Product Certifications

NSS Labs

Leading organizations in every industry turn to NSS Labs, the leading cyber security product research, testing, and advisory source.

Breach Detection Systems Test 2016

FortiSandbox was perfect (100%) in detecting the most sophisticated malware and leveraging encryption to hide, and 99%+ overall--while demonstrating 10 Gbps performance handling of enterprise traffic. Fortinet is the only vendor that earned the NSS Labs "Recommended" rating for cloud and appliance breach detection systems.

DCIPS 2016

NSS Labs’ Data Center Intrusion Prevention System (DCIPS) report is the industry’s most comprehensive test to date with their Security Value Map revealing that Fortinet’s FortiGate 3000D earned the highest ratings for Security Effectiveness, blocking 99.9 percent of exploits, and TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) per protected Mbps (Megabit per second).

NGFW 2016

NSS Labs’ Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) real-world testing reveals that Fortinet delivers a winning combination of security, network performance, and total cost of ownership (TCO). Fortinet was nearly perfect; scoring 99.6% in overall security effectiveness. The FortiGate 3200D was rated by NSS at 19 Gbps, 37% above its data sheet specifications, with excellent TCO where the value increased based on actual performance compared to the claimed specifications.

Enterprise Endpoint Testing 2015

NSS Labs tested 10 Enterprise Endpoint Platform (EPP) solutions against live (real-time) web-based exploits being used by threat actors in active campaigns identified with the NSS Cyber Advanced Warning System™. FortiClient earned the coveted NSS Labs “Recommended” based on high effectiveness at an affordable cost in this independent, real-world test.

Next Generation IPS Test 2015

In 2015, NSS Labs conducted a group test of next generation IPS solutions to assess their abilities to identify both the applications and the users on their internal networks, protect the enterprise user against threats/exploits, and catch sophisticated attacks while producing as few false positives as possible. Demonstrating 99% effectiveness and superior value, Fortinet FortiGate earned the NSS Labs Recommendation.

WAF 2014

In its first-ever web application firewall testing, NSS Labs reported that the FortiWeb-1000D achieved an overall block rate of 99.85% at $2.77 TCO per protected connection per second that earned the WAF “Recommended” status in their Web Application Firewall Security Value Map.

Next Generation Firewall Group Test 2013

Based on NSS Labs’ test results, the FortiGate-3600C is one of the top performing systems out of nine next generation firewall products.

ICSA Certified for Advanced Threat Defense

ICSA Labs is currently an independent division of Verizon Business providing resources for research, intelligence, certification and testing of products, including anti-virus, firewall, IPsec VPN, cryptography, SSL VPN, network IPS, anti-spyware and PC firewall products.

ICSA Certified for Advanced Threat Defense

With data breaches continuing to make headlines, new products and solutions designed to detect and prevent the advanced attacks often at the root of these breaches have emerged. To help organizations assess the effectiveness of these new offerings, ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon (author of the annual Data Breach Investigations Report or DBIR), recently introduced a new independent, Advanced Threat Defense certification.

ICSA Labs Certified: Antivirus, Corporate Firewall, IPsec, NIPS, SSL-TLS, and Web Application Firewall

FortiGate and FortiWeb products are evaluated against ICSA criteria in 6 popular Certification programs. ICSA Labs manages and sponsors security consortia that provides a forum for intelligence sharing among the leading vendors of security products. In addition, ICSA Labs publishes surveys, security industry studies, and buyer's guides for computer security products.

Virus Bulletin - VBSpam

For more than seven years, VBSpam has been conducting continual independent comparisons of antispam solutions. Fortinet FortiMail has participated in roughly 40 VBSpam tests, including six in 2015, so that organizations can see the level of effectiveness they can expect in real-world environments. FortiMail has routinely earned the highest VBSpam+ rating, with results similar to the test excerpt here.

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