Fortinet-related topics

  • Fortinet FGR-70F Ruggedized UTM firewall
    The Fortinet FGR-70F Ruggedized UTM firewall is the ruggedized version of the FG-70F. The FGR-70F follows the 40F, 60F, and 80F. It is seen as a replacement for the very good FG-60F. The Fortinet FGR70F is a SECURE SD-WAN security Read More
  • How NOT to secure your Hybrid Network
    (With thanks to Fortinet) – Most organizations of any size use a hybrid network these days. This transformation to an increasingly- remote workforce been happening for a while, and COVID-19 kicked it into overdrive. That’s not news of course, but Read More
  • All about FortiConverter Firewall Migration Service
    Fortinet’s FortiConverter Firewall Migration Service provides hassle free migration. It helps organizations transition from a wide range of legacy firewalls to FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls quickly and securely. It’s an automated service that converts existing policies to the appropriate, latest FortiGate Read More
  • Calculating the ROI of Managed Detection and Response solutions
    Keeping up with the rapidly changing cyber threat landscape can be challenging. Sometimes it’s best left to experts. But creating dedicated teams or hiring security specialists who have the necessary skills and to investigate, identify and respond to potential cybersecurity threats Read More
  • Fortimonitor Digital Experience Monitor – Here’s what it does
    First of all, Fortimonitor Digital Experience Monitor used to be Panopta. It’s now FortiMonitor. FortiMonitor is directed at Network Operations Center teams. If you work on an NOC or have an NOC in your organization, FortiMonitor is for you. It Read More
  • Zero Trust Access – Fortinet vs Palo Alto
    Now that Zero Trust Access is such a buzzword in the IT security field, it’s good to know just what it is. Learn more about the basics here. Now, we are going to compare Fortinet’s approach to ZTNA with Palo Read More
  • What is Zero Trust Network Access, exactly?
    You’ve probably heard the term ” Zero Trust Network,” or “zero trust,” or something like it a hundred times. And like most people, you might have thought it was just an industry catchphrase meant to convey a sort of healthy Read More
  • Fortinet FG-400F Next-Gen firewall – The Cadillac of your server rack!
    The powerful Fortinet FG-400F Next-Gen firewall is not only the state-of-the-art, lightning-fast apex predator of the cyber threatscape. It’s also in stock RIGHT NOW! And it’s bad news to any malware, exploits and known/unknown threats foolish enough to show their Read More
  • Fortinet re-designs firewalls in defiance of surly supply chain
    The FortiGate 40F and FortiGate 60F firewalls are currently available! Gotta love Fortinet. They’ve been burning the midnight oil, and figured out how to keep putting firewalls into client’s hands, even when most other vendors are struggling mightily with supply Read More
  • FortiRecon – What the heck is this?
    Okay, there’s this thing called the Fortinet Digital Risk Protection solution. And Fortinet FortiRecon is a part of Fortinet DRP. You might know about Fortinet’s well-known and extensive portfolio of cyber-security and networking products and solutions. But what about the Read More
  • Fortinet FG600F firewall: Bad news, in a good way
    The new, beastly Fortinet FG600F firewall is just about here. And it’s bad news to any malware, exploits and known/unknown threats foolish enough to show their ugly little faces around it. It is designed for mid-sized to large enterprises, at Read More
  • Fortinet FG70F firewall – We’re not worthy!
    The Fortinet FG70F firewall is the latest in Fortinet’s “F” series. The FG-70F follows the 40F, 60F, and 80F. It is seen as a replacement for the very good FG-60F. The Fortinet FG70F firewall is a SECURE SD-WAN security appliance. Read More
  • FortiGate VM Virtual Firewalls
    We’ve talked lots about FortiGate firewall appliances. But did you know that Fortinet features virtual firewalls as well? They’re called FortiGate Virtual Appliances, or FortiGate VM. Virtual firewalls are commonly used to protect virtualized environments in software-defined data centers and Read More
  • Fortinet FortiEDR with MDR – Please explain what this is!
    The ever-growing threatscape requires an ever-growing arsenal of weapons to defend against it. Fortinet FortiEDR with MDR is one of the more recent products of this ongoing, ever-changing reality. But first, a little background on Endpoint Detection and Response. What Read More
  • FortiGate Ruggedized firewalls
    Fortinet’s FortiGate Ruggedized line of firewalls is comprised of the FGR-30D, FGR-35D, FGR-60D, FGR-90D, FGR-60F, and the FGR-60F-3G4G. The 60D and 90D are, however, being gradually phased out. Of course, traditional firewalls are intended for the world of offices and Read More
  • FortiGate vs Cisco firewalls in our latest Firewall Roundup!
    For any large-scale network, the next-generation firewall is a very important asset. It offers more than just a stateful network firewall. It has things like URL filtering, intrusion prevention, and application control. Plus, it will have frequently enhanced threat prevention Read More
  • Linksys HomeWRK for Education – Secured by Fortinet
    We’ve recently looked at Linksys HomeWRK for Business – Secured by Fortinet. Now, we will look at Linksys HomeWRK for Education – Secured by Fortinet. Linksys HomeWRK for Education offers the essential hardware and software for creating an easily manageable Read More
  • Linksys HomeWRK for Business Secured by Fortinet – EXPLAIN!
