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Security for today's connected business

Connected devices are part of life and business today. 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.

Protected Internet 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 the same as anti-virus software?
Does Protected Internet require additional anti-virus to work?
What if I use my own modem 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?
Will my customers be protected when they use my network?
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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