Securing networks to safeguard business
As businesses become more dependent on networking technology, they undoubtedly become the target of malicious external attack. Spam, hacking, viruses, worms, trojans, spyware… all these pose a daily threat. Trusted employees and partners can also put the smooth operation of corporate networks in jeopardy through unauthorised activity, accidental corruption or simple misuse.
No organisation can allow its IT systems to become vulnerable in this way. Arrow ECS protects corporate networks, the data they carry and the business as a whole. Through our comprehensive approach to security, we minimise the risks of interrupted trading, damaged customer confidence, tarnished reputation, and financial penalties, which all arise when service is lost.
Network integrity is critical. Any interruptions in service and consequent data loss will damage profitability and corporate reputation. Every layer of the network and every entry point must be protected.
End-to-end, multi-layer security is vital to secure the enterprise. We build security into the very DNA of the network; our design philosophy incorporates security from the ground up, enhancing network protection incrementally at every stage, across all network layers and all vendor products.
We apply a strategy for all aspects of security - network users, the processes governing network usage, and the technology that enforces security. Specific measures such as firewalls then become building-blocks within this holistic approach.
In a climate of increasing legislation, we protect both users and the business from breaches in 'perimeter' security. We help businesses ensure that networks permit only authorised users and authorised activity. One of the key challenges of managing any network is the complexity of security administration.
Implementing user communities and associating policy to them is the key to securing network user activity. Organisations can control the resources made available to particular users based on authentication type, location and corporate policy, while legal requirements for auditing access control policies are fulfilled; any breaches into the environment are logged.
Easing network management
As networks continue to grow, the burden on administration teams also increases. Arrow ECS offers the flexibility to manage multiple vendor technology solutions across all areas of the network.
By offering centralised monitoring, reporting, logging and business intelligence, the number of people with administrators' privileges is reduced and security is enhanced.
For more information on Arrow ECS Security Solution please contact your ECS Arrow Account Manager.