With more and more computers being connected to the internet every day, there arises a need to protect an individual system from threats in the form of viruses, hackers, trojans, worms and identity thieves who are on the prowl to steal important information. Firewalls are used to protect a system from internet related threats. There are many types of firewall programs in the market with different functionalities to protect the systems from threats.
One such firewall program that effectively protects the system from threats that may infiltrate through the network is the Outpost Firewall Pro 6.5.4. The extensive facilities and robust nature of this program enables it to provide a superior defense boundary against PC infiltration by denial of service attacks, prevention of unauthorized users and remote hackers from entering the system, protection against data theft, and all other internet related threats.
The major criteria that place Outpost Firewall Pro 6.5.4 a notch higher than its contemporaries are:
. Security: Is provided with a two way firewall that protects both the server end and client end. On the front end, protection is provided against malware attacks, hackers and unauthorized program activity hence securing user information. Host protection is provided to block zero day threats along with a web control module to protect the PC from web borne threats which include malicious websites, infected file downloads from these websites and keeps the identity of the user safe . The preemptive threat protection facility monitors how programs act and protects the system from the most dangerous and malicious of attacks. Hence, unauthorized information can neither enter the system nor can be sent out. Outpost provides a dedicated antispyware utility to rid the system of all spyware related threats in addition to performing regular updates and real time monitoring for possible spyware attacks. Outpost also has the feature of self protection which prevents it from being disabled or damaged by attacks.
. Performance: Outpost uses very few system resources and hence does not burden the system with heavy loads of memory space, size and performance time. The engine provides excellent speed of operation along with the ability to run as a back ground process with fewer interruptions, thus minimizing user interventions.
. Ease of use: It doesnâ€™t matter if the user is a layman or an expert. Outpost has the ability to configure itself onto the computer while providing support for user related decisions. As all the operations are automated, Outpost is able to handle all alerts and take appropriate decisions for users unless it is a critical call and the user has to make the decision.
. On purchasing the life time license, the user is permitted to use the same key for all the related facilities provided by Outpost as well all the future versions of Outpost Firewall.