Managed Security

What is managed security?  Managed security is the provisioning of some amount of network security management, which may include virus blocking, spam blocking, intrusion detection, firewalls and virtual private network (VPN) management.

Cyber security is a constantly evolving threat. As an Alien Vault MSSP, Advantage continually reviews and implements next level monitored solutions.

Advantage delivers managed security services as part of our Advanced Managed Services packages.  Managed security includes solutions delivered by Advantage combined with 3rd party tools, such as Barracuda and Alien Vault, which increase your network’s ability to fend off malicious cyber attacks, ransomware, email viruses and more.

Advantage takes a measured approach to managing network security by delivering the tools and solutions most needed by your corporate computing network.  Email filtering, content filtering, firewall installations and configuration are just some of the managed security services Advantage can use to increase the overall security of your network.

PCI Compliance

Most businesses now transact a majority of sales revenue via credit card and other digital forms of payments.  The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security standards designed to ensure that ALL companies that accept, process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment (

Since 2006, the major credit card issuers have taken steps to ensure banking compliance and secure transactions.  If you accept credit cards, it is worth your time to have a conversation with Advantage Industries to protect sensitive data and remain compliant.