We recently migrated to Office 365 and our proxy can’t handle the traffic. Can FortiGate SWG be used?
Yes, this is one of our common deployments. FortiGate SWG has powerful hardware, and custom-built ASICs to provide high performance. It can also enforce Office365 tenant restrictions and inspect SSL traffic .
Can FortiGate SWG be deployed in explicit proxy mode?
FortiGate SWG can be deployed in all proxy modes. It includes explicit proxy and transparent proxy for large enterprises, and inline proxy mode for smaller enterprises.
How is FortiGate SWG licensed?
Unlike other SWG vendors, FortiGate SWG is not licensed per user. You pay for the hardware and security services such as web filtering, antivirus, IPS, sandboxing, CASB and application control. This significantly reduces the total cost of ownership.
What are the use cases supported by FortiGate SWG?
FortiGate SWG supports all common authentication methods such as RADIUS, Active Directory, LDAP and SAML.
What techniques does FortiGate SWG use for malware prevention?
FortiGate SWG always receives the latest security protection from FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Service, that collects threat data from more than 200,000 live deployments. Numerous techniques are used for malware prevention such as AV, website reputation analysis, sandboxing and DLP.
Does FortiGate SWG work with other Fortinet products?
FortiGate SWG is part of the Fortinet Security Fabric, integrating with FortiClient for endpoint protection, FortiCASB for protection cloud applications, FortiSandbox for advanced protection, FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer for management.