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Global Crossing Expands Security Features for Enterprise Networks

Global Crossing this week introduced an enhanced portfolio of security capabilities geared for enterprise networks.

The new security features include a firewall, intrusion prevention service, web content filtering and antivirus and anti-spam capabilities. Global Crossing also mentioned it is using a new Security Information and Event Management platform that generates reports and posts them to the customer portal.

The Florham Park, N.J.-based telecommunications carrier further announced that it is offering consulting services that include security assessments and audits, penetration testing and vulnerability evaluations. Global Crossing professionals also review and create security policies as well as offer on-site incident response services, according to the company.

As multinational enterprises face an ever-increasing number of security threats to their networks, Global Crossing recognizes the need to address in a holistic manner the entire spectrum of thse potentially revenue-impacting attacks,” said Dave Carey, Global Crossings chief marketing officer, in a statement.

Global Crossing provides data, voice and other services to enterprises, government departments and agencies and hundreds of carriers, mobile operators and ISPs.


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