Digital Security for your Business

Do you wonder or even worry about risks to your business from hacking, viruses, ransomware, client data breaches, exploits, and other digital attacks? Do you understand all of the threats and potential risks to your business? Are you confident that you have the necessary protection in place to protect your networks, computers, mobile devices, and critical data?

The news is filled with articles about email hacks, client data breaches, ransomware, viruses, and other digital attacks. The bad guys are getting increasingly sophisticated and computer networks let them search broadly for susceptible users and systems. Phishing emails, application vulnerabilities, embedded links in messages and websites, and contaminated downloads expose computers, tablets, and smartphones. Public Wi-Fi networks and Hotspots expose laptops, tablets, and smartphones to snooping as well as harmful viruses.

If you are concerned about your business exposure to digital threats, Connected HHI can help. We provide synchronized protection at all levels of your business – from your network to your devices to your corporate and customer data – in the office and out in the world. We partner with Sophos Ltd, a recognized leader in digital security so that we provide the technology and expertise that you need at a price that is affordable for small and medium-sized businesses.

Recognizing that few businesses have dedicated security resources on staff, we developed managed service offerings to address these critical needs. We provide the expertise, equipment, software, installation, and ongoing support and monitoring. We ensure that your equipment and software are up-to-date and operating properly. We monitor your systems around the clock so that we can inform you of any issues and the steps that have been taken protect your business.

Sophos Ltd – Security made simple

Sophos is recognized as an innovator and leader in security by many industry analysts including Forrester Research and Gartner Group. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs – a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, UK and listed on the London stock Exchange under “SOPH.” More information is available at www.sophos.com.

Connected HHI – Reliable and Secure Networks for Business

Based on Hilton Head Island, Connected HHI is a technology services company specializing in secure and reliable networks for small to medium businesses. We focus on two areas that are critical to most businesses today – keeping the internet connections up and protecting businesses from digital threats. We are the experts for our customers and it is our job to stay on top of the ever-evolving worlds of networks and network security. We partner with a select group of technology vendors so that we can maintain hands-on experience with everything that we install and the partner relationships that ensure great support for our customers. Call us to discuss your business needs.

 


 

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  • Sophos XG-105 Security Appliance – Hands On

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  • Connected HHI Adds Sophos as Network Security Partner

    Connected HHI is proud to add Sophos as our partner for Network Security.  Sophos is recognized as a market leader* in network security for business.  With Sophos, we can provide business protection from viruses, malware, ransomware, and hacking across your servers, PCs, tablets, and phones.  Sophos products control what gets READ MORE

  • Observations on Amazon’s Echo

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  • Connected HHI Selects Verizon as Data Network Provider

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