I attended a hands-on class today about using Hashicorp’s Terraform to build infrastructure using code. I have been building network infrastructure for decades using command lines, web interfaces, templates, and FortiManager and Cisco Meraki dashboard templates. At the same time, I have been working with Amazon Web Services to build out my own virtual private […]
Fortinet SD-WAN hands-on training
I recently attended a hands-on workshop by Fortinet to program SD-WAN in a virtual environment.
OSPF and EIGRP indoor bicycle ride
I watch training videos on OSPF and EIGRP routing while riding my indoor bicycle.
FortiDeceptor – Honeypots for cybercriminals
How do you create a honeypot for a cyber-criminal? Install Fortinet’s FortiDeceptor (what an uncreative but awesome and effective name. I may have come up with Fortinet Deceptacon or something.) Fortinet makes it easy to find out who is attacking your network and how they are attempting to attack your network. Why? So that you […]
FortiManager 6.4 makes SD-WAN scalable and EASY!
Recently, as I prepared for the Fortinet Network Security Expert 5 certification, I spent a lot of time learning the detailed intricacies of using the FortiManager network orchestration tool to deploy large-scale SD-WAN networks. FortiManager is designed to make deploying hundreds and even thousands of sites easy and simple. SD-WAN is designed to route traffic […]