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By: Adam Baer, Director of IT Services
A world where everything is connected is a world with endless possibilities, for better and for worse. Your network unlocks the potential of your business, helping it to function more efficiently. Unfortunately, it also opens you up to cybersecurity threats, which are constantly evolving and finding new ways to attack your business.
As stories of data breaches fill our news feeds daily, security should be the focal point of all business IT plans. Unfortunately, for some small and medium-sized businesses this is not the case. Firewalls are purchased and installed for the sole purpose of securing the business network and are left in the back closet to do so for the next 3-5 years. Many owners of small and medium-sized businesses don’t have the time or the resources for regular maintenance. They assume the firewall is serving its purpose, because after everything is working. Until it’s not…..leaving your business’s data more susceptible to hackers, viruses, etc. If time and resources are the reasons behind outdated or unmaintained technology, how can owners of small and medium-sized businesses make sure their network is secure? Enter – firewall as a service.