A wide range of cybersecurity threats – viruses, botnets, worms and hackers – plague the Internet today, creating serious concerns for businesses globally. To combat these risks and better protect its customers, AT&T* provides a robust suite of Managed Security Services and security consulting capabilities, recognized by Current Analysis in a June 2011 report.
AT&T has carved out a premier position in the areas of virtualized cloud security, enhancing capabilities and expanding its platform and operational support throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
In the “AT&T – Managed IP Security Services” product assessment,1 Current Analysis hailed AT&T’s security capabilities, citing the following strengths:
- AT&T offers a robust portfolio of managed security solutions, complete with AT&T Internet Protect®, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Defense, Secure E-Mail Gateway Service, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Service, Endpoint Security, Network-Based and Premises-Based Firewall Services and more.
- AT&T supports customers with security analysis and consulting solutions, which help businesses to identify risks, analyze threats and develop security strategies specific to their industries and operations.
- AT&T is a leader in innovative security solutions, such as virtualized cloud security and mobile security management.
- AT&T continues to invest in enhancing its Managed Security Services, adding features like Security Event and Threat Analysis (SETA) to provide customers with notifications of prioritized events, based on level of risk to the customer.
“AT&T has one of the industry’s strongest managed security portfolios,” wrote Amy Larsen DeCarlo, Principal Analyst, Security and Data Center Services, Current Analysis. “The provider brings extensive security expertise to customer engagements, with a support team of over 1,500 dedicated security experts.”
For AT&T, cybersecurity is essential to maintaining the integrity and reliability of its own global network. Through its managed security services portfolio, AT&T shares its expertise with customers and delivers to clients the same kind of solutions it uses to help protect the AT&T Global Network. To learn more about AT&T’s security solutions, visit http://www.business.att.com/enterprise/Portfolio/network-security/.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
1 Current Analysis, Product Assessment: AT&T - Managed IP Security Services, June 30, 2011.
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