Smartdesc launch Fixed Cost IT Security Services Suite
3rd December 2018, London UK, Smartdesc Limited, a fully managed IT Services provider has recently launched Smartdesc Secure – a fully managed suite of IT security services, available at a single fixed monthly cost.
Lack of IT Security training accounted for 30% of Information Commissioner fines in 2017 alone. Having anti-virus software in place is not enough and it’s imperative that organisations have policies, tools and security training in place to show proper diligence towards IT security under GDPR.
Smartdesc Secure is a complete one stop shop security suite that includes; Policies, Processes and Training, as well as technical tools for security. An important part of this IT security suite is also the Proactive Threat Management where a dedicated team monitor security threats worldwide and will alert and protect customers of any new outbreaks.
An organisation signing up to Smartdesc Secure will receive the following;
– Policies, tools and IT Security Training
– Bespoke Security Audit and Risk Register
– Cyber Essentials Readiness Report
– Proactive Threat Management
– Device and Server Protection and Patching
– Data Protection workflows & Governance best practices
– Pen Testing (which in itself can cost thousands)
All of the above services are essential, but running them individually is both costly and cumbersome for an organisation. However, with a suite of products provided at a fixed cost, there are considerable savings to be made, as well as rationalising existing subscriptions, saving over £600 a month on average for a medium sized organisation.
The suite of IT Security Services is all run in-house by the Smartdesc dedicated Security Team in the UK and none of the services are outsourced. The threat management service is a real human service where the security team search on an international basis for outbreaks and alerts.
Chris Cranie, Co-Founder at Smartdesc Ltd said; “Our team has been working hard to create a complete suite of IT Security Services that can be provided at a fixed monthly cost to enable organisations to manage their IT Security budget easier and save money on subscriptions. Smartdesc Secure includes; IT Security training for every member of staff in an organisation, in addition to policies, processes, proactive threat protection and the all the necessary security tools. The suite will give organisations peace of mind that they are doing absolutely everything they can to ensure their IT Security Strategy is as robust as possible. “
Smartdesc Secure also contains core policies such as Mobile Device Policies and BYOD, IT Acceptable Use Policy, Access Control Policy – all of which are requested by the ICO.
More about Smartdesc Secure can be found at; https://www.smartdesc.co.uk/our-services/proactive-services/smartdesc-secure/. Disounts apply for Not for Profit Organisations.