More so now than ever, hackers are consistently reported in the media to be attacking all sizes of companies, large and small. It’s no surprise then that IT Security is a huge concern for many businesses. Here at Ilkley IT we can help keep intruders out of your network by installing firewalls to make sure that you’re not vulnerable to hackers.
A firewall is a network security device that grants or rejects network access to traffic flows between an untrusted zone (like the Internet) and a trusted zone (like your business network). The firewall acts as the “traffic cop” in the network, as all communication should flow through it and it is where traffic is granted or rejected access. Firewalls enforce access controls through a positive control model, which states that only traffic defined in the firewall policy is allowed onto the network; all other traffic is denied (known as “default deny”).
Our two most popular Firewall solutions are as follows: