NIST Compliance Reports

Complying to NIST Guidelines

Complying to NIST guidelines and publications, helps federal agencies and other organizations in effectively managing and protecting their information systems. Firewall Analyzer's out-of-the-box reports helps you in developing, configuring and managing firewall policies that are abiding to the industry best practice guidelines on security control - the NIST 800-53 Version

NIST Security Requirements met by Firewall Analyzer

How Firewall Analyzer meets requirements

All inbound and outbound traffic not specifically permitted should be blocked

Firewall Analyzer helps you to block the unauthorized/malicious traffic by allowing you to configure Explicit Deny rules. It also provides detailed report on all allowed traffic that provides better insights on all inbound and outbound traffic of your network


Permit only necessary Internal Protocol to pass through

Firewall Analyzer provides categorized exhaustive reports on allowed traffic across your network that helps in easy interpretation. It also provides you a detailed report on Insecure Service Audit. Both these reports provide better insights on Internal Protocols and help you to permit only the necessary protocols to pass through


Firewall policies should only permit appropriate source and destination IP addresses to be used

Firewall Analyzer's Traffic report gives you details on Source, Destination, Service and interface of all configured policies & rules that facilitate you to analyze them and permit the usage of necessary Source and Destination IP address


Avoid using localhost addresses in security policies

Firewall Analyzer provides you details on allowed rules with Local IP address that helps you to analyze and block the usage of local addresses in security policies

Avoid using invalid addresses in security policies

Firewall Analyzer gives you out-of-the-box report on all allowed traffic to your LAN/ DMZ via WAN interface.
This detailed report helps in analyzing security policies at an ease and allows you to avoid the usage of invalid addresses in your security policies.


Do not allow Outside world to connect directly to LAN/DMZ Networks

Firewall Analyzer's extensive report on Direct connections from Untrusted network helps you to block untrusted connections from outside to your LAN/DMZ network


Block the Incoming Traffic to broadcast address

With Firewall Analyzer's report on 'Allowed Traffic' you can identify the incoming network traffic that broadcasts address from untrust Zone and block it


Be stringent in allowing services for TCP,UDP and ICMP protocols for Incoming Traffic

Firewall Analyzer's out-of-the-box reports on all allowed Incoming TCP,UDP and ICMP traffic provides better insights and facilitates quick decision on allowing services for TCP,UDP and ICMP protocols

Policies based on User-Identity should be logged

Firewall Analyzer provides you report on all policy logs based on user identity that helps meeting this requirement out-of-the-box


Remote Firewall Management Access

Firewall Analyzer provides you instant report on HTTP, Telnet, SSH access details along with the User access details that helps you to analyze and comply to the Remote firewall Management Access requirement

Maintain proper documentation for all the changes done to the firewall policies
Firewall Analyzer provides you a detailed report on all configuration change records over period of time that serves as proper documentation of all changes done to the firewall policies
Customer Speaks
"The implementation was so easy and the Firewall Analyzer immediately started showing me how much inbound and outbound traffic was passing through our firewalls.I now use Firewall Analyzer daily !"
-Phil Avella,
Manager,Information Systems,
Thunder Bay District Health Unit
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