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Cox Business Security Suite Available in All Cox Markets Nationwide

Free Security Suite and Online Backup Enhance Cox Business Internet Service

 

ATLANTA - June 22, 2010 Cox Business announced today that its Cox Business Security Suite service has been extended to Cox Business InternetSM subscribers in all Cox markets nationwide.

 

Cox Business Security Suite is free to Cox Business Internet subscribers and safeguards business software and data. The service is powered by industry-leading McAfee SAAS security technology.

 

Among other features, Cox Business Security Suite includes:

·         McAfee® Site Advisor® technology, a website safety advisor that uses simple color codes to identify risky websites so users can safely surf the Web and transact online

·         Anti-virus, anti-phishing, anti-spyware software

·         SAAS provides automatic updates and upgrades

·         Firewall and identify theft protection

·         Centralized web-based management in the SecurityCenter console enables ease for IT administrators and office supervisors

·         Customizable installations, reports and automatic updates

 

This year, Cox has expanded Online Backup and Security Suite capabilities to all its markets and is exploring additional managed service offerings.

 

“Solutions such as Cox Business Online Backup and Cox Business Security Suite help prevent costly interruptions, protect critical data, and preserve productivity,” said Kristine Faulkner, Cox Business’ vice president of product development and business. “Business of all sizes can gain peace-of-mind with extended capabilities from their trusted communications provider.”

 

Cox Business Security Suite is both time and cost efficient. The solution minimizes system downtime and provides uninterrupted protection with automatic scans and updates to ensure small business users are safe from ongoing online threats and cybercriminals. From the Web-based SecurityCenter console users can centralize installation, configuration, reporting and set policies and manage office groups or individual PCs, as well as customized reporting widgets and scheduling on demand scans.

 

Customers will receive between 2 and 10 licenses, based on their high-speed data tier package. If needed, a Cox Business data customer can purchase additional licenses in packages of 5, 10, 15 and 25. Customers simply login to MyAccount, the Cox Business customer management portal, to activate Cox Business Security Suite.

 

Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for nearly 250,000 small and regional businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations. According to Vertical Systems Group, Cox Business is the fourth largest provider of business Ethernet services in the U.S. based on customer ports. Cox is currently the seventh largest voice service provider in the U.S. and supports more than 730,000 business phone lines. For more information about Cox Business, Click Here or call 1-800-396-1609.

 

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and wireless services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.

Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for five years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and the company holds a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.

 

 

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