Fortinet Extends Cloud Security Applications Portfolio to Amazon Web Services Customers
"One of the many advantages of the cloud is on-demand infrastructure and services. Security needs to be the same with consistent policies, performance and visibility that can scale across multi-cloud networks, without reducing control. To keep pace with these evolving infrastructure requirements,
Fortinetachieves AWS Security Competency status, which highlights AWS Partner Network (APN) partners who have demonstrated technical success and proven customer adoption in providing security solutions on AWS. With Fortinet, AWS customers can now better identify and protect applications and data from cyber-attacks and other advanced threats vectors.
- FortiSandbox is now available as Pay-As-You-Go On Demand in
AWS Marketplaceand provides a cloud-based malware sandbox that automatically analyzes suspicious programs and offers detection against zero-day threats for applications and data hosted on AWS.
- FortiSIEM, AWS-integrated security information and event management solution, is available now as BYOL in
AWS Marketplace, delivering comprehensive visibility and analytics of both security and network operations for a holistic view of threat data across an organization. Fortinetalso announced today that it has expanded its Fabric-Ready Partner Program with Amazon Web Services.
Centralized Management of Security Operations and Automation for AWS Workloads
As organizations adopt cloud environments, the need for consistent security policies, visibility and control is imperative. Point security devices need to be replaced with integrated tools that can see and operate consistently within and across multi-vendor ecosystems without ever having to compromise protection for performance. According to Gartner, "by 2018, the 60% of enterprises that implement appropriate cloud visibility and control tools will experience one-third fewer security failures."*
Through its latest collaborations with AWS,
The attack surface is dynamic on the cloud. With the latest integrations of FortiSandbox and FortiSIEM, AWS customers can benefit from multi-layered security with integrated FortiGuard Threat Intelligence, advanced analytics and a single pane of glass view of security and network activities.
FortiSandbox emulates end-user operating environments and automatically executes suspicious code to better protect organizations against potential attacks. With incident objects forwarding directly from FortiMail or FortiWeb, FortiSandbox technology on AWS helps reduce the false-positive or false-negative alert noise in typical security tools. It focuses resources on active threat mitigation by sharing real-time updates to disrupt threats at the origin. FortiSIEM works in lockstep to provide a holistic view of network and security operations on the cloud and delivers actionable analytics that manage network security, performance and compliance standards all delivered through a single management console.
In addition to FortiSandbox and FortiSIEM, Fortinet Security Fabric virtualized solutions are available now in the
"As use of the cloud gained momentum, it was clear that continuing to rely on conventional on-premise measures for protection would not be sufficient. We saw the opportunity to create a more intelligent, cloud-based, distributed strategy that would alleviate the vulnerabilities for clients. Implementing Fortinet's FortiAnalyzer on AWS was a key element of our evolving cloud-based model. The virtual appliance provided rich log data and analytics to ensure that we maintain an optimal security posture and assures ongoing regulatory compliance."
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- Blog: Achieving Complete Visibility in AWS with FortiSIEM Security Incident and Event Management
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* Gartner, "Cool Vendors in Cloud Security, 2017"
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