High threat protection performance with automated visibility to stop attacks

FortiGate Next Generation Firewall

FortiGate Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)

Included with all Intersect managed cybersecurity service plans

FortiGate next-generation firewalls offer flexible deployments from the network edge to the core, data center, internal segment, and the Cloud. FortiGate enterprise firewalls leverage purpose-built security processors (SPUs) that deliver scalable performance of advanced services such as 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 an end to end topology view of the enterprise network. FortiGate is a core part of the security fabric and validated security protects the enterprise network from known and unknown attacks

High-performance threat protection

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

Validated security effectivness

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 lateency to protect network segments

Continuous risk assessment via automation

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

Enterprise class security management

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

Security Fabric Integration

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

Excellent Security and an SD-WAN Solution

Unified Threat Management

FortiGate next-generation firewalls provide high performance, multi-layered advanced security, and better visibility to protect against cyber-attacks while reducing complexity. FortiGate firewalls are purpose-built with security processors to enable the industry's best threat protection and performance for SSL-encrypted traffic.

By providing granular visibility of applications, users and IoT devices, these appliances are designed to identify issues quickly and intuitively. Security services from FortiGuard labs provide continuous threat intelligence updates to keep organizations protected from:

  • Exploits and encrypted malware
  • Malicious websites and botnets
  • Ransomware and unknown attacks
  • Built on a Strong Foundation

    Top-rated network and content security.

    FortiOS, the Fortinet security operating system used on all FortiGate NGFWs enables the security fabric to connect security devices across the entire organizational networking infrastructure that enable Intersect to deliver effective efffective protection through a single, adaptive operating system. The latest release of the FortiOS includes hundreds of new capabilities that create deeper visibility and control across the breadth of the entire attack surface, integrate artificial intelligence (AI)-driven breach prevention throughout the network for seamless protection and threat detection, and automate operations, orchestration, and response.

    FortiNet Security Fabric

    Fortinet Security Fabric


    The Security Fabric delivers broad visibilty, integrated AI-driven breach prevention, and automated operations, orchestration, and response across all Fortinet and its ecosystem deployments. It allows security to dynamically expand and adapt as more and more workloads and data are added. Security seamlessly follows and protects data, users, and applications as they more between IoT devices, and cloud environments throughout the network. All this is tied together under a single pane of glass management for delivering leading security capabilities across your entire environment while reducing the complexity significantly.

    FortiGates are the foundation of the Security Fabric, expand security via visibility and control by tightly integrating with other Fortinet products and Fabric-Ready Partner solutions.

    FortiGuard Security Services

    Fortinet Services


    FortiGuard labs offers real-time intelligence on  the threat landscape delivering comprehensive security updates across the full range of Fortinet's solutions. Comprised of security threat researchers, engineers, and forensic specialists, the team collaborates with the world's leading threat monitoring organizations and other network and security vendors as well as law enforcement agencies.

    • A truly consolidated platform with a single OS and pane-of-glass for all security and networking services across all FortiGate platforms
    • Industry-leading protection: NSS Labs Recommended, VB100, AV Cooperatives, and ICSA validated security and performance. Ability to leverage latest technologies such as deception-based security.
    • Control thousands of applications, block the latest exploits, and filter web traffic based on millions of real-time URL ratings in addition to true TLS 1.3 support.
    • Prevent, detect, and mitigate advanced attacks automatically in minutes with integrated AI-driven breach prevention and advanced threat protection.
    • Improved user experience with innovative SD-WAN capabilities and ability to detect, contain and isolate threats with intent-based Segmentation.
    • Utilize SPU hardware acceleration to boost security capability performance.