As technology became an integral part of every business, it is exponentially more critical to adapt to new threats that could potentially disrupt businesses.
One of these technologies is a firewall used an the most basic parameter security device.
A firewall is a network device, or a filter, that takes all incoming and outgoing data pockets and handles them based on a set of rules. It directs data to and from their destination as well as inspects it for threats and other information.
It is responsible directly or indirectly for allowing your employees to access your data internally or externally. At the same time it prevents data breaches, malware, and hacking into your office network.
As you see, it is a key network component that must be always up-to-date and evaluated at least annually to prevent network breaches. Global Point IT Consultants can help to manage and audit your firewall.
Global Point’s firewall audit includes: