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Small Business Network and IT Security Products

Detect security threats earlier, act on them faster, and gain more insights.

2018 SMB Security Report

Why do you need a next-generation firewall (NGFW)?

Most next-generation firewalls (NGFW) reduce risk by providing access control over applications. But they don’t go far enough to eliminate threats. Small and midsize businesses need to demand more from their firewall. See these tips when choosing a NGFW.

Threat protection

Your firewall is the most important tool in your threat protection toolbox.


You want a solution that is highly reliable, as firewall downtime could be catastrophic for a small business.


Look for a firewall that offers visibility and automation for increased protection.

This NGFW has earned the highest security effectiveness scores in third-party testing for both NGIPS and AMP, blocking 99.4% and 99.2% of threats, respectively.

Meraki firewalls combine Cisco IPS and AMP technologies with market-leading management simplicity.

Why do you need Multi-Factor Authentication?

Two-factor authentication (2FA)

Verify the identity of all users with Duo's easy, one-tap-approval 2FA.

Device visibility

Gain visibility into all devices managed and unmanaged to ensure they meet your security standards, before granting them access.

Adaptive authentication

Enforce access security policies based on user, device, and application risk.

Proactively reduce the risk of a data breaches with Duo. Verify users' identities, gain visibility into devices, and enforce adaptive policies to secure access to any application.

Trust every user with two-factor authentication

Verify the identity of your users with two-factor authentication and the health of their devices before they connect to your apps via secure single sign-on (SSO).

Why do you need Stealthwatch Cloud?


See and detect threats across the distributed network, from the office to the public cloud.


Deploys in minutes without hardware or software. The analytics work out of the box.


Continuously monitor and improve response times with automatic, high-fidelity alerts.

Protect your extended network with Stealthwatch Cloud. Customers consistently rate 95 percent of our alerts as helpful.

Protect your public cloud and private network

Secure your environment without installing software or hardware. Stealthwatch Cloud is a SaaS-based, efficient way to gain visibility and threat detection.

Why do you need Advanced Malware Protection (AMP)?

Seamless protection

In today’s hostile security environment, the best malware protection should prevent, detect, and respond to security threats seamlessly.


It's critical that you have deep visibility into executable and file activity on your network.

Continuous monitoring

Your solution should offer continuous monitoring and analysis to catch and remediate threats.

Detect, block, and remediate advanced malware across all endpoints. Get complete protection against the most advanced attacks.

Compare next-generation firewalls

How do Cisco next-generation firewalls compare to those of three other vendors? NSS Labs examined network security features and operational capabilities.

Why do you need cloud-managed security?

Blocking threats

Cloud-based security solutions can block threats before a connection is ever established--a significant advantage.

Web protection

Your solution should use DNS to stop threats over all ports and protocols, including direct-to-IP connections.


Cisco Umbrella's Intelligent Proxy routes requests to risky domains for deeper URL inspection.

Get security from the cloud with Umbrella, a top choice for our small business customers.

100% cloud-managed security

The industry's first secure Internet gateway in the cloud, Cisco Umbrella provides the first line of defense against cyberthreats.


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