Woking, United Kingdom (PressExposure) September 21, 2011 -- Network security has become an alarming issue these days threatening businesses with financial loss, damage to brand and regulatory sanctions. LAN2LAN, amongst UK's top 6% companies in the IT industry, is offering comprehensive Network Security Audit that guards the efficacy of networks. With proven track record across industry sectors, their technicians test your security deployment to the limit, ensuring that the loopholes are plugged and threats of breach negated.
Talking about it, a senior network security consultant working with the company stated, "Our understanding of the operational issues and cultures in these sectors allows us to move swiftly into the areas of greatest vulnerability and propose effective, appropriate remedies. With extensive previous experience, we can eliminate hours of learning and research before focusing our investigations on the specific needs of the organisation."
Bespoke network auditing conducted by the company is designed to keep security system a step ahead of the hackers and potential threats on the Internet. Combining industry standard tools with rigorous hands-on processes, gaps in the security are detected and covered, minimising the threats. Comprehensive audit includes an array of tests and assessments, based on the clients' requirements. Greatest risks are identified, bringing in additional tests later. Specific tests of hardware and infrastructure can include Wireless Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing/Ethical Hacking, Internal Router Assessment, Web Server Assessment, Social Engineering etc. Reviews can be inclusive of Workstation Security Review, Switch Security Review, Physical Security Audit, VPN Security Review, Bluetooth Security Review and VOIP/telephony Security Review.
Elaborating on the approach of the company while assessing threats, the consultant said, "Technicians of the company look into the internal as well as external threats to a network, ranging from failures in policy enforcement and accidental security breaches to deliberate attacks by sulking employees. They look at the threat from wide perspective, building an objective understanding of the network, performing rigorous manual tests that go beyond standard methodologies. Threat assessment is done focusing specifically on the topology and design of the network."
LAN2LAN Network Security Audit can reduce downtime and optimise network performance. Report provided at the completion of the audit includes recommendations for long-term prevention and testing, suggesting ways to reduce the risk to hardware, data assets and routine operations. They make sure that the clients' investment in security improvements is aligned with their urgent needs.