This section provides you with information about the reports that are available by default in the Reports tab of GFI LanGuard Central Management Server and the information available from them.
There are two main types of reports:
- General reports - provide detailed technical reports as well as executive summary reports about LAN security and patch management activity
- Legal compliance reports - provide system and network audit information that enable you to be compliant with standards, laws and regulations related to corporate network usage and management conventions.
New reports can be added by customizing existing reports and saving them with a new name.
To view General reports:
1. Click Reports tab.
2. Click View, and from the list of reports, click General Reports, then select any of the following reports:
|Network Security Overview||
An executive summary report showing:
|Computer Security Overview||
An executive summary report showing:
Shows statistical information related to the vulnerabilities detected on target computers. Vulnerabilities can be grouped by:
Shows statistical information related to missing and installed updates detected on your scan targets. Updates can be grouped by name, severity, timestamp, vendor and category. Use this report to get:
A technical report showing information retrieved during an audit. Amongst others, the report contains information on:
Shows all unauthorized applications installed on target machines found during an audit. Amongst others, the report includes information on:
An overview of the network security audits performed over time. Amongst others, the report includes information on:
Shows information related to remediation actions performed on target computers. Amongst others, the report includes information on:
|Network Security History||
Shows the changes done on scan targets between audits. Amongst others, the report includes changes related to:
Enables you to compare the results of all scan targets to a base computer. From the drop down list select the base computers and click Generate. The results are grouped by computer name and amongst others includes information on:
|Mobile Devices Audit||
Shows information related to detected mobile devices found during an audit. Amongst others, the report includes information on:
|Sites Overview||Shows a high level overview of managed GFI LanGuard sites, displaying for each site|
List of GFI LanGuard sites. For each site the report shows:
|USB Devices||Lists all USB devices found in an audit, grouped by computer.|
|Missing Microsoft® Security Updates||
Shows statistical information related to missing Microsoft® security updates, detected on your scan targets. Select items to include in your report:
|Missing Non-Microsoft® Security Updates||
Shows statistical information related to missing non-Microsoft® security updates, detected on your scan targets. Select items to include in your report:
|Missing Security Updates||Lists statistical information related to missing security updates, found on scanned computers.|
A summary of scan target information, including:
|Hardware Audit||Illustrates information related to the hardware found during an audit.|
Provides a detailed list of computer properties, including:
|Open Shares||Lists all the shared folders found during an audit. The results are grouped by computer name.|
|Open Ports||Lists all the open ports found during an audit. The results are grouped by port type (TCP and UDP).|
|Services||Lists all services found during an audit. Results are grouped by computer name.|
|Groups and Users||Lists all Groups and Users found during an audit. The result is grouped by computer name.|
|Mobile Device Policies||Lists all mobile device policies found during an audit. The result is grouped by computer name.|
Lists all unauthorized applications installed scan targets, including:
|Antivirus Applications||Shows information related to the antivirus installed on scan targets.|
|New Devices||Lists all new devices found during last week audits.|
Legal Compliance reports
To view Legal Compliance reports:
1. Click Reports tab.
2. Click View and from the list of reports, expand any of the following compliance reports suites:
|Report Suite Title||Description|
|PCI DSS Compliance Reports||
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an information security standard for organizations that handle cardholder information for the major debit, credit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM, and POS cards. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server provides you with a number of reports that cater for PCI DSS compliance, including:
|HIPAA Compliance Reports||
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a requirement of all healthcare providers that regulates the exchange of private patient data. This helps prevent unlawful disclosure or release of medical information. To help you follow HIPAA regulations, GFI LanGuard Central Management Server provides you with a suite of HIPAA compliance reports, including:
|SOX Compliance Reports||
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is regulation created in response to high-profile financial scandals as well as to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices in the enterprise. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server provides a list of SOX compliance reports, including:
|GLBA Compliance Reports||
The Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLBA) is an act that allows consolidation between Banks and Insurance companies. Part of the act focuses on IT network compliance for such companies. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server offers a list of GLBA Compliance reports, including:
|PSN CoCo Compliance Reports||
The Public Service Network - Code of Connection (PSN CoCo) is simply a list of conditions that should be met before connecting an accredited network to another accredited network. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server helps you monitor the status of such connections through the list of PSN CoCo Compliance reports, which include:
The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) addresses concerns about children's access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet. CIPA imposes certain requirements on schools or libraries that receive discounts for Internet access or internal connections through the E-rate program – a program that makes certain communications services and products more affordable for eligible schools and libraries. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server provides a list of CIA Compliance reports including:
|FERPA Compliance Reports||
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server provides a list of FERPA Compliance reports, including:
|ISO/IEC 27001 & 27002 Compliance Reports||
The Information technology – Security techniques – Information security management systems (ISO/IEC) standard formally specifies a management system that is intended to bring information security under explicit management control. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server offers an extensive list of ISO/IEC Compliance reports, including:
|FISMA Compliance Reports||
The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) assigns specific responsibilities to federal agencies, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in order to strengthen information system security. In particular, FISMA requires the head of each agency to implement policies and procedures to cost-effectively reduce information technology security risks to an acceptable level. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server helps you be compliant to FISMA standards through the provided reports, which include:
|CAG Compliance Reports||
The Consensus Audit Guidelines (CAG) is a publication of best practice guidelines for computer security. The project was initiated as a response to extreme data losses experienced by organizations in the US defense industrial base. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server offers a list of CAG Compliance reports, including:
|NERC CIP Compliance Reports||
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) develops standards for power system operation, monitoring and enforcing compliance with those standards, assessing resource adequacy, and providing educational and training resources as part of an accreditation program to ensure power system operators remain qualified and proficient. GFI LanGuard Central Management Server provides a list of NERC CIP Compliance reports, including:
To customize a report:
- From the top navigation, click Reports.
- Hover over one of the report names and click Customize.
- Modify the following options:
OPTION DESCRIPTION Report name Every report name must be unique. Click on the report name to change. Report Items Each report is preconfigured with a list of specific items to include in the report. For example, the Software Audit report includes Antivirus Status, Applications Inventory and Computers without Antivirus amongst others. Select the items to be included in the report from the available list. The criteria changes according to the selected report. Filters Filtering helps create more targeted reports. Filters are different for each report. Click the Filters tab and configure the criteria to use. Grouping & Sorting Configure the items and report criteria by which the report will be grouped and sorted.
- Click Generate to run the report or Save as Custom to store the customized report as a new report.