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Firewall Software Installed

Firewall Software Installed


Fordham Network Access Control (NAC) requires that all computers have a supported firewall INSTALLED. This will ensure that your computer is protected against malicious network attacks.

If your Windows computer does NOT have a supported Firewall installed, access to Fordham's public network and the Internet will be LIMITED.


All current computers running Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP or Mac OS X operating systems already come with a Firewall pre-installed that typically cannot be uninstalled.

Additionally, many of the Antivirus packages on the market today come with their own Firewall application as well (ie: Symantec Endpoint Protection).

NOTE: Please be aware that while Fordham Network Access Control (NAC) will allow a number of Firewall products, Fordham IT will ONLY be able to provide full support for Windows Firewall and Symantec Endpoint Protection for Windows.

If for any reason your computer does NOT appear to have a Firewall installed, please contact IT Customer Care at (718) 817-3999 or via email to

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