Fortinet Security Suite

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  1. dw426

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    Brand new suite to play with, released today. Would anyone want to test this out?

    http://www.forticlient.com/standard.html

    Free version:

    Antivirus/Antispyware engine
    SSL and IPSec VPN clients
    Personal Firewall protection
    Intrusion Prevention
    Web Filtering
    Endpoint Application Detection
    Endpoint Monitoring and Control
    WAN Optimization
    Anti-Rootkit Protection
    Pre- and Post-Execution Behavioral Analysis
    (Heuristics and Antispyware engine)
    Real-Time Poisoned Webpage Protection
    FortiGuard update services -
    Antivirus/Antispyware, Web Filter,
    Application Detection,
    Online Forum (self-help)

    For 29 dollars a year you get the above plus:
    Antispam Protection
    Central Management
    Logging (and centralized reporting)
     
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    cool:thumb: i raise my hand:D
     
  3. dw426

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    Great :)
     
  4. jmonge

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    i will test this scaner to see if it has some potential:D
     
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    is that fortinet company is this real site of fortinet?
    fortinet makes hardware security products!!!!
     
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    I tried a paid for, previous version of forticlient, maybe 2 years ago and was less than impressed. Hopefully they have made some major improvements with this release. They do have some great HW solutions. :thumb:
     
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    let's put it in the oven:argh:
     
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    this security is strong and light and the most complete security for free from a trusted company
     
  11. dw426

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    How did you test it, against malware samples, HIPS (if their firewall has it that is) ?
     
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    what do you mean??
     
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    You say it's strong and light protection, how so? It's brand spanking new, so what tests did you put it through to conclude it was strong and light?
     
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    Does Fortinet use their own scanners/signatures or do they use from another company?
     
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    I used the previous version and the firewall, web filtering were all quite strong. Alerts were clear and the overall program was easy to use but at the same time could be configured so suit your needs.

    Scan speed was good but at the time if 'heuristics' were set to high, many items were listed as 'suspicious' but did not require removal. Just flagged these files as 'relatively unknown'. They might have fixed this for the home user as it was geared as an enterprise product.

    Overall, considering I've tried many products over the years, most likely due to boredom, and had many blue screens with all sorts of products, now that I look back on it, if you're just a 'set and forget' user, don't want any problems, the Fortinet's suite is a great product for the price.

    I'd use it again.

    acr1965 - they use their own from my understanding.
     
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    im using it now, its light so far yet simple.

    few Questions

    on suspicius file are when they are sumited to forinet do they get added to their def files as safe so they arent picked up again?

    does anyone know the detection rate of this?

    is there firewall lik norton where it sets rules for the user based on updated def files?

    thank you all
     
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    i say it's light and strong ..... i dont say anything for detection rate or test it..
    strong because has hips registry monitor ,heuristics, application control and web filter .... light because is not uses many resources on my system that's all.
     
  18. acr1965

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    A free av for Windows Server 2003 and 2008 will get some attention. Previously I thought only Rising offered a free av for Windows Servers.

    Download was only 10 MB
     
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    The detection rate, from what I've read, has been high, similar to Sophos. I can't comment as I haven't installed the new version, but you might have to either just ignore the suspicious file, ignore it by some sort of override (do they have this in this version?), or send Fortinet an email.

    Either way, suspicious files didn't bother me. It's flagging these files as unknown rather than saying they are infected with a trojan. Nothing to worry about.

    Best part of my previous experience was the firewall. If it's similar or upgraded in this version, might have to give this a whirl.

    Some reading:

    Security center - info on threats
    http://www.fortiguard.com/

    Awards, certifications, businesses that utilize their services
    http://www.fortinet.com/aboutus/awards.html
    http://www.fortinet.com/aboutus/certifications.html
    http://www.fortinet.com/resource_center/case_studies.html
     
  20. virtumonde

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    Anyone know more info about the firewall?Is it an inhouse engine?
     
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    I'm pulling this from what I've read before, but the firewall and everything else is all in-house
     
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    is it worth to have it on a laptop?
     
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    I tested now under windows 7 x64 ultimate rtm... its very light.. good protection and for now 0 errors.. such eset kaspersky fsecure and other have... if work good i think that buy premium version..
     
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    As far as I know, their detection rates are quite good. I will test it now. :)
     
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    and the scan its very quickly... :)
     
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