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Organizations across the globe implement firewalls to monitor and control incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules. A firewall typically establishes a barrier between a trusted internal network and untrusted external network, such as the Internet. However, over time the effectiveness of your firewall may be diminished as new threats emerge. Adding new network technologies and applications that are allowed to pass through the firewall can impact the ability of the firewall to protect internal networks. Furthermore, firewall reviews are a requirement of numerous regulations and frameworks, including PCI-DSS and HIPAA.
Our Firewall Security Review will work to identify any potential security vulnerabilities present within your firewall using both a manual and automated review processes according to industry recommendations and best practices. Compass IT Compliance Security Analysts will perform a thorough security review of firewall setup that addresses:
Compass IT Compliance will examine the rule base to validate the traffic that is intended to pass through the firewall. Most firewalls protect several network segments or DMZs. Our analysts authenticate the rule base by testing access between each of the protected segments and isolating any unintended access. Compass IT Compliance will also execute a non-threatening, low-bandwidth scan or penetration test on the firewall to discover if any ports have been left open. We can perform a Firewall Security Review with no travel costs, or on site, depending on your unique situation!
Let Compass IT Compliance assist your organization in assessing any risks present through our Firewall Security Review so you can secure your firewall environment, comply with regulatory compliance requirements, and save time, money, and resources in the process. Contact Us today to discuss your unique situation. Secure. Comply. Save.