Keeping you ahead of threats
The Fortinet Security Fabric continuously assesses the risks and automatically adjusts to provide comprehensive real-time protection across the digital attack surface and cycle.
Powered by FortiOS, the Fabric is the industry’s highest-performing integrated cybersecurity platform with a rich ecosystem. The Fabric enables consistent security across the extended digital attack surface. Seamless interoperability, complete visibility, and granular control are now possible for hybrid deployments including hardware, software, and X-as-a-Service across networks, endpoints, and clouds.
XDR Defined and Explained
Extended detection and response (XDR) is a natural extension of the endpoint detection and response (EDR) concept, in which behaviors that occur after threat prevention controls act are further inspected for potentially malicious, suspicious, or risky activity that warrant mitigation. The difference is simply the location (endpoint or beyond) where the behaviors occur.
XDR solutions are increasingly popular as organizations recognize the inefficiencies, and in many cases ineffectiveness, of security infrastructures comprised of many individual “best-of-breed” security products deployed from different vendors over time. Common challenges arising from this point-product approach include:
- Gaps in security: with each product operating in its own silo, opportunities often arise for cyberattacks to enter in between
- Too much security information: with each product generating individual alerts and other information, security teams can easily miss indicators of cyberattacks
- Uncoordinated response: with each product operating independently, it falls on the human operator to share information and coordinate response actions
Based on these experiences, many organizations are looking to consolidate security vendors and products in favor of integrated solution sets.
Cross-product Incident Identification
Fortinet continually develops analytics to match constantly evolving cyberattacks and techniques. These are applied to the correlated telemetry collected across the Security Fabric to identify potential cybersecurity incidents.
Fortinet continually trains a neural network-based decision engine to replicate the steps an expert SOC analyst would take to investigate and classify potential incidents with the aid of microservices.
Fortinet provides a straightforward remediation framework that enables each organization to predefine, in a granular way, the appropriate steps to be taken based on classification, individual/group, and other considerations.
Secure SD-Branch Facilitates Digital Innovation
Fortinet Secure SD-WAN technology is integrated with network access to deliver the most secure and manageable remote branch in the industry. To address the explosion of IoT devices, Fortinet Secure SD-Branch further utilizes FortiGate next-generation firewall capabilities to offer NAC services onboard. Administrators can not only discover and secure IoT devices, but also detect anomalies by using FortiGate as a network sensor for our FortiNAC product.
Secure SD-Branch follows the Fortinet security-driven networking philosophy, powered by FortiLink, which integrates wired and wireless services into the security infrastructure through FortiOS. Key FortiLink benefits include a common management platform and integrated security, enabling Ethernet switch and WLAN interfaces to be controlled with the same level of enforcement as firewall interfaces. FortiLink switch and wireless integration requires no license. It is included as part of the FortiOS running on every FortiGate.
Extend the benefits of the Fortinet Security Fabric
Fortinet SD-Branch enables customers to converge their security, WAN, and LAN, extending the benefits of the Fortinet Security Fabric to their distributed branches. Secure SD-Branch is comprised of FortiGate Secure SD-WAN, FortiSwitch, and FortiAP to deliver consolidation of branch services for LAN edge. To extend protection to the device edge, built-in NAC features in our FortiOS operating system allow for secure onboarding of devices. Additional real-time auditing of device behavior can be obtained by adding FortiNAC network access control capabilities.
As the digital attack surface expands, security teams must also expand their defense capabilities. Yet, adding more security monitoring tools is not always the answer. Additional monitoring tools mean more alerts for security teams to investigate and more context switching in the investigation process, among other issues. This creates a number of challenges for security teams, including alert fatigue, a lack of qualified security personnel to manage new tools, and slower response times.
Integrated into the Fortinet Security Fabric, FortiSOAR security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) remedies some of the biggest challenges facing cybersecurity teams today. Allowing security operation center (SOC) teams to create a custom automated framework that pulls together all of their organization’s tools unifies operations, eliminating alert fatigue and reducing context switching. This allows enterprises to not only adapt, but also optimize their security process.
FortiSOAR Overview | Security Orchestration Automation and Response
FortiSOAR™ is a holistic and enterprise-built security orchestration and security automation workbench that empowers security operation teams.
