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The cost of dealing with a data breach is soaring. But you can protect your business from the revenue loss, legal liability and network outages of server attacks by putting the right security measures in place before disaster strikes.
Hostway's managed firewall services add a solid layer of protection between your mission-critical information and malicious attempts to access it. Our firewall solutions ensure the highest level of security by tracking and controlling the flow of data coming into your network using stateful packet inspection of the traffic stream. Hostway's network security experts will manage the solution for you, making sure your firewall is properly set to protect your business assets.
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Shared and dedicated firewalls both have the options to block, allow, and restrict access to ports on the servers behind the firewalls. You can allow all IPs or a select list of IPs to access a port to lock your services down to a single group of people. However, each type of firewall has its own specific advantages.
All Hostway managed hosting customers are provided with a shared firewall. Shared firewalls host multiple users on a single firewall. They are redundant and do not require additional setup time. However, they only protect you from outside requests, not from hosts on the same subnet as your server which may leave you vulnerable to unauthorized access. Since multiple users are on the same firewall you can be affected if someone on the firewall gets attacked, resulting in downtime for all hosts on the firewall while the problem is being assessed.
Hostway also offers a variety of dedicated firewalls with advanced functionality. A dedicated firewall is specific to your hosting environment and is not shared by others. This allows it to handle a higher load if you need to push a large amount of data. Hostway’s dedicated firewalls protect servers from all sources of attack, even on the same subnet. They guard your server against unauthorized access based on your specific requirements. Our dedicated firewalls include 24/7 management and monitoring by expert security analysts to strengthen your first line of defense.
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Hostway also offers standalone web application firewalls. Web Application Firewall (WAF) service protects your Web-based applications from attack by monitoring input, output and access attempts, and blocking any malicious activity. Call 1-888-874-1875 or email firstname.lastname@example.org today to learn more.
If your security needs, extend beyond the scope of the firewalls listed above Hostway can provide an advanced dedicated firewall solution. Contact our sales team at 1-888-874-1875 or email email@example.com for more information.