Network security refers to any activities designed to protect your network.
Specific activities protect the usability, reliability, integrity, and safety of your network and data.
- Viruses, worms, and Trojan horses
- Spyware and adware
- Zero-day attacks, also called zero-hour attacks
- Hacker attacks
- Denial of service attacks
- Data interception and theft
- Identity theft
- Ransom ware attacks
You need to understand that there is no single solution that will protect you from a variety of threats. You need to incorporate multiple layers incase one fails the other stands.
Network security therefore is accomplished by hardware and software that must be managed and updated to protect from emerging threats.
Your company is protected against business disruption, which helps keep employees productive. Network security helps your company meet mandatory regulatory compliance because it helps protect your customers’ data; it reduces the risk of legal action from data theft.
Ultimately, network security helps protect a business’s reputation, which is one of its most important assets.
Its a road map to facilitate meaningful, evidence based change towards desirable outcome.
Having a clear-cut IT strategy is key establishing a competitive advantage over any competition. It can be the difference maker between a business success and its failure
This is a framework that guides and puts in check usage of ICT resources.