Firewall Analyzer, a Palo Alto log management and log analyzer, an agent less log analytics and configuration management software for Palo Alto log collector and monitoring helps you to understand how bandwidth is being used in your network and allows you to sift through mountains of Palo Alto firewall logs and generate security and forensic reports.
Palo Alto networks log analyzer reporting from Firewall Analyzer provides instant, in-depth, and actionable reports for whenever a security breach occurs in your network. These reports provide information on denied protocols and hosts, the type and severity of the attack, the attackers), and spam activity. You can also set a bandwidth threshold based on usage patterns provided by these trend reports and on accessed VPN connections.
Palo Alto log monitoring with Firewall Analyzer lets you administer and manage alerts so that your network administrators can focus on triggered alerts and carry out remediation if required.
Firewall policies and rules control the traffic between your company's LAN and the internet. So, how they work determines whether your sensitive information remains inside the company's domain or gets out into the world. Palo Alto log monitoring with Firewall Analyzer allows you to monitor the effectiveness of the rules in Palo Alto firewall logs. Use the policy overview report to get a snapshot of these different rules. You can also get a specialized report on the top rules that are used to govern enterprise traffic, or use the log report to identify anomalies that could make your system susceptible to security threats.
Firewall Analyzer helps you stay up-to-date with regulatory mandates such as PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, NIST, SANS, NERC-CIP, etc. With out-of-the-box reports, it automates the compliance audits required to maintain Palo Alto firewall devices. Get notified on firewall rule changes and configuration-related issues immediately. Increase the operational efficiency of your network by auto-scheduling Security Audit reports, and define your own false positive filtering criteria for internal security audits.
Understand and maximize your business's usage of available bandwidth through analytical reports based on Palo Alto network traffic logs. Identify which user or host is consuming the most bandwidth, the bandwidth share of different protocols, total intranet and internet bandwidth available at any moment, and so on.
|Palo Alto||PA 5000 and 5200 series|
|PA 7000 series|
|PANOS 4.1.0 to 7.1|
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