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What You Should Know About Fortinet FortiGate

Enterprise Security Magazine | Friday, December 03, 2021

 FortiGate firewalls are designed with security processors to provide the industry with the most satisfactory threat protection and performance for SSL-encrypted traffic.

FREMONT, CA: FortiGate network firewalls are powered by purpose-built security processing units, the latest of which is the Network Processor 7. They provide security-aware networking and are suited for hybrid and hyperscale data centers.

Fortinet’s FortiGate reduces costs and complexity by eliminating point products and consolidating industry-leading security capabilities such as secure sockets layer (SSL) inspection, including the latest TLS1.3, web filtering, and intrusion prevention system (IPS) to provide complete visibility and protection at any edge. Fortinet NGFWs are unmatched in their ability to satisfy the performance requirements of hyperscale and hybrid IT systems, enabling enterprises to deliver an optimal user experience while also managing security risks for improved business continuity.

FortiGate next-generation firewalls help inspect traffic as it enters and exits the network at hyperscale. These inspections occur at an unprecedented rate, size, and performance to ensure that only genuine traffic is permitted while maintaining a positive user experience and avoiding costly downtime.

FortiGate NGFWs, being an integral part of the Fortinet Security Fabric, can communicate with Fortinet's entire security portfolio and third-party security solutions in a multivendor environment. FortiGate NGFWs interact seamlessly with artificial intelligence-powered FortiGuard and FortiSandbox services to protect against known and zero-day attacks and increase operational efficiency via Fabric Management Center integration.

FortiGate's mid-range next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) deliver high performance, multi-layered advanced security, and enhanced visibility to help organizations fight against cyberattacks while minimizing complexity. FortiGate firewalls are designed with security processors to provide the industry with the most satisfactory threat protection and performance for SSL-encrypted traffic in the industry.

If you want to protect your business's local network, FortiGate is one of the best options. FortiGate's firewall, which includes a user-friendly web management interface, protects every part of your business's local network. Its hardware devices are incredibly strong and powerful due to its unified threat management function.

FortiGate, a next-generation firewall from Fortinet, provides enterprises of all sizes with the ultimate threat protection. FortiGate firewalls combine purpose-built security processors with FortiGuard threat intelligence to give unparalleled performance and protection while simplifying your network.

FortiGate models are available to meet any deployment requirement, ranging from the entry-level FortiGate-20 series for small offices and retail networks to the enterprise-class FortiGate-1500 series.

FortiGate Firewall Specifications

  • High-performance threat protection: Such as web filtering, antivirus, and application control—ensures that cyber security risks such as malware and social engineering do not hurt your business.
  • Protection of mission-critical applications: Highly scalable segmentation and ultra-low latency for network segments protection
  • Automated risk assessments: Reducing the burden on the IT department through automated workflow and auditing tools.
  • Security ratings: Implement best practice security measures based on FortiGate's security ratings.
  • Independently validated and continuously updated threat intelligence: Protects you from known and unknown threats.
  • Enterprise-class security management: Enables remote management of security assets
  • Integration with the Security Fabric: Share threats across the whole IT security infrastructure for rapid and automatic prevention

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