Manteo Group of Companies Ltd.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
P: (844)470-5300

IT Security

In today's connected world there are a broad range of threats to your computing environment including viruses, worms and spyware, organized crime, corporate espionage and insider threats, both malicious and accidental.

Are you confident in the security posture that your company presents to the outside world? Are you doing everything that you can to mitigate the risk to your company from failures in security either accidental or malicious? According to the According to both the Ponemon Institute and Symantec, the average cost of a data breach is just under $200 per record accessed. In 2012, McAfee reported that they had observed the largest increase in malware in four years. This trend is only continuing as the amount of malicious code on the Internet is increasing at a precipitous rate. Manteo can help you to ensure that your network and perimeter security posture follows best practices and sufficiently mitigates the risks to your company.


Install, Configure, Troubleshoot, Maintain

Manteo will install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain a variety of network and security components including:

  • Next Generation Firewalls
  • Routing and Switching
  • Wireless
  • VPN
  • Content Filters

Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments

Are you worried about what an attacker could accomplish if they targeted your company? Are your defenses really doing the job that you think they are? A penetration test from Manteo can help to identify risks that your business is exposed to, recommend mitigations and prioritize your response.

Manteo’s security experts will work with you to customize a penetration test or vulnerability assessment to meet your requirements. Manteo can simply identify the visible vulnerabilities in your environment, or they can exploit those vulnerabilities to obtain further access, identifying additional avenues for attack and demonstrating the risk that your business is subject to. We can help you assess your security posture with:

  • Network security assessments and penetration tests
  • Application security assessments and penetration tests
  • Wireless security assessments and penetration tests
  • Phishing awareness and response
  • Social engineering attacks

Application Management

Manteo will perform an audit of the security posture of any portion of your environment whether it be a single device such as a firewall, your entire network or a part thereof, including Unix, Windows, IP telephony, wireless, firewalls, VPN, content filtering and base networking infrastructure such as routers and switches. Some of the items covered by such an audit include:

  • Overall security posture
  • Summary of access allowed
  • Inventory, identification and classification of assets
  • Policies and procedures
  • Completeness, efficiency and efficacy of Firewall or ACL rules
  • Authentication of both users and administrators
  • Logging and audit of both user and administrative activities
  • Encryption
  • Industry best practices
  • Backup/recovery

Every audit includes a detailed list of findings along with recommendations for rectifying any deficiencies and improving overall security. By having your network audited, you are demonstrating that you have done your due diligence from a security point of view. You can also make informed choices about what security measures are important, meet your needs or are deficient. Audits often justify the up-front costs of security and provide opportunities for learning to both your infrastructure staff and also your users.