John Maddison

Sr. Vice President, Products and Solutions at Fortinet

John Maddison has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications, IT Infrastructure, and security industries. Previously he held positions as general manager data center division and senior vice president core technology at Trend Micro. Before that John was senior director of product management at Lucent Technologies. He has lived and worked in Europe, Asia, and the United States. John graduated with a bachelor of telecommunications engineering degree from Plymouth University, United Kingdom.

Multi-risks in the Multi-cloud:  An Industry Perspective

Fortinet Takes Insurance Giant icare to the Cloud

Fortinet Takes Insurance Giant icare to the Cloud

icare is one of the largest insurance providers in Australia. With more than $32 billion in assets across its schemes, the public financial corporation delivers world-class insurance and care services to more than 3.4 million...

ShipServ uses Fortinet Security Tools to Assist its Move to the Cloud

ShipServ uses Fortinet Security Tools to Assist its Move to the Cloud

ShipServ, which is based in London but has a global network of offices, provides the world’s largest e-procurement platform for the marine industry. Founded in 1999, the company enables shipowners and managers to make one...

2017 Threat Trends – The Year in Review

2017 Threat Trends – The Year in Review

2017 was another landmark year for cybersecurity. In reviewing our quarterly Threat Landscape reports, it is clear that 2017 has been notable primarily for three things: the rapid digital transformation and expansion of the...

Fireside Chat with Security7: How this MSSP is Enhancing Security through the Cloud while Reducing Customer Costs

Fireside Chat with Security7: How this MSSP is Enhancing Security through the Cloud while Reducing Customer Costs

As organizations embrace the cloud, whether public, private, or a hybrid, multi-cloud environment, their IT team is not only required to architect new networking platforms or infrastructures, but also figure out how to secure this...

Defending Today’s OT Environments

Defending Today’s OT Environments

Operational Technology, or OT, including SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) and ICS (industrial control systems), is a system of hardware and software designed to monitor and/or control the physical devices,...

Fireside Chat with Gibson Energy: Talking Data Center Consolidation, IoT and Cloud Security

Fireside Chat with Gibson Energy: Talking Data Center Consolidation, IoT and Cloud Security

Gibson Energy, a 60-year-old Canadian company, specializes in the transportation, storage, blending, processing, and distribution of crude oil and other refined products. The company, headquartered in Calgary, also offers oilfield...

How Veterans Can Help Close the Cyber Skills Gap: Synergies Between National & Cyber Defense

How Veterans Can Help Close the Cyber Skills Gap: Synergies Between National & Cyber Defense

As we reflect on U.S. Veterans Day, our thoughts often turn to the difficult transition that many military veterans face as they move into the civilian workforce. Many veterans have a challenging time envisioning how their...

Securing Evolving Cloud Networks

Securing Evolving Cloud Networks

The growing need for on-demand network and compute resources is outpacing available internal resources, even in private cloud environments, and is driving organizations to the public cloud. According to IDC, 75% of organizations...

Food Services Giant Moves Securely to the Cloud Over a Single Weekend

Food Services Giant Moves Securely to the Cloud Over a Single Weekend

When one of the world’s largest food services companies needed a better way to connect its vast distributed network of operations, it turned to Microsoft Azure and Fortinet to "move the entire organization to Azure on a single...

Getting the Board On Board with Security

Getting the Board On Board with Security

We are all aware of how much digital transformation is affecting businesses, along with consumers, governments, and society in general. Businesses are now moving to the cloud at an unprecedented rate, access to even sensitive data...

Power, Performance, and the Cloud

Power, Performance, and the Cloud

While the continued growth of the cloud is assured, there seems to be little evidence that there will be a lot of organizations that will be moving their entire infrastructure into the public cloud anytime soon. What we will be...

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