FortiSOAR™ increases a team’s effectiveness by increasing efficiency, allowing for response in near real-time. In this video, you’ll see how FortiSOAR™ takes your security operation team to the next level by automating the incident response process and facilitating collaboration, behind one unified interface.
Features and Benefits
Enterprise-grade customizable incident management enables SOC analysts to efficiently investigate alerts and better understand, review, and manage incidents
Leverage the most advanced playbook engine to create workflows within the product and integrate into existing enterprise tools. 200+ playbooks enable teams to easily onboard
FortiSOAR for MSSPs
Create a unique managed security service provider (MSSP)-enabled customer centric dashboards, workflows, and views to enable easy security operations management across customer segments
SOC Dashboards and Reports
A built-in advanced visual dashboard enables customers to easily create dashboards specific to a role within security operations
Integrate existing enterprise security solutions. FortiSOAR comes with 280+ partner connectors to existing vendors across SIEM, network security, endpoint, cloud, and more
Built-in queue management handles automatic work assignments across multiple queues and teams within the SOC
Enabling Partners to Deliver Broad and Integrated Security and Networking Services
Fortinet understands that the MSSP is a strategically differentiated channel partner, and for years has developed technology specifically suited to the MSSP business model to enhance MSSP Partners’ profitability.
WHY FORTINET MSSP?
Fortinet’s MSSP innovative strategy can best be described in four key pillars or areas of influence: Vision, Technology, Economics, and Support. These areas capture many of Fortinet’s differentiators for MSSPs, and help clarify the reasons for Fortinet’s dominance in the space.
With hundreds of thousands of customer nodes under management, and billions of dollars of assets under their protection, the world’s top MSSPs hold their firewalls to extremely high standards for reliability, functionality, and flexibility. So, when considering solutions to address their complex requirements, Fortinet stands above the crowd of security vendors by providing stable technology combined with specialised support built for carrier-class multi-tenancy and managed services.
Fortinet enables MSSP partners to create new revenue streams, improve margins, and deliver differentiated services. Fortinet continues to drive market evolution with the security-driven networking solutions that deliver security effectiveness, cost, and performance for use cases spanning enterprises on-premises, multi-cloud environments, branch, and remote deployments.
FortiEDR Product Details
FortiEDR is the only endpoint protection solution that provides both comprehensive machine-learning anti-malware execution and real-time post-infection protection. From day one, it automatically detects and defuses potential threats in real time even on already infected hosts. The defusing post-infection protection layer controls outbound communications and file systems modifications to prevent data exfiltration, lateral movement and C2 communications, as well as file tampering and ransomwares.
With automated EDR functions for threat hunting and incident response, FortiEDR eliminates the breach response time gap, dwell time, and alert fatigue. Additionally, it protects systems and supports broad OS coverage workstations, servers, and virtual machines, including legacy operating and embedded systems.
Advanced attacks can take just minutes, if not seconds, to compromise the endpoints. First-generation endpoint detection and response (EDR) tools simply cannot keep pace. They require manual triage and responses that are not only too slow for fast moving threats but they also generate a huge volume of indicators that burden already overstretched security teams. Further, legacy EDR tools drive up the cost of security operations and can slow processes, negatively impacting business.
FortiEDR delivers advanced, real-time threat protection for endpoints both pre- and post-infection. It proactively reduces the attack surface, prevents malware infection, detects and defuses potential threats in real time, and can automate response and remediation procedures with customizable playbooks. FortiEDR helps organizations stop breaches in real-time automatically and efficiently, without overwhelming security teams with a slew of false alarms or disrupting business operations.
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As the use of business-critical, cloud-based applications and tools continue to increase, distributed organizations with multiple remote offices are switching from performance-inhibited wide-area networks (WANs) to SD-WAN. SD-WAN is a software-defined wide-area network architecture to enable digital innovations. SD-WAN solutions transform an organization’s capabilities by leveraging the corporate WAN as well as multi-cloud connectivity to deliver high-speed application performance at the WAN Edge of branch sites. SD-WAN provides a dynamic path selection between—MPLS, 4G/5G, or broadband—ensuring organizations can quickly and easily access business-critical cloud applications. But SD-WAN solutions don’t provide in-built security which is critical for direct internet access. Secure SD-WAN enables organizations to enable NGFW with SD-WAN in simplified offering.
