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Security for today's connected business

Look around you, connected devices are now part of your business! Connected thermostats, point-of-sale (POS) systems, smart lightbulbs, touchscreen appliances, smart TVs, cameras, and many more devices are now part of business landscape. They make our jobs easier—and more fun! But most devices aren't built to be secure. Anything that connects to the Internet can also connect to online threats. That's why CenturyLink Protected Internet is more important than ever.

CenturyLink Protected Internet provides automatic protection for your entire network. The security is built right into the modem and automatically protects all connected devices (even those without a display) from being exposed to online threats. Businesses can feel confident that their network is secure and that their data, assets, resources and reputation are safeguarded.

Frequently asked questions

What is Protected Internet?
What does Protected Internet guard against?
How do I know if I have Protected Internet?
What devices does Protected Internet protect?
How does Protected Internet work?
How does Protected Internet know which sites are risky?
How does Protected Internet protect me from viruses?
Is Protected Internet anti-virus software?
Does Protected Internet require additional anti-virus to work?
What if I use my own gateway or other third-party networking equipment?
When I take devices off my network are they vulnerable?
Do I need a separate box or hardware for Protected Internet?
How often will I have to update Protected Internet?
When my customers use my network, will they be protected?
How do I know Protected Internet is keeping my network safe?
What do I do when I receive a warning message?
How do I check if Protected Internet is active in the gateway?
What if I no longer want Protected Internet protection?

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