A firewall is a device that acts like a security cop watching over your computer network to detect unauthorized access and activity – and EVERY business and individual needs one.

However, your firewall is completely useless if it’s not set up or maintained properly. Your firewall needs to be upgraded and patched on a continual and consistent basis, and security policies and configurations set. This is not something you want to try and handle on your own – you are best served by letting the pros (us!) handle that for you. Why?

Well for one thing, not all patches are created equal. Some can actually make a firewall less efficient or conflict with other applications or software you run for your business. It’s important to vet patches and updates to ensure they are beneficial for your unique setup. What’s more, patches and updates need to be installed correctly, with the appropriate settings to enable them to do what they need to do. If you’re the type of person who runs installations using the recommended settings, maintaining your firewall is probably something better handled by a professional.

If you’re already a client, we’ve got you covered. If not, you should call us immediately to correct the error of your ways: 914-934-9775.