With traditional WAN solutions, organizations suffer a less than ideal quality of experience and have a hard time delivering high-performance bandwidth for critical applications. Since legacy WAN architectures are IP-based, they lack in-depth application visibility. SD-WAN solutions, however, can enable deep application visibility. This visibility can also be extended into encrypted traffic, which is critical, as more than 80% of the traffic runs on SSL/TLS. With advanced WAN remediation capabilities, enterprises can achieve application resiliency for business-critical applications, improve employee user experience, and boost productivity.
SD-WAN, which is based on the same methodology as software-defined networking (SDN), enables faster deployment with zero-touch provisioning capabilities that scale. In addition, a unified management console for both network and security operations simplifies operations at the WAN edge and extends zero-touch provisioning to LAN edge services, as well as wireless and switching.
SD-WAN Orchestrator allows organizations to simplify centralized deployment and establish automation to save time and respond more quickly to business demands. A centralized orchestrator can provide an intuitive workflow for business policies to strategize distribution of applications, and other traffic, across and between branch offices. With automated VPN overlay bring-up, meshed connectivity across regional hubs and branch offices, especially in larger SD-WAN deployments, is easily managed with minimal overhead. Enhanced analytics for WAN link availability, performance SLAs, application traffic in runtime, and historical stats allow the infrastructure team to troubleshoot and quickly resolve network issues.
Enabling efficient connectivity to the cloud is a core capability of SD-WAN. SD-WAN solutions can be used in public clouds to enable high-performance connectivity between public cloud workloads running on multiple clouds without increasing cost and complexity. Cloud on-ramp is a key SD-WAN capability to enable faster branch–to-cloud connectivity and orchestration. This simplifies deployment and improves agility.
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Secure Remote Access for Your Workforce at Scale
The ability to securely support a remote workforce is an essential component of any organization’s business continuity and disaster recovery plan. An organization may be incapable of sustaining normal operations onsite, due to a power outage or similar event, or illness or flooding may make it unsafe for employees to travel onsite.
In these scenarios, an organization must be capable of supporting secure, remote connectivity to the corporate network. For over 400,000 Fortinet customers, their existing technology deployment already contains this functionality. FortiGate NGFWs have integrated support for IPsec VPNs, enabling secure connectivity for employees working from alternate work sites.
Securing the Remote Workforce with FortiGate NGFWs
The IPsec and SSL VPNs integrated into every FortiGate NGFW offer an extremely flexible deployment model. Remote workers can either take advantage of a clientless experience or gain access to additional features through a thick client built into the FortiClient endpoint security solution. Power users and super users would benefit from deploying a FortiAP or a FortiGate NGFW for additional capabilities.
Fortinet customers that deploy FortiGate solutions in the cloud, on-premise, or at remote locations are able to take advantage of its single pane of glass management, enabling the control and orchestration of multiple firewalls across locations to establish and maintain consistent security and user experience. Fortinet understands that business performance largely depends on user productivity, access to content and applications, at any location, at any time. With remote access and the ability to manage performance across locations using Secure SD-WAN as a core capability the Fortinet Security Fabric securely provides flexible options for mobile and fixed access to cloud resources at massive scale.
Stop Ransomware & Phishing and Protect the Entire Business from Infection and Spread
Ransomware continues to be the prevailing form of malware used by attackers for illicit gain and to cause disruption. For many organizations, the loss of critical business cycles and revenues from systems that have ground to a halt far outweigh the price of the ransom itself. With so many potential points of entry, businesses need complete security to ward off this ongoing threat.
One-Time Password Application Software Token
FortiToken Mobile: An application for iOS or Android providing strong authentication security without additional hardware.
- OATH compliant, time-based OTP
- No hardware necessary
Passwords alone don’t keep unwanted guests out of your network. Password-only authentication has led to security breaches, malware infections, and policy violations. With two-factor authentication, a password is used along with a security token and authentication server to provide far better security. Authorized employees can access company resources safely using a variety of devices, ranging from laptops to mobile phones.
FortiToken Mobile is an application for iOS or Android that acts like a hardware token but utilises hardware the majority of users posses, a mobile phone.
FortiGates are Security Fabric enabled, providing the broad visibility, automated protection and integrated threat intelligence required to protect the valuable assets and data of organizations worldwide.
