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Why Your Business Needs a Firewall

by Linda D. Yelverton

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Why Your Business Needs a Firewall

Your business has a firewall on it’s firewall. I’ve got to say, I’ve never heard of anything in the world that didn’t have a firewall on it. Of course, you might be surprised to know that it is not only your business that has a firewall.

There are many different types of firewalls. You will need to determine which one is best for your company. The question you should ask yourself is, “What is the purpose of the firewall?”

For example, you have a company that does business with others that have different types of communication (email, IMs, voice mail, faxes) with them. If you have a firewall on it, then it can protect your company from being hacked.

If your firewall is not properly installed, or if it is just installed, but no such protection is put into place, then all those people that are communicating with you and your company could be stealing your personal information, possibly even stealing your identity. The same thing would be true if you had a firewall on your company’s website.

I’m not talking about keeping your private information secure from intruders who may want to steal such protection from you. What I am talking about is maintaining your website’s security. If your firewall doesn’t work at all, your website will be vulnerable to hackers.

If your firewall is not working properly, it can be very easy for someone who is able to hack into your company’s internal system to access your personal information. It would also be possible for a hacker to get past your firewall.

With a firewall, this would not be a big problem. In fact, it would only take a small amount of time for a hacker to breach your firewall and steal your information. Without a firewall, your website could be put into a website black hole (a website where nothing will get through).

If you are not installing a firewall on your website, it is a good idea to put a firewall on your internal network, as well as your internal IP address. These are two very important parts of any computer network. They keep your computer safe from hackers.

The firewall will prevent attackers from logging on to your server remotely and stealing your account information. It also protects you from getting hacked yourself.

You probably know that you do not need a firewall on your own server. You also know that you cannot use a firewall on a firewall. That being said, you still need to keep your server safe from hackers, and any other type of attack.

For this reason, having a firewall on your server is a must, whether you are using a web hosting account or not. I am not saying that you should install a firewall on every server you have, because you are running your business online, and you don’t want your server being hacked.

If you have a small business, then installing a firewall might not be necessary. You might just want to have a firewall installed on your network, and you should.

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