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11/08/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/08/2018 14:50

Over 50 Fortinet Security Fabric Solutions Earn the U.S. Department of Defense’s Endorsement

Bob Fortna, President of Fortinet Federal Inc.

'Achieving DoDIN APL certification for additional solutions within the Fortinet Security Fabric platform is important for us because it demonstrates our commitment to stringent testing and validation guidelines specifically for the Department of Defense. DoD agencies require the most comprehensive cybersecurity solutions available to scale for their complex and mission critical requirements, while maintaining high-performance.'

Manish Chadha, President and CEO, Federal Defense Solutions

'Fortinet serves both classified and unclassified federal systems and is used by all 15 cabinet-level agencies and numerous independent agencies. Gaining DoDIN certification provides authorized sales channels into DoD agencies including the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and more, serving up more opportunities for us based on Fortinet's Security Fabric solutions that have passed vigorous DoD compliance testing.'

News Summary

Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced that over 50 additionalFortinet Security Fabric solutions have achieved Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) Approved Products List (APL) certification.

  • The certification qualifies designated Fortinet products for sale to Department of Defense (DoD) agencies based on stringent Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) testing, a standardized methodology for the secure installation and maintenance of computer software and hardware.
  • The addition of these products to the APL means that the DoD can choose from a wider range of Fortinet's industry-leading Security Fabric solutions when seeking new technology to address its unique and demanding cybersecurity needs.

Fortinet's U.S. Federal Agency security solution is ideally suited to protect agencies within the intelligence community and the Department of Defense, as well as civilian agencies. The Fortinet Security Fabric protects classified and unclassified Federal systems used by all of the 15 cabinet-level agencies and by numerous independent executive agencies. These platforms make use of our USG products that are specially configured for the Federal market. They comply with Federal certification requirements including the National Institute of Standards and Technology FIPS 140-2 certification, National Information Assurance Partnership Common Criteria certification, and the Commercial Solutions for Classified certification.

Fortinet products that have received DoDIN APL certification include the following: FortiGate Firewalls, (30D, 30D-POE, 50E, 51E, 52E, 60D, 60E, 60E-POE, 61E, 80D, 80E, 81E, 81E-POE, 90D, 90D-POE, 92D, 92D-POE, 100D, 100E, 100EF, 101E, 200D, 200E, 201E, 240D, 240D-POE, 300D, 400D, 500D, 600D, 800D, 900D, 1000D, 1200D, 1500D, 2000E, 2500E, 3000D, 3100D, 3200D, 3700D, 3810D, 3815D, 5001D), FortiGate-VM, FortiGate Rugged (60D, 90D), and FortiWifi (30D, 50E, 51E, 60D, 60E, 61E, 90D, 90D-POE)

To achieve DoDIN APL certification, all approved Fortinet products were tested against applicable Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs). This includes the following: Unified Capabilities Requirements 2013 (UCR 2013) Change 2, Application Layer Gateway (ALG) SRG v1r2, Firewall STIG v8r25, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) SRG v2r3, IPSec VPN Gateway STIG v1r15, Network Device Management SRG v2r13, Network Infrastructure Policy STIG v9r5, Remote Access VPN v2r7, Web Server SRG v2r2.

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