Using Device Definitions To Make FortiGate Policy More Granular

One of the things that I see a lot of people doing is leaving their policies super vague. This is all fun and games in a home environment where you don’t have any critical data but if you are running your business in this manner you may have issues coming up soon. Make your policies as granular as possible so you can sleep better at night!

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Michael Pruett, CISSP has a wide range of cyber-security and network engineering expertise. The plethora of vendors that resell hardware but have zero engineering knowledge resulting in the wrong hardware or configuration being deployed is a major pet peeve of Michael's. This site was started in an effort to spread information while providing the option of quality consulting services at a much lower price than Fortinet Professional Services. Owns PacketLlama.Com (Fortinet Hardware Sales) and Office Of The CISO, LLC (Cybersecurity consulting firm).

2 thoughts on “Using Device Definitions To Make FortiGate Policy More Granular

    1. Mike Post author

      You want the FortiGate to be the terminating point for the VLANs. I assume you have the Layer 3 switch as the gateway and it channels up to the Gate from there?


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