Turn on your Windows Defender Firewall

Windows Defender Firewall helps prevent hackers and malicious software from gaining access to your PC through the internet or a network. Your organization might require you to turn it on before you can access their network resources from your device.

To turn on Windows Defender Firewall:

  1. Go to Start and open Control Panel.
  2. Select System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall.
  3. Choose Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off.
  4. Select Turn on Windows Defender Firewall for domain, private, and public network settings.

Still need help? Contact your IT support person. Check the Company Portal website for contact information.