Enterprise organizations are appealing targets for hackers. These networks can provide everything from valuable personal data profiles, to financial and research data – all valuable commodities on the dark web. The interest in targeted enterprise attacks has increased dramatically, with the number of enterprise users attacked by cyber threats almost doubling from 7% in 2014 to 13% in 2015.[i]
With the rise of BYOD and IoT devices, enterprise wired and wireless networks are experiencing a dramatic increase in the size of their attack surface. With the average cost of a data breach reaching a staggering $4 million,[ii] enterprise organizations should re-evaluate whether the network and devices accessing the network are protected as part of a comprehensive security posture.
Why is the Enterprise a Target?
Enterprise organizations offer hackers a large attack surface, valuable data and a history of not being able to detect breaches in a timely manner. The average network data breach remains undetected for 229 days[iii] — making enterprise organizations appealing targets, as the hacker can be long gone before a breach is ever discovered. Enterprise organizations offer hackers:
Providing a secure environment with such a high number of access points and an extremely busy network is a huge challenge. With thousands of alerts per day, and sometimes overwhelming network traffic, many enterprise organizations are looking for an overarching and comprehensive security solution.
Securing Enterprise Networks
The good news is that Bradford Networks product, Network Sentry, is a leading Security Automation and Orchestration solution that accommodates the diverse technologies and geographic locations challenges presented by enterprise networks. Our complete security solution offers:
Network Sentry helps manage the entire network security lifecycle, from beginning to end, and integrates with your existing security solutions to further enhance and secure your network. Our solution covers these three stages of network security oversight:
With historical roots and proven success in the Education space that typically operates like a “wild-west” in terms of compatibility with variety of endpoint and network devices, requiring large scale onboarding, and support for multiple campus networks, Network Sentry is especially well suited for enterprises that demand product stability, scalability and integrations with leading security solutions.
For more information on securing enterprise networks, watch our video: Securing the “Internet of Things” When Everything has an IP Address, or contact us at 1 (866) 990-3799.
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