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Firewall and Network Protections

Firewall and Network Protections is a tool within the Windows Security app that lets you see and control your network profiles to be safe against any threat. This tool is very useful to keep your device safe when you are using any network on this.

Here you will know how to access and configure Firewall and Network Protections settings. This will let you have a device safe against any threat. Keep reading this article to know how to do all this.

How to access to Firewall and Network Protections tool?

It’s very easy to access to this tool. You just need to follow the next steps to access to these settings:

  • Open the Start menu and type “Windows Security”.
  • Select the Windows Security option on the search results.
  • On the pop up window, you need to select the “Firewall and Network Protection” on the tool list of Windows Security.

By doing these simple steps you will access to this necessary tool.

What will I find on Firewall and Network Protections tool?

You will find a list of your networks that are connected to your devices. These networks are divided into 3 different types of networks, which are:

  • Domain or business network.
  • Private network (such as a home connection).
  • Public network (such as a cafe).

Remember to configure your firewall settings only if you know what you are doing. This tool is important to keep your device safe and protected against any risk, so it will be very dangerous to modify this setting to your way if you don’t know any about this topic.

Why is it important to have a Firewall in your device?

This tool will keep your device safe against any risk that may be caused by connecting to a network. For that reason, Microsoft always offers firewalls to any of its products,and much more if it’s Windows. Windows always have a firewall configured to protect the best your device.