Check Point’s Harmony Connect and Harmony Email and Office are boosting key business applications at a time when employees are operating remotely. These technologies empower companies to make optimal network and application decisions without needing to secure a distributed system.
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Creating a fully functional remote networking infrastructure
Organizations rely on SD-WAN to manage and improve connectivity from a single dashboard, an innovation that is growing in adoption alongside Network as a Service (NaaS). As more applications move to the cloud, many business users are conducting virtual meetings, sharing files, and collaborating through bandwidth-reliant tools such as voice and video traffic.
The challenge for IT organizations is accommodating the needs of users in an efficient, secure, and cost-effective manner. A robust, cloud-enabled securityapproach is needed to create a fully functional, modern networking infrastructure. Ideally, your security solution should:
- Offer next-generation cloud-native threat prevention as a service.
- Enable public cloud security and compliance measures.
- Increase protection and threat assessment across virtual networks.
These features are the minimum for any cutting-edge, cloud-enabled security solution. Considering the danger to your applications in the modern security landscape, it’s crucial to safeguard enterprise branch offices linked to cloud via SD-WAN.
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Harmony Connect from OnX provides your enterprise with:
- Threat emulation functionality that prevents infections from new malware and targeting attacks.
- URL filtering that categorizes problematic URLs, automatically flagging any attempts at access.
- Continuous intrusion protection that forms a nearly impenetrable barrier around your network environment.
- Application controls that restrict unauthorized applications from putting proprietary data at risk.
Enabling cloud security with Harmony Connect and Harmony Email and Office
OnX is bringing Check Point Harmony Email and Office to market by making it a bolt-on. Harmony Email and Office is tailored to address hazards to user mailboxes and productivity apps, blocking attacks intended to steal data on common collaboration applications and cloud e-mail. Additionally, the technology delivers protection against malware and zero-day threats, as well as phishing attacks and hijacking of employee e-mail accounts.
Users also gain instant threat visibility and data protection, with Check Point and OnX offering differentiated security services to customers moving toward borderless computing. If harnessing cloud-enabled security for your applications is the goal, Harmony Connect and Harmony Email and Office have everything you need.
“Given today’s advanced cyber threats, it is critical to protect enterprise branch offices connected to the cloud with SD-WAN. Check Point Harmony Connect is integrated with leading SD-WAN vendors in the cloud to secure branches in minutes,” says Erez Yarkoni, head of the Telco Division at Check Point Software Technologies. “We’re excited to partner with [OnX] to help drive enterprise digital transformation, with a special emphasis on branch office SD-WAN security.” “[We have] leveraged SD-WAN technologies to help our customers along their journey to the cloud and their path to digital transformation,” adds Jon Lloyd, business development executive for OnX. “Organizations are now facing the challenge of how to secure this new, flexible, always-on network where an application can live anywhere in the world, and employees can work from anywhere in the world. Check Point’s Harmony Connect and Harmony Email and Office enable our customers to make the network decisions and application decisions that are best for their organization without the added difficulty of securing a malleable, distributed network. We are delivering peace of mind now, along with our flexibility and convenience.”
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Putting the right cloud-enabled security program in place to protect your applications
Threat emulation functionality should be high on the list for any organization aiming to protect themselves from attack. With this technology, your enterprise will have the best possible catch rate for network threats, while would-be hackers will have a tough time penetrating your defenses.
Cloud-enabled security systems like Harmony Connect provide URL filtering, a valuable tool in stopping users from opening inappropriate, unsafe, or irrelevant websites you’d rather not have them access. Ongoing intrusion protection, meanwhile, stops external attacks and compiles actionable data about incoming hazards that could harm your network.
Ultimately, organizations employing SD-WAN services from OnX can complete their cloud-enabled security package in preparation for an ever-changing digital future.
Contact the experts at OnX for more information on how Check Point Harmony Connect can protect and enhance your cloud-enabled network security environment.