Our objective was to determine whether the network perimeter firewalls are properly configured and functioning to safeguard information technology (IT) according to Postal Service standards and industry best practices. Perimeter firewalls are the first line of defense of an organization’s IT network. They are essential components for detecting and protecting the network by blocking unnecessary incoming traffic to publicly available systems.
U.S. Postal Service delivery points are increasing each year. Package volumes are rising steadily as well. And so are customer expectations. This paradigm tends to lead to an increase in customer complaints, especially when delivery performance doesn’t meet expectations.
Given these...Read More