Secure Workforce Remote Access Solutions



In wake of the recent need for more employees to work remotely, some organizations have found themselves with an unprecedented need to provide secure remote access. The ability to support this type of workforce with little to no notice is critical for business continuity and security. With Fortinet Teleworker Solutions, organizations ensure secure connectivity for employees, wherever they reside.

Fortinet solutions offer an integrated solution to support telework. FortiGate next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) have built-in support for IPsec virtual private networks (VPNs), enabling remote workers to connect securely to the company network. With endpoint protection, provided by FortiClient, and multi-factor authentication (MFA) with FortiAuthenticator, organizations can securely support remote work and maintain business continuity.

Use Cases for Fortinet Products Supporting Remote Work

Since not every employee in the organization require the same level of access to the company resources while working remotely, Fortinet provides tailored telework solutions for every remote worker:

  1. Basic teleworker:

  2. only requires access to email, internet, teleconferencing, limited file sharing, and function-specific capabilities (finance, HR, etc.) from their remote work site. This includes access to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications in the cloud, such as Microsoft Office 365, as well as a secureconnection to the corporate network.

  3. Power user:

  4. employees that require a higher level of access to corporate resources while working from a remote location. This may include the ability to operate in multiple, parallel IT environments and includes employees such as system administrators, IT support technicians, and emergency personnel.

  5. Super user:

  6. an employee that requires advanced access to confidential corporate resources, even when working from an alternate office location. They frequently processe extremely sensitive and confidential information. This employee profile includes administrators with privileged system access, support technicians, key partners aligned to the continuity plan, emergency personnel, and executive management.