IT ​Security

What Is IT Security?

IT security is a set of measures taken in order to protect a computer against unauthorized access or any form of cyberattack. It is aimed at combating unauthorized disclosure of important information by hackers.

Why Is IT Security Necessary?

Hackers have devised means of accessing organizational assets which include computers, networks, and data. For this very reason, the need to secure your computer system is very important. Sometimes, the severity of the breach can have a negative impact on your business health

What Are The Threats To IT Security?

There are several threats to IT security, some of which include malware or malicious software. They occur in different ways such as:

  • Viruses
  • Spyware
  • Ransomware

What Are The Types Of IT Security?

Network Security

Network Security is one of the security measures used in preventing hackers or unauthorized persons from gaining access inside your network and data. This type of security also guarantees uncompromising usability, reliability, and integrity of your network.

Application Security

This is a means through which applications are adequately secured at the time of their creation. This security measure is aimed at protecting data or codes within the app from hackers. During application development and design, this measure is put in place hardware, software, and processes that can reduce unauthorized access to the app are used.

Endpoint Security

Endpoint security is used to protect end-user devices such as laptops, tablets, cell phones, and desktop computers. This security software ensures your devices are protected against hackers or malicious attacks which may pose threats, an example is the Advanced malware protection and device management software.

Cloud Security

This refers to a series of configurations in order to protect the cloud-based system, data, and infrastructure. In securing your public cloud and software-as-a-service applications you can utilize cloud security such as Secure Internet Gateway(SIG), Cloud-access Security Broker(CASB), and Cloud-based Unified Threat Management(UTM).

Internet Security

A lot of information is sent and received over the internet. Therefore, there is a need to protect this information. Internet security protects all information in browsers and also, network security which includes web-based applications against malware and unwanted traffic. Firewalls, antimalware, and antispyware can be used.


With our years of IT Security experience, our team will be pleased to accompany you for the Assessment / Audit of your current IT infrastructure.