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NP-Live Release Notes

[1.6.0] - 2020-02-14 - Winter 2020

  • New parser added for Sophos devices
  • Introduced new best practice report
  • Expanded risk alert library and usability
  • Added the ability to create workspaces through drag-and-drop
  • Improved setup process and Active Directory authentication
  • Improved robustness and usability

[1.5.2] - 2019-12-06 - Fall 2019

  • Improved internal file sanitization process

[1.5.1] - 2019-11-14 - Fall 2019

  • Addressed an error that could occur when connecting to hosts over https

[1.5.0] - 2019-10-15 - Fall 2019

  • Added the ability to export rule tables to Excel and re-import with comments
  • Added a new configuration sanitizer
  • Added connectors for AWS, Azure, Panorama and Tripwire
  • Added the ability to test connectors
  • Improved time estimates for background tasks
  • Comments will now be shown in reports
  • Several usability improvements
  • Several bug fixes

[1.4.2] - 2019-09-06 - Summer 2019

  • Several minor bug fixes

[1.4.1] - 2019-08-06 - Summer 2019

  • Increased maximum file upload size from 100 MB to 200 MB
  • Made maximum file upload size configurable
  • Fixed issue in LDAP authentication

[1.4.0] - 2019-07-15 - Summer 2019

  • Improved the risk alert framework
  • Added version tracking for the rule table
  • Added parser for Microsoft Azure firewalls
  • Added parser for ARP files (Cisco, Palo Alto, Enterasys)
  • Improved license management
  • Improved asset inventory
  • Several minor UI improvements
  • Several minor bug fixes

[1.3.0] - 2019-04-15 - Spring 2019

  • Improved support for larger resolution monitors
  • Improved the rule table
  • Several minor UI improvements
  • Several minor bug fixes
  • Traces will now be created when pcap files are imported
  • Several minor UI improvements
  • Several minor bug fixes
  • Several minor UI improvements
  • Several minor bug fixes
  • Network nodes can now have multiple categories
  • Several minor UI improvements
  • Added ability to customize risk alerts
  • Improved exporting the rule table to Excel
  • Fixed issue with sending email reports
  • Several minor UI improvements

[1.2.16] - 2018-12-03 - Winter 2019

  • Fixed issue with deleting comments
  • Added visual highlights of rule justification
  • Added ability to import PGP encrypted files via a connector
  • Improved the rule audit table
  • Several minor UI improvements
  • Added support for importing Redseal policy files
  • Improved the rule audit table
  • Various backend improvements
  • Improved the rule audit table
  • Several minor UI improvements
  • Fixed issue with saving which networks are expanded
  • Added ability to create a syslog connector, previously this was created by default
  • Various UI improvements
  • Fixed issue with adding comments to rules
  • Fixed issue with workspace deletion

[1.2.11] - 2018-09-24 - Fall 2018

  • Devices can now be removed from a view
  • New, easy to use interface for managing connectivity baseline
  • Improved sanitization of passwords in configurations files
  • Continued improvements to network topology layout
  • Added support for importing Cisco configurations with multiple contexts
  • Improved network topology layout
  • Improved the support center
  • Fixed issue with workspace deletion
  • Optimized file import process to improve performance and reliability
  • Fixed issue related to BSD interface file import
  • Introduced prototype dashboard feature
  • Improved Active Directory group and role lookup
  • NERC CIP report can now be generated for multiple devices
  • Improved background task queueing system
  • Improved authentication setup form
  • Improved ACL hit count feature
  • Improved user interface
  • Fixed confirm dialog issue on desktop release

[1.2.5] - 2018-06-18 - Summer 2018

  • Improved zone selection in topology map
  • Added feature to automatically arrange nodes connected to a network
  • HTML project report is now faster to generate
  • Added more detailed information to change tracking report
  • Multiples nodes and zone can now be moved all together in the topology map
  • Fixed import of Sonicwall configuration file
  • Added configuration viewer to display and compare multiple version of a config file
  • New feature added: daily ACL hit counts displayed in rule table from Cisco ASA syslog information
  • Support Center improved: new 'Fix Issue' button added with automated log sanitization and encryption
  • Added change history section to workspace report
  • Added importer for NP-View project
  • Improved display of timestamp to use local timezone

