What is a firewall and why are they needed?

Anyone with a computer or digital device has probably heard the term firewall before, even if they don’t quite understand what it is or what they do. It’s sort of a pity because firewalls play a massive role in cybersecurity across myriad types of devices and networks. Behind every secure website, network, or device is an excellent firewall. They should be celebrated more!

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What is a bot?

If you use the Internet somewhat regularly, you’ve likely encountered a bot (or several!) at some point, perhaps without even realizing it. If you haven’t, you’re an anomaly because bots are all over the Internet. Literally everywhere. In 2020, bot traffic accounted for nearly 40% of all Internet traffic. They’ll often have their own IP address and everything.

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