In the age of cyber crimes and the introduction of online services, financial institutions are facing different kinds of risks that are specific to conducting business that requires communication over the Internet. It is imperative that these institutions implement strong security approaches that can adequately address, monitor, manage, and control risks and security threats, at the same time in the increasingly federated, network-based IT environment, networks often include different operating systems, a variety of web-based and client/server applications, all accessed by internal and external users, the complexity of such heterogeneous networks makes it impossible to effectively secure the entire networking environment with a single component; instead a total security solution has to be implemented in order effectively eliminate risks without leaving any holes in the security shield that could be exploited.
Alkan CIT offers top notch security solutions that enable institutions of all sizes to effectively minimize threats of intrusion, secure networks and protect data, by deploying a comprehensive and proactive multilayered system that smoothly integrates with existing infrastructure, thus allowing better utilization of resources, enhancing performance and eliminating the danger of security breaches and hacking. Services include risk evaluation, design and implementation of policies, procedures and customized solutions both for Network and Data Security.
Network Security includes Firewalls, Intrusion Detection, Intrusion Prevention, Network Management, Compliance control Solutions, Wireless Security and Event Management while Data Security includes Access Control, User Authentication, Encryption, Content Security, Web and Mail filtering, Services include ethical hacking, Security Risk Assessment, Vulnerability assessment, Penetration testing, PCI Compliance preparation and ISO 27001 certification preparation.
Payment Card Industry/ Data Security Standard (PCI/DSS) Compliance has recently became a top priority for all Banking institutions as major credit card companies are pushing hard to stop the financial fraud incidents that have affected numerous organizations and their consumers, consequently, organizations that accept payment card transactions are duly bound to comply with PCI. Organizations that fail to comply, risk not being allowed to handle cardholder data in addition to fines of up to $500,000 if data is lost or stolen.
Alkan CIT offers fully integrated PCI/DSS compliance solution that enable banking institutions compliance with CPI, apply safety measures and protect clients’ data thus avoiding fraud, fines and loss of credibility, solution comprises firewall installation, data encryption, regularly updated anti-virus programs, physical data accessibility restrictions, monitoring network resources accessibility, Regularly security testing systems and maintaining an information security policy that addresses information security for employees and clients.