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The Five Foundation Services of Managed IT

IT Security

IT Security can be defined as the technology, processes, training and best practices designed to protect and recover internet-connected systems including networks, devices, programs and data from cyberattacks, damage or unauthorized access. The goal of Adept’s security program is to protect and defend your intellectual and confidential assets.

As you can see in the graph below, the services list is longest in this category. Why are there so many different kinds of security protections? Because there are so many points of entry avilable to hackers. Each service plays a key part in protecting your data, which in turn can protect your business from liability, financial loss and ruined reputation.

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Adept Solutions Managed IT Services

IT Security

Protect the integrity, confidentiality and availability of your data

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Acceptable Use Policy Written policy of technology usage. We work with you to create a written policy of what is/is not acceptable use of company technology resources.

Result: Your AUP can be a liability shield, protect your reputation, and help avoid financial loss, misuse of time and bandwidth.

Backup and Disaster Recovery Restore loss of IT operations/data. Adept requires the use of our backup solutions that moves data to an offsite and secure location. Monitoring the success of backups ensures data can be restored.

Result: You are prepared to restore lost data and IT operations.

Cloud Security Protect cloud-based systems, data and infrastructure. Policies, controls, and procedures work together to protect cloud-based systems from leakage, theft or data loss.

Result: Cloud security measures help protect your data and your customer’s privacy.

Data Security Protect integrity and privacy of data in storage and transit. Protect data from intentional or accidental destruction, modification or disclosure with security that is applied using admin controls and logical access controls such as identification and authentication.

Result: Security protocols help protect your information from unauthorized access and protects privacy.

Endpoint Security Protect your network and data when accessed by users. Secure laptops, tablets, smart phones and other wireless devices with firewalls, antivirus and intrusion detection tools. Provide visibility to web usage and enforce acceptable web use policies. Enterprise mobility management provides security for mobile devices and applications.

Result: Layers of security help protect data when you are at the office or on the go.

User Management Limit and control employee access to data. Assign security levels that determine access limits to documents. Control data sharing and manage employee’s third party or vendor access. Onboard and offboard users.

Result: This security helps protect data from user error, mismanagement or intentional harm.

Network Security Protect network traffic by controlling incoming/outgoing connections. Support for firewall devices, patch management, antivirus, anti-spyware, ransomware, anti-malware, intrusion prevention, content filtering, spam filtering, security policy management, provide monitoring and updates and VPN management.

Result: These layers of security help guard your network, reducing risks to your data.

Security Awareness Education Educate your team on Security Best Practices. Human error is the leading cause of data breaches. Phishing simulations test your employees’ ability to identify suspicious emails; online training courses teach security best practices; reports identify problems and progress.

Result: Simulations and lessons increase your employees’ awareness of security risks.

Wireless Security Ensure security on a wireless network. Wireless security focuses on tools and protocols specific to securing data while on your wireless network.

Result: These precautions minimize potential exploitation while using your wireless network.

Security Operations Center Dedicated team of IT Security professionals. This team is dedicated to preventing data breaches by monitoring, detecting, analyzing and reacting to all types of security threats to your company, around the clock.

Result: A SOC can provide advanced security measures for your business.

Encryption Services Encode data to render it unintelligible. Manage policies, procedures and enforcement of encryption for data at rest and in transit.

Result: Encryption is available to clients who must meet compliancy regulations and to those who desire an extra measure of security.