launch a cyber-attack has been reduced and ‘amateur hackers’ have the technological know-how to target SMEs. It is likely that many businesses have either been compromised already or will be in the near-future.
Businesses now require strategic cyber security solutions that should not only secure existing systems, but look to keep your business secure in the future. Good cyber security companies will provide the correct solutions, policies and procedures to identify and reduce the risk of an attack, whilst resolution or disaster recovery plans and procedures need to be in place to safely restore your business data quickly and efficiently.
Our cyber security protection includes:
- Advanced network security
- Safeguard data and networks
- Eliminate viruses
- Block spyware and malware
- Protect your network against hacking
How can we help with cyber security?
Most organisations are becoming more interconnected, as they look to secure complex networks that involve on-premise, mobile and cloud connections with their customers and partners. As an IT security specialist EBC Group provide multi layered Network Security and disaster recovery solutions that add a vital layer of protection to companies of any size that are interested in innovative and cost effective security defence systems.
Our intrusion prevention technology, WatchGuard provides real time protection against network threats, delivering the industries most in-depth monitoring tools for email and web. Whilst our mail security solution, Mail Defence offers the insight and access to filter and protect your business from the daily wave of outside mail threats.
"Cyber security is massively important to a business like ours. We hold a lot of personal and confidential information about our clients; we also handle substantial sums of money through the business on a daily basis. Businesses like ours are seen as a soft target to cyber criminals. EBC Group have provided us with a series of firewalls and anti-virus protection meaning that our info and client data is much more secure and protected from cyber criminals."
Rebbeca Widdowson, Managing Partner at HallmarkHulme Solicitors
Multi-layered network security protectionOur effective network security solutions keeps your business protected
Network security is becoming increasingly complex, as new Internet threats continue to evolve.
Achieving effective network security for small business requires a solution that's designed to fit your needs today and can adapt to tomorrow's security threats.
Aside from protecting you against such threats, the best network security should provide a host of benefits.
- Provides compliance with industry and government regulations
- Provides easy, secure access to the tools and applications
- Lets you easily, securely grow your network
At a glance:
Our multi-layered network security consists of many components, working together, which helps to minimise the threat, they include:
Cloud based control and protection of your email
Advanced firewall protection to prevent unauthorised access to your network
The leading anti-virus and anti-spyware software
Gain control of your Windows servers and networks
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Controlling your mail has never been simplerProtect and manage your email from one simple cloud-based platform
As a cloud based security solution, Mail defence provides a comprehensive spam and virus protection, that is compatible with any infrastructure and easily implemented and accessed in minutes. Offering integrated email continuity and optional archiving, mail defence is the low cost, flexible tool to achieving complete email safety.
At a glance
- Email filtering
- Complete virus protection
- Email archiving
- Email continuity
- Administrator tools
- Complete access
- Message digest
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Think your business is secure from hackers?Lack of security could result in significant financial loss and reputation
With even the best computer security now being breached. Hackers can be in your network with no trail or trace, undetected for up to 18 months.
With many companies failing to address cyber threats, lack of security testing could result in significant financial loss and reputation implications, both for your business and clients.
Providing the latest in hacker defence systems, EBC Group's 'WatchGuard' solution provides intelligently layered security, uncontended UTM performance and innovative flexibility for your company.
Protecting your essential data, WatchGuard is strategically designed to save both time and money, through its forward thinking technology.
"The failure of UK companies to tackle online security is leaving clients increasingly vulnerable to attack. We know UK companies are being targeted"
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