Threat Research

FortiClient Lite v2.00 (Beta) - For Android!

By Derek Manky | October 28, 2011

We are pleased to announce Android support for FortiClient Lite. Our beta version is now officially available on the Android Marketplace and features SSL VPN functionality. The FortiClient Android SSL VPN application works with your organization's FortiGate security appliance to establish a secure sockets layer VPN connection. With this application, you can work remotely and securely with your organization's digital assets anywhere and everywhere you have an Internet connection.

Key Benefits

  • Flexible, easy and secure access to your organization's resources

  • Simple set up and configuration

  • Uses Fortinet's award-winning technology

  • Keeps you connected and productive on-the-go

  • Supports Bookmarks that you define through the FortiGate's SSL VPN Service Portal

Android 2.2 and 2.3 is currently supported. FortiClient Lite is also available for the Windows operating system - please visit for more information. FortiClient Lite for Windows features antivirus and parental controls in addition to SSL and IPSEC VPN.

FortiClient Lite is based off of Fortinet’s award winning FortiClient, which has achieved more than 20 VB100 awards and is capable of detecting threats on both a reactive and proactive basis. Proactive detection is based on detecting zero-day malware that has never been seen before in the wild.

For any support related questions, please contact: android(at) or visit our FortiClient discussion forum using the following link:

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