CenturyLink launches enhanced managed security services suite

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has enhanced its managed security services suite with the addition of five integrated security monitoring and analysis services that help organizations improve their security posture and respond more effectively to cyberattacks, the company said.

The suite is available immediately in the US, either as a stand-alone service or as an add-on for customers buying hosting, networking and colocation services.

The new services will be delivered over a CenturyLink-built security platform that leverages both traditional security information and event management (SIEM) technologies and customized tools to provide an extended set of analysis and response capabilities.

The fully managed platform is designed to be the backbone for an organization´s current and future security services, as it offers a holistic approach for protecting networks, as well as preventing, mitigating and responding to attacks. Using the platform´s web-based security portal, customers and CenturyLink security experts can access real-time data to quickly analyze and act on security incidents in their critical environments.

CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions.