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1.1.4.c: Verify Firewall is Active   Check status of desktop firewall on all the workstations at once

Section 1.1.4 of PCI DSS mandates that firewall has to be present at each Internet connection per the documented configuration standards and network diagrams. This query will display a status of Windows Firewall (enabled or disabled) on every endpoint and allow you to demonstrate your compliance with this section.

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1.1.4.c: Verify Firewall is Active

Related Alerts and Reports:

1.1.1.b: All Network Connections
    Pulls a list of all network connections configured on the endpoints
1.1.1.c: Desktop Firewall Configurations
    View current configuration of Windows Firewall on multiple computers at once
1.1.2.a: Diagram of Network Connections
    View all network connections between Cardholder Data Environment and other networks
1.1.6.a: All Services, Protocols, Ports
    View all services, protocols and ports used on all the endpoints
1.1.6.c: Insecure Services, Protocols, Ports
    Shows all known insecure services, protocols and ports, according to known standards, used on endpoints
1.1.7.b: Review of Firewall Rules Every 6 Months
    Enables streamlined review of all active desktop firewall rules at predetermined regular intervals

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