Hardware Firewalls for Mobile Warriors


When you are on the road you go online via a hotel room’s high-speed cable line, WiFi or some other option. However, one thing often missing in the arsenal of mobile warriors is a robust firewall.
Just about everyone has a software firewall – either one built in with Windows XP, a free firewall from ZoneAlarm or some other option. For most people a software firewall will be just fine. ZyXEL has a mobile firewall that you can us to drastically maximize your security online.
The ZyWALL P1 Personal Internet Security Appliance, is a small, lightweight, plug-n-play firewall and VPN device for mobile computer users to secure their Internet connection and safeguard their corporate network.
Measuring only five inches in length, three inches in width, and weighing only four and a half ounces, the palm-sized ZyWALL P1 is an extremely compact and portable device. It is equipped with a 10/100Mbps Ethernet WAN and LAN ports and can be powered by the USB port for additional convenience. With a powerful Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, it serves as frontline protection for individual PCs from Internet attacks. The lightweight, compact device also includes ICSA certified IPSec VPN client support for mobile users to ensure a secure Internet connection. In addition, the ZyWALL P1 enables network administrators to enforce security policies on every endpoint PC whether in the office or in the field.
In addition, the portability and compatibility aspects of the ZyWALL P1 make it extremely user-friendly for anyone to protect their system.
The ZyWALL P1 is priced at $299.00 (MSRP).
If you want maximize security for your mobile office and mobile sales teams the P1 should be considered.

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