Software Firewall First Name and Last Name Student’s Name: Course Title: Date Software Firewall A firewall can be described as a protective system that is found between the internet and the computer network. Its primary role is to prevent malicious activities from unauthorized persons such as hackers. It regulates and analyses the data entering and leaving the network and this is based on the configurations in the computers1. A firewall plays a crucial role in creating a protective barrier by ignoring information that comes from suspicious sources. A software firewall or a personal firewall is the most popular type to other firewalls it provides various features that helps in maintaining the integrity of the computer while preventing malicious activities in the computer. References 1.Mercer C. 9 best firewalls for business users 2017. ComputerworldUK. www.computerworlduk.com Published March 7 2017. Accessed May 28 2017.2 usa.kaspersky.com. usa.kaspersky.com. usa.kaspersky.com Accessed May 28 2017.3. Free Firewall | Get Award Winning Comodo Firewall Today. Comodo. www.comodo.com Accessed May 28 2017.4.Antivirus Software Virus Scan Internet Security Protection | Home and Home Office Store | McAfee. Antivirus Software Virus Scan Internet Security Protection | Home and Home Office Store | McAfee. home.mcafee.com Accessed May 28 2017.. [...]
Using the Web, search for “software firewalls.” Examine the various alternatives available and compare their functionality, cost, features, and type of protection. Create a weighted ranking according to your own evaluation of the features and specifications of each software package. Do you prefer one over others? Why or why not?