PCMAN – Founded in 1999, Cyberoam Technologies, a Sophos Company, is a global company that offers solutions for Network Security. The company offers User Identity-based network security to allow visibility and granular control into users’ activities in business networks. Their product range offers network security solution, centralized security management, and a service for home and small office networks.
Cyberoam network security appliances include multiple features like Firewall, Gateway Anti-Virus, Content & Application Filtering, Multiple Link Management, and many more. It offers visibility and control over 2000+ key applications—which applications are being accessed within the organization and by which user—as a part of their services. Basically, it’s protecting your business by increasing its network security level.
However, if you are running a big company that cooperates with third party vendors, it is important to be cautious since third party vendors might be an unlocked backdoor for hackers to attack a well protected IT networks. Technically, a first party cannot disown liability for the cyber security missteps of their third party vendors. The first party is as liable for third party cyber security missteps as they are with their own issues. That’s why finding the right solutions to protect your company network security is the best thing to do to prevent future chaos.
Plan for Third Party Data Vulnerabilities
Acting as the first company, you need to have a well-planned incident response policy, which must not only be implemented, but also tested periodically to ensure its threat prevention and detection capabilities are in sync with the evolving cyber-attacks methods.
Before signing off any contracts, make sure you have done your homework in doing extensive research on the third party vendors credentials. Make sure you are clear with their reputation, network security antecedents, IT security policy, and its implementation. The most important thing is that they have as much commitment as your company when it comes to cyber security.
Identify Sensitive Convergence
Identify your third party vendor’s responsibilities so when it comes to accessing sensitive information, there will already be ground rules to prevent cyber attacks. Points of convergence should be clearly documented and conveyed in order to minimize the risks of any missteps within the network security.