When it comes to Network Firewalls, Network Attached Storage (N.A.S.), MS Office 365, and Email Encryption are you questioning WHY you need it or WHAT exactly it is? CTI is here to help ensure that you and your team are knowledgeable about these topics and have a full understanding of what it is and make sure you know why you need it.

Network Firewall

Network Attached Storage - NAS

Network Firewall is a hardware based device that acts as a physical layer between the internet based cloud, and it protects the internal network from unwanted traffic coming in.

Features Include: 

  • Gateway Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware
  • Content Filtering
  • Intrusion Prevention & Detection System
  • Application Layer Filtering
  • Reporting

Having network firewall is so important! A network firewall is the first line of defense when it comes to protecting your network and your data from internet borne threats and hackers.

The hardware that is provided by an internet service provider (ISP) or a residential grader router just isn't enough to effectively protect your business.

If you don't have an internet security appliance, then your business is exposed to a countless amount of risks.


N.A.S. stands for Network Attached Storage.

N.A.S. refers to a data storage system that is connected to a computer network which stores and shares various amount of data.

What does N.A.S. do? It removes the responsibility of file serving from other servers that are on the network.

NAS is known for serving files by either:

  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Configuration 

With Network Attached Storage - N.A.S:

  • Faster Data Access
  • Painless Configuration
  • Private Cloud Storage
  • Simple Administration
  • Data Protection
  • Data Backup
  • Sufficient Storage Space To Local Computer

MS Office 365

Email Encryption

MS Office 365 basically helps you run your business so your business can operate smoothly and efficiently. 

MS Office 365 offers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and also brings in amazing productivity apps that have powerful cloud services, device management, and security all in one connected place.

Since Office 365 is cloud based you are able to access your emails, files, and other programs from anywhere with any device with internet connection. 

With MS Office 365 you are able to work from ANYWHERE, as long as you have access to internet connection! 

  • Collaborate With Your Team
  • Work From Anywhere (With Internet Connection)
  • Security Features
  • Access To The Latest Programs
  • Mix & Match (Office 365 Offers Different Programs To Match Your Business Needs) 

Numerous amount of emails are transmitted in clear text - meaning that they are susceptible to eavesdropping and the subsequent disclosure of personally identifiable information.

Email encryption is encryption of email messages to protect the content from being read by entities other than the intended recipients, it may also include authentication. You should NEVER send PII (personally identifiable information) such as driver's license numbers, passwords or social security numbers using unencrypted email.

With Email Encryption: 

  • Secure communications in order to prevent sensitive information from being inadvertently shared
  • Build a reputation of trust/security so customers and prospects feel confident when sharing information
  • Enhance compliance with information privacy and security regulations such as HIPAA, SOX, GLBA, and many more