Telefónica’s Cybersecurity Service for SMBs, Powered by Allot and McAfee, Prevented More Than 80,000 Possible Security Threats in its First Two Months
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“The service that Telefónica Empresas offers to its customers has been launched at a moment of high level of cybercrime, in which a new threat is created every 6 seconds, according to research carried out by Telefónica. Small and Medium Businesses are the preferred target for cybercriminals, due to their lower level of protection. Conexión Segura Empresas offers a scalable solution of the service that is currently being offered to large enterprises and administrations, so that Small and Medium Businesses can take a quality leap on their security policy,” declared José Luis Gilpérez, executive director for Public Administrations, Defense and Security in Telefónica Spain.
Thanks to the security technology of McAfee and Allot, respectively, Conexión Segura Empresas acts as a platform that, installed in the core of the Telefónica network, can ‘filter’ all the data that enter the company network, analyze their patterns and discard what is categorized as a virus or malicious software.
This solution also prevents users from landing on Websites categorized as risky or inappropriate due to their content, and avoids Website impersonation, fraud and private data theft derived from scams. It also protects the company employees’ fixed and mobile devices in cases of device loss or theft, and when they are connected outside the corporate network.
“Our partnership with Telefónica and Allot has proven effective in providing protection for businesses, no matter the size,” says Jesús Sánchez-Aguilera Head of Consumer and SME EMEA, McAfee. “We believe that collaboration leads to innovation of the best cybersecurity solutions. Working together, we provide solutions to help businesses protect what matters, like customer data and intellectual property, regardless of the devices they use or the scale of their business.”
“We are very pleased to see the ongoing success of our comprehensive security service in Europe, said Francisco Cayuela Delgado, Vice President Global Sales, Telefonica, and LATAM at Allot. “We take pride in the knowledge that in addition to protecting Telefonica’s customers, we are enabling the company to achieve high service penetration rates and customer satisfaction for this premium security service.”
This new service, with on average 100 new and existing SMB customers subscribing per day, facilitates the personalization of the security solution throughout the company through its easy-to-use management portal. The portal provides data analytics for the company’s Web browsing behavior and allows them to set control policies.
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