Network Security

Are you concerned about your IT Security?
Very often, businesses only focus on their IT security when an infiltration or virus outbreak occurs. This causes companies around the world billions annually in down time, backup recoveries and technical support. This then forces companies to restrategize in order to plug the holes.

These issues are complex, but fairly simple to overcome if you have an IT strategy that incorporates the key elements of a total security solution. IT security comes in many forms, from physical access control, intrusion prevention & firewalling to Anti-virus and even video surveillance.

At ECO Networks, we work together with organizations as trusted IT security advisors. With our experienced people, proven processes, extensive knowledge and expertise, we provide quality, robust and easy-to-use security solutions tailored to your business IT needs.

We do not just sell solutions, we firmly believe that we should work with our customer's and provide consultancy, guidance and assistance not only during the initial audit and implementation, but throughout the product's entire life-cycle as well.

Desktop & Internal Security

Desktop security is also a key element of an IT security strategy that is often overlooked.

Companies tend to focus all their security decisions on preventing infiltration from the outside world, and whilst this is a key element in the security model, research shows that a large majority of IT security threats are from internal threats.



Many times, these security breaches occur when staff unknowingly leave the doors open to hackers by making simple mistakes such as writing down passwords on desk organizers, or using easily guessed passwords such as "password"

The reality of security threats is evident in today's technology world. Things like social engineering are commonplace in the world of hacking, and it is important that your staff are well trained to keep the doors locked so that your confidential company information stays secure.

Some interesting facts

The average cost of insider data breaches is $3.4 million per business per year.
--Ponemon Institute/ArcSight

43% of organizations say their information security function is now part of their organizations' risk management function.
--Ernst & Young

The average loss per phishing victim jumped from $257 in 2005 to $1,244 in 2006.
--Gartner Inc.

1 in 3 workers jot down their computer password, undermining their security.
--Nucleus Research and KnowledgeStorm

Roughly 1 in 3 computer users has been a victim of viruses, spyware or phishing.
--Consumer Reports

U.S. consumers spent $7.8 billion over the last two years for computer repairs, parts and replacements because of malware attacks.
--Consumer Reports

1/5 of all e-mail messages received by corporate servers are spam.
--Panda Software

1 in 20 e-mails are infected with malware.
--Panda Software

72% of businesses express concern about information and/or physical security of company assets located off-premise.
--Runzheimer International

60% of internet users who report computer problems do not know the source.
--Pew Internet & American Life Project

Only 25% of internet users say they always read user agreements, privacy statements or other disclaimers before installing or downloading files from the internet.
--Pew Internet & American Life Project, July 2005


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ECO Networks can provide you with the tools and advice to create an IT security strategy that that will not only meet the data security requirements, but will ensure ongoing maintenance of the solutions to let you have peace of mind that you are protected from today's advanced security threats.

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