We’re your trusted one-stop shop for security and compliance. If your business is already entrusting Cogeco Peer 1 to manage your applications in our data centers, it’s to your advantage for us to manage your data security as well.

Placing your security infrastructure inline, on and around your network consolidates all of your managed IT services with our highly experienced team of security specialists.

Rather than taking a cookie-cutter approach to every customer environment, Cogeco Peer 1 consults with our managed services clients to determine the security systems which best fit their evolving needs.

Our services include both hardware and software:
  • Hardware and Software installation and setup
  • Configuration Management
  • Monitoring and Reporting
  • Incident Management
  • Release, Maintenance and Deployment Management
  • Access Management

Network Protection

Our market-tested security experts keep a close watch on the systems that protect your security perimeter. They leverage our comprehensive services, which include:

  • DDoS mitigation
  • Managed firewalls
  • IPSEC and VPN
  • SSL certificates

Our core network security ensures vital technologies are in place, mitigating the security vulnerabilities of the Internet by constantly scanning inbound and outbound traffic, checking for malicious patterns, and mitigating threats before they penetrate your access environment.

Our perimeter and remote access security provide a range of defenses to secure and protect our customers’ network from unauthorized, malicious, or unwanted network and application traffic.

Network security is not a “set it and forget it” service. It requires dedicated vigilance. Cogeco Peer 1’s 24/7 security operations center provides constant monitoring and assessment to ensure your infrastructure and systems stay ahead of known and emerging threats.

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Threat Detection

Cogeco Peer 1’s resourceful security experts take a proactive approach to identify security threats with our managed services:

  • Web application firewall
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Vulnerability scanning
  • Anti-Virus and Anti-Spam scanning

Cogeco Peer 1 offers a flexible range of network security scans and professional services consultations to ensure your network services are secure at all times.

Comprehensive managed security is insurance for your business data and company’s reputation, while enabling your business to meet compliance requirements.

A reactive security position means it’s already too late – our proactive comprehensive security plan assures the right protection, at the right time, and the right price.

Our core network security ensures technologies are in place to mitigate the security vulnerabilities of the Internet by constantly scanning inbound and outbound traffic, checking for malicious patterns, and mitigating threats before they penetrate your access environment.

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Risk Correction

Identifying and remediating gaps in your network perimeter is complex and time-sensitive. You want to address potential risks and open threats before hackers exploit them. However, keeping on top of the latest security countermeasures, in addition to the responsibilities of managing business technology, is challenging. So leave it to us.

Key mandates of risk correction include:

  • Log monitoring
  • Security Incident Event Monitoring (SIEM)
  • Regulatory Compliance

Responsibilities of Risk Correction include:

• Create security policies & controls
• Classify risks
• Managed patching

Completing all of these tasks on a regular basis demands a lot of time and focus. By entrusting Cogeco Peer 1 with these responsibilities, you can shift, offload or share these compliance obligations, while focusing on more strategic technology projects.

Ensuring your network and data’s security is vital to regulatory compliance and business operation.

See how Cogeco Peer 1 corrects risks associated with internet facing networks and applications.

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DDoS Attack Mitigation Services

Partner with Cogeco Peer 1 to defend against your network from malicious traffic. Our global mitigation centers are equipped by state-of-the art DDoS protection equipment from our partners Oracle Dyn, Radware and Arbor TMS.

Our suite of services includes:

  • DDoS Shield – Protects your network infrastructure, and only allows clean, legitimate traffic past your perimeter.
  • DDoS CleanIP – A designated netblock of clean, protected IP addresses, which are always on and traffic is routed through our data scrubbing centers in Europe and North America.
  • DDoS CleanBGP – Is your hardware colocated in a Cogeco Peer 1 data center, or do you utilize our network transit services? CleanBGP routes traffic through our DDoS Shield as needed. These services are delivered and priced on a consumption basis.

Our highly skilled DDoS expert engineers analyze, react, and respond to multi-vector attacks whenever and wherever they happen. The Cogeco Peer 1 portal enables customers to view traffic updates related to their servers and infrastructure.

Don’t allow hackers to prey upon your network, protect it with DDoS Infrastructure protection services.

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Your Trusted Data Security Partner

  • Cogeco Peer 1 is a member of the CIS (Centre for Information Security). As such, we help to define the practices, services and products which best safeguard companies from potential attacks.
  • Many of our data centers, primarily those which host eCommerce websites, have been certified by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Council for our security systems and policies. We have been certified against the latest PCI DSS standard, and we retain a Level 1 Service Provider status.
  • Our data centers have been certified as SOC 1 Compliant. SOC 1 is the first of three new Service Organization Controls reports developed by the AICPA (American Institute of CPAs). This compliance standard measures the controls of a data center as they are relevant to financial reporting.
PCI Certified (v3.1 or 3.2) SOC 1 Type 2 Report
Toronto West Colocation, v3.2 Colocation
Toronto Downtown 1 Colocation, v3.2 Colocation
Toronto North (Barrie) Colocation, v3.2 Colocation
Toronto Northeast Secure Zone, v3.1 Colocation, Hosting
Toronto Downtown 2 None Colocation
Montreal 1 None Colocation
Montreal 2 Colocation(SAQ) v3.2 Colocation (Type 1)
Vancouver None Colocation
San Antonio None Colocation, Hosting
Los Angeles Secure Zone, v3.1 Colocation, Hosting
Atlanta Secure Zone, v3.1 Hosting
Virginia None Hosting
Miami Secure Zone, v3.1 Colocation, Hosting
Portsmouth Secure Zone, v3.1 Colocation, Hosting

The Benefits of Cogeco Peer 1 Managed Security Services

No business executive wants to suffer the data loss, damaged reputation and business interruption caused by security breaches and outages. Choose managed security services from Cogeco Peer 1 for your continued innovation and growth.
  • Accelerated compliance with PCI DSS and SOC 1 audit requirements where your company needs to meet those standards.
  • Potential elimination of capital purchases of firewalls, web application firewalls, SIEMs tools and/or intrusion prevention systems.
We have partnered with leading IT security product vendors to provide the highest level of services to our clients.
  • Alert Logic
  • Oracle Dyn
  • Juniper
  • Cisco
  • ControlScan
  • Secure128

No business is immune from security risks. Hackers don’t just target large corporations and government entities. Discover the Top 5 Security Threats to Your Organization in the infographic below, and add it to your presentation materials for your next business meeting. Security breaches from internal or external threats could be happening now without your knowledge. Be informed and be prepared.

The FirstCall Promise™

Our FirstCall Promise™ means you make just one call to our support team, and we’ll start working on your issue immediately.
  • Make a single call to support.
  • Our support team will try to assist on the phone
  • If there’s a problem with your infrastructure, our team of Level II and Level III system administrators will get to work to make it right – as soon as possible.