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FortiGuard Antivirus Security Service

Stop Malware Attacks

The best way to protect your organization is to keep malware out with FortiGuard Antivirus service. Hackers use malware to: 

  • Cause data breaches
  • Extort money by encrypting data and holding it for ransom 
  • Expose your intellectual property
  • Disrupt business and destroy systems

FortiGuard Anti virus protects against the latest viruses, spyware, and other content-level threats. It uses industry-leading advanced detection engines to prevent both new and evolving threats from gaining a foothold inside your network and accessing its invaluable content.

Fortinet consistently receives superior effectiveness results in industry testing with AV Comparatives and Virus Bulletin. AV Comparatives awarded Fortinet its highest award, the Advanced+ rating for file detection and real-world protection. The June 2020 VB100 Reactive and Proactive Test ranked Fortinet the security industry’s second highest business AV solution for security effectiveness.

FortiGuard Antivirus is available with the FortiClient, FortiGate, FortiSandbox, FortiCache, FortiMail, and FortiWeb solutions.


The FortiGuard Antivirus Service:


Malware Protection

Reduces the risk of data breach or damage caused by malware with highly effective antivirus protection delivered through multiple control points

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Protects against the latest malware variants with proactive technologies able to block previously unknown threat variants

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Keeps your protection up-to-date with hourly updates

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Decreases management and operational costs with “set and forget” functionality

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Lowers both your entry and maintenance costs with device-based licensing

FortiGuard Labs Threat Intelligence and Research

FortiGuard Labs Global Threat Intelligence

Every minute of every day FortiGuard Labs neutralizes approximately 95,000 malware programs targeting traditional, mobile, and IoT platforms. Patented technologies enable FortiGuard Anti virus to identify thousands of current and future malware variants with a single signature – optimizing both security effectiveness and performance. 

Knowledge of the threat landscape combined with the ability to respond quickly at multiple levels is the foundation for providing effective security. Hundreds of researchers at FortiGuard Labs scour the cyber landscape every day to discover emerging threats and develop effective countermeasures to protect organizations around the world. More than 250,000 organizations globally use FortiGuard security.