FortiGate Management & Reporting

Operationalized Visibility, Quantifiable Security and Cross-silo Automation

Available in:
  • Appliance
  • Virtual Machine
  • Hosted
  • Cloud

FortiGate Management & Reporting Overview

Security teams globally are challenged by resource constraints, both in terms of the number of staff and raw security talent. Moreover, security teams are asked to do more, often in more complex networks and with growing numbers of alerts from multiple systems. Successful security teams allay these challenges by implementing three best practices. First, they simplify the way view management, combining operation NOC-style views with security-based SOC context. Second, they regularly measure and score their security effectiveness, enabling them anytime to answer how secure they are. Third, they demand deep integration so they can automate repetitive actions, especially across silos when possible.

 

FortiGate Management & Reporting News

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4/16/2018Fortinet Delivers Integrated NOC-SOC Solution to Automate IT Processes and Security Response.
New management and analytics solution integrates Network Operations Center (NOC) and Security Operations Center (SOC) to bridge gap across silos; ServiceNow collaboration automates workflows and security response.

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4/16/2018Fortinet Delivers the Industry’s First Integrated NOC-SOC Solution
Fortinet just announced the industry’s first purpose-built NOC-SOC solution designed to bridge workflows, analysis, and automated response between operational and security processes.

 

 

 

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FortiGate Management & Reporting Product Details

Fortinet has purpose-built NOC-SOC into central security management products. This NOC-SOC approach simplifies security management and reporting both during initial deployment as well as with ongoing adjustments to keep Fortinet’s Security Fabric tuned to the optimal security posture. Three products – FortiAnalyzer, FortiManager and FortiCloud – are part of NOC-SOC-based central security management and reporting.

 

Features and Benefits

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Security Operationalized Visibility    

Big picture perspective allows you to see the forest through the tree.
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Quantifiable Security    

How do you answer ‘how secure are you’? Security Rating scores your security posture.    
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Cross Silo Automation    

Deeper than mere integration, orchestrate workflow responses to triggered security events.    
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Simplified Management    

Streamline deployment and management, reducing task time and improving response time.    
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Rapid Detection    

Consolidate telemetry and alerts to uncover patterns and discover security insights.    
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Fortinet Fabric    

Centralized control over all of your Fortinet network assets.    

 

 

FortiGate Management and Reporting Models and Specifications

Hardware Appliances
Devices/VDOMS (maximum)
150
GB/Day of Logs
100
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
3,000
Devices/VDOMS (maximum)
180
GB/Day of Logs
150
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
4,500
Devices/VDOMS (maximum)
200
GB/Day of Logs
200
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
6,000
Devices/VDOMS (maximum)
800
GB/Day of Logs
300
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
8,250
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
2,000
GB/Day of Logs
600
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
18,000
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
2,000
GB/Day of Logs
1,000
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
30,000
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
4,000
GB/Day of Logs
5,000
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
42,000
Devices/VDOMs
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
5,000
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
63,000
Devices/VDOMs
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
8,300
Analytic Sustained Rate (logs/sec)
100,000
Virtual Machines

FortiAnalyzer virtual machines are all supported on VMware vSphere, Citrix Xen Server, Xen, KVM, and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
1
Storage Capacity
500 GB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
+1
Storage Capacity
+500 GB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
+5
Storage Capacity
+3 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
+25
Storage Capacity
+10 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
+100
Storage Capacity
+24 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
+500
Storage Capacity
+48 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
10,000
GB/Day of Logs
+2,000
Storage Capacity
+100 TB

 

Please see the product page for more information on these and many more Product features.  

Hardware Appliances
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
30
GB/Day of Logs
2
Storage Capacity
8 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
100
GB/Day of Logs
2
Storage Capacity
16 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
300
GB/Day of Logs
2
Storage Capacity
24 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
1,200
GB/Day of Logs
2
Storage Capacity
36 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
4,000
GB/Day of Logs
10
Storage Capacity
48 TB
Virtual Machines

FortiManager virtual machines are all supported on VMware vSphere, Citrix Xen Server, Xen, KVM, and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
10
GB/Day of Logs
1
Storage Capacity
100 GB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
+10
GB/Day of Logs
2
Storage Capacity
200 GB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
+100
GB/Day of Logs
5
Storage Capacity
1 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
+1,000
GB/Day of Logs
10
Storage Capacity
4 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
+5,000
GB/Day of Logs
25
Storage Capacity
8 TB
Devices/VDOMs (maximum)
+10,000
GB/Day of Logs
50
Storage Capacity
16 TB


Please see the product page for more information on these and many more Product features.  

