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Why do you need IT Network Security?

Increased security requirements are coming down the supply chain. Is your IT team’s cyber security knowledge ready to handle these new requirements?

Translating cyber security regulations into actionable practices can be confusing. Not getting it right could result in penalties, lost business, and increased risk for a data breach.

At Wintech IT, we’re experienced in interpreting the complexities of industry regulations into processes and procedures that not only meet requirements but can actually improve operations.

Cyber Security is a Process — Not a Project

Because the cyber threat landscape is always changing, protecting your data and systems from hackers is an ongoing daily process of management, maintenance and continuous improvement.

Our process includes the use of technical tools to create a secure IT network, but your cyber security plan wouldn’t be complete without an appropriate data backup and disaster recovery system, as well as internal policies and procedures to guide employee behaviors.

The Connection Between Cyber Risk and Business Risk

Managing cyber risk is necessary for managing overall business risk. Your data and IT systems have value and the risk of cyber attack increases every day. The fallout from a data breach can be devastating, resulting in downtime, unexpected costs and a damaged reputation. Business leaders who want to lessen the risk of a data breach disrupting their business operations are increasing their investments in prevention.

How Wintech IT Delivers Cyber Security Services

Our approach to cyber security is proactive and holistic.

All of our cyber security plans include layers of cyber defences that thwart threats, address the role of human behaviour in maintaining security, and help organizations gain the resilience they might need to bounce back after a data loss incident.

Some of the Key Aspect of Cyber Security includes:

  1. Types of Threats: Cyber threats come in various forms, such as viruses, malware, ransomware, phishing attacks, denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, insider threats, and more. Each type of threat requires specific countermeasures and preventive strategies.
  2. Security Measures: Organizations and individuals implement various security measures, including firewall and intrusion detection systems, encryption, multi-factor authentication (MFA), access controls, security patches, and regular software updates to mitigate risks.
  3. Network Security: This involves safeguarding the organization’s network infrastructure, including routers, switches, and other network devices, against unauthorized access and attacks.
  4. Endpoint Security: Protecting individual devices, such as computers, smartphones, and tablets, from malware and unauthorized access. This often involves using antivirus software, firewalls, and secure configuration practices.
  5. Cloud Security: Ensuring the security of data and applications stored in cloud environments, including data encryption, access controls, and proper configuration of cloud services.
  6. Data Protection: Data is a valuable asset that needs protection. Encryption, data loss prevention (DLP), and secure data storage practices are crucial components of cybersecurity.
  7. Incident Response: Developing plans and processes to effectively respond to cybersecurity incidents. This includes identifying, containing, eradicating, and recovering from security breaches.
  8. User Awareness and Training: Educating employees and individuals about cybersecurity best practices, safe online behavior, and how to recognize and respond to potential threats.
  9. Regulatory Compliance: Many industries have specific regulations and standards (such as GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS) that organizations must comply with to ensure the security and privacy of sensitive data.
  10. Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing: Organizations often conduct controlled hacking (penetration testing) to identify vulnerabilities in their systems before malicious hackers exploit them.
  11. Emerging Technologies: As technology evolves, new challenges and opportunities arise, such as securing Internet of Things (IoT) devices, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technologies

A layered security approach to protect you from all angles:

Security measures

  • Desktop, server, & cloud security
  • Physical IT equipment security
  • Anti-virus & anti-malware software
  • Proprietary ransomware blocking software
  • Security awareness training


  • Security policy reviews
  • Firewalls & web filters
  • Intrusion prevention
  • Patch management
  • Regulation compliance assistance

Backup and Recovery

  • Reliable backups
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity planning
  • Multi-factor authentication
  • System lockout policies
  • And many more protections