IT continues to evolve, bringing with it, unprecedented change. End devices can access the network at a speed that most security teams and most advanced network security systems can’t keep up.

As your organization accelerates, you need to stay ahead of more collaborative cybercriminals who have more resources at their disposal than ever.  To achieve this outcome, every business needs to comprehend the key aspects of Network Security System.

What does by Network Security System mean?

The practice of protecting an organization’s network and data from unauthorized intrusion is called network security.

  • This practice includes installing robust, up-to-date security appliance that has customized rules and configuration.
  • Network security guards both software and hardware systems of an organization from a variety of threats such as data breaches, data destruction, phishing, malware, and ransomware among others.
  • It prevents threats from spreading on your network.

Did You Know That Over 60% Small Businesses That Are Victims of Cyber Crimes Closed Permanently within 6 Months of Attack?

How Does Network Security Systems Work?

Authentication and authorization are the two main components of an effective network security system. Authentication verifies users before allowing them access to the network while authorization determines the level of access to be provided to the user.

Types of Network Security

There are different types of network security systems that businesses can deploy to protect against modern cyberattacks. Some of them are:

Access control

One of the most used network security systems is network access control (NAC), which blocking noncompliant endpoint devices and gives them limited access.

Antivirus and antimalware software

These types of network security systems scan malware not only upon their entry but also track them continuously even afterward to spot anomalies, remove malware, and fix damages.

Application security

Application security is comprised of processes to plug security holes and vulnerabilities.

Behavioral analytics

These security tools recognize abnormal activities quickly allowing your security teams to better identify indicators of compromise and fix the damage immediately.

Cloud security

Organizations are moving to the cloud for cost savings, flexibility, and scalability, thereby making cloud security an essential part of their network security system today.

Email security

It blocks incoming attacks as well as outgoing messages to prevent loss of important data.

So, how can your organization minimize risk without slowing down your business?

Sophos Firewall is your first line of defense against known and unknown Internet security threats and controlling data to the internet. Sophos firewalls can provide unprecedented visibility to your network, users, and applications directly from the control center.

Network Security Benefits Offered by Sophos

  1. Optimized two-clicks-to-anywhere navigation.
  2. Purpose-built user interface with an interactive control center.
  3. New unified policy model.
  4. Policy Control Center Widget.
  5. Streamline firewall rule management.
  6. Predefined IPS, Web, App, and Traffic Shaping policies.
  7. Policy templates.
  8. Sophos Security Heartbeat connecting Sophos endpoints.
  9. Dynamic firewall rule support for endpoint health.
  10. Synchronized Application Control.
  11. Cloud Application visibility.
  12. Discover Mode.
  13. Application Risk Meter.
  14. Central Management.

How Sophos Business ICT help?

Business ICT Partners has been working with Endpoint security and Mobile Security products for over 10 years.  We offer a range of solutions that are available for consumption on site, managed or through the cloud.

We have proven abilities in this space delivered by our highly trained and experienced engineers. Being Sophos Platinum partner, we are known to help organizations install and manage complex deployment.

Combat Cyberattacks with Sophos Security Solutions

Sophos Mobile will allow you to manage and secure your mobile endpoints with minimal time and effort involved. This solution will improve your user's productivity along with providing you with a peace of mind.

Sophos Mobile will protect and secure your devices and data using the capabilities, including the market-leading encryption, containers along with the ransomware and antivirus protection.

Sophos Central is a platform that offers full Unified Endpoints management capabilities on the same console for all the Sophos security products.

Sophos Mobile will allow you to configure and manage Office 365 on your mobile devices. A single console will help your admins simplifying their tasks and save their time.

Utilizing the Extreme DPI engine, Xstream, Network Flow FastPath and TSL inspection, the Xstream Next-Gen offers you get complete visibility, protection and performance.

XG Firewall solution offers the best Unified Threat Management (UTM) protection, including the mails, reporting and the web application firewall. Sophos Central and XC Firewall work together and make day-to-day activities management easier. It also includes the on-box reporting options (cloud-based) for which other vendors charge you extra.

Sophos XG Firewall, along with SD-RED, allows enterprises and businesses to connect across your geographically-distributed network. The firewalls offer an advantage of less –expensive internet connection options including, 3G/4G/LTE, DSL, and cable.

XG Firewall and Intercept X integrate and continue to help you know about the active threats present in the network. The Security Heartbeat™ instantly notifies the network health at a glance.

Sophos E-mail security solution automatically scans the e-mail body along with the attachments to identify the sensitive data and establishes the policies to encrypt the message instantly. The Sophos Secure Messaging Portal will allow you to receive and send the attachments securely.

The Sophos Central is integrated into the Sophos E-mail security that manages all the Sophos products from a single console. This helps organizations to respond to threats faster. In addition, this enterprise-grade e-mail – security solution also includes cybersecurity awareness training.

Sophos Synchronized Security will connect all the Sophos endpoints and automatically detects and clean the infested systems that send spam and malware.

Sophos Email-security can help organizations protect against the advanced data breaches and threats using the Sophos E-mail data loss prevention and content control. This e-mail security can also protect sensitive information, including the financials, health information etc. in the e-mails.