FortiAnalyzer and FortiManager virtual machines are available on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

FortiCloud is a Fortinet provisioning, management and security analysis service for FortiGate and Fortinet wireless access (FortiAP) products. 

FortiGuard Security Services for FortiGate Management and Reporting

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FortiSandbox Cloud

FortiSandbox Cloud Service is an advanced threat detection solution that performs dynamic analysis to identify previously unknown malware. Actionable intelligence generated by FortiCloud Sandbox is fed back into preventive controls within your network—disarming the threat.

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Indicators of Compromise

The FortiGuard Indicator of Compromise (IOC) service packages recently observed artifacts of host intrusions or compromise, delivering them daily to retroactively identify any host intrusions and proactively protect against the latest targeted attacks.

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Security Rating Service

Security Audit Update Service is intended to guide customers to design, implement and continually maintain the target Security Fabric security posture suited for their organization. The Security Fabric is fundamentally built on security best practices and by running these audit checks, security teams will be able to identify critical vulnerabilities and configuration weaknesses in their Security Fabric setup, and implement best practice recommendations.

FortiGate Management and Reporting Product Demos

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FortiAnalyzer Demo

FortiAnalyzer offers centralized network security logging and reporting for the Fortinet Security Fabric. FortiAnalyzer accepts inbound logs from multiple downstream Fortinet devices such as FortiGate, FortiMail, and FortiWeb devices etc. Functions such as viewing/filtering individual event logs, generating security reports, alerting based on behaviors, and investigating activity via drill-downs are all key features of FortiAnalyzer. In this demo, see how it presents the visibility of your networks such as an aggregate view of applications, web usage, and potentially malicious behavior affect your network. 

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FortiManager Demo

FortiManager allows IT personnel to maintain control over Fortinet’s security and networking devices through an easy to use, centralized, “single pane of glass” management console. Administrators can fully control the deployment of security policies, FortiGuard content security updates, firmware revisions, and individual configurations for thousands of Fortinet devices. In this demo, you will see how devices are registered, how policies and objects (along with policy packages) can be enacted, and how devices can be configured and updated easily.

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FortiCloud Demo

FortiGate administrators can get basic logging, analytics, and management capabilities by using FortiCloud. With the FortiCloud service, administrators can store up to 1 GB of FortiGate logs for free or up to 200 GB of FortiGate logs with an annual device subscription. In this demo, you can look at how multiple devices can be managed under a single console. For each device, you can then examine its associated real-time dashboard visualizations, inspect traffic and security logs, view reports, or check the status of suspicious file submissions being analyzed by FortiCloud’s anti-malware sandboxing technology.

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FortiGate Management and Reporting Alliance Partners

FortiAnalyzer, FortiManager and FortiCloud provide integration with many leading IT vendors as part of the Fortinet Security Fabric.  

Below is a list of current Product Alliance Partners:

AlgoSec
AlgoSec

The leading provider of business-driven security management solutions, AlgoSec helps over 1,500 enterprises align security with their business processes, to make their organizations more agile, secure and compliant.

ServiceNow
ServiceNow

ServiceNow makes work better. Our applications automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, HR and more, for a better enterprise experience.

Tufin
Tufin

Tufin leads the Security Policy Orchestration market, enabling enterprises to centrally manage, visualize, and control security policies across hybrid cloud and physical network environments.

FortiGate Management and Reporting FAQs

Does FortiManager manage FortiAnalyzer? 

Yes. This is the recommended deployment, actually. When FortiManager is managing FortiAnalyzer, all FortiAnalyzer interface tiles come up alongside FortiManager tiles, enabling all workflows.    

Should I go with FortiManager or FortiCloud?    

FortiCloud is a cloud-based service that streamlines deployment, management and reporting for FortiGate and Unified Access products. It is a simple solution that provides the basics of management and configuration. FortiManager (and FortiAnalyzer) is the full-featured central management solution for Fortinet products. Advanced configurations, workflows and reporting (through FortiAnalyzer) are available here. Your organization’s needs will dictate whether a simplified cloud service or full-featured appliance (hardware or virtual) that you manage is a better fit.    

If I only have a few FortiGates, do I need central management?      

While all FortiGate configurations can be done locally, the time saved managing elements of or a complete central policy is a strong benefit in going with FortiManager. FortiAnalyzer greatly extends reporting and analysis capabilities for FortiGate both in breadth by combining data from multiple FortiGates into a single perspective, as well as in depth with much longer reporting horizons and advanced features found in Event Manager and the FortiGuard IOC service.