- Consolidated, validated highest efficacy advanced security services
- Real-time response based on threat intelligence to protect any point of vulnerability in the network
- Integrated audit and compliance services to improve cybersecurity
- Industry’s fastest SSL inspection engine to help protect against malware hiding in encrypted traffic
- Single-pane-of-glass management to simplify deployment and enable consistent security policies with granular control and visibility
- Multiple network deployments – as a next-generation firewall, data center firewall, internal segmentation firewall, or high speed firewall and VPN
Virtualized Next-Generation Firewall
To provide consistently top-rated security, greater visibility, and unmatched performance, FortiGate virtual appliances give you the unique combination of the most advanced threat intelligence from FortiGuard Labs with a common FortiOS Operating System, simplifying management across physical, virtual, and cloud deployments.
FortiGate virtualized next-generation firewalls include:
- Top-rated protection with FortiGuard security services as tested by NSS Labs, Virus Bulletin, and AV-Comparatives
- East-west traffic visibility with granular control of applications, devices, and users
- Simplified security with easy-to-manage, single platform across physical, virtual, and cloud
- Actionable reports to enforce policies, understand targeted attacks, and meet compliance
- Support for all major hypervisor, cloud, and SDN platforms
- Flexible licensing and provisioning to support on-demand consumption (via service providers)
Large campuses, distributed enterprises, and small businesses all have diverse WLAN architecture needs but also a common requirement for security. That’s why Fortinet provides a full suite of WLAN products as part of our Secure Access solution designed to address the unique requirements of every organization.
Configuration and control of your wireless environment can be done directly with a FortiGate or via our Wireless LAN controllers. Fortinet also offers FortiManager and FortiCloud as management solutions for the entire Fortinet security fabric.
Fortinet Secure Wi-Fi includes:
- Single-pane-of-glass management for wireless, wired, and security policies
- Zero-touch deployment – no requirement for onsite tech support
- Simplicity of the cloud with integrated UTM service in AP (FortiAP S-Series)
- Industry-leading customer analytics and engagement tools for retailers
Secure Email Gateway Solutions: FortiMail
Email remains the most critical communications tool for business. Unfortunately, that also makes email the top threat vector, with the volume and sophistication of attacks ever-increasing. At the same time, customers are increasingly moving to cloud email providers, like Microsoft 365 and Google G-Suite, and are struggling to secure their email traffic. The built-in, native security tools available in these platforms are by themselves insufficient to guard against attacks, protect valuable data, and ensure compliance objectives are met.
FortiMail is a proven, best-in-class secure email gateway solution used tens of thousands of customers worldwide to protect well over a hundred million mailboxes. FortiMail has been independently validated for high catch-rates, leading accuracy and excellent overall security efficacy by testing firms including SE Labs, VB Labs, ICSA, and NSS, among others. For example, FortiMail was recently awarded a ‘AAA rating’, the top rating a vendor can receive, by SE Labs. (The full ‘Email Security Services Protection’ report is available for download.)
FortiMail is designed to address both inbound traffic, to detect and prevent inbound threats, as well as outbound traffic to enforce policies related to compliance or protecting valuable data assets. Most importantly, the solution works seamlessly with any existing email infrastructure investment, whether on-premise like Exchange or hosted in the cloud, like M365 or G-Suite. In addition, a wide range of deployment options and consumption models are available to address any customer requirement, including the FortiMail Cloud SaaS.
FortiMail can operate in-line as a traditional MTA requiring an MX record change, or out-of-band leveraging APIs to plug seamlessly into M365 environments. This API integration allows customers to perform real-time and internal scanning of email traffic, as well as post-delivery clawback if a message is identified to contain a threat or maps to a defined policy, such as a confidential document.
One of the advantages that separates FortiMail from other products is the backing of it by FortiGuard Labs, including the powerful visibility and real-time threat intelligence feeds provided through this integration. FortiGuard Labs has tremendous insights on global traffic patterns and the evolving threat landscape; each day, for example, FortiGuard Labs has visibility into more than 100 million unique emails. This allows FortiMail customers to benefit from the latest and greatest protection, since spam and virus outbreaks can be identified and stopped as quickly as possible.
