Fortinet launches new internal firewall

Thursday 22 January 2015 | 09:01 CET | News

Global cyber security specialist Fortinet has introduced the Internal Network Firewall (INFW), a new class of internal firewall aimed at providing internal network security, or protecting systems should a threat manage to pass primary security systems. The company also announced major updates to its FortiGate firewall portfolio, marrying performance and affordability.

The new INFW uses ASIC architecture to provide multi-gigabit throughput without disrupting existing applications or systems. The system employs a layered approach to security that sits closer to the assets within an organization network, segmenting and preventing breaches from spreading, while providing full visibility into all traffic types, users and devices to help protect against threats inside the network. The pre-configured Transparent Mode enables rapid and easy deployment with instant network traffic visibility.

The Fortinet INFW will be available on select FortiGate Firewall appliances The Internal Network Firewall models will be available as a pre-configured option on select FortiGate appliances, including the FortiGate-3200D, within the first quarter.

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