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Managed Firewall Service

UW-IT offers centralized, managed network firewall service as a for-fee add-on to a campus department’s wired network connection. A network-based firewall plays an important part in a multilevel, multilayer security strategy that should also include other elements such as backup, anti-virus software, host-based firewalls, intrusion detection, and vulnerability scanning. Firewalls use rules to define what…