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7 Benefits for Using Hardware Firewalls

July 10, 2020

A firewall is a barrier or shield that is intended to protect your PC, tablet, or phone from the data-based malware dangers that exist on the internet. Data is exchanged between your computer, servers, and routers in cyberspace. Firewalls monitor this data to check whether they're safe or not. Firewall applications in security suites feature a host of automated tools that use white listing to check which of your applications should accept or reject data from the internet. Which is something that most users might find far too time consuming to do manually. Having a hardware firewall brings a wide range of benefits that will make it easier to sleep at night knowing your privacy and data is secured. The list of 7 benefits are the following:


  1. Protects your computer from unauthorized remote access
  2. The ability to block messages linking to unwanted content
  3. A single hardware firewall can protect your entire network, which is essential for companies with multiple computers.
  4. Because they don't run on your computers, they don't affect system performance or speed
  5. Works more efficiently for businesses that use a broadband internet connection, such as DSL or cable modem.
  6. Won't be as easily disabled by malicious software as software firewalls can be
  7. Peace of mind

If you are looking to improve your network security, let us help you protect your data! Call 713-827-1300

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