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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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
Find more information on 1.1.4.c: Verify Firewall is Active at Microsoft TechNet.