As a security administrator, you know that the proxy server is going to be an integral part of network security. The proxy server secures the internal user (intranet) from the external server (internet). It prevents the external server from identifying the internal network users. Further, it hides the internal network users details from the query to access a file, webpage in the external network. You have to manage the internet usage of your employees and make their internet access secure.
Your network users keep complaining that the internet connection is slow. You have to ascertain who is using the internet excessively, and which websites or domains users are accessing that makes the internet connection slow. Other causes could be the users trying to access the denied URLs, domains, and websites.
To overcome this issue, you need a proxy log reporting tool that analyzes proxy server logs and generates proxy server reports. With proxy reporting software, you can manage internet usage and secure internet access for your organization. In some cases the proxy server is combined with the firewall, but even when it is not you will need a firewall proxy server report to manage details about the firewall proxy server.
Firewall Analyzer is a proxy server reporting software. It extracts internet transaction information about your internal network users from the proxy server reports.
With Firewall Analyzer proxy server report software, you can ascertain which users access most of the proxy server traffic, and which users are viewing the allowed URLs or desperately trying to access the denied URLs. The tool alerts you in real time about the specific user, host, and bandwidth usage.
With Firewall Analyzer you can determine:
Which URLs are getting accessed
The proxy reports provide extensive information about the URLs accessed. You can find out which user is attempting to access the denied URLs and URL categories. With this report, generated via a proxy reporting server, you can assess the threat potential. You can also ascertain which URL and URL category is accessed more and by which users. This gives you the internet usage pattern so you can modify the allowed URLs and URL categories to suit your organization's business requirements.
The details of web access
This proxy report provides sufficient information about the user-accessed web domain, website and webpage. You can assess the web access pattern utilized by your network users. This information is useful for managing access to the internet.
Who and what requests are denied
This report is vital for determining which user or users are repeatedly trying to access denied websites. You can also find out helpful information about the repeated denied requests. Discovering details about attempted access to denied websites and the associated requests will give you a clear picture about the security risks your network is about to face.
The proxy viruses
The viruses specific to the proxy server are captured in this proxy report. You can use this information to eliminate known virus attacks with anti-virus measures.
Who is conversing more through the proxy server
With this proxy report you can uncover who is having the most conversation and analyze the data to find out whether it is for business use. You can ascertain which users are active on LAN, WAN, and the top active LAN and WAN hosts.
How the proxy server is used
In this proxy server usage report, the usage is captured in depth. You can get the information about cache code-wise cache usage as well as the HTTP status codes and HTTP operations used for proxy server operations.
Firewall Analyzer proxy reports provide an unified solution to manage your organization's internet usage. The reports help you safeguard your users better from external vulnerabilities. Download a 30-day free trial version of Firewall Analyzer today!
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