Firewalls provide the first line of defense against malicious software and hacking threats. To be effective, firewalls must be properly configured and continually updated. Because the security of your entire network is on the line, you should entrust firewall management to the experienced IT professionals at Megalo Technologies in Branson, MO.
Understanding Firewall Management
Firewalls create a barrier between your network and incoming traffic. Data packets must conform to certain rules and/or meet specifications to be deemed safe and allowed through open ports.
Because malware and hacking threats are always evolving, your security rules and protocols need to keep pace…but your firewall doesn’t do that automatically. You an IT professional to provide firewall management to continually (re)configure the “barriers” and define and update the rules applied to block or allow traffic.
Proactive Firewall Management
Megalo Tech takes pride in delivering proactive managed IT services, and that applies to firewall management. We stay current on the latest threats, security protocols, best practices, etc. and apply them to your network security.
Optimal firewall management requires cooperation between managed IT service providers and other company leaders. At Megalo Tech, we are proactive in our approach to firewall management so that we can ensure compliance from other teams and departments for optimal network security.
Security beyond the Firewall
Firewalls are the first line of defense for your network, but you need multiple layers to protect one of your most valuable business assets. Megalo Tech provides comprehensive network security solutions to ensure your network and data remain under your control.
Contact us to learn more about firewall management and other network security options. We provide penetration testing and network assessments to help you understand current vulnerabilities and how to address them.