What is FortiClient?
Industry Specialties: Serves all industries
Benefits and Insights
Key differentiators & advantages of FortiClient
- Advanced Threat Protection: It automatically detects and prevents zero-day, advanced malware and known threats by integrating with FortiSandbox Cloud and cloud-based FortiGuard global threat intelligence.
- Security Fabric Integration: FortiClient integrates endpoints into a security fabric for early detection and prevention of advanced threats. It reports real-time security events that include zero-day malware, botnet detections and vulnerabilities.
- Secures Remote Access: FortiClient simplifies the remote user experience with built-in auto-connect and always-up VPN features. It can provide an additional layer of security with two-factor authentication. Users can get secure and reliable access to corporate networks from any internet-connected remote location.
- Simplifies Endpoint Management: It provides users with real-time central management that can monitor the attack surface, manage vulnerabilities, enforce security compliance and track changes.
- Regular Updates: FortiClient provides users with regularly updated downloads that can ensure device protection with the latest threat data and intelligence.
- Automated Security Protection: It allows administrators to set policies and automatically quarantine vulnerable or compromised endpoints. It delivers visibility, compliance control and automation.
- Vulnerability Management: FortiClient lets users detect OS and third-party application vulnerabilities across the attack surface using vulnerability management solutions. It automates vulnerability patching to secure critical assets.
- Dynamic Access Control: Virtual groups are created by FortiClient EMS, retrieved by FortiGate and utilized in Firewall policy to provide dynamic access control. It helps users automate and simplify compliance for security policies.
- FortiClient Anti-Exploit: Its anti-exploit technology provides an extra layer of protection by monitoring host memory to detect and block numerous memory techniques, including return-oriented programming, heap spraying and more.
- Software Inventory Management: It provides visibility into installed software applications and license management to improve security hygiene. Inventory information can be used to detect and remove unnecessary or outdated applications.
- FortiClient for Linux: Its real-time scanning can protect Linux desktops and servers against malware. Users can integrate Linux endpoints with other devices in the Fortinet security fabric using a fabric agent module.
- It can disconnect sometimes, and user connectivity problems are hard to debug.
- It can use a considerable amount of system resources.
- It shows frequent disturbing pop-ups.
FortiClient Suite Support
Average customer reviews & user sentiment summary:
of users would recommend this product
Synopsis of User Ratings and Reviews
Based on an aggregate of reviews taken from the sources above, the following pros & cons have been curated by a SelectHub Market Analyst.
FortiClient provides its users with multilayered endpoint security for threat prevention. It provides real-time visibility of global software inventory and helps end users access internal networks from remote locations. Its cloud-delivered service is suitable for small and medium-sized businesses.
* Dec 08, 2019 review derived from source on May 18, 2020
** June 25, 2019 review derived from source on May 18, 2020
*** Apr 27, 2019 review derived from source on May 18, 2020
**** Apr 01, 2019 review derived from source on May 18, 2020
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