We have seen a substantial increase in attacks on any connection
to the Internet.
These days criminals use robots to attack your network. They run
programs on PC's that scan the internet to try and access your
network. Once they have found an opening in your network they will
exploit it and compromise your data. This can mean data corruption,
virus injection, malware, or the Ransomware virus.
Anyone who uses the internet (which is practically everyone)
need to feel that they have a secure connection. This is what a
firewall can do for you. These days firewalls have what is known as
UTM (Unified Threat Management). This is an amalgam of Firewall,
Anti-Virus software, Web access and limiting ports to your
By having a firewall at your front door of your network it
provides security for your network. Providing packet inspection
giving you the greatest protection for your network.
This does not suggest that you will no longer need ant-virus
software. It provides extra protection and can offer things like
sandbagging and deep packet inspection in real time.
Yes a firewall is necessary today. But you do need the right
firewall and we can help you with this selection.