FortiGate: Next-Generation Firewall Overview
As security architects consider how to provide comprehensive threat protection for their enterprises, including intrusion prevention, web filtering, anti-malware and application control, they face a major complexity hurdle managing these point products with no integration and lack of visibility. Gartner estimates that by 2019 80% of enterprise traffic will be encrypted and 50% of attacks targeting enterprise will be hidden in encrypted traffic.


FortiGate Next Generation Firewall utilizes purpose-built security processors and threat intelligence security services from FortiGuard labs to deliver top-rated protection and high performance including encrypted traffic. FortiGate reduces complexity with automated visibility into applications, users and network and provides security ratings to adopt security best practices.

Features and Benefits

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High-performance threat protection

Industry's highest threat protection and SSL inspection performance to protect from malware attacks hiding in encrypted traffic 
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Validated security effectiveness

Independently certified and continuous threat intelligence updates provide robust protection from known and unknown attacks
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Protect mission critical applications

Highly scalable segmentation and ultra-low latency to protect network segments 
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Continuous risk assessment via automation

Leverage automated workflow and auditing features to deal with scarce security staff and continuously maintain compliance posture 
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Security Fabric integration

Intelligently share threats across the entire digital attack surface to provide quick and automated protection 
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Enterprise class security management

Deliver consistent security policy -- Single pane-of-glass to manage security assets irrespective of location and form factor