Network Security consists of various policies and devices to manage access to and from your internal networks. While it is true that the most secure network is a network that has no outside connection, this is not a feasible approach. With demand for corporate resource access from outside of your physical location increases, so does your exposure to the internet. It is paramount to take the necessary steps to protect your corporate resources from threats, both external and internal.
Threats come in various different forms, which means implemented protection strategies have to be able to protect you from a number of different threats. The term Network Security is a broad definition of tools, devices and expertise your organization needs to defend itself from such threats.
Due to the rise of cyber threats and damage they can cause, security awareness and IT Security budgets companies allocate are also rising.
Network Security is now a priority for most companies.
According to 2019 Security Report of Check Point
49% Of companies have experienced a DDOS attach in the past year
46% Of organizations were hit by ransomware attacks in 2018
18% Of organizations experienced a cloud security incident in the past year
76% Of organizations experienced a phising attack in the past year
40% Of organizations were impacted by cryptominers last year
62% Of IT Professionals are most concerned about Data Loss or Leakage
Firewall - IPS - VPN
While Endpoint security solutions offer you endpoint protection at endpoint level, stopping a threat before it even enters your internal network will help you secure your network.
Gateway protection offers the following benefits:
Anti-Virus – Protection against viruses, malware and spyware right at the gateway level before malware enters your network.
Anti-Spam – Protection against e-mail based threats, including viruses, spam, phishing etc. at the gateway level before unwanted /malicious mail reaches your mail server.
Sandboxing – Security mechanism that executes programs in a virtual, isolated environment and analyzes it heuristically. Protects against unknown threats and zero-day attacks at gateway level