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The Best Firewalls for Remote Workers

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Steve Thompson
Steve Thompson
March 12, 2021

Business survival during the pandemic includes remote work for many jobs that workers can complete on a computer. Not only does remote work solve social distancing, but it also reduces costs on hardware, software, maintenance, and training. An essential key for establishing a safe online environment is to use the best firewall for remote workers.

Cybersecurity is now a top concern with all businesses, particularly those that operate from the cloud and use remote workers with various devices. It's essential to develop a cybersecurity policy that all remote workers follow, including using a firewall on all remote devices that access the company's digital assets. When it's time to replace computers and other equipment, be sure to use a company that can provide secure hard drive disposal to prevent your sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands. Here are some of the best firewalls for remote workers currently on the market.


Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway (USG)

This firewall from Ubiquiti Networks offers high-performance yet cost-effective routing and security for your network. It's easy to configure and includes advanced features for monitoring and managing your network all through an easy-to-use dashboard. You can even personalize guest hotspots.


Not only can this firewall protect your users from cyberattacks, but it can also provide advanced insights about your network. It's useful for keeping personal and business data out of the wrong hands while blocking annoying ads. This system has a built-in virtual private network (VPN) server and VPN client.


As a reliable solution for home network protection, this firewall plugs into your router and secures an unlimited number of WiFi connections and devices. The Android operating system is voice-activated using Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, which protects both Windows and Mac devices. This system includes advanced threat defense, along with network detection of malware.


This 24/7 cybersecurity solution protects all devices connected to your home router. It includes controls that make internet use safe for children by blocking cyberbullies as well as malware. It's an easy-to-install quality firewall that doesn't cause network latency, and you will get alerts when suspicious activity occurs on your network.


zyxel usg

This high-performance firewall provides up to 90Mbps Encrypted VPN for secure remote access. It's a quiet solution since the device doesn't include a fan. Additionally, it's easy to install and configure, plus it comes with free tech support and a limited lifetime hardware warranty.


Both homes and offices can use this firewall to provide VPN protection and various VPN services. This solution works well for large corporations that use SD-WAN for internet connectivity. The software is easy to configure, and you can set it up with just a few clicks. This firewall uses application-layer content inspection to block cyber threats.


Your business can cut costs and move toward sustainability by choosing the best firewalls for remote workers. Contact us at West Coast Computer Recycler to learn more about our e-waste recycling and data destruction services.

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