IT Security Melbourne | Network Firewalls | AlltasksIT

What is a firewall?

You know that a firewall protects your computer network and you know that it’s crucial to your company or organisation’s continued functioning, but let us run you through some more of the basics to ensure that you have a clear picture. Basically, a firewall establishes a barrier between the network that you know and trust (your own) and another network that you don’t necessarily trust (the Internet). Of course, you have to be able to connect to the Internet and to share and access information via it, so the firewall is set up to allow a safe interaction between the two.

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What do firewalls protect against?


Malicious hacking and industrial espionage are unfortunately all too real. A good firewall system is essential in protecting your organisation from the threats posed by hackers.

Viruses entering your network.

As with hacking, sadly, viruses and worms set up with malicious intent are another reality. With no firewall, your network could be exposed to viruses as a result of visiting affected websites or opening emails carrying a virus.

Viruses being sent out from your network.

Trust is key in any business and the relationship between your organisation and your clients is sacred. Damaging it by sending out traffic created by a virus infecting your network is a risk that you simply cannot afford to take.


Which firewall system do we recommend?

The Dell SonicWall provides intelligent network security and data protection solutions. As threats to network security are ever-evolving, so too is the SonicWall. Dynamic updates allow you to be confident that you are protected against the newest dangers faced by your network. Leading industry publications including Network World, Infoworld, PC Magazine and SC Magazine have all hailed it for its easy to use, high quality and high performance appliance and service.

Some of the SonicWall’s standout features include its ability to allow you to consolidate your firewall, IPS, gateway anti-malware, web filtering and more features into one. This allows you to eliminate unnecessary equipment and save money. As well as that, with remote and mobile access becoming a big part of business life, the SonicWall provides broad mobile support. Supported operating systems include Apple iOS, Google Android and Windows Mobile.



What can alltasksIT help you with?

● Consulting and product selection

● SonicWall support, installation and configuration

● After sales support with our IT managed services


Why choose alltasksIT?

alltasksIT has been providing SonicWall support in Melbourne for more than 8 years and we have skilled and specialised engineers who can provide you with assistance for all your firewall servicing and configuration needs.

For more information on how we can be of service to your company or organisation, please contact us now on 03 9312 7444.

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