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2 4 Ways an Information Security Analyst Improves Business Productivity The increase of data breaches and hackers has made the need for protecting your confidential information from cyber attacks more important than ever. An information security analyst provides comprehensive network security solutions from firewalls to anti-spyware programs and intrusion protection systems designed to protect your business data and confidential information from cyber security threats. Businesses are at risk for a wide variety of network security threats. Just as your personal computer is at risk to viruses, spyware, and malware so is your business network. These pesky network problems can install themselves through website visits, downloads from the internet, or . Once on your network or computer, they scan for sensitive information like passwords, credit card numbers, social security numbers, or other identifying information. If a cyber criminal breaks into your network, they can access everything you store including personal customer data and critical company information required to complete the functions of your business. Not only can an information security analyst protect your network from these risks, but having adequate network security results in improved business productivity. Here are 4 ways network security will improve business productivity:

3 1. Provides Ability to Work Remotely From Anywhere and Anytime With a secure network, your team can access the business applications and data needed to fulfill their job responsibilities from any location, any device with an internet connection. Productivity will increase when work isn t put on hold simply because an employee is traveling, attending out of office meetings, or away from their desk. Teammates can collaborate over secure network access, while unauthorized users are kept out. 2. Reduces Stress As a business owner, you can t keep your mind focused on growing your business and reaching your goals if you re constantly worried about security breaches or compliance issues. Key employees and management should not spend their days troubleshooting the network or looking for ways to prevent hackers from getting to your confidential data. When an information security analyst secures your network, you can return your focus to running your business and increasing revenue without the stress associated with whether or not you ll pass the latest HIPAA compliance audit or someone stealing your customer database.

4 3. Reduces Downtime With a secure network, your team members will not be forced to spend their time trying to bring the network back online so everyone can work. Your data will be secure from hackers or equipment failure when there is an information security analyst monitoring the network 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Eliminating downtime saves your organization money and helps improve the overall productivity of your staff since they can continue to fulfill their job responsibilities without unnecessary interruptions from a slow or non-working network. 4. Provides Ability to Grow Business Wirelessly Having a secure network gives you the ability to grow your business without the limitations or expenses of running additional cabling throughout your building. Instead, you can add new employees and devices to your network through secure wireless access and still have confidence your sensitive information is safe from unauthorized access.

5 Additional Benefits of Network Security Not only will a secure network increase the productivity of your staff, effective network security solutions offer the following benefits to your business: Meet government and industry compliance regulations Meet the changing needs of your growing business easily Improve both internal collaboration and customer service communications Shortens recovery time if your data is lost or compromised With a single network data breach resulting in weeks or months of damages, and possible legal action or bankruptcy protecting your network should be a top priority for your business. If a cyber criminal breaks into your network, they can access everything you store including personal customer data and critical company information Preston Rd. Dallas, TX Phone: (972)

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