[1.2.1] - 2018-04-23 - Spring 2018

  • Added notification on devices when comments are added
  • Improved PDF map export
  • Added print option at the top of NERC CIP and project report
  • Fixed issue with Visio export
  • Improved user interface
  • Added customization of device type (firewall, router, or switch)
  • Completed NERC CIP report assistant
  • Added parser for KMZ geolocation file
  • Added Solarwinds connector
  • Improved log viewer and added IP sanitization feature
  • Added service information to node panel
  • Fixed issue preventing workspace from being deleted
  • Added support for hyphen in workspace name
  • Added criticality markers and category to network devices
  • Fixed identification of Sonicwall .exp config file format
  • Fixed issue with SAMBA connector
  • Added alert export through Syslog
  • Introduced help assistant panel
  • Fixed issue with Visio export
  • Fixed SSH connector
  • Improved user interface and documentation
  • Comments added to rules are kept after new import
  • Improved log viewer
  • Fixed backward compatibility problem with issues
  • Added geolocation feature

[1.0.2] - 2017-12-21 - Winter 2018

  • Fixed bug in HPNA connector
  • Implemented dedicated report module
  • Added custom category and criticality fields to network nodes
  • Restrict access to show config files for Viewer permission group
  • Improved security advisories product and version matching
  • Improved risk, warning, and error management workflow and display
  • Improved custom topology
  • Optimized connectivity matrix
  • Fixed bug in path analysis comparison and change tracking
  • Improved UI and search bar
  • Improved anonymization
  • Improved monitor process
  • Bug fixed in path lookup for zones
  • Improved email report for change tracking
  • Improved stability and security
  • Added 'latest change' panel when opening a workspace
  • Fixed issue to launch monitor
  • Added comment deletion feature
  • Changed topology default pinned mode
  • Added IP address information for all hosts imported
  • Improved security advisory panel

[0.9.5] - 2017-09-11 - Fall 2017

  • Improved connectors by adding whitelist and blacklist file name filters
  • Improved connectors to import only the most recent version of files with similar names
  • Added option to share workspace with all users
  • Save night mode across sessions
  • Improved zone management
  • Fixed regression bugs
  • Added support for HTTPS
  • Introduced device connectivity matrix
  • Added global pin/unpin all buttons
  • Added device filter options to smart search bar
  • Introduced view selector with save/load custom view options
  • Improved change tracking window and added date selector
  • Added file search and help menu to search bar
  • Improved baseline feature
  • Added parameter to enable workspace sharing among different domains
  • Added prototype color palette for nodes and zones
  • Improved smart search bar
  • Added expand/collapse for zones

[0.9.0] - 2017-07-03 - Summer 2017

  • Introduced smart search bar
  • Added RADIUS authentication
  • Added STIX/TAXII alert export
  • Added a feed to download security advisories
  • Improved topology map expand/collapse
  • Added topology map Visio export
  • Added support for Checkpoint, IPtables, BSD Packet Filter
  • Introduced birdseye topology map for large number of devices
  • Parse and store ACL hit counters from Syslog
  • Added support for Sonicwall configuration
  • Improved usability and design
  • Added network trace handler and viewer
  • Workspace startup process refactored for better performance
  • Network access baseline verification feature introduced

[0.7.0] - 2017-04-24 - Spring 2017

  • Added path filtering for network zones
  • Improved desktop app
  • Parser for CVRF security advisory from Nokia (PDF format)
  • Added Syslog server and parser for Cisco devices
  • Topology map improvements
  • Connector to Cisco device
  • Path diff viewer
  • Usability improvements
  • Parser for CVRF security advisories from Cisco (XML and JSON formats)
  • Windows desktop installer
  • Comment feature for paths, objects, rules, and risks
  • Configuration risk grading system
  • Improved authentication system (local account, Active Directory, Portal)
  • Global path highlight
  • Object group lookup

[0.3.0] - 2016-10-03 - Winter 2017

  • Improved log viewer
  • Workspace sharing feature
  • Improved import workflow to reprocess and archive config files
  • Improved UI
  • Improved UI
  • Improved backend performances
  • Comprehensive HTML project report
  • Automated email report
  • Topology mapping
  • Path analysis
  • User management
  • Cisco parser