Fortinet is a company that specializes in cybersecurity solutions, including firewalls, network security appliances, and other related products and services. Fortinet’s firewall products are known for providing advanced security features to protect networks from various cyber threats, including viruses, malware, intrusion attempts, and unauthorized access.
Fortinet’s firewall offerings include the FortiGate series, which consists of a range of hardware and virtual appliances designed to provide network security for various deployment scenarios, from small businesses to large enterprises and data centers. These firewalls offer features such as:
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS): Detects and blocks intrusion attempts and malicious activities in real-time.
Antivirus/Antimalware: Scans and blocks malware and viruses from entering the network.
Application Control: Allows administrators to control and manage which applications can be accessed on the network.
Web Filtering: Filters and blocks access to malicious or inappropriate websites.
VPN (Virtual Private Network): Provides secure remote access for users and connects multiple locations securely.
Traffic Shaping and QoS: Helps prioritize network traffic and ensure optimal performance for critical applications.
Advanced Threat Protection: Offers sandboxing and other advanced techniques to detect and block sophisticated threats.
Security Fabric Integration: Fortinet products are designed to work together as part of a broader security ecosystem to provide comprehensive protection.