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FortiSandbox has already proven itself effective in the 2017 BDS test with a 99% Breach Detection rate, earning a Recommended rating four out of four years. And now, integrated with other Security Fabric components – namely, FortiGate, FortiMail, and FortiClient – it has achieved another NSS Recommended award with this latest 2017 BPS test. [Read More]
by RSS Damien Lim  |  Jan 08, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Threats are constantly evolving to evade security defenses at the same time that digital transformation initiatives are introducing new attack vectors. And in addition to staying ahead of the latest threats, security solutions must also keep up with the vast amounts of differing network traffic types they have to inspect, such as IPv4 and IPv6, and increasingly, encrypted traffic as well. And they must do all this without adding latency or decreasing the speed of access. Today’s threats also proliferate quickly, requiring advanced threat prevention... [Read More]
by RSS Rajoo Nagar  |  Dec 21, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Fortinet is not standing still in the face of the rapidly changing threat environment. Recently, we added some significant new technologies to the latest iteration of FortiClient, our endpoint protection product. For example, FortiClient now includes an Anti-Exploit Engine that delivers a next-generation approach to endpoint protection. It also includes auto-patching capabilities that streamline patch management for known vulnerabilities. Automation of patching drives efficiencies while enabling organizations to address vulnerabilities faster. [Read More]
by RSS Damien Lim  |  Dec 11, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Fortinet takes industry recognition and evaluations seriously, and we were very pleased when in their 4th Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) Test Report and Security Value Map NSS Labs rated Fortinet FortiGate IPS as “Recommended,” their somewhat understated way of according a product their highest rating. [Read More]
by RSS Nat Smith  |  Nov 07, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Fortinet participated in the NSS Labs 2017 Breach Detection System (BDS) group test and was awarded a Recommended rating for its latest FortiSandbox 2000E appliance introduced in the second half of 2017. [Read More]
by RSS Damien Lim  |  Nov 01, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
One of the biggest security challenges organizations face is sorting through solutions from literally hundreds of vendors in the IT market to find the one that is going to provide them with the best protection at a cost they can afford. Each of these vendors claims to solve critical security issues, and they use volumes of white papers and marketing campaigns to promote their solutions. Of course, proper security is essential. As networks continue to expand and become more complex, organizations are increasingly reliant on effective... [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Jul 26, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
NSS Labs 2016 NGIPS Group Testing Fortinet is highly committed to the public testing of its products and solutions because it helps us to continuously improve our products and provide the best technology to our customers. We participate in dozens of tests across a spectrum of labs and approaches.  In the most recent NSS Labs Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) group test, Fortinet received an almost perfect score with an overall rating of 99.6%. However, during testing an issue was identified that resulted in an evasion... [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Oct 13, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Sandbox technology and the ongoing effort to defend and protect against cyber threats continues. Independent testing offers organizations valuable insight into what solutions are best for their use case. Below we discuss this maturing technology and the role of testing with Fortinet’s David Finger. I saw the announcement from NSS Labs about their recent Breach Detection Group Test results. What is the significance? Cyberattacks and breaches continue to be top of mind across organizations, and because of that, sandbox technology (or Breach... [Read More]
by RSS Bill McGee  |  Aug 02, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Adaptive and comprehensive protection against an evolving threat landscape can be a complex discussion. When you add in layers of marketing hype, footnoted claims, and qualified conditions, then it’s not surprising to hear that customers get confused when it comes to choosing security for their business. If what a customer sees after deployment doesn’t measure up to the promises, that creates understandable trust issues and frustration for someone who thought they were buying a proven and reputable solution. Changes to network... [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Feb 29, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
NSS Labs released their second annual breach detection system (BDS) test results this week, highlighting a market that is growing at a CAGR of 32%, more than double that of next gen firewalls.  Gartner cites 20 vendors in this competitive space – 9 of them participated in the NSS Labs comparison, giving IT and security decision makers robust, objective data on which to base their purchases. Let’s take a step back, though, and clearly define breach detection systems. Many vendors simply refer to them as sandboxes, but NSS Labs... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Aug 06, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends