Tag: secure

Security Threat Landscape – October 2012

Our monthly discussion of security issues for IT pros has Keith Shaw from IDG Enterprise chatting with Derek Manky, North American threat researcher for Fortinet. This month, we jump into Windows 8 security features worth looking at, why it’s probably better to upgrade from an earlier Windows version, and what’s going on with the near-field communications hack of the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone.

Dual Internet connections to your network

With this video, you’re going to learn how to set up your FortiGate unit to receive two simultaneous redundant connections from two Internet Service Providers. Having redundant connections can protect you from outages or traffic overloads, and the FortiGate unit will automatically switch to the second connection if the first fails, and when the first connection is restored it will automatically take over again. If both connections are working properly, they will share the load.