The chances of getting hacked or involuntarily drafted into a botnet are ever increasing due to the rising number of smart home products. Fortress UTM is a unified threat management appliance aimed at protecting home networks from cyber threats, particularly those related to IoT.
Fortress UTM gives consumer home networks intrusion detection and prevention, firewall and anti-virus, while also providing attacker behavior detection and vulnerability assessments. The NXP ARM-powered Fortress UTM is a dual band 3×3 802.11ac router with 4 gigabit Ethernet ports and includes a 7â€ touch screen that displays a red, yellow, green indication of overall network status.
Fortress will also offer three service plans for the Fortress UTM appliance that will fortify home networking monitoring, including a staffed CyberGuard 24/7 security service in the executive tier.
Details regarding availability and pricing were not announced.