Plenty of small business owners take a kind of entrepreneurial pride in managing their own networks, keeping things running with spit and determination. But when it comes to security, even the most gung-ho network novice knows he's in over his head. Rather than stay up late reading up on VPN and firewall implementation, a better option is to outsource your security services. While there are plenty of VPN and firewall service providers, MyCIO -- a subsidiary of security heavyweight Network Associates -- offers everything you need: firewall, antivirus, and VPN. MyCIO will configure, install, monitor and maintain everything remotely; pricing ranges from $3 to $10 per month per user.
This story, "Who wants to be a network manager?" was originally published by Network World.