Extending Your FortiGate Next-Gen Firewall to Kubernetes

Presented by

Nicola Kabar, Solutions Architect - Tigera; Ali Bidabadi, Director of Cloud Architecture - Fortinet

About this talk

Companies are leveraging the power of Kubernetes to accelerate the delivery of resilient and scalable applications to meet the pace of business. These applications are highly dynamic, making it operationally challenging to securely connect to databases or other resources protected behind firewalls. Tigera and Fortinet have joined forces to solve this operational challenge. With the combination of FortiGate Next-Gen firewalls and Calico Enterprise, you gain full visibility into the container environment and can define fine-grained policies to determine which Kubernetes workloads are allowed to talk to the enterprise’s crown jewels running outside the Kubernetes cluster. In this webinar, you will learn how Calico Enterprise and FortiGate enables you to: Implement network security control requirements in Kubernetes Dynamically populate Kubernetes objects in FortiGate to enforce security policies Gain deep visibility into network traffic within your Kubernetes clusters.

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