FortiGuard® Services

Applied Threat Intelligence

Fortinet solutions with FortiGuard services are consistently confirmed by NSS Labs, Virus Bulletin, AV Comparatives and ICSA tests to deliver superior security effectiveness.

  • 2015 VB100 Reactive and Proactive Test ranked Fortinet the industry’s 2nd highest business AV solution for security effectiveness
  • 2015 VBSPAM Test ranked Fortinet 2nd highest for security effectiveness at 99.98
  • 2015 AV Comparatives awarded their highest level award, the Advanced+ rating to Fortinet for anti-phishing, file detection, and real world protection
  • 2014-2015 NSS Labs awarded Fortinet Recommended status for NGFW, NGIPS, Breach Detection, andWeb Application Firewall

Knowledge of the threat landscape combined with the ability to respond quickly at multiple levels is the foundation of providing effective security. Since 2000, FortiGuard Labs have provided in-house, industry-leading security research on over 200 zero-day virus discoveries, powering Fortinet’s platform and suite of services.

Proactive Protection: FortiGuard takes information from global sources through its Security Services, using analytics and machine learning to turn big data into near real-time updates for Fortinet appliances, assuring some of the fastest response times in the industry
to new vulnerabilities, attacks, viruses, botnets, and zero-day exploits.



App Control IPS AV IP Rep. / Anti-bot Web Filtering Anti-spam Vuln. Scan DB Security Mobile Security
FortiADC D-Series
FortiADC E-Series


FortiGuard® Security Services

Significantly reduces spam volume at the perimeter for superior control of email attacks and infections.

Protects against the latest content-level threats by detecting, and removing malicious software.

Application Control & IPS (NGFW Service)
Protects against application based threats by allowing or denying usage.
Protects against threats by examining network traffic.

Database Security Control
Database protection that is centrally-managed, enterprise-scale, with database hardening capabilities.

Web Security Services
Web application protection with fully automated updates to ensure defense against the latest application layer threats.

IP Reputation
Protects against centrally-managed and automated botnet attacks with up to date information about threatening sources.

Web Filtering
Protects against objectionable content from the internet by blocking access to inappropriate, and dangerous websites.

Mobile Security
Protects against threats targeting mobile platforms by detecting and blocking malicious software.