Falcon Firewall Management: Host Firewall

Falcon Firewall Management provides simple, centralized firewall management, making it easy to manage and enforce host firewall policies
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Why Choose Falcon Firewall Management

  • Simple Firewall Management

    Simple Firewall Management

    Falcon Firewall Management makes it easy to create, manage and enforce policies with a simple, centralized approach.

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    Better Protection

    Defend against network threats, and gain instant visibility to enhance protection and inform action.

  • Reduced Complexity

    Reduced Complexity

    Delivered via the same lightweight Falcon agent, management console and cloud-native architecture, it deploys and is operational in minutes.

Falcon Firewall Management Technical Features


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Simple Firewall Management

  • Easily create, enforce and maintain firewall rules and policies across your Windows and macOS environments.
  • Build new policies based on templates — start with an empty policy, your template or a CrowdStrike template
  • Create a firewall rules group once and reuse it in multiple policies
  • Quickly propagate changes to the appropriate policies

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Reduced Complexity

  • Simplifies operations by using the same lightweight Falcon agent, management console and cloud-native architecture
  • Deploys and is operational in minutes without requiring reboots, fine-tuning or complex configuration
  • Has no additional impact on hosts, from initial installation to ongoing day-to-day use
  • Streamlines workflows and increases visibility across endpoint security controls due to the single management console for both endpoint protection and host firewall management

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Better Protection

  • Automatically identify and view specific activities, potential threats and network anomalies
  • At-a-glance activity page provides instant visibility, allowing you to monitor and troubleshoot critical rules and directly modify firewall polices from the page
  • Application and location-aware firewall policies enhance security and provide granular control

2019 Fall Platform Release

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Logging, Troubleshooting and Compliance

  • Speed troubleshooting with granular control and visibility
  • Easily enable or disable a specific rule, an entire rules group, or a policy
  • Audit all firewall rules and policy changes — see what changed, who did it and when it happened
  • Use role-based access control to ensure that only the appropriate administrators view and manage firewall rules

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For technical information on installation, policy configuration and more, please visit the CrowdStrike Tech Center.

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Since 2016, CrowdStrike has demonstrated a strong commitment to continuous industry collaboration, scrutiny, and testing. Time and time again, CrowdStrike has been independently certified to replace legacy solutions.


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  • Named a Leader

    Read this critical report to learn why CrowdStrike was named a “Leader” in the 2021 Forrester Wave for Endpoint Security Software As a Service with the highest possible score in 17 of the 24 evaluation criteria.

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