Anthony Giandomenico

Senior Security Strategist & Researcher, FortiGuard Labs

Anthony Giandomenico is an experienced Information Security Executive, Evangelist, Entrepreneur and Mentor with over 20 years of experience. In his current position at Fortinet he is focused on delivering knowledge, tools and methodologies to properly demonstrate advanced threat concept and defense strategy using a practical approach to security.

The Rise of Destructive Botnets
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The Rise of Destructive Botnets


Threat Landscape Report Reveals Evolution of Malware to Exploit Cryptocurrencies

Threat Landscape Report Reveals Evolution of Malware to Exploit Cryptocurrencies

Fortinet has just released its Quarterly Threat Landscape Report for Q1 of 2018, and the numbers are interesting. While some of the most common threat indicators actually dropped during the quarter, the data also shows that...

Addressing Growing Application and Bandwidth Risks in Education Networks

Addressing Growing Application and Bandwidth Risks in Education Networks

According to recent FortiGuard Labs research that looked at technology and threat trends among educational institutions in the US, both K-12 and higher education institutions are consistently operating at the cutting edge of...

Data Breaches: How Do You Ensure You’re Not Next?

Data Breaches: How Do You Ensure You’re Not Next?

Recent reports of large data breaches are alarming for everyone. Customers worry about the implications of having their financial and personal information hijacked. The organizations that were compromised worry about both the...

More Ransomware: Part of a Larger Security Challenge

More Ransomware: Part of a Larger Security Challenge

Unless you’ve been entirely off the grid, you have probably heard that a number of high-profile organizations have recently been targeted by ransomware. It’s part of a growing trend that has the potential to impact large numbers...

Mitigating Personal Cyber Risk

Mitigating Personal Cyber Risk

The biggest security challenge facing individuals and businesses today isn’t scale. It’s hyperconnectivity. The various devices and applications being used in homes or at organizations have now become so intertwined that it’s hard...

Adapting to the New Normal in Cybercrime

Adapting to the New Normal in Cybercrime

The volume and sophistication of attacks targeting organizations is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Fortinet’s Q4 2017 Threat Landscape Report, just released this week, reports an average of 274 attacks per firm, which is a...

Top Cybersecurity Threats Active in the Education Sector Today – and Why You Should Care

Top Cybersecurity Threats Active in the Education Sector Today – and Why You Should Care

Educational institution networks continue to be a favorite playground for cybercriminals. Because of the age and interests of the majority of educational users, these networks tend to incorporate cutting edge technologies and...

Prioritizing Your Security – Where Do You Begin?

Prioritizing Your Security – Where Do You Begin?

There are two key trends happening in today’s networks the c-suite executives need to be paying close attention to. The first is that IT teams are struggling to keep up with digital transformation demands, including the move to...

Zero-days, Botnets, and Swarming: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Organization

Zero-days, Botnets, and Swarming: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Organization

Fortinet’s latest Threat Landscape Report provides details about what most of us in the security industry already know: cybercriminals continue to commit significant resources to breaking into networks. However, a careful analysis...

Getting Ready for the Holidays: Your Cyber Guide to Safe Holiday Shopping

Getting Ready for the Holidays: Your Cyber Guide to Safe Holiday Shopping

Whether you are buying gifts for those on your holiday list, spending year-end budget on new technology for your company or home office, or have employees who will likely be doing some of their online holiday shopping at work, it...

Reaper: The Next Evolution of IoT Botnets

Reaper: The Next Evolution of IoT Botnets

By now, everyone should be aware of two things related to IoT devices. The first is that these devices are being deployed everywhere. They range from wearable devices, smart appliances, and networking devices, to small,...

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