Network Security

A network security system typically relies on layers of protection and consists of multiple components including networking monitoring and security software in addition to hardware and appliances. It is the process of taking physical and software preventative measures to protect the underlying networking infrastructure from unauthorised access.

Computer networks are complex; they consist of many different parts which include devices such as firewalls, routers, and switches which transmit the data both into and out of the network. These devices require professional management and configuration as without proper management their security can be compromised by the unscrupulous elements which can attack and access the network.

Managed Firewall Services

Your Firewall is your first line of defence against virus attacks, internet security risks and website/data hackers. Firewalls are designed to protect your businesses automatically from malicious traffic and provide rapid response to emerging threats before they impact your servers and data. Managed firewall solutions are:


Cisco provides a network that can securely and reliably handle all types of traffic, throughout the entire network, over virtually any media, while providing consistent service delivery to all users.

Firewall solutions for small and medium size businesses are available as either software or hardware. Software firewalls protect each PC they are installed on but to protect all of your company’s computers, each must have a software firewall installed.

  • Support for changing business needs – The best firewall solutions for small business let you safely deploy new applications. They provide advanced application-layer security for a broad range of applications, including email, voice over IP (VoIP), video, and multimedia programs.
  • Controlled access to your company’s resources – The most effective firewall solutions for small businesses block unauthorised access to applications or information assets.
  • Increased employee productivity – By blocking unauthorised access from hackers, your firewall helps prevent the loss of employee productivity or valuable company data.
  • Improved business resiliency – The best firewalls prevent disruption of business-critical applications and services due to security breaches.


WatchGuard is a provider of integrated network security firewall products and services to all size businesses. It provides next generation firewall appliances for intrusion prevention services, application control, data loss prevention and APT Blocker.

  • Unified Threat Management – provides Intrusion Prevention Services, Application Control, Gateway Antivirus, Spam Blocker, WebBlocker and Data Loss Prevention.
  • Secure Wireless – WatchGuard’s access points and management appliances extend security to the WLAN with a range of wireless access points for indoor and outdoor use and can configure and manage from one console.
  • Secure Email Gateway – WatchGuard’s Secure Email Gateway delivers defense-in-depth for emails and the web, including data loss prevention and protection from email and web-based threats including spam, viruses, compromised websites, blended threats and network attacks.

If you would like to find out more about our Network Security services, please give us a call on 0800 130 3563 or contact us through the contact form provided on the website.