Benefits of Outbreak Prevention Services

Besides quickening the enterprise’s response time, Outbreak Prevention Services can deliver significant operational protection and cost benefits.

Table 1. Benefits of OPS

Benefit

Reasons

Proactive Protection Against Mixed Threat Attacks

  • Contains outbreaks without stopping business productivity (that is, shut down ports)

  • Reduces the chaos associated with defining the threat and behavior

  • Automatic policy creates a 24x7, no-touch defense system

Expertise and Knowledge

  • Recommendations from the experts– policy formulation

  • Knowledge base of policies for prior viruses

Consistency, Reduced Coordination, Cost Reduction

  • Consistent application of policy

  • Removes logistical challenges of notifying critical parties

Policy and Attack Correlation

  • Assurance and reporting = Enterprise-wide visibility and coordination