08 March 2021
IT specialist NetUtils has launched what it describes as one of the UK’s most advanced and highly-integrated managed cyber security service aimed at helping larger enterprises to improve cyber security defences while reducing operational cost and complexity.
The new “Platinum Tier” includes a fully-staffed, 24/7 Security Operations Centre (SOC), is backed by NetUtils continued certification around the ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 standards and as a registered Crown Commercial Service supplier.
Furthermore, this top tier service offers key elements a large enterprise should deploy based on best practice methodology and includes Advanced Endpoint Protection, Vulnerability & Patch Management, Managed Firewalls, Email Security Gateway, Privileged Access Management and Cloud Access Security Broker capabilities.
The built-in SOC services provides full-time security monitoring across devices and applications including Office 365 along with structured Security Awareness Training sessions and ongoing helpdesk service.
“Larger enterprises are faced with the dual challenges of managing more remote staff while still trying to deliver the core IT projects that are critical to the business,” said Ashok Thomas, CEO for NetUtils. “Our Platinum Tier Managed Cyber Security services are based on feedback from several enterprise customers around what they need - and is effectively a formalisation of a number of disparate services that we have been delivering successfully for many years.”
NetUtils is the most certified Juniper Networks partner in Europe and maintains over 420 industry and vendor accreditations within its team including CISSPs and CISMPs, Fortinet’s NS7, and Juniper JNCIPs. IAs part of the managed cyber security services launch, NetUtils has invested over £1.2 million adding more staff, enhanced training and additional data centre capacity to meet growing demand.
The new Platinum Tier managed security services also aims to address several challenges that have accelerated due to the ongoing pandemic including critical digitisation projects, reduction in IT budgets and ongoing cyber security skills shortage n