How Does Firewall Software Work?

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How can a firewall protect my computer?

How Does Firewall Software Work?

How does firewall software work? There are a number of firewall screening methods. A simple one is to screen requests to make sure they come from acceptable (previously identified) domain names and IP addresses. For mobile users, personal firewalls allow remote access in to the private network by the use of secure logon procedures and authentication certificates.

   

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