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Small Business Network and IT Security Products

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

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.

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.


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.


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.

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