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When was the last time your dealership checked its firewall to keep you protected?

A fortress is only as strong as its construction, and the same is true for the firewall protecting your business’s computers. In our current technology-driven world, there is always a cybercriminal or hacker trying to breach your network and get unauthorized access.

In most cases, the targets of cyber attacks don’t know that hackers are attempting to breach their network because a strong firewall is mitigating the attack. However, cybercriminals and hackers are improving their methods, upgrading, and getting more creative with their approach.

Hence, you need a strong firewall to protect your dealership and its network systems.

How Strong Is Your Firewall?

A strong, updated firewall is an essential part of your IT security system. Like a castle guard who never sleeps, it decides which traffic can enter and leave, based on predefined security rules.

A firewall is not a single barrier or wall. It comprises layers that curb malicious traffic and the breakout speed of an attack.

Cybercriminals and hackers always go for the weakest IT systems and network security. If your firewall has been configured badly or not updated, it leaves your business network vulnerable to attacks.

They fish for vulnerabilities and exploit businesses that do not set up, manage or update their network security correctly and on time. Hence, strong firewalls are so important.

Professional Firewall Management

Moreover, you need a firewall that only blocks malicious attacks and not legitimate traffic. If your firewall impedes legitimate traffic, it will disrupt the user experience for your employees, customers, and clients, resulting in loss of business revenue.

You only want expert and professional firewall management to overcome these issues without leaving your network systems vulnerable to attacks. A strong firewall managed and updated regularly is key to protecting your network systems without compromising user experiences.

Here, we can step in and help your dealership, overcome firewall security and management issues.

How We Can Help

To ensure your firewall is as strong as possible and does not impede legitimate traffic, you need engineers who know your devices well. These are professionals who can set up firewalls, maintain them, update them and deliver the ongoing support you need whenever you need it.

Do not let the network on which your dealership operations depend become a victim to attacks from cybercriminals and hackers. Counter these threats by opting for a strong firewall with regular updates and management.

For more information about strong firewalls and network security for your business, get in touch with us today.

 

Kevin Landers

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Kevin possesses the unique ability to understand, and explain in non-threatening and non-technical ways how technology, business and team members work with, and sometimes, against each other. He has an innate ability to understand how technology works at the basic conceptual level and how it interacts with hardware, software, networking, people and business processes. A rare combination in today's technology arena.

Kevin lives in Charleston, South Carolina with his bride Summer, their son Caleb and their Vizsla wonder dog Dexter.