Unified Threat Management For SMB
For many small to medium-size businesses, Unified Threat Management (UTM) is an emerging solution for most of their security needs. UTM solutions aim at switching the traditional firewall of an organization to an all-in-one network security solution that performs tasks ranging from anti-virus scanning, prevention of intrusion, bandwidth throttling, load balancing, and an advanced system for threat protection. UTM devices are saving many small to medium business thousands from not having to buy network devices, which might also have additional licensing costs. The fact that unified threat management devices merge a wide range of security features into a single solution avoiding the hassle of maintaining many different solutions and for some business, it will be the first time that they will have affordable security features for their business.
Benefits of Unified Threat Management
UTM devices offer intrusion prevention features as part of the network security system. It disables the unauthorized personnel to access the confidential data. In the meantime, such a risky activity is immediately logged and reported in order to call for backup.
UTM keeps the network of your organization entirely secured against a wide range of viruses. It is frequently updated to ensure that none of the viruses would be able to cause a breach or data leakage in any fashion. All sorts of viruses, malware, etc. are consistently identified and immediately removed.
Monitoring and Security
UTM ensures that the traffic is slowed down for the purpose of safety or to avoid system crashes. This is what helps a great deal in addressing the issue of traffic congestion. UTM acts essentially as the traffic guard that directs the incoming traffic evenly to all servers so that none has to function beyond its capacity.
Unified Threat Management solution includes a package for extrusion prevention or data loss prevention as well. This is what ensures that even an authorized personnel won’t be able to disseminate the data or information beyond the network of the organization.
UTM provide consistent reports that are generated which provide an insight into the manner in which your network is being utilized. This helps with identification of the risks in time so that an appropriate defense strategy can be put to use.
UTM offers advanced threat protection which keeps the network security solution for your organization up to date. Your defense strategy will continue to evolve with the evolution of cyber threats ensuring a seamless and impeccable security system for your business.