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New firewalls from Fortinet

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Fortinet has launched its new FortiWeb 4000E and 3000E Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), designed to help customers prevent identity theft, financial fraud and denial of service through specialised, layered application threat protection.

ortiWeb appliances now offer advanced security services backed by FortiGuard Labs’ advanced threat intelligence, providing real-time threat protection at the application level. These new FortiWeb solutions are also integrated with Fortinet’s FortiSandbox and offer support for new enhancements in partnership with Acunetix’s advanced vulnerability scanning solutions.

These new additions bolster Fortinet’s broad end-to-end cybersecurity platform that protects customer data at every possible entry point to the network.

The new FortiWeb 4000E delivers an unprecedented 20 Gbps WAF through put and features built-in advanced anti-malware capabilities – a first for the WAF appliance market – while also integrating leading vulnerability scanning features from Acunetix. Fortinet’s FortiWeb appliances provide the performance, effectiveness and features that only Fortinet can deliver, surpassing all competitive solutions and resetting expectations for web application firewalls.

The FortiWeb series of WAFs are now fully integrated with Fortinet’s FortiSandbox and Advanced Threat Protection (ATP framework), ensuring that organizations can arm themselves with seamless, end-to-end protection from even the most sophisticated cyber threats. These enhancements to FortiWeb deliver advanced, layered application threat protection for medium and large enterprises, application service providers and SaaS providers demanding the very best WAFs in the industry.

FortiWeb appliances can now receive real-time security updates from FortiGuard Labs, Fortinet’s ground-breaking threat intelligence and research team. These consist of three services that can be delivered individually or in a bundle:

* FortiWeb Security Service offers advanced and constantly updated defences against web vulnerabilities and suspicious URLs while also delivering application layer security.

* The IP Reputation Service delivers advanced protection from botnet attacks.

* Anti-malware and Anti-intrusion Services proactively protect against malware infections.

All of these services are delivered in real-time and sourced from Fortinet’s global network of over 2-million security appliances.