NEC and Fortinet joint cyber defense solution for Software Defined Networking

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Tuukka Helander, Fortinet, Franco Buratti and Giuseppe Nantista, NEC

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NEC and Fortinet have established a technology partnership to help organizations effectively secure their Software Defined Networking based deployments. The NEC-Fortinet joint solution provides programmable cyber defense, automating and enhancing an organization’s ability to protect against sophisticated cyber attacks. Join Fortinet Consulting Systems Engineer Tuukka Helander and NEC SDN experts Franco Buratti and Giuseppe Nantista in this live session which will consist of presentation and a live demo from the NEC showroom in Rome, where FortiGate is detecting indications of compromise and feeds NEC ProgrammableFlow Controller via SDN security adapter to block compromised hosts. In the demo we will show how FortiGate adds Unified Threat Management capabilities to the NEC SDN platform by providing anti-virus, web filtering and IPS functionalities.
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