Top 10 telco security companies

Mobile Magazine considers some of the leading telco security companies
Mobile Magazine considers some of the leading security companies that help protect telcos and mobile devices from data breaches and cyberattacks

The landscape of mobile cybersecurity has undergone a significant transformation in recent years. Issues of cybersecurity and cyber defence have increasingly become a topic of conversation within the mobile and telecommunications industries. 

Now more than ever, businesses are having to consider if their security measures are robust enough to deal with the increased sophistication of so-called ‘bad actors’ who exploit digital systems.

With this in mind, Mobile Magazine considers some of the leading telco security companies that are committed to offering new and improved security solutions for businesses worldwide.

10:  RSA

Key facts
  • 60+ million identities scaled access to any platform
  • 99.95% availability - always-on protection hybrid/on-prem failover
  • 9,000+ customers - including security-sensitive, blue-chip leaders

RSA provides identity security solutions for the world's most security-sensitive organisations. It delivers automated identity intelligence, authentication, access, governance and lifecycle capabilities to defend against the highest-impact cybersecurity risks.

Its Mobile Lock solution is able to detect critical threats to mobile devices and restrict the user’s ability to authenticate until the threat issue is resolved. This allows IT to establish trust by verifying mobile devices across the attack surface and securing any device to mitigate those threats.

9: Deepwatch

Key facts
  • 98% reduction in low and medium severity alerts
  • 10x improvement in threat detection
  • 432% return on cybersecurity operations investment

Deepwatch is on a mission to create a safer, more resilient digital economy. Its platform works to provide comprehensive threat intelligence and management capabilities with a dynamic risk scoring engine to correlate alerts at machine speed, as well as providing precise responses to threats.

In 2021, the company launched a new mobile application for easy access to managed detection and response services. CISOs can view their SecOps activity, take action and stay informed at all times, regardless of location.

8: Arctic Wolf 

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Arctic Wolf delivers dynamic 24/7 cybersecurity protection tailored to the specific needs of the individual organisation. The Arctic Wolf Platform processes more than three trillion security events every week. Built on an open XDR architecture, the platform collects and enriches endpoint, network and cloud telemetry and then analyses it with multiple detection engines. Machine learning and custom detection rules will then deliver personalised protection for businesses.

The platform also enables broad visibility and works seamlessly with existing technology stacks, making it easy to adopt while eliminating blind spots and vendor lock-in.

7: McAfee

McAfee is the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. It operates security software that offers data centre, cloud defence, threat intelligence network and cybersecurity solutions. In addition, it supports endpoint protection, risk, compliance and security information management services.

The company’s Mobile Security Platform offers protection for both Android and iOS devices, where users can connect privately with a VPN on public WiFi. This protection with antivirus enables safe online browsing and users can monitor up to 10 email addresses with alerts for detected breaches.

6: CrowdStrike

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Committed to protecting users and businesses with advanced cybersecurity measures, CrowdStrike continues to work to stay ahead of rising cyber threats. Its security solution, CrowdStrike Falcon, is also available for Mobile and protects against threats to iOS and Android devices.

Falcon for Mobile expands EDR capabilities beyond the desktop by monitoring and recording activities taking place on mobile devices. The platform provides real-time visibility into cyber attacks and works to eliminate blind spots that can lead to breaches. Endpoint detection helps to prevent phishing attempts, identify vulnerable devices and detect malicious and unwanted activity on business-critical mobile apps.

5: Fortinet

Fortinet is a cybersecurity company that specialises in network security solutions, securing the largest enterprise, service provider and government organisations around the world. Its FortiGuard Mobile Security Service combats attacks against mobile platforms and the latest threats targeting mobile devices. 

The platform also employs industry-leading advanced detection engines to prevent both new and evolving threats from gaining a foothold inside your network and gaining access to its invaluable information. It also works to reduce the risk of a data breach or damage caused by mobile malware with effective antivirus protection.

4: Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks uses the latest breakthroughs in AI, analytics and automation to deliver an integrated cybersecurity platform. The company aims to be at the forefront of protecting thousands of organisations across clouds, networks and mobile devices.

The company’s GlobalProtect App is the software client for the VPN service on Palo Alto Networks’ PAN-OS firewalls and Prisma Access service. The app can be installed on a variety of operating systems including Windows, macOS, Android, iOS and Linux. It ultimately offers a simple way to extend enterprise security policies out to mobile endpoints.

3: Verizon Communications

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Verizon Communications provides communications, technology, information and entertainment products and services to businesses, consumers and government entities. The company offers tools in cyber risk monitoring and governance, risk and compliance to strengthen an organisation’s understanding and awareness of cybersecurity.

The Verizon Threat Research Advisory Centre (VTRAC) team continually specialises in helping a wide range of organisations improve infrastructure defence, mitigate risk and respond to cyber threats. The company also specialises in delivering and refining cyber programs for the world’s largest organisations. 

2: AT&T

One of the pioneers in 5G technology, AT&T boasts an impressive network that serves millions of customers across the United States alone. It has been continually expanding its coverage with the introduction of new technology with the goal of serving customers better.

Its AT&T Mobile Security app is free for Android and aims to help business wireless customers download and use other apps with confidence. It allows users to better protect their smartphone from potential threats and helps reduce the risk of becoming a victim of fraud.

1: Cisco 

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Cisco offers a wide range of cybersecurity solutions, including firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and secure access solutions. Its security portfolio also includes advanced threat detection and response capabilities, network visibility and secure cloud infrastructure.

The company’s AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client works to empower an organisation’s employees to work from anywhere, whether it be on company laptops or personal mobile devices, at any time. The platform works to simplify secure endpoint access and provides the necessary security to suit the individual business to help keep it safe and protected.

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