Module 1: Firewalls

2023-03-26 126 words 1 min read


This article describes computer Firewalls.

What are computer Firewalls?

Firewall Explained

The Firewall is a computer network system that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.

By utilizing a firewall, you are increasing your security and preventing cyber threats like fraud and viruses. You are helping to promote safety and protection by turning on this setting.

To turn on Firewall for Windows Users go to the lower-left windows icon, right-click and select “Settings”:

Window Settings

Then select “Update & Security”:

Update & Security

Next, select “Windows & Security”:

Windows & Security

Then click “Firewall & Network Protection”:

Firewall & Network Protection

Here you can select either:

  • Domain Network
  • Public Network
  • Private Network

After selecting, you have the option to toggle the firewall on/off.

Enabling a Microsoft defender firewall will prevent any unauthorized users from accessing your device.

Tags: IT Coding


Authored By Is-Rael Landes

Is-Rael Landes, a good man living on the earth, loving making website, teaching others and coding.

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