Fiber optic networks are becoming an increasingly popular choice for businesses due to their high-speed capabilities and ability to transmit large amounts of data over long distances. However, in addition to their superior performance, fiber optic networks also offer improved security compared to traditional copper cable networks. Here are a few key ways in which fiber optic cables and network security are superior:
- Fiber optic cables are difficult to tap into or intercept, making them a secure choice for transmitting sensitive data. Copper cables, on the other hand, are vulnerable to physical tampering, as they can be easily accessed and spliced into. This leaves them open to data interception and manipulation.
- Fiber optic networks are immune to electromagnetic interference (EMI), which can disrupt the transmission of data and leave the network vulnerable to attacks. Copper cables are prone to EMI, which can compromise data security. With fiber optic cables, businesses can transmit data without interference, ensuring that their data remains secure.
- Fiber optic networks have higher data transfer speeds, making it harder for attackers to intercept transmitted data. Copper cables have limited bandwidth, which can make it easier for attackers to intercept data as it is transmitted. Fiber optic cables, on the other hand, have much higher bandwidth and can transmit data at much faster speeds, making it harder for attackers to keep up and intercept the data.
- Fiber optic networks are more resistant to physical damage, which can compromise data security. Copper cables are prone to damage from water, weather, and other physical forces. This can leave the network vulnerable to outages and security breaches. Fiber optic cables, on the other hand, are much more resistant to physical damage and can continue to function even if they are damaged, ensuring that businesses can rely on their network for secure data transmission.
If your business is in need of a secure and reliable network, consider upgrading to a fiber optic network to protect your data and ensure the security of your business.We have a selection of optical fiber devices and cables that can help you maintain the security of your network at a much reduced price with excellent coverage. If you’d like to find out more about our range of products, please contact us through our form or give us a phone call.