Fortidb Database firewall is a multinational corporation founded in the year 2000 by brothers Ken and Michael Xie. The company sells high performance network security products and services including their flagship integrated network security solutions, the FortiGate firewall. Fortidb database firewall offers some products which include;

FortiGate Firewall Platform

This is the Fortinet’s flagship integrated network security solution. The FortiGate offers data center firewall (DCFW), unified thread management (UTM) and next generation firewall (NGFW) technologies including:

  • Firewall
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Application Control
  • Anti-malware
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Web Filtering
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Anti-Spam
  • Wireless Controller
  • Wide Area Network Acceleration

The FortiGate appliances makes use of FortiASIC technology, an application specific integrated circuit designed for accelerated processing of security and networking functions, a cloud-based security subscription to the FortiGuard network and the FortiOS operating system. The platform is also available as a virtual appliance.

Advanced Threat Protection

Fortinet’s premiere Advanced Threat Protection appliance, the FortiSandBox, is designed to identify to identify and mitigate against advanced persistent threats. The system utilizes a dual-level Sandbox for run-time analysis of activity, antimalware technology, a real-time query of all FortiSandBox intelligence across customers and partners and proprietary callback detection. The FortiSandBox earned a recommended rating from NSS Labs as part of a 2013 Breach Detection.

Wireless LAN

Fortinet has three main Wireless LAN products: FortiAP, FortiAP, FortiWiFi and a WLAN planning utility know as a Fortiplanner. The FortiAP is a wireless access point that conforms to IEEE 802.11 and standards. Newer access points can be powered over Ethernet and offer data rates in excess of one gigabits per second. FortiWIFI is a firewall appliance with wireless antennas allowing it to double as a wireless access point. FortiPlanner is a graphical Wireless LAN planning and Post-deployment Site Survey utility designed to simplify the deployment of wireless networks. Fortinet unveiled a 3G/4G wireless WAN extender called FortiExtender.

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