Derek Manky

Chief, Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances at Fortinet - Office of CISO

Derek Manky brings more than fifteen years of cyber security experience to his work helping customers formulate security strategy. He consults with leading C-level executives worldwide across multiple verticals, including CSOs/CISOs of Fortune 500 companies. As a cyber security expert, his work has included meetings with leading political figures and key policy stakeholders globally, including law enforcement, who help define the future of cyber security. He is actively involved with several global threat intelligence initiatives including NATO NICP, INTERPOL Expert Working Group, the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) and the Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST).

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Good News on Disrupting Cybercrime


Is Cyber Insurance an Invitation to Cybercriminals?

Is Cyber Insurance an Invitation to Cybercriminals?

Anecdotal evidence suggests that cybercriminals are quite adept at finding out which organizations have cyber insurance. This is helpful to them because they know that insured organizations are more likely to pay a ransom.

5 Threats to Watch Out for in 2022

5 Threats to Watch Out for in 2022

In 2022, threats are unlikely to slow down. If your network and security tools aren't up to the task of protecting your organization now, it's not going to be any better in 2022.

How to Cope with Disruptive Shifts in Cyberattacks

How to Cope with Disruptive Shifts in Cyberattacks

The best cybersecurity defense requires agility, so security teams, strategies, and solutions all need to be adaptable.

Cybercriminals Are Exploiting the Rapid Change to Our Digital World

Cybercriminals Are Exploiting the Rapid Change to Our Digital World

In the rush to make sure that workforces remain productive and ensure business continuity, things like security protocols may get overlooked, and criminals are looking to take advantage of any inadvertent security gaps.

 Using AI to Level the Cyber Playing Field

Using AI to Level the Cyber Playing Field

By shifting responsibilities to autonomous self-learning processes, valuable cybersecurity professionals will be able to focus their unique skillsets on higher-order planning and strategy.

The Critical Need for Threat Intelligence

The Critical Need for Threat Intelligence

Smart security executives understand that they can’t rely solely on the data provided by their vendors to catch criminal activity.

Tips for CISOs to Maintain Privacy and Reduce Risk as the Use of New Technology Increases

Tips for CISOs to Maintain Privacy and Reduce Risk as the Use of New Technology Increases

5 common and emerging technologies, trends, and behaviors that CISOs must pay attention to.

The Evolving Threat Landscape - Swarmbots, Hivenets, Automation in Malware

The Evolving Threat Landscape - Swarmbots, Hivenets, Automation in Malware

Over the past several months, the FortiGuard Labs team has been tracking a number of evolving trends related to the FortiGuard 2018 Threat Landscape Predictions article published just before the beginning of the year. This...

The Critical Need for Threat Intelligence

The Critical Need for Threat Intelligence

Information sharing is one of the most critical elements of any security strategy. Without it, security has to be painted with a broad brush where literally anything is possible. Being able to compare the device or network you are...

Securing OT Networks Against Rising Attacks

Securing OT Networks Against Rising Attacks

Operational Technology (OT) networks play a critical role in manufacturing, defense, emergency services, food and agriculture, financial systems, and critical infrastructure, just to name a few. OT networks and devices include...

Securing the Network: What Three Key Verticals Require

Securing the Network: What Three Key Verticals Require

Perhaps the most neglected element of security is simply network and device hygiene. While new, innovative threats continue to pop up on almost daily, our latest Global Threat Landscape Report reveals that long known and yet still...

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