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The FortiWiFi line of wireless security gateways add a built-in 802.11a/b/g/n wireless access point to the enterprise-level, multi-threat protection of FortiGate appliances.

Fortinet wireless technology adds a critical layer of protection to wireless LANs by integrating security services such as antivirus, intrusion prevention (IPS), web filtering, antispam, and traffic shaping. FortiGate® security gateways work with wireless access points from any vendor to mitigate existing weaknesses and supply complete, high-performance security for any WLAN deployment.

Fortinet Wireless Technology Benefits

  • Integrated antivirus, intrusion prevention (IPS), web filtering, and antispam scanning provide defense in depth for wireless links.
  • Automatic updates of attack signatures from FortiGuard Security Subscription Services keep wireless networks ahead of the latest threats.
  • Available centralized management and reporting reduce capital and operational expenditures for wireless security.
  • Built-in wireless access point in FortiWifi appliances reduces implementation and management costs in small office deployments.
  • PC Card slot for wireless 3G broadband (FortiWifi-60B) simplifies rapid Point of Sale (POS) deployments and supports flexible security offerings by wireless service providers.
  • User-level authentication and user/group policies enable fine-grained control of wireless access to organizational resources while locking out rogue users and access points.
  • Light-weight unified security agents in FortiClient Mobile™ add wireless end point protection to Windows-based mobile laptops, desktops, smartphones and Symbian-based smartphones.
  • Support for multiple user authentication methods support directory integration for improved wireless security management.
  • IP/MAC binding enables physical authentication of access terminals to prevent rogue access.
  • Strong encryption support overcomes WEP weakness for improved wireless security.
  • Policy-based traffic shaping delivers more cost-effective allocation of shared wireless bandwidth.