Tool and Usage
Why this tool?
360-FAAR is a tool written in Perl to parse policies and logs from firewalls. It can compare firewall policies and translate between a policy and log data. Supported firewalls include Checkpoint FW1, Cisco ASA, and Netscreen ScreenOS.
How it works
360-FAAR may help with auditing firewalls and optimize firewall rules.
The project page on SourceForge shows a description and features of the project. The description includes a lot of jargon, making it harder to understand what problem it tries to solve.
Usage and audience
360-FAAR is commonly used for firewall auditing, log analysis, security assessment, or security reviews. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + Project is mature (5+ years)
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
360-FAAR is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.
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