Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)

High threat protection performance with automated visibility to stop attacks

FortiGate: Next-Generation Firewall Overview

FortiGate next-generation firewalls utilize 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.

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.

Features and Benefits


High-performance threat protection

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

Validated security effectiveness

Independently certified and continuous threat intelligence updates provide robust protection from known and unknown attacks

Protect mission critical applications

Highly scalable segmentation and ultra-low latency to protect network segments  

Continuous risk assessment via automation

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

Security Fabric integration

Intelligently share threats across the entire digital attack surface to provide quick and automated protection  

Enterprise class security management

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

FortiGate: Next-Generation Firewall Product Details

FortiGate enterprise firewalls offer flexible deployments from the network edge to the core, data center, internal segment, and the Cloud. FortiGate enterprise firewalls leverages purpose-built security processors (SPUs) that delivers scalable performance of advanced security services like Threat Protection, SSL inspection, and ultra-low latency for protecting internal segments and mission critical environments.

FortiGate NGFW provides automated visibility into cloud applications, IoT devices and automatically discovers end to end topology view of the enterprise network. FortiGate is a core part of security fabric and validated security protect the enterprise network from known and unknown attacks.