IT Solutions

 

Covering the Assets of Credit Unions and Small Businesses Since 2002

Spider Networks is a leading network security consulting firm that has been utilizing a variety of tools and Best Practice methodologies that can protect your business internally and externally without hindering your business processes. The greatest threat to a business today is internal hacking from the company’s own employees. The days of having domain controllers, e-mail servers and other data servers on the same subnet with no access controls between workstations and server is gone. However, internal security is often given a lower priority and put on the back burner while the perimeter is being fortified.
Our network security consulting practice follows the recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology for IT Risk Management Analysis. There is a method and structure to risk analysis, followed by a risk mitigation process. Risk mitigation includes a cost benefit analysis, mitigation options and a strategy for controlled implementation.
Our risk assessment process includes identification and evaluation of risks and risk impacts, and the recommendation of ways to reduce risk by implementing certain measures. In assessing risks for an IT system, the first step we take is to define the scope of the effort. In this step, the boundaries of the network are identified, along with the resources and the information that constitute the system. This then identified the scope of the risk assessment. Identifying risk for a network requires an understanding of the network’s processing environment