Renee Tarun

Vice President Information Security, Fortinet Inc.

Renee is Vice President of Information Security for Fortinet. Previously, Renee Tarun served as the Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer of the Information Assurance Directorate at NSA. Focus areas included strategy, planning, integration and relationship management in cybersecurity. Tarun served as a Cyber Strategist in a joint Defense Department-Homeland Security Department organization for coordinating joint efforts in operational planning, policy and strategy development, and solutions for cyber-issues. She served as the Protect Data and Networks and Operational Resiliency Portfolio Lead for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information and Identity Assurance. Past assignments include serving as Computer Scientist, Information Technologist and Program Manager.

Insurer Secures Edges with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN and SD-Branch

Protecting Children from Online Cybersecurity Risks

Protecting Children from Online Cybersecurity Risks

It is critical for our children to be educated about Internet safety from an early age and have a foundational baseline of cyber awareness.

5 Fundamentals for Effective Security Design

5 Fundamentals for Effective Security Design

Five fundamental principles and practices that every organization needs to consider to get in front of and stay ahead of their current security challenges

Proactive Security Requires Leveraging AI and Automation

Proactive Security Requires Leveraging AI and Automation

Cybercriminals are capitalizing on digital innovation, automating and applying artificial intelligence (AI) to many of their tactics.

Education SaaS Provider Achieves Agile Cloud Migration with Fast, Flexible Fortinet Solutions in AWS

Education SaaS Provider Achieves Agile Cloud Migration with Fast, Flexible Fortinet Solutions in AWS

By consolidating its security solutions with Fortinet, the SaaS provider has achieved a 75% reduction in the TCO of its cloud, on-premises, and hybrid security.

Tis the Season for Cyber Scams

Tis the Season for Cyber Scams

During this time of year, cybercriminals and scammers get into the holiday spirit by increasing the quantity and sophistication of their scams to exploit victims for their own financial gains.

Building a Human Firewall to Address Insider Threats

Building a Human Firewall to Address Insider Threats

It is more important than ever that CISOs prioritize their employees’ cybersecurity awareness to help them understand the role they play in keeping networks secure, and reducing the insider threat risk. 

Fortinet Secure SD-WAN Ensures User Experience Across 3,000 Branch Offices

Fortinet Secure SD-WAN Ensures User Experience Across 3,000 Branch Offices

Large distributed enterprises with thousands of branch offices need reliable and secure connectivity from home to branch to data center to cloud.

COVID-19 Social Engineering Attacks

COVID-19 Social Engineering Attacks

Social engineering constantly preys on the only vulnerability that cannot be patched, humans – you and me

Hiring Tips for CISOs Closing the Cyber Skills Gap

Hiring Tips for CISOs Closing the Cyber Skills Gap

CISOs must be strategic and specific during the recruiting, hiring, and onboarding process.

‘Tis The Season for Cyber Scams

‘Tis The Season for Cyber Scams

As we go into the holiday season, it is important that we all keep our guard up. Knowing some of what to look for goes a long way in staying cyber-safe.

Gender Diversity in Cybersecurity Matters to the Business

Gender Diversity in Cybersecurity Matters to the Business

Gender diversity remains a serious problem in the cybersecurity space, with less than one-quarter of the workforce being comprised of women

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