    Now this is cool. Linksys, a big player in home WiFi, and Fortinet, network security superheroes, have come together. Why? To create a remote, turn-key, next generation firewall networking solution. It’s an all-inclusive home system for remote workers. It’s called Read More
  • FortiGate vs PaloAlto in our latest Firewall Roundup!
    Here it is… The matchup everyone’s been waiting to see. FortiGate vs Palo Alto. For any large-scale network, the next-generation firewall is a very important asset. It offers more than just a stateful network firewall. It has things like URL Read More
  • Fortinet vs Meraki small firewalls: Let’s make ’em fight!
    These are two of our most popular product lines, so it might be helpful to do a little non-exhaustive side-by-side ‘Fortinet vs Meraki’ SMB firewalls. These two have their own things they do well, and their own types of users Read More
  • Fortinet Trade-Up Promotion: All the beans
    We’ve been promoting the Fortinet Trade-Up Promotion for some time now, and this seems like a good time for a complete overview of what it is. The various promotions and content have thus far focused on individual models that are Read More
  • Fortinet FortiEDR – Update!
    EDR, or Endpoint Detection and Response, is a huge, new deal these days.We’ve talked about it before, but we will be taking another look at Fortinet’s contribution to the category. It’s called FortiEDR. What is EDR? EDR, or Endpoint Detection Read More
  • Fortigate 100F: Upgrade now and SAVE!
    We have written about the FortiGate 100F Gen-After-Next-Gen firewall before. So why are we bringing it up again? Fortinet is running an upgrade program that includes many pre-F series model firewalls. The promotion is individualized, so there’s no standardized discount Read More
  • Fortigate 80F: Upgrade now and SAVE!
    We have written about the FortiGate 80F Gen-After-Next-Gen firewall before. So why are we bringing it up again? Fortinet is running an upgrade program that includes many pre-F series model firewalls. The promotion is individualized, so there’s no standardized discount Read More
  • Fortigate 40F: Upgrade and SAVE!
    We have written (glowingly) about the FortiGate 40F Gen-After-Next-Gen firewall before. So why are we bringing it up again? Fortinet is running a Trade-Up Promotion that includes many pre-F series model firewalls. The promotion is individualized, so there’s no standardized Read More
  • Fortigate 60F: Why haven’t you upgraded!?
    Let’s just get right to the point: Right now, there is a wonderful promo going on for those who want to upgrade their older Fortnet appliances. And it includes LOTS of models and lines. Last year we wrote an article Read More
  • Explain FortiCare and FortiGuard, please!
    Some firewalls can be used without a software license. However, many of the real security benefits of Fortinet products come with a subscription to FortiGuard services. When you purchase a Fortinet appliance, you have several options to go with the Read More
  • FortiGate FG 100F: Throughput and SD-WAN perfection
    The FortiGate 100F Next-Gen firewall is Fortinet’s latest and sleekest security appliance for the mid-range to Enterprise market. FortiGate 100F features throughput speeds well above similar competition. According to Fortinet, up to 10 times faster than others in the VPN Read More
  • The FortiGate 60E – Still a Great Firewall
    5 Reasons why I love the FortiGate 60E
  • FortiAP 221E Access Point – More Bang for Your Buck!
    Wireless technology is nothing new. It’s been around for a few years now, and it looks like it’s here to stay. Hooking up your computer to via physical cable to the internet is a thing of the past. Everyone walks Read More
  • FortiGate 60E vs. FortiGate 60F
    We put the new Fortigate 60F up against the Fortigate 60E in a head to head battle to see which firewall will reign supreme.
  • Fortigate-60F: Why You Should Upgrade!
    Fortinet recently started releasing their F series Fortigate devices with some major enhancements over their previous models. I was able to get my hands on the Fortigate-60F, and so far, I’m impressed. A lot of times companies release new models Read More
  • What is SD-WAN? How Can it Benefit Your Business?
    Bob Dylan once wrote “The times they are a changing”. I don’t think he was talking about networking, but he wasn’t wrong. The way we set up our networks has changed drastically over the last decade. One of the biggest Read More
  • 6 Reasons to Get Excited About Wi-Fi 6!
    By now you may have heard of Wi-Fi 6. But what is it? Is it faster? Is it better? Can it handle more devices? The answer to all of your questions…is yes. But how does it do it? In honor Read More
  • Fortinet’s Approach on Leading with Secure SD-WAN
    The modern threat landscape forces organizations to understand that security can never be an afterthought. We find that Fortinet’s continuous product development of their secure SD-WAN technology, incorporated with their next-generation firewall, provides threat mitigation for direct internet connectivity. With Read More
  • Fortinet Price Break, FG-30E, 50E, 60E, 80E, 100E!
    Charlotte, NC, January 11, 2019: Corporate Armor has sharply reduced the price on several Fortinet FortiGate model security appliances. This is a special buy, these are in stock and ready to ship at a fantastic special one-time only price. The Fortinet FortiGate SMB Read More