If you work out of an office and your IP address gets blocked, you might notice that nobody in your office can access or log into the site. This is because your router has an IP address that everyone in your office shares. This issue is easily resolved if you login from your mobile device using mobile network and unblock that IP address.
We get asked a lot if IP addresses should be blocked. The short answer is no! The reason for that is because our system can determine if an IP is dangerous or not. It will make it impossible for an attacker to get in once our system detected them.
Blocking IPs is like playing the Whac-a-mole game. You can never finish it. There will always be more IPs to block. The idea is not to block them all because a dangerous today IP might get assigned to a legitimate user tomorrow and you will be missing out on relevant traffic.
It’s much better to make it impossible for an attacker to log in and do it automatically and effectively. And that’s what our IP intelligence feature does very well making your job very easy as you don’t really need to block anything. So, unless you enjoy adding IPs to block list, your time might be better spend doing something else.