It seems that every day brings another story of a massive hack or unprecedented data breach. And while big businesses make the most news, small businesses have just as much to fear. According to the National Small Business Association, half of 675 small businesses they surveyed reported being victims of hackers in 2014—with the average cost of the hack costing them more than $20,000.
“Security remains the paramount concern for enterprises dealing with the transition to cloud-based computing services," says Peter Ffoulkes, Research Director, Servers and Virtualization and Cloud Computing, "whether they are private on-premises or public off-premises offerings."
These numbers suggest that every business should be concerned about security. But that doesn't mean you have to lose sleep over it. Security is one of the cornerstones of our Worry-Free Experience. We understand that if you're to trust us with your data, you need to understand how we'll protect it. Vigilance is essential to keeping your business safe. This page is here to answer your most vigilant and critical questions about the full breadth of security that Intermedia provides, from our internal processes to specific product features.
We have off-site backups of your data
You can choose where your data is stored
We can facilitate compliance with regulations
We help you keep data safe from current and/or former employees
We can provide you with single sign-on—free
Secure access to corporate data
Anti-malware protection via link scanning
Remote wipe of all company data on mobile devices
Remote wipe of select company data on mobile devices
Password complexity enforcement
Internally, Intermedia maintains systems and processes to detect and respond to any suspicious and/or malicious activity within our corporate network.
Password management is very granular, based on user role.
AppID provides an option to securely store web application passwords so that users only have to remember a single password
AppID Enterprise is a fully featured cloud access security broker.
AppID Enterprise allows organizations to implement context aware policies, based on user, group, device, network, and geolocation.
2FA within Intermedia AppID supports the following:
Stringent caller identification procedures authenticate a caller’s identity during support and service calls
Every email sent and received by Intermedia is filtered and vetted by our secure email gateways
Alerting and monitoring within our security operations center
Identifiable customer data never gets “mined” to serve third-party ads.
Data storage location will not move across national borders without your consent.
Intermedia does not provide government agencies with direct access to our network, applications or systems. When we do receive subpoenas, we defend our customers’ right to privacy by ensuring that every request complies with the law and by only providing the minimum required information.
Private clouds are available for customers that want customized security or integrations.