Security Operations Centre (SOC)

Castellan's Crimson Shield - A security operations centre protecting data for small and medium-sized enterprises

Why this matters to you?

There are several reasons to consider securing your data with our Security Operations Centre:

  • Peace of mind for business owners that their data is truly secure.
  • It will significantly reduce the chances that damages will occur to your business as a result of a cyber-attack.
  • Your business won't be shut down preventing a major loss of revenue.
  • You won't be forced to pay the ransom to retrieve your data during a ransomware attack.
  • You won't suffer the high cost to implement new security mitigation measures in an attempt to avoid future attacks.
  • Your reputation with suppliers, customers and community won't be damaged because you didn't protect "their data."
  • Your customers will not be upset that their private or financial information was stolen and potentially at future risks.
  • Your valuable intellectual property will not be stolen and sold on the dark web or other potential threats.
  • It's possible that the reduction in your insurance premiums could defray the cost of the monthly subscription.

Prepare. Prevent. Protect.

Castellan's Crimson Shield offers commercial-grade data protection beyond generic/personal grade firewalls and anti-virus software to identify, analyze and stop attacks against your valuable data.

  • Castellan's Crimson Shield is a 24/7 Security Operations Centre (SOC) protecting your data.
  • A service designed for small & medium-sized companies to protect their data from ongoing cyber attacks and threats.
  • A cost-effective subscription-based solution with enterprise level protection and support services.
  • The service consists of commercial-grade detection technology working together with live cyber security experts to protect a company's data in real-time to Scan, Detect, and Secure threats.

How is a Security Operations Centre (SOC) different from your generic anti-virus software

Protection You May Have Security Operations Center
Generic Anti-Virus Software to Protect Individual Computers Advanced Commercial Grade Software that Centralizes all Data Scanning and Correlates the Analysis of any Security Events
Generic Grade Firewall to Prevent Unauthorized Access to Network Advanced Commercial Grade Software that Centralizes all Data Scanning and Correlates the Analysis of any Security Events
Limited to No Response After Hours 24/7 Data Scanning, Detection and Security Response
Delayed Threat Detection and Response Real Time Threat Detection and Response
Limited Analysis Conducted by Non-Cyber Security Professionals 24/7 Professional Analysis and Threat Identification by Cyber Security Experts
Generic Grade Scanning Technology, Threat Analysis and Reactive Response Commercial Grade Scanning Technology, Threat Analysis and Proactive Response
Limited Internal Response Capacity Protection Services Delivered by a Team of Certified Cyber Security Experts
Ad Hoc Detection and Response Detection and Response Strategies Aligned with Industry Standards, Best Practices and Cyber Security Experts

Castellan's Crimson Shield provides clients with regular reporting of the activity and analysis of threats pertaining to their data

FAQs about the Security Operations Centre (SOC) for small and medium sized enterprises

What is a SOC

A SOC is an advanced solution designed to protect a company's or public organization's data that uses commercial grade detection software and cyber security professionals working 24/7 in a physical or virtual 'command center' approach to quickly identify, investigate and stop cyber threats.

Why does my small or medium sized business need a SOC service?

Threats from Cyber-attacks are real. They occur often and the impacts can be devastating to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME's). Generic entry-level anti-virus solutions are not advanced enough to stop them for businesses.

How does it work?

Castellan's Crimson Shield SOC will monitor your network security logs using commercial-grade detection software. This technology will alert our cyber security professionals to investigate and stop any data intrusions on a 24/7 basis. We provide SME's with the same comprehensive protection levels as larger organizations.

What is the difference between this service and my current 'off the shelf' antivirus software and firewall?

Most "off-the-shelf" protection software protects clients well. However, Castellan's Crimson Shield features more sophisticated detection technologies suited to commercial enterprises. In addition, Castellan's cyber security specialists provide 24/7 support as a second layer of protection and deliver detailed reports to each client outlining their threats and security activity.

What does it cost?

Castellan's Crimson Shield is being offered at a price point to meet the budgets of SMEs. The service is delivered on a monthly subscription basis and can be canceled at any time without penalty or other costs. Castellan offers different tiers of prices to match your business needs and budget with a starting point as low as $500 per month. Exact prices depend on the tier of service and the number of information assets (servers, desktops, laptops, network devices etc.) that each client wants to have protected.

Is your SOC a replacement for my current anti-virus software or network protection?

Castellan's Crimson Shield complements existing anti-virus and network solutions to provide more sophisticated detection capabilities and respond faster to threats before they cause greater damage.

Will anyone have access to my organization's data?

No. Crimson Shield's detection technology and cyber security specialists will not be able to access your data and will only analyze the source and type of threats.

Will my data be processed or stored outside of Canada.

No, the detection technology and Castellan's Crimson Shield SOC is housed only in Canada.

What is Different about Castellan's Crimson Shield SOC service Versus others?

Crimson Shield's advanced technology and functionality were designed to meet the needs and budgets of smaller businesses. Castellan's management team saw this gap in the market and created our Security Operations Centre to fill it.

Is there a competitive advantage to having a SOC?

This significant step to protect your data and customer information enables you to inform your customers and suppliers that you are taking cyber security seriously. Actively taking a proactive approach and acknowledging your responsibility becomes a strong marketing strategy.

Is Castellan's Crimson Shield Aligned with Industry Standards and Best Practices?

Yes. Castellan's service has been certified by ISO 27001 which is the international standard for information security.

Crimson Shield offers commercial-grade data protection for small & medium-sized companies at prices to match your business needs and budget

Service Level Bronze Silver Gold

Service Name

Tier 1 Service

Tier 2 Service

Tier 3 Service

Cost / month - *Starting at $500 $750 $1,000
24/7 Commercial-Grade Scanning Technology Included Included Included
Automated Quarantine Response To Threats Not Included Included Included
24/7 Cyber Security Expert Investigation and Analysis Included Included Included
24/7 Cyber Security Expert Notification and Response Included Included Included
Live Event Resolution Not Included Not Included Included
Direct Line Cyber Security Client Support Email Email Email & Phone
Security Dashboards and Incidents Reports Quarterly Monthly Weekly
Annual Penetration and Vulnerability Testing Not-included Not-included Included
Subscription Commitment 6-month Month to Month Month to Month

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Castellan's Crimson Shield Security Operations Centre is affordable and easy to set up for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Our team of cyber security experts will work with you and your team to make sure you and your customer's data have the highest level of protection against ongoing cyber-attacks and threats.

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