Monday, 18 November 2013

How Firewall Make Your Network Secure

Today the need for internet security has increased, thanks to the humongous amount of data being generated and stored online on a day-to-day basis. Organizations have even started using a modern web application firewall for protecting confidential data stored like client information, financial data, bank account details, medical histories, investment details and other significant data. As such most small and big companies today employ the latest unified threat management system to protect their confidential information.

A typical firewall is expected to do 3 things:
  • It stores all data with multiple backups so that it can be recovered as and when the need for the same arises.
  • It also encrypts the data in a safe and secure manner so that later can be safely stored, transferred or archived for further reference.
  • It protects the data from being tampered or modified and unauthorized access with the help of passwords and other state-of-the-art security measures.
In addition to the above, companies also need to prevent from intruders, hackers and other unauthorized web access. This is done with the help of application control software that restrict entry to the systems for services which are not directly authorized.

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