HENNGE Adds FortiGate, a Unified Threat Management (UTM) product, to the linkage solutions of HENNGE One 2023.01.05

HENNGE K.K. (headquarters: Shibuya, Tokyo, Representative Director, Chief Executive Officer: Kazuhiro Ogura, “HENNGE”) is pleased to announce that its SaaS authentication platform (IDaaS), HENNGE One, now supports FortiGate, a unified threat management (UTM) product offered by Fortinet Japan G.K..

In recent years, ransomware (ransom demand virus) attacks have been on the rise in Japan. According to an official report by the National Police Agency, 68% of ransomware attacks occurred via "VPN devices" and 15% via "remote desktops," with the main causes being vulnerabilities in devices used for telework and the use of weak authentication information. (*1)

By adding FortiGate to the linkage solutions of HENNGE One, companies utilizing FortiGate's SSL-VPN authentication to access their internal systems from outside the company can further strengthen their security. HENNGE One's access control features, which provide multi-factor authentication such as ID/password and identity authentication, along with device certificates, allow users to use "FortiGate" at ease while preventing the risk of unauthorized access.

HENNGE will continue to increase the number of solutions that could be linked with "HENNGE One" to support the adoption of a convenient and secure network environment for companies.

*1 Source: Threats in the Cyberspace in the First Half of 2022

■ About FortiGate
The Fortinet flagship enterprise firewall platform, FortiGate, is available in a wide range of sizes and form factors to fit any environment and provides a broad array of next-generation security and networking functions. The Fortinet market position and solution effectiveness have been widely validated by industry analysts, independent testing labs, business organizations, and media outlets worldwide. Fortinet is proud to count the majority of Fortune 500 companies among its satisfied customers.

■ About HENNGE One
HENNGE One is a SaaS authentication platform (IDaaS) that provides comprehensive secure access, single sign-on function, and other features across various cloud services, including Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Box, and LINE WORKS. It supports a wide range of email security as well, such as preventing sending cloud emails to wrong addresses, protecting against targeted attacks, and performing email auditing. HENNGE One works with various cloud services and it is utilized by a broad range of customers, such as financial institutions and other large-scale enterprise companies, administrative organizations, and so on.

■ About Fortinet Japan G.K.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects leading enterprises, service providers, and government agencies worldwide. Fortinet provides intelligent, seamless protection across an expanding attack surface, now and into the future, giving customers the ability to meet the growing performance requirements of borderless networks. The Fortinet security fabric is the only architecture capable of delivering uncompromised security capabilities to address the most critical security challenges, whether in network, application, cloud, or mobile environments. Fortinet ships the most security appliances in the world, and more than 595,000 customers worldwide rely on Fortinet to protect their businesses.

Company name: Fortinet Japan G.K.
Location: Tri-Seven Roppongi 9F, 7-7-7 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Yoshimasa Tai, Country Manager, VP for Sales

■ About HENNGE K.K.
HENNGE K.K. was established in November 1996. It is a SaaS company, guided by the philosophy of "liberation of technology to change the world" and it develops and sells unique services that bridge the gap between technology and reality. HENNGE provides "HENNGE One", a one-stop cloud security service enabling consolidated IDs and passwords management of multiple cloud services, "Customers Mail Cloud" which is a cloud email distribution service, and "SumaMachi", which is an interactive communication service between local government bodies and their residents. Since October 2019, HENNGE had been listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), Mothers, and then, a transition was made to the TSE Growth in April, 2022.
The company name "HENNGE" originated from the Japanese character for transformation, 'HENNKA' and 'CHALLENGE', which represents its commitment to keep challenging against every change we encounter.

Company name: HENNGE K.K. (securities code: 4475)
Address: Daiwa Shibuya Square, 16-28 Nanpeidaicho, Shibuya City, Tokyo
Representative: Kazuhiro Ogura (Representative Director, Chief Executive Officer)

■ Contact information for inquiries regarding this press
Corporate Communication Division
TEL: 03-6415-3660
Person in charge: Yano

*The names of companies, products and services mentioned in this press are trademarks or registered trademarks of HENNGE.K.K. or other related organizations.

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