PULSANT PROTECT

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1. Understanding the main cyber threats

The cyber security threat is always present. Attackers and their methods are constantly evolving and becoming more sophisticated. Every business in every industry is at risk, but we’re here to help. With the right strategy, approach and partner, you can successfully defend yourself against an attack and reduce the risk of becoming a target.

OVERVIEW OF THE THREATS

Phishing scams

Phishing scammers send fake emails that appear to come from a trustworthy source. They will try to trick you into making a payment or revealing security information.

Session hijacking attacks

In session hijacking or ‘man in the middle attacks’, a hacker intervenes in a Web session, masquerading as the site being visited to intercept data or personal information, often completely undetected.

Ransomware

This is a specific kind of malware that holds your data to ransom, locking down files and demanding money in return for the code to unlock them.

Zero day vulnerabilities

This is a ‘hole’ in software that enables hackers to compromise systems or data while remaining undetected, until the ‘zero-day’ when the victim becomes aware of the vulnerability and starts trying to repair it.

DDoS attacks

Distributed Denial of Service (or Denial of Service) attacks happen when a hacker crashes the victim’s computer or overloads it with traffic. ‘ In ‘distributed’ attacks the unwelcome data comes from many different sources, making defence trickier.

Malware

Malicious software can take many forms including viruses, worms, Trojans and spyware. Malware compromises computers when someone opens an infected attachment, clicks a link or visits a dubious website.

Key statistics

  • 2 in 5

    Number of businesses that have identified a cyber attack in the last 12 months

  • £27bn

    The estimated cost of cyber crime to the UK

  • 45%

    Percentage of businesses that have a shortage of cyber security skills

  • 2M

    The number of cyber security roles that will be unfilled globally in 2019 due to the skills shortage

  • £1,400

    The day rate that some cyber security experts are able to charge

2. Your business challenges

Overcoming business challenges can help you to be more productive, freeing up valuable time to let you focus on driving your business forward.

The right skills

Having the right security expertise in-house can be very costly and hard to come by for many businesses, not least because of the worldwide skills shortage in this field. There will be an estimated 2 million unfilled cyber security roles around the world in 2019.

Too much choice

Another major business challenge is finding the right security vendor from the hundreds on the market. How do you know which one is right for you, who is best, which vendors integrate with your current software and so on. Choosing the wrong partner can be an expensive mistake.

Time and resources

The bigger your organisation is, the more complex your security needs might be, meaning managing anything from 20 to 320 security vendors and contracts in order to provide the right level of protection. This provides its own set of challenges and can be extremely time-consuming.

Knowing how to choose an effective security solution that will protect all of your infrastructure, datacentre services, and public and private cloud can be difficult. Pulsant Protect offers a flexible range of security services, making it much simpler to find the optimum solution.

Why Pulsant Protect?

When you choose Pulsant Protect, we’ll find the best way to complement your existing cyber security expertise and resources, creating a tailored package that meets your challenges and works your way.

Availability

When in-house expertise is a scarce resource that is often over-stretched, we do all the heavy lifting so you don’t have to. From selecting and managing the multiple vendors to your specifications to maintaining and tweaking your solution, we can cover it all.

Expertise

Our highly skilled and knowledgeable cyber security experts monitor the threat landscape for hundreds of customers, so we will always be on top of any new or emerging attack trends. This means you can be sure your data and intellectual property will be safe.

Bespoke

We can create a solution that is right for you from a whole range of Pulsant Protect Services selected from only the best performing vendors.

The Pulsant Protect solution

As a leading provider of end-to-end hybrid solutions, security is inherent in everything we do. At Pulsant we invest time, effort and resource into protecting our customers, infrastructure and data. These same principles are applied to our dedicated security offering - Pulsant Protect

Assess

Assess - the threat landscape and security requirements by testing environments to gain an understanding of current security measures.

Secure

Secure - systems and data by developing a security programme which meets needs and budget and apply this to systems, people and processes.

Comply

Comply - with continually evolving regulatory standards with real-time visibility of security requirements.

Pulsant Protect includes a range of security services covering your entire business

  • Cloud Protect

    Service outcome

    Platform neutral protection against multiple cloud security threats, with mitigation and remediation of attacks. Rapid incident response within our managed service.
    • Solution overview

      • Cloud Protect is designed to simplify but not compromise the security of your high-value infrastructure regardless of the platform.
      • Focusing on providing protection from and reducing dwell time of attacks within your infrastructure and securing your data
    • Features

      • Patch Monitoring
      • Vulnerability Scanning
      • File Integrity Monitoring
      • Log and Event Management
      • Malware Protection
      • Host Intrusion Detection
      • Threat Intelligence and Hunting
      • 24/7 Security Operations
      • Optional log storage and control and policy amendments
    • Benefits

      • 100% automatic remediation for known attacks
      • Dwell time remediation of 1 day for unknown attack vectors
      • Real-time personalised threat reconnaissance
      • Best performing and extensive threat intelligence platform (in Pulsant partner selection)
      • Incident response led by Pulsant if part of a managed service
  • Office Protect

    Service outcome

    A unified approach to endpoint and mobile user protection from attacks beyond the traditional perimeter, encompassing email, anti-virus and anti-phishing education.
    • Solution overview

      • Office networks are far more complex than ever before and as a result are more vulnerable to attacks. The era of digital transformation makes the perimeter mobile and virtual, requiring a more unified, complete protection response
    • Features

      • Office Protect —a suite of unified, complete and agile security controls, that encompasses access, email, malware protection, and filtering of content and information
        • Web filtering & Anti-Virus Protection
        • Email Protection
        • Multi-Factor Authentication
    • Benefits

      • Incident response led by Pulsant if part of a managed service
      • Social engineering education with simulated Phishing Atacks with MFA
  • Internet Protect

    Service outcome

    Safeguard your online presence and connectivity from disruptive attacks without compromising performance via our global self learning threat intelligence. Incident response included.
    • Solution overview

      • Many businesses today have a large online presence or must have certain services online to operate.  Infrastructure, applications, people and data are all connected via the Internet.
      • Internet Protect is a set of products aimed at protecting assets from business disruption as a result of attacks which use the Internet as an attack vector.
    • Features

      • DDoS Protection
      • Web Application Firewall Protection
      • Managed Firewalls
    • Benefits

      • Up to 15Tbps global mitigation capacity boosted by Pulsant strategic partnerships
      • Global self-learning threat intelligence
      • No performance trade-offs with minimal latency supported by globally distributed infrastructure and optimisation services
      • Incident response led by Pulsant if part of a managed service
  • Surface Protect

    Service outcome

    We challenge your current protection using an array of tests, identify risks and improvable areas and deliver a comprehensive results and recommendations report.
    • Solution overview

      • Challenges existing protection to identify gaps, risks and areas for improvement.
      • Utilising traditional Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessments as well as Social Engineering and Red Teaming Activities to challenge every layer
    • Features

      • Penetration Testing
      • Vulnerability Assessment
      • Testing strategically scoped and agreed assets only
      • Test network & Infrastructure for weaknesses
      • Identify uncovered vulnerabilities
      • Results and recommendation delivered in a form of a report
      • CREST, PCI and TigerScheme certified
    • Benefits

      • Cyber Security Consultancy available for a wider assessment

Why Pulsant Protect?

Because when you choose Pulsant Protect, we’ll find the best way to complement your existing cyber security expertise and resources, creating a tailored package that meets your challenges and works your way.

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Accreditations

Digital Market Place
CSA Star
PCI
Cyber Essentials
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