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Fortinet Unveils Universal Wireless Access Points

Fortinet, a network security solution provider, has announced the launch of its new FortiAP-U series of universal wireless access points (AP), designed to reduce complexity with flexible, enterprise-grade wireless solution on the market. Fortinet’s innovative universal APs combine unified access network control and visibility with the superior protection of Fortinet’s Security Fabric. Fully integrated within the Fortinet Security Fabric, the FortiAP-U series devices deliver unified protections for the network edge with security functions and application controls. Seamless Security Fabric integration also enables access network segmentation capabilities to deliver the only...
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Fortinet Bullish Over Network Security Business In India

Fortinet, a global network security solutions company, is very bullish over its India operations. The company is aggressive on channel and business expansion and about foraying in new growth verticals. Fortinet is also betting big on some of the crucial government projects and has created a separate domain specialist for the government business. In a bid to educate its partners on the latest security offerings and align them with the growth journey, Fortinet recently organized “Fortinet Synergy” event in Ahmadabad. The event was focused on tapping the right business opportunities...
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Cisco, Fortinet Issue Patches To Counter NSA Malware

Firewall solution providers, Cisco and Fortinet have issued security advisories confirming that vulnerabilities exposed by the mysterious Shadow Brokers do exist and affect their products. Both companies have issued fixes addressing the exploits that were recently made public. According to the report published in ZD Net, a group calling itself the Shadow Brokers, claims to have stolen a set of hacking tools from a group dubbed the Equation Group, which researchers believe is an elite unit of the US intelligence agency. The Shadow Brokers described the tools as “cyber weapons” used...
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Fortinet Expands Security Fabric With System-on-a-Chip Architecture

Fortinet has announced the expansion of its security fabric with the introduction of its third-generation FortiASIC SOC3 System-on-a-Chip architecture. Fortinet’s SOC3 accelerates the new FortiGate 60E series security appliances to further speed its already best-in-class throughput with consolidated security and networking capabilities. The FortiGate 60E enables distributed enterprises, branch offices and SMBs to leverage the superior protection of Fortinet’s Security Fabric. The SOC3 more than doubles the secure networking performance over the enterprise-class CPUs found in competing security solutions and propels the new FortiGate 60E series distributed enterprise firewalls to...
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80% Of Industrial Security Incidents Caused By Internal Issues

Critical infrastructure industries in particular, such as utilities, transportation and natural resource producers, together with the communities and economies they serve, face not only particularly damaging outcomes from cyber security attacks, but also need to deal with significant complexity due to the scale of their operations. Fortinet states that almost 80 percent of industrial security incidents in critical infrastructure organizations are caused by unintentional internal issues such as software misconfigurations from human error and malfunctioning network protocols. “Organizations across multiple industries today face an evolving threatscape and growing pressure to...
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Fortinet Extends Security Fabric With Acquisition Of AccelOps

Fortinet today announced its acquisition of AccelOps, a network security monitoring and analytics solutions company. The acquisition extends Fortinet’s Security Fabric strategy by enhancing network security visibility, security data analytics and threat intelligence across multi-vendor solutions. “With the acquisition of AccelOps, Fortinet extends its Security Fabric to address these challenges by combining security and compliance monitoring with advanced analytics for multi-vendor security solutions, enabling automated and actionable security intelligence from IoT to the cloud”, said Ken Xie, founder, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, Fortinet. AccelOps solutions will...
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