Why Your Business Needs a WatchGuard Next-Gen Firewall

Next Gen Firewalls

What is a Next-Gen Firewall?

A Next-Gen firewall is a perimeter device that controls the flow of traffic between your businesses network and another network, such as the internet, and are a critical part of any businesses IT. As cyber threats continue to grow at an exponential rate, we have to focus more than ever on stopping threat actors before they can penetrate your network.

Secure Your Business with WatchGuard Next-Gen Firewalls


Cyber security needs to be at the forefront of any business. WatchGuard’s Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) offer unparalleled protection against modern cyber threats, ensuring the safety of your company’s network, users and data.

Why Next-Gen Firewalls?

Traditional firewalls use Access control lists, which is like being on the entry list to a party, if you’re on the list you can go in, but if not, you are stopped at the door. This allows them to control traffic through the use of IP’s/URL’s and ports.  A Next-Gen firewall goes beyond traditional firewalls by incorporating advanced features that combat more sophisticated cyber threats. From intrusion prevention to application control, their NGFWs provide an array of security features for protecting SME’s.

Features of WatchGuard’s NGFWs

WatchGuard’s NGFWs are equipped with an array of cutting-edge features to meet the diverse security needs of today’s businesses:

  • Comprehensive Protection: Prevent, detect, and mitigate threats with a robust security stance.
  • Multi-Layered Security: Utilise signature and behavioural-based detection methods to combat known and zero day threats effectively.
  • Scalability and Flexibility: With devices of varying sizes these firewalls have the ability to grow with your business.
  • Simplified Management: There are several ways of managing your firewalls. The inbuilt web based interface, a dedicated desktop application or their cloud management solution. Each are intuitive and user friendly.
  • Compliance and Reporting: Detailed reporting capabilities allow a business to keep track of the activity in and out of their network.

The Importance for Businesses of All Sizes

Regardless of size, every business faces cyber threats. WatchGuard’s NGFWs are a powerhouse of security features. From proxy policies to web blocking and AV scans, a WatchGuard firewall is an essential element in your businesses network.

The next step

With so many features to help protect your business against cyber threats, we feel the best way to understand the power of a WatchGuard firewall is to have a demo where we explain the multitude of ways that it will take your security to the next level.

For more information please contact us on 01233 223344 or email sales@virtec.co.uk.

Next Gen Firewalls

Ready to enhance your network security with WatchGuard's Next-Gen Firewalls?

Contact us today for more information and personalized consultation. Protect your digital assets with the future of cybersecurity. For more information please contact us on 01233 223344 or email sales@virtec.co.uk.

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