Investing on a Firewall is Important for your Network Security
A firewall is designed to monitor and block incoming and outgoing data to a network and blocks suspicious traffic as defined by security rules. If your business doesn’t have a good firewall in place, you are placing your data at serious risk.
Your network is susceptible to cyber-criminals hacking into your network. A firewall is a protective barrier between your data and the outside world. Without it, is comparable to an unlocked home and hoping no one breaks in and steal your valuables.
Here are some reasons why investing on a firewall is important for your network security:
- Prevents Cyber-Attacks- Firewalls detects and blocks potential attacks coming from the outside world trying to enter your network.
- Increases Employee Productivity- Firewalls block inappropriate and unnecessary websites that is not business related. Employees can focus more on their work and avoid unnecessary web browsing distractions.
- Allows Network Monitoring- It allows you to monitor and control network activity and warns if suspicious activity occurs.