Network Security

How Secure is Your Network?

network security

Network security is usually given a high priority by large organizations.  However, many smaller companies have a weak security blanket.  Some don’t even have that! The most common problem among such businesses is a false sense of security. “Someone configured a firewall for our company” is a common term used. In some instances a company is operating with a direct connection to the internet, for instance a DSL router that offers very limited security capability and is by no means an adequate device to protect a business.

We are able to recommend, implement and maintain suitable hardware and/or software security systems that will help protect your business from potential threats.

We regularly implement the following security solutions:


Having your network protected from outside intruders is as essential as locking up the front door of your business. If the firewalling architecture is poorly setup or in some cases nonexistent it might have a significant impact on the business entity. If an intruder penetrates into your network it could lead to sensitive data being leaked out of your network and in some cases data loss.

We support and implement the following firewalls:

  • Watchguard
  • Sonicwall
  • Cisco


SPAM is known as the pest of the eGeneration and most companies experience both financial loss and lost productivity due to inefficient spam protection. Spam floods the Internet with many copies of the same message, in an attempt to force the message on to people who would not otherwise choose to receive it. Most spam is commercial advertising, often for dubious products, get-rich-quick schemes, or quasi-legal services.

Some examples of spam protection solutions we support and implement include:

  • Linux Spamassasin
  • Barracuda Spam Hardware Appliance
  • Watchguard Spam Screen
  • Trend Micro Spam Protection
  • Symantec Spam Protection

To determine the best spam solution for your company we will need to examine your network and propose the package that is most suited to your infrastructure. Most spam solutions can be implemented without any interruption to your business.


In simple terms spyware is a program that becomes installed on a computer and changes settings, displays advertising, and/or tracks Internet behaviour and reports information back to a central database. Spyware is sometimes installed unintentionally by users along with other wanted software and can be very hard to remove.

Some examples of spyware protection solutions we support and implement include:

  • NetIQ Solutions
  • Barracuda Spyware Appliance


Some examples of open and closed source antivirus protection solutions we support and implement include:

  • Trend Micro
  • Symantec
  • Kaspersky AV
  • CA Innoculate
  • CA VET
  • McAfee

Security Audits

Initially one of our experienced security consultants will examine and prepare a detailed report about your network infrastructure. A detailed security audit can give your business the peace of mind that everything is as secure as possible. It will point out possible intrusion areas that might be exploited by an external hacker and suggest any improvements that may be required.

Some aspects covered by our security audit and analysis services include:

  • Physical Security
  • Network Security
  • Protocols / Services
  • User Security
  • Data Storage Security
  • Passwords
  • System Administration

If you would like to see how we can assist your business please do not hesitate to contact us at (403) 235-6992 or email us at  We are proudly based in Calgary Alberta Canada, and we support clients across Canada.

This service is only available to commercial customers.