Fortinet has released their Q3 Threat landscape report, offering expert insight into the latest attack vectors and threats. As independent research (IDC) has found Fortinet to have the largest security device footprint of any vendor, this unique vantage point provides an excellent view of the cyber-threat landscape. Read more
Fortinet has been recognised for the 10th time in the Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls. MTG has been designing, installing and managing Fortinet firewall solutions for ten years – for SMB, SME and Enterprise clients. Gartner’s continual recognition fo Fortinet is a testament to the quality, security, flexibility and value offered by Fortigate firewalls.
By teaching your staff members about cybersecurity and phishing attacks, you will significantly enhance the security and cyber resilience of your business. A lack of employee training is one of the most common reasons that businesses are left vulnerable to cyber phishing attacks. Cyber security awareness training will show your employees how to safeguard themselves and your business data.
We receive a lot of enquiries from small business (SMB) and SME customers looking at ways they can enhance the security of their IT and network environment. We thought we’d share a Small Business Security Blueprint which provides advice, examples and suggested products that can enhance the security of any small business. Read more
Despite increasingly sophisticated and layered cyber defence systems, those responsible for information security still contend with one basic fact – they are always on the backfoot when it comes to safeguarding their systems against attack. In this article, we look at how Deception Technology can be used by organisations to alter the balance and enhance their cybersecurity attack detection and defence capabilities.
What is Data Loss Prevention? DLP (Data Loss Prevention) is a group of technologies whose purpose is to ensure data is not lost, misused, disclosed or accessed by unauthorised users. DLP solutions generally classify data, protect confidential information, implement controls, identify data in transit and help prevent users (or customers) from accidentally or maliciously sharing data. Data loss should not always be associated with hackers; data loss can be instigated by staff accidentally and without knowledge.
SD-WAN is a technology that enables the more effective use of your internet and WAN services. Features such as load-balancing, application steering and awareness – lead to savings, greater visibility and performance. In this article, we look at the critical elements of an SD-WAN solution, and they can benefit a small business or enterprise company. Read more
Shadow IT is a term often used to describe a situation where an enterprise uses IT systems; applications, software, devices, cloud services and similar solutions without the knowledge or approval of the business. This can present security and operational risks to the company, given it bypasses the organisations’ standards, processes and procedures.
We regularly deploy IPS (Intrusion Prevention System) solutions for our clients at their network edge as part of their managed firewall solution. An IPS should be used by any organisations that do business online or operate within the financial services, legal, accounting, banking or healthcare sectors.
The majority of small businesses will already have a router, but a firewall is specifically designed to protect your network. With more complex threats, the functionality and features of firewalls and routers have evolved to include services such as intrusion prevention (IPS), antivirus, web filtering and anti-spam; often – all in one box.