Monday, May 27, 2013

The company Fortinet releases a new version of the operating system FortiWeb 5

The company Fortinet has announced the release of the operating system for the next generation family of devices to protect web applications FortiWeb.

 The new system FortiWeb 5 OS provides enhanced protection from threats and is compatible with all the devices of the family FortiWeb. It is enhanced features including the ability to determine with high accuracy the origin of the traffic and establish permitted or suspicious sources.

With FortiWeb can recognize legitimate and well-known queries to search engines and to distinguish them from scanners, bots, and other threats. This extends the analysis and detection of bots, recently provided by service FortiGuard IP Reputation service, which monitors the compromised IP-address or IP-addresses with abnormal activity.

At the same time the company Fortinet introduces three new firewalls for Web applications: FortiWeb-3000D, FortiWeb-3000DFsx and FortiWeb-4000D, designed for large enterprises, data centers and service providers, for whom it is important to remedy the Web applications did not reduce the performance of the network. FortiWeb-3000D and FortiWeb-3000DFsx provide bandwidth of up to 1.5 Gb / s bandwidth FortiWeb-4000D - up to 4 Gbit / c. The new devices operate at 50 - 100% faster than previous models and provide comprehensive protection against the vulnerabilities included in the top ten according to the OWASP, as well as meet the requirements of PCI DSS 6.6.

For modern Web applications received requests from automated tools, scanners, search engines, and also from unknown or malicious sources. System administrators need to quickly and effectively identify the sources and types of traffic to detect malicious traffic and its sources. New items come with FortiWeb graphical control panel that allows you to easily identify and track boat traffic.

In addition, the growing need to protect against DoS attacks at the application level, given the rapid growth in the number of attacks on this level, in contrast to previous years, when the hackers attacked by disrupting their network bandwidth. FortiWeb 5 extends existing features to distinguish between legitimate requests to Web applications and DoS-attacks, and supports a large number of different policies, while providing enhanced flexibility and granularity.

FortiWeb 5.0 fully supports interoperability protocols IPv4-IPv6 and IPv6-IPv4, which is important to maintain an optimal level of safety, given that the data center continues the transition from IPv4 to IPv6.

FortiWeb operating system OS 5 is available as a free upgrade in all existing contracts for all customers.

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