10/07/2014 Leave a comment
What is network security?
What are the threats?
How does it protect you?
How does it work?
What are the business benefits?
You may think you know the answers to these seemingly basic questions; even still, it’s a good idea to ask them of your network administrator or trusted IT partner. Why? Unless you are a network security professional, you most likely lack the resources and knowledge to protect your business (or personal devices) from today’s sophisticated Internet threats.
What is Network Security?
In answering the question, “What is network security?” it should be explained that network security refers to any activities designed to protect your network. Specifically, these activities protect the usability, reliability, integrity, and safety of your network and data. Effective network security targets a variety of threats and stops them from entering or spreading on your network. Read more of this post