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Business and Technology

Fortinet Announces the FortiDDoS E-Series with Two New Models – FortiDDoS 1500E and 2000E

Fortinet has announced the FortiDDoS E-Series. Learn more about how the two new models deliver the industry’s highest DDoS attack mitigation performance to ensure data centers can scale their defenses while meeting the evolving needs of their business.

By Hemant Jain August 15, 2019

Business and Technology

Fortinet Announces Six New Fabric Extensions in FortiOS 6.2

Fortinet has announced a number of fabric extensions in the recent release of FortiOS 6.2. The Fortinet Security Fabric delivers the most comprehensive suite of security offerings in the industry—available in a variety of form factors and running natively across the widest range of platforms.

By Vince HwangApril 09, 2019

Business and Technology

Fortinet’s FortiDDoS Supports BGP Flowspec

Fortinet is proud to announce that BGP Flowspec has now been incorporated into FortiDDoS This new functionality enables Service Providers to provide an effective solution to customers when a DDoS attack saturates their Internet links. Flowspec automates the coordination of traffic filtering by providing service providers with information that identifies specific packets to be dropped during a flood. Such a hybrid solution, combining a cost-effective FortiDDoS at the customer premises providing the first level of mitigation, with and a cloud-based scrubbing center providing volumetric attack mitigation, provides important benefits to customers impacted by these sorts of attacks.

By Hemant JainApril 04, 2018

Industry Trends

For a moonshot, you need more than just the moon

At one time, we were challenged to ask not what our country could do for us but what we could do for our country. It is time that the leading organizations in digital technology come together once again to ask the same.

By Phil QuadeFebruary 07, 2018

Business and Technology

FortiDDoS Launches Support for FortiGuard Domain Reputation Service for IoT and Botnet Based DDoS Attack Mitigation

The FortiGuard Domain Reputation Service License for FortiDDoS is yet further ammunition to use against the growing threat of the IoT and botnet attacks, which are easier than ever to launch due to proliferation of open source code for such attacks, and growing availability of vulnerable devices.

By Hemant JainSeptember 06, 2017

Industry Trends

Mirai Botnet ­: Protect Your Infrastructure with FortiDDoS

As further details become available for the massive distributed denial of service attack against Dyn on Oct 21 2016, here are some things FortiDDoS customers can do to protect themselves from a potential Internet of Things (IoT) botnet-based DDoS attack like Mirai. Mirai spreads by compromising vulnerable IoT devices such as DVRs. Many IoT manufacturers failed to secure these devices properly, and they don't include the memory and processing necessary to be updated. They are also usually not in control of the destination of their outbound...

By Hemant JainOctober 24, 2016

Threat Research

10 Simple Ways to Mitigate DNS Based DDoS Attacks

UDP floods are used frequently for larger bandwidth DDoS attacks because they are connectionless and it is easy to generate UDP packets using scripts.  DNS uses UDP primarily and under some circumstances uses TCP. Because of the usage of UDP protocol, which is connection-less and can be spoofed easily, DNS protocol is extremely popular as a DDoS tool.  Since DNS is a critically important protocol upon which the Internet is based, its availability is of utmost importance. To deny the availability, a malicious attacker sends spoofed...

By Hemant JainMarch 10, 2016