Thre@t Reply: What’s a Firewall?

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This week’s Thre@t Reply video features Threat Research Analyst Armando Orozco answering one of the most frequently asked questions we receive: What is a firewall, and how does it work? Well, the actual question wasn’t put quite so politely, but that’s the gist of it. Armando is the primary researcher working on the Mobile Security for Android product, but he also researches malware on Windows and Mac malware, as well.

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As always, feel free to submit your security question to @webroot, or by email to blog (at) webroot (dot) com, or in the comments below and we’ll get one of our threat researchers to answer it on an upcoming Thre@t Reply video. To see any of our other video replies to reader questions, visit the Webroot channels on YouTube or Vimeo.


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About the Author

Name: Armando Orozco
Role: Retired ThreatBlog Member


Armando Orozco was apart of the Webroot threat team as the mobile technology expert, threat detection specialist, and an all-around good guy. When he wasn’t wrestling threats you could find him hanging out with his son.