Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 21 - Page 87

/////////////////////////////////////////////////// t cht lk FORTINET INTRODUCES NEW NETWORK ACCESS CONTROL SOLUTION FOR IOT SECURITY F ortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced FortiNAC, a new network access control product line that delivers network segmentation and automated responses for IoT security. The massive rise of unsecure, headless IoT devices, including industrial and medical IoT, requires new tools for securing networks. Fortinet’s new FortiNAC product line delivers network access control to secure IoT environments and provides enhanced visibility, control and automated response capabilities. FortiNAC provides detailed profiling of each device on the network and enables granular network segmentation and automated responses for changes in device status or behaviour. This ensures each device only has access to approved items on the network. “Digital Transformation brings a proliferation of unsecure IoT devices accessing the network and, with it, the increased risk of a security breach,” said John Maddison, SVP of Products and Solutions at Fortinet. “FortiNAC allows organisations to identify every single device on the network and enable segmentation, giving each device access only to approved items. “This functionality is delivered all within a solution that works with multi-vendor environments and an unlimited number of devices. “FortiNAC stengthens the Fortinet Security Fabric for IoT deployments, delivering broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions across the entire attack surface. In the world of IoT, FortiNAC answers the question ‘what’s on your network’ and then enables you to protect it.” “ DIGITAL TRANS- FORMATION BRINGS A PROLIFERATION OF UNSECURE IOT DEVICES ACCESSING THE NETWORK AND, WITH IT, THE INCREASED RISK OF A SECURITY BREACH. INTELLIGENTCIO 87