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
Whether part of a firewall solution or a separate standalone appliance, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) technology is becoming an increasingly ubiquitous part of network security defenses. The protection offered by deep IPS inspection into network traffic is key to stopping today’s sophisticated and targeted attacks.
FortiGate IPS includes:
- Deep inspection for advanced threats, botnets, zero days and targeted attacks on the network
- Independent third-party validation to demonstrate superior detection and best price performance
- Innovative security processor (SPU) technology for high-performance network throughput and deep security inspection
- Seamless integration – appliance or cloud service – with world-class sandboxing for advanced threats
- Special security controls for web servers and applications, including cross-site scripting and SQL injection
- Data protection controls to prevent sensitive data exfiltration
With the increasing volume and sophistication of cyber-attacks, it takes only one threat to slip through security for a data breach to occur. CISOs have adopted sandboxing as an essential component of their security strategies to help combat previously unknown threats.
While attack surfaces are becoming more dynamic due to the rise of IoT and cloud-based services, a continuing shortage of cyber security talent is driving organizations to integrate sandboxing with greater controls and a high degree of automation.
- Critical protection against advanced and emerging threats
- Broad integration with Fortinet and third-party security solutions to help protect an organization’s dynamic attack surface
- Automated sharing of threat intelligence in real time to disrupt attacks early in the cycle without human intervention
- Flexible form factors to help support various industry requirements
Protecting Your Public Cloud Workloads with Next-Generation Security
The Fortinet Security Fabric delivers consistent end-to-end policies and scales security bandwidth across multiple cloud platforms.
Cloud Firewall includes:
- Comprehensive advanced security for leading public cloud platforms
- End-to-end security orchestration and management
Web Application Firewall
Unprotected web applications are the easiest point of entry for hackers and vulnerable to a number of attack types. Our multi-layered and correlated approach protects your web apps from the OWASP Top 10 and more. Our Web Application Security Service from FortiGuard Labs uses information based on the latest application vulnerabilities, bots, suspicious URL and data patterns, and specialized heuristic detection engines to keep your applications safe from:
- Sophisticated threats such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting, buffer overflows, and cookie poisoning
- Malicious sources
- DoS attacks
- Vulnerability scanning and patching
- IP reputation, web application attack signatures, credential stuffing defense, anti-virus, and FortiSandbox Cloud powered by FortiGuard
- Real-time attack insights and reporting with advanced visual analytics toolsIntegration with FortiGate and FortiSandbox for ATP detection
- Behavioral attack detection
- Advanced false positive and negative detection avoidance
FortiSwitch Data Center and Secure Access Switches offer a broad portfolio of secure, simple, and scalable Ethernet solutions for applications that range from desktop to data center. Our Secure Access and Data Center Switches can be managed standalone or integrate directly into the Fortinet Security Fabric via the FortiLink protocol. FortiLink is a key supporting technology of the FortiSwitch, which enables its ports to become logical extensions of our FortiGate security appliance.
Secure switching includes:
- Security features to protect vulnerable infrastructure with no slowdown
- Data separation compliance with network segmentation
- FortiLink port-level network access option, centrally manageable from any FortiGate
- Ability to enable voice, data, and wireless traffic across a single network
- High scalability with 1/10 GE or 40 GE port density
Application Delivery Controller
With bandwidth demand growing faster than budgets and cyber-attacks constantly on the rise, it can be challenging to securely and efficiently deliver applications at the speed your users expect. Fortinet Application Delivery Controller (ADC) appliances optimize the availability, user experience, and scalability of enterprise application delivery. They enable fast, secure, and intelligent acceleration and distribution of even the most demanding enterprise applications.
- Security processor (SPU)-accelerated SSL offloading
- Application-aware traffic management
- 24×7 application availability through automatic failover, global server load balancing, and link load balancing to optimize WAN connectivity
- Web application firewall
- Bandwidth prioritization with Quality of Service (QoS)
- Custom scripting
FortiGate Secure Web Gateway
The FortiGate SWG protects against web attacks with URL filtering, visibility and control of encrypted web traffic via SSL inspection, and application of granular web application policies. Fortinet is the first and only security vendor to earn Virus Bulletin’s VBWeb certification for web filtering effectiveness. With FortiGate SWG you can realize the benefits of a secure web gateway, while reducing the complexity of maintaining one.
