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Comprehensive Security for K-12 Environments

Fortinet delivers comprehensive security and easy management for K-12 environments of any size. Our consolidated solution for cyber and physical security protects students, staff, and faculty. Automation and compliance features unburden lean, overwhelmed IT teams.

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Fortinet E-Rate-Eligible Solutions for K-12 Education

Fortinet provides E-rate-eligible security and networking solutions. The Fortinet Security Fabric integrates a broad security and networking product portfolio to offer better protection and easier management of time-consuming tasks. The Fabric reduces complexity, saves IT resources, and provides comprehensive security across threat vectors. 

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Free Security Awareness and Training Service for all K-12 School Districts and Systems in the U.S.

Fortinet is committed to closing the cybersecurity skills gap by offering all U.S. school district faculty and staff free security awareness training along with our new Security Awareness Curriculum program for all teachers and students across the U.S.

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Securing K-12 Education with Ease

Safeguard K-12 education effortlessly with the Fortinet Security Fabric. Replace multiple solutions with end-to-end protection, leveraging powerful EDR and automation, and stay compliant with regulations like FERPA, CIPA, and COPPA. Budget-friendly options, E-rate eligibility, and Grants Support Program available.

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Ensuring Physical and Cyber Safety for All

Schools must protect students, faculty, and staff from physical and cyber threats

Providing Cost-Effective Digital Learning Resources

K-12 schools need affordable digital resources that enhance education without compromising security

Complexity Due to Disparate Solutions

Deploying multiple point solutions creates complexity, making management and visibility difficult

Why Fortinet

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Easily Meet Compliance
We help K-12 schools demonstrate compliance for regulations such as CIPA, COPPA, FERPA, and HIPAA
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Broad integration
Our integrated solutions effectively safeguard K-12 digital resources
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Fortinet solutions are cost-effective so schools get the most out of lean budgets
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Comprehensive cybersecurity
Our range of products protect schools from a variety of known and previously unknown threats
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Cooperative Contracts Made Easy
Cooperative contracts services streamline IT procurement, offering Fortinet's full portfolio

Case Studies

Security alerts happen all the time, and in order for me to do anything else with my day, I need to have information at my fingertips. Fortinet’s solutions provide me with just that.”
- David Cooper, Network Analyst, East Stroudsburg Area School District
Deploying FortiEDR was a real eye-opener. It caught some malware lurking on workstations that our previous endpoint security system had not detected.”
- Rashan Jones, Coordinator, Network Systems, Okeechobee County School District
Our decision to continue to stay with FortiGates when deciding to renew our firewalls was based on our previous experience with the FortiGates, as well as the ability that it works and integrates well with third-party products.”
- Greg Anderson, CIO, St Aidan’s & St Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ Schools
It feels like every time we add a Fortinet device or product to the network, I get more actionable insights that allow me to do what matters: provide a secure and highly available network to teachers and students.“
- Matthew Frederickson, Director of IT, Council Rock School District
What makes Fortinet the right partner for Spring Branch ISD: The solutions are enterprise-class, they protect us from all angles—from perimeter to internal threats to email to authentication—and they provide 24×7 protection while effectively taking the human factor out of many of our processes.”
- Troy Neal, Executive Director, Cybersecurity and Technology Operations, Spring Branch ISD
The value was so much better than competing proposals; it piqued our interest. Then we started to look into the products, and we were blown away by their capabilities.”
- Sandeep Dhillon, Executive Manager, Nassau BOCES

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K-12 schools face diverse challenges like hybrid learning, digital divide, teacher retention, and cybersecurity. Fortinet Security Fabric offers a consolidated solution for comprehensive security and easy management. Protecting students, staff, and faculty, it alleviates burden on lean IT teams. Experience the self-guided tour addressing K-12 cybersecurity challenges.

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