Have an account?

  •   Personalized content
  •   Your products and support

Need an account?

Create an account

60% of small businesses close 6 months after a cyberattack

Don't be next.

Small Business Security

As a business owner, investing in security solutions may be low on your priority list, but you may want to think again when you consider that 60% of small businesses that are attacked shut down six months later. Get a secure start today.

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.

Reliability

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

Visibility

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

Firepower 1000 Series

Performance and deep visibility and control help detect and stop threats fast. Gives small offices enterprise-level security protection.

ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

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 MX small branch firewalls

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

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 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.

Visibility

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.

AMP for Endpoints

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

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.

Inspection

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

Cisco Umbrella

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.

Cisco promotions

Meet your SMB IT needs with these exclusive promotions.

For partners

Are you a Cisco partner?  Log in to see additional resources.

Looking for a solution from a Cisco partner? Connect with our security technical alliance partners.

Resources and Support

For Customer

Get Cisco Start solutions from our network of more than 10,000 IT Consultants and Resellers to help you Start your IT Journey with Cisco.

For Partners

Start selling our enterprise class technology, fit and made for your customers in Midmarket and in Small and Midsize Business.

Support Community

Join in discussions with Cisco experts and our support community. Get your questions answered and share your knowledge.

Let's stay in touch

Never miss the latest in small business IT. Get updates straight to your inbox