Atelier Web Firewall Tester

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A software utility that helps check your firewall strength by performing a wide variety of tests, using the desired web address and an Internet browser

editor's review





You firewall is designed to protect your computer from malware, adware and any other kind of threats while you are browsing the Internet, by blocking dangerous addresses and scripts that might damage your system. Hence, you need to be sure it is able to handle the stress, by testing its strength with specialized software.

Run a variety of tests on your firewall

Atelier Web Firewall Tester is a software utility that aims to check whether your Internet security is up to standards, by performing a few tests on your connection. Thus, the application tries to connect to a few websites around the web, after which you receive a rating, which tells you how well your firewall managed to block them.

This rating offers you an idea about how strong your protection is and how hard it would be for malware to penetrate your defenses. Hence, the greater the obtained rating, the safer you are from any kind of threats. In essence, the utility can run a wide variety of different tests, each one of which targets specific vulnerabilities.

Enter the desired web address to test your firewall against

Although Atelier Web Firewall Tester provides you with a default web address, you can use any other website to perform the verification on. In order to do that, all you have to do is type it into the dedicated field and restart the procedure, forcing the application to use the specified address instead of the default one.

Furthermore, some tests require an external web browser to display an accurate result, which can be manually chosen or automatically detected by the utility. The points you receive after every procedure are split into two categories, namely “Firewall Points” and “AWFT” points, both of which need to be taken into consideration to get an overall idea about the strength of your security.

A simple, but powerful security tool

Despite the fact that the utility has a pretty simple interface and not that many configuration options, except for the fact that you can set up a proxy server to redirect your traffic, Atelier Web Firewall Tester can effectively put your firewall to the test. In addition, the basic user interface makes it easy to take advantage of its capabilities, even if you are not an experienced user.

Atelier Web Firewall Tester was reviewed by Alexandru Dulcianu
Last updated on August 11th, 2014
Atelier Web Firewall Tester - You can enter the desired web address into the main window of the application, in order to test your firewall strength.Atelier Web Firewall Tester - The Options window allows you to set up a proxy server, as well as select your preferred Internet browser.