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Why security is important for you

Cyber crime is on the rise

The trust of your customers arrives on foot but leaves on horseback. You don't want to lose their trust through a data leak, malware, lost orders or interrupted services.

That means organizations must take privacy and security seriously and deal with these aspects professionally.

Cybercrime just continues to increase. The privacy laws have been tightened up significantly and fines are correspondingly high.

The Proximus ICT ecosystem offers you the best protection on the market.

The consequences of security problems


Risk factor 6

The average cost to repair the damage of a security leak is six times the cost of the investment in a security policy.


Below is an overview of the potential costs:


De gemiddelde kost om de schade van een beveilingslek te herstellen is 6x de kost van de investering in een securitybeleid.

directe kosten

Direct costs

The money you lose after a phishing attack or theft, the buyout sum paid in case of ransomware, hardware and software replacements, damaged equipment, lost data, and fines to public authorities and customers.

indirecte kosten

Indirect costs

The costs of recovery and missed orders when your applications are down. In addition, the opportunity cost of lost working hours and communication with your employees and customers..

directe kosten

Functional damage

When your company is partially or fully at a standstill and your service is jeopardized. When your know-how and/or data is stolen and your competitive position is weakened.


Reputational damage

When your name or that of your company is associated with weak management because of data theft, privacy leaks, services that are not delivered or negative presscoverage.

How do you view Security? A multi-level model

At the core of the model is your company with its people, processes and digital tools.

Around that there are a number of circles containing the elements from the context surrounding your company:

  • Technological trends which you are working with for your digitalization can entail risks and require changes to your security policy
  • New laws and standards which you need to comply with, e.g.: GDPR
  • All manner of cyber-attacks you have to prevent, detect and be able to respond to, and the points where hackers could enter.
  • A good insight into who is carrying out the attacks and with what motivation: money, causing damage, espionage, revenge, activism, etc.
  • And finally, the risks for your company. The '"what if...?" scenarios.
People, Technology, Process
Een meerlagig beschermingsmodel

What can you protect with technology?

All data traffic that you can screen technologically, must be screened. Such automation reduces your risks considerably.

Even though employees are only human and make mistakes. You must make them aware of the dangers. We come back to that in our 360° approach.

Hoe verspreid is cybercriminaliteit?


Secure the points of access to your data.



Your network

Build a fence and gates for easy access.


Your devices

PCs, smartphones, printers, tablets, WiFi-access points, IoT devices


Your applications

All software with access to your data and network


Your e-mail

The favorite vulnerability of cybercriminals

A 360° approach: your best insurance

At the core is your company with your employees, their tools and the processes they follow.

Around the core there are four large bundles of activities:

  1. Prevent: the multi-level protection of your network, devices, e-mail and data
  2. Detect: monitoring, and screening logs to find and report infections retroactively
  3. Respond: analysis, system updates (patches) and your response to an incident
  4. Predict: first cover your greatest risks, anticipate and make sure you continuously improve your basic protection

Strategy as the final piece

Items that must certainly not be missing:

  • Project or program management, who follows up things?
  • Clear rules for data privacy & security
  • Security awareness for your employees
  • An eye on new laws and rules
  • Measurements: penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, etc.
  • (Re)evaluation of (new) risks

What can we do for you?

data privacy & security processen en policies

Security & Data Privacy: process & policies


  • Data mapping
  • Security assessment
  • Privacy audit
  • Compliancy (GDPR, NIS) 
  • Security awereness
  • Risk management
  • Data Protection Officer & Security Officer-as-a-service

data privacy & security processen en policies

Protect: network, devices, data & applications


  • Firewalls
  • Secure (remote) Network Access
  • Identity&Access Management
  • E-mail & application protection
  • Endpoint protection, incl. mobile & IoT
  • Data protection, data loss prevention

incident response

Incident response


  • Response readiness
  • Analytics & breach forensics
  • Quarantaining
  • (Data) Recovery
  • Evidence collection 

The largest pool of security specialists

When other ICT companies come to follow a security course at the Proximus ICT Academy, you can argue that you are a leader in this field.


Our strengths

  • Proximus SpearIT: a security offering tailored to the needs of medium-sized companies, with attractive entry-level models which can gradually grow into a 360° approach.
  • Da Vinsi Labs: Specialist in Vulnerability Management, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and User Activity Monitoring (UAM).
  • Umbrio: Managing and protecting complex data streams such as those found on larger networks.
  • ProximusManaged Security Services, a collective name for services that can manage and support your IT security remotely.
  • Proximus ICT Academy: a comprehensive range of security training courses.
Proximus ICT Ecosysteem

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