THE IMPORTANCE of a FIREWALL
While antivirus software is an essential component of an effective protection against viruses and malicious content lurking in the web, it is not sufficient on its own! Antivirus technology uses inherent heuristic methods to detect quarantine and delete identified threats. However, no operating system is ever completely immune and impervious to a cyber attack. A second line of defense, in addition to antivirus software, can significantly reinforce an individual’s or a company’s network security: A FIREWALL!
Firewalls protect the perimeter of a network by monitoring and filtering all network traffic – desired and undesired. Once unwanted traffic has been identified, they create barriers to thwart potential attackers and malicious programs, thereby shielding the network from unauthorized access. Furthermore, users can configure their firewall’s security settings to accommodate their personal/corporate privacy needs. Excessively restrictive settings may prohibit a user’s internet access entirely. Finding the right balance is the key: Amplify your/your company’s network security while maximizing your own/your employee’s productivity!
Without a firewall, potential attackers can easily identify your computer as a vulnerable victim, surreptitiously enter your network and compromise the system’s security. Don’t make yourself an easy target for cyber threats! If you need help installing a firewall or advice to determine what firewall program is right for you just call KARLS TECHNOLOGY computer repair. Let our experienced engineers outfit your system with the best firewall and antivirus programs.
THE BEST PROTECTION against computer security issues IS PREVENTION!