John Maddison

EVP, 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.

The Hidden Challenge of the Cloud Security Skills Gap

Defining the SD-Branch

Defining the SD-Branch

Extending the integrated simplicity, visibility, and security of the best SD-WAN solutions to the branch allows remote users and networks take advantage of the power of digital transformation without introducing unnecessary risk.

Delivering on the Promise of the Cloud Requires Consistent Security

Delivering on the Promise of the Cloud Requires Consistent Security

Effective security not only needs to protect connections between data and users, but also secure literally every connection to every physical or virtual device across the distributed infrastructure.

Protecting Today’s Evolving Digital Landscape

Protecting Today’s Evolving Digital Landscape

Addressing the needs of our new digital world is going to require us to transform how and where we deploy security.

Tapping Veterans’ Unique Skillset to Fill the Cybersecurity Talent Pool

Tapping Veterans’ Unique Skillset to Fill the Cybersecurity Talent Pool

One of the great untapped resources that has been seriously underappreciated by the cybersecurity industry is the number of veterans transitioning into public life from today’s highly digital military.

Four Critical Reasons for Investing in Your WAN Edge

Four Critical Reasons for Investing in Your WAN Edge

As Digital Transformation continues to radically change how businesses do business, it is essential that all parts of the network are aligned to take advantage of new digital business opportunities.

The Problem with Too Many Security Options

The Problem with Too Many Security Options

For organizations looking to expand or upgrade their security, there is literally too much information to consume.

Securing Today’s Distributed Enterprise Requires an Open Security Ecosystem

Securing Today’s Distributed Enterprise Requires an Open Security Ecosystem

A security architecture built around a framework of open standards not only ensures interoperability, but also increases performance.

A Comprehensive Solution to Ensure Network Availability, Performance, and Security at the Youth Olympic Games

A Comprehensive Solution to Ensure Network Availability, Performance, and Security at the Youth Olympic Games

The Youth Olympic Games, one of the largest sporting events in the world, required a security solution that could protect a large-scale IT infrastructure and keep the event running smoothly.

Bolstering Endpoint Security

Bolstering Endpoint Security

While organizations are able to ensure that endpoint clients are installed on company-owned assets, security becomes more challenging when workers use their personal devices for work-related activities.

Leveraging UEBA to Address Insider Threats

Leveraging UEBA to Address Insider Threats

The real challenge lies in discovering any attack in its very earliest stages, long before any damaging compromise can happen

Addressing Today’s Risks Requires Reliable Threat Intelligence

Addressing Today’s Risks Requires Reliable Threat Intelligence

Having a sense of urgency but not knowing where the threat is coming from is the equivalent of frantically wading around through flood water carrying a fire extinguisher.

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