What is a FWaaS?

Firewall as a Service takes the functionality of a next-generation firewall and moves it from a physical appliance to the cloud. Essentially, it allows employees to securely connect to a modern corporate network, where the applications sit on the cloud.

There are further benefits to the improved cybersecurity posture, including the ability to easily scale your operations, enforce a unified security policy, and efficiently deploy and maintain the firewall due to being implemented in the cloud.

What are the benefits of using FWaaS?

Just as traditional firewalls form a barrier around your internal network, cloud-based firewalls (or Firewall as a Service) form a virtual barrier around cloud platforms, infrastructure, and applications. Here are the key advantages for businesses when using FWaaS:

  • Protection for remote users
  • Designed to be scalable with your business
  • Enforce a unified security policy
  • Upgrading and maintaining made easier with the cloud
  • Updates handled by the vendor
  • Adaptable to surges in network traffic and demand for security functionality

Deploying a cloud firewall provides businesses with a lot of control and flexibility with their cloud infrastructure and cybersecurity posture. Malicious web traffic is blocked, including malware and bad bot activity, both at cloud platforms and on-premises infrastructures.

AAG can provide training on all products and services to help maximise your efficiency with technology.

Don't be left in the Dark

Why work with AAG? Don't just take our word for it.

Our Cyber Security team can provide your organisation with a clear picture of the threats posed to your digital infrastructure with steps on how to prevent these.

AAG is a very professional organisation and the team are always prepared to invest time to better understand our needs and concerns. We would happily recommend AAG as a true IT partner.

AEON Financial Services

I would definitely recommend AAG to our clients and we do on a regular basis, we would not use a company that we are not willing to sell to our end users. ACS would not be where we are today without the help and support of AAG.

ACS Business Supplies

We don’t have any downtime as AAG make sure everything is running smoothly. Half the time they know that something is going down before I do.

St Patricks Catholic Primary School

I’d recommend AAG to anyone looking for solid IT consultancy and support, especially if you are just starting a new business venture. We’ve found a true technology partner in AAG.

Haus Homes

AAG has been our trusted IT Service provider for many years. They are very prompt, consistent and reliable and I would highly recommend their service.

Hayley Koseoglu
Business Improvement Consultant

They are honest, approachable and they have a personality, which is why we would have no doubt in recommending AAG to anyone who is considering using their services.

Crystal Clean Services

AAG help me to sleep at night knowing that I don’t have IT issues, and anything can be resolved quickly and professionally. I would recommend AAG because of all the above and the friendliness of the staff.

Home Instead Senior Care Chesterfield

We would recommend AAG as they make us feel like a valued client and they are friendly, approachable and efficient.

Pharmacist Support

AAG are friendly and approachable which is particularly important when IT knowledge is very limited and we aren’t exactly sure what the problem is.

Proctor Car Sales

I would recommend AAG as we have had experiences with other IT service providers in the past and all of the other suppliers have let us down significantly. If I could describe AAG in one word it would be ‘reliable’.

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Our Cyber Security Services

Here at AAG we specialise in Cyber Security Services. Our experts are accredited by nationally recognised bodies and operate at the top of their fields, advising public and private sector bodies. Our clients trust us to protect them from cyber attacks in an ever-evolving threat landscape.

Cyber Essentials Plus

There's a lot on the line when it comes to cyber security. Achieving Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation demonstrates that your organisation takes the threat from cyber attack seriously.

Cyber Security Services

A robust and reliable cyber security strategy is essential. We have a wide range of cyber security services to help you navigate your cyber security journey.

Penetration Testing Services

Penetration Testing identifies vulnerabilities on a network that could be exploited by cyber criminals. It is essential for ensuring the stability and security of a network of any size.

White Box Penetration Testing

White Box Penetration Testing is a methodology used to test a company's network from the perspective of an internal network administrator.

Black Box Penetration Testing

Black Box Penetration Testing is a methodology used to test a company's network from the perspective of an outsider with no previous knowledge of the network.

Vulnerability Assessment

AAG's vulnerability assessment service highlights potential weaknesses in your IT infrastructure, ensuring your business is protected against outside threats.

Dark Web Monitoring

AAG's dark web monitoring services helps ensure your credentials and business data are not compromised.

Disaster Recovery Services

Your business systems and data are incredibly valuable. Let’s make sure you have resilient fail safes for the unexpected.

Network Penetration Testing

Network Penetration Testing is conducted to test the network's security as a whole.
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Why work with AAG?

AAG holds both the Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation from the National Cyber Security Centre.

We have a wealth of experience and the technical capability to ensure clients are cyber secure. We can not only assist with building a robust digital infrastructure and bullet-proof action plan, but can also work as an extension to your team to help empower your employees with their technology and cyber security.

We take away the tech jargon and keep the process clear, no matter what area we’re helping your organisation get prepared with.


Let’s try to answer some common questions. If we’ve missed anything or you’re still not quite sure then our responsive team are just a contact form away.

What is the difference between FWaaS and a firewall?

Unlike traditional firewalls, cloud firewalls are hosted in the cloud and protect cloud platforms as well as on-premise infrastructure.

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Charles Griffiths
Director of Technology and Innovation

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AAG IT Services are cyber security specialists. Our team of professionals is able to assist you in developing and implementing plans that will help your business grow.