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With Protector UTM you get Network Firewall.

It is important to have a strong State of the Art Next Generation UTM Firewall to protect your entire network.

With Protector UTM you also get VPN and Smart Web Filter that allows for strong web filtering.

The Next Generation Anti Spam does full deep scanning of both incoming and outgoing mails.

 

Network Firewall- All that you need to know

A network firewall is of two types; software and hardware. As is obvious, the software firewall is one that must be installed on the main server in order to make sure that all intrusions and spamware is carefully stopped. The importance of a network firewall cannot be understated. In the world of today, where viruses and cyber attacks are becoming more and more common, people are finding it quite difficult to keep their data protected. Protecting your data from intrusions is important, and that is the reason why firewalls are so important. If you have a network or a computer that is connected to the internet, making sure that it remains protected is very important.

How does a network firewall work?

Understanding how a network firewall works is vitally important. Basically, the network firewall creates a type of barrier between a trusted network that is based internally (in the case of a network of computers), and another network, which would be the whole internet, for instance. It assumes that the untrusted network is insecure, and as a result, carefully monitors all data packets that are being sent and received in order to ensure that there is no sort of harmful intrusion within the trusted network.

Network firewalls are not only used with large scale networks, but also play a part in personal computers. Nowadays, mostly all of the top operating systems in the world come equipped with network firewalls that are designed to enhance security and make sure that no harmful files are downloaded to your computer. Many websites often install cookies and files on your computer, and the network firewall actively monitors these files in order to make sure that they are not harmful. The network firewall must also require permission from the administrator before allowing any program installed on the computer/ network to access the internet. If you allow the program to access the internet, the firewall will automatically bypass the program the next time it wants to access the internet.

Importance of a network firewalls

Cyber attacks are at an all time high. With so many different kinds of technologies on the market, it has become significantly easy for people to hack in to servers and technologies that are becoming old. As a result, having a network firewall protecting your network and/ or your servers is of vital importance. It makes sure that your data remains safe and secure, and that no external harm can befall your data. The most important thing to keep in mind when it comes to installing a network firewall is to make sure that you establish a budget for it. Having a budget is important, because network firewalls come in a variety of different kinds. Some are quite expensive, while others are comparatively cheaper. If you have a large network, installing a hardware network firewall might be of more importance. That is the primary reason why so many large companies spend a great deal of money to secure their networks. 

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