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Firewalla’s latest network security system is called Purple. Similar in size to a Raspberry, it is a compact and portable device that allows you to create a secure short-range Wi-Fi network anywhere. The pocket device also has two GB Ethernet ports and acts as a monitor for your traffic to prevent viruses and malware. Everything is monitored and kept under control also thanks to the security notifications are sent to the smartphone through the dedicated Purple app available for devices.
Firewalla allows you to take full control of your home network and block any port, domain, IP address, activity or web page. These tools make parental control easier. At the touch of a button, you can restrict internet access, prevent any device from playing online games, block certain search keywords, social networks or malicious and adult content, monitor online activity and receive alerts of online business.
It can connect to a modem wirelessly and thus act as a bridge for your devices. So, if your local internet connection is unavailable for any reason, you can activate your phone’s hotspot, connect it to the Firewalla and provide secure internet to all your devices.
But short-range Wi-Fi is also useful when you’re on the go. Bringing Firewalla Purple with you will have a firewall on the go always at your disposal. Once at the hotel, simply connect the Firewalla Purple to the Wi-Fi service to connect and surf safely with up to eight different devices. You will have protected internet for your devices without worrying that nobody is snooping on public networks.