Telefonica, McAfee, and Allot Collaboratively Launched Conexion...

Telefonica, McAfee, and Allot Collaboratively Launched Conexion Segura Empresas - a Cybersecurity Solution

By Erez Antebi, CEO | Monday, March 23, 2020

Erez Antebi, CEO

Conexión Segura Empresas, the cybersecurity solution developed by Telefónica, along with McAfee and Allot is designed to prevent phishing.

FREMONT, CA: According to research conducted by Telefónica, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) lack effective security policies as compared to large enterprises and administrations. Due to the lower level of protection, SMBs are highly susceptible to threats and are the preferred targets for cybercriminals. In an attempt to address this, Telefónica, one of the largest telecommunication companies, providing quality connectivity over world class fixed, mobile and broadband networks, launches a cybersecurity solution for SMBs, powered by Allot and McAfee.

Allot, a provider of innovative network intelligence and security solutions, is creating waves worldwide. Allot was featured in Enterprise Networking Magazine as one of the Top 10 Wireless Solution Providers 2019. Since 1996, Allot has been helping enterprises to extract useful information from their network thereby undertake analysis to serve their customers with security solutions. Allot’s multi-service platforms are used by over 500 mobile, fixed and cloud service providers and over 1,000 enterprises with 21 million subscribers. Whereas, McAfee is the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Allot, and McAfee offers the security technology employed by Conexión Segura Empresas, a platform installed in the core of the Telefónica network.

The partnership of the three companies—Allot, McAfee, and Telefónica provides effective protection for businesses irrespective of their size. This collaboration has led to the innovation of best cybersecurity solutions to help enterprises to protect critical information like customer data and intellectual property; nevertheless, what type of device is being used for businesses.

Conexión Segura Empresas prevents ‘phishing’ and safeguards users who try to gain access into websites that are categorized as a menace due to inappropriate content. It avoids the unwanted data that enters into a company network by filtering the data pattern by recognizing it as a virus or malicious software. This security solution protects the employees’ devices in threatening cases like theft or when connected to an external unsecured network. A study revealed that Conexión Segura Empresas had secured its Spanish SMB subscribers by potentially avoiding more than 80,000 cybersecurity incidents.

Today, this new service is being subscribed by 100 new and existing SMB customers per day, facilitating the personalization of the security solution throughout the company using its easy-to-use management portal. It helps to analyze the company’s web browsing behavior, thereby set control policies from the data obtained.  

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