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Project details

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Dan Martin
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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.

Background information

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

Author and Maintainers

360-FAAR is under development by Dan Martin.


Supported operating systems

360-FAAR is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and macOS.

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Related tool information


This tool is categorized as a firewall testing tool and security log analysis tool.