FortiGate SWG includes:
Visibility into encrypted web traffic
Flexible deployment modes covering inline, explicit, and transparent deployments
Authentication of users and enforcement of compliance restrictions using granular web application policies
Integration with NSS Recommended FortiSandbox and FortiClient endpoint technology to protect users from advanced attacks
Network Security Management
Security teams globally are challenged by resource constraints, both in terms of the number of staff and raw security talent. Moreover, security teams are asked to do more, often in more complex networks and with growing numbers of alerts from multiple systems. Successful security teams allay these challenges by implementing three best practices. First, they demand simplified configuration management, shortening deployment time and mitigating misconfiguration due to human error. Second, they build their environment for a single point of inspection, creating the big picture perspective that focuses them on real priorities. Third, they implement next-level analysis to cut through the noise and leverage their own security expertise.
The complexity of managing network and security operations is resulting in increases in breaches worldwide. Discovery, isolation, and remediation of these incidents are measured in hundreds of days. And with a dwindling pool of skilled cyber security personnel able to manage the wide array of devices and data sources to protect their network assets, success requires a new approach.
FortiSIEM provides organizations of all sizes with a comprehensive, holistic, and scalable solution for security, performance, and compliance management, from IoT to the cloud.
- Asset Self-Discovery for adaptive awareness of the threat landscape
- Rapid integrations and scalability for an ever-changing network environment
- NOC & SOC analytics for rapid detection of potential threats
- Mult-tenancy for MSPs and segmented enterprise domains
- Single pane of glass view for consolidated visibility
Identity Access Management
Establishing identity through secure authentication is important for implementing an effective security policy. Many of today’s most damaging security breaches have been due to users being provided with inappropriate levels of access, or worse—compromised static passwords.
Identity Access Management includes:
- Intuitive, centralized authentication and authorization services that establish identity in the implementation of security policy
- Single-sign-on (SSO) for both web/cloud and network resources
- Two-factor strong authentication and management
- Guest, BYOD, and certificate management
- Simple deployment and licensing
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are ever-evolving and use a variety of technologies. To successfully combat these attacks, you need a dynamic, multi-layered security solution. FortiDDoS protects from both known and zero day attacks with very low latency. It’s easy to deploy and manage, and includes comprehensive reporting and analysis tools.
- 100% security processor (SPU)-based layer 3, 4, and 7 DDoS protection application-aware traffic management
- Behavior-based DDoS protection to eliminate need for signature files
- Minimal false-positive detections through continuous threat evaluation
- Ability to monitor hundreds of thousands of parameters simultaneously
- Defense against every DDoS attack: bulk volumetric, layer 7 application, and SSL/HTTPS
- Attack protection for DNS services via specialized tools
FortiNAC is the Fortinet network access control solution. It enhances the overall Fortinet Security Fabric with visibility, control, and automated response for everything that connects to the network. It provides protection against IoT threats, extends control to third-party devices, and orchestrates automatic responses to a wide range of networking events.
FortiNAC enables three key capabilities to secure IoT devices:
- Network visibility to see every device and user as they join the network
- Network control to limit where devices can go on the network
- Automated response to speed reaction time to events from days to seconds
The FortiNAC solution protects both wireless and wired networks with a centralized architecture that enables distributed deployments with automated responsiveness.
FortiNAC is an ideal solution for any stage or maturity level of a security strategy.
Using FortiNAC, organizations can:
- Deliver agent and agentless scanning of the network for detection and classification of devices
- Create an inventory of all devices on the network and assess the risk of every endpoint connected to the network
- Use a centralized architecture for easy deployment and management
- Leverage extensive support for third-party network devices to ensure overall effectiveness
- Enforce dynamic access control
- Prepare for incident response and reduce containment time to seconds, sometimes from as long as days or weeks
- Integrate with SIEM solutions to provide detailed contextual data and reduce investigation time
- Automate the onboarding and permissions process for large numbers of endpoint devices, users, and guests
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The Cyber Threat Assessment Program (CTAP) is designed to help you during greenfield and renewal opportunities to convert prospects and expand your business by giving customers an in-depth view of the current state of their network.
After deploying a FortiGate to monitor your prospect’s network for a short period of time, a report is generated that provides visibility into their network risks, and allows you to position a clear path forward that will quickly gain buy-in from key technical and business decision makers.