The Blessing and Curse of Automation
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The Blessing and Curse of Automation

As data becomes the new currency of the digital marketplace, one of the biggest security challenges organizations face is the number and kinds of endpoint devices that need access to the network. Smartphones, laptops, Chromebooks,...

03/20/18

Securing OT Networks Against Rising Attacks
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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...

03/13/18

Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Spotlight: Securing the Internet of Things with ForeScout Technologies
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Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Spotlight: Securing the Internet of Things with ForeScout Technologies

ForeScout Technologies offers a highly scalable, heterogeneous platform that provides Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and non-traditional devices, including...

03/08/18

Healthcare Experiences Twice the Number of Cyber Attacks As Other Industries
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Healthcare Experiences Twice the Number of Cyber Attacks As Other Industries

Healthcare has become the second largest sector of the U.S. economy, accounting for 18% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017, and is rivaled only by U.S. Federal Government’s 20% share of GDP in the same year. Not surprisingly,...

03/06/18

Using Artificial Intelligence to Rebalance the Cyber Criminal Advantage
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Using Artificial Intelligence to Rebalance the Cyber Criminal Advantage

There is a troubling convergence of trends across the cybersecurity landscape that I have been watching closely. If not addressed, I suspect they could wreak deeper levels of damage and volatility than any we have already seen....

02/27/18

The Third Generation of Security is Here
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The Third Generation of Security is Here

Organizations are rapidly adopting mobility, IoT, smart devices, and multi-cloud computing to meet new networking requirements. These changes are increasing the speed and the volume of the data and traffic that networks need to...

02/27/18

Securing the Network: What Three Key Verticals Require
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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...

02/22/18

Adapting to the New Normal in Cybercrime
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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...

02/20/18

Winning the Digital Transformation Cyberwar
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Winning the Digital Transformation Cyberwar

The vast majority of cybercrime we deal with is opportunistic and automated. It is the domain of criminals trolling for the unaware and vulnerable. They target unpatched systems and vulnerable applications, exploit gullible end...

02/15/18

Securing the Next Generation of Digital Transformation
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Securing the Next Generation of Digital Transformation

Cybercrime is a continually increasing problem due to the digital transformation-driven expansion of the attack surface and the growing sophistication of bad actors.  Corporations and government agencies of all sizes are rapidly...

02/13/18

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

Not long ago, it was foolhardy to suggest that a bank, school, or healthcare provider might migrate some of its mission-critical or sensitive data and applications to a public cloud. Today, organizations in many industry sectors...

02/06/18

Healthcare’s Secret Weapon for Securing the IoMT
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Healthcare’s Secret Weapon for Securing the IoMT

Patient care is undergoing a Renaissance of technological advancements. Electronic health records (EHRs), healthcare applications, and connected medical devices are improving doctor/patient communication by enabling real-time...

02/01/18

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

01/29/18

Patchwork Security Makes Us All Less Safe
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Patchwork Security Makes Us All Less Safe

In the intensifying rush to develop and deploy network security strategies that can handle the drastic increase of today’s cyberthreats, I fear that many organizations are falling into a trap that is already having far-ranging...

01/25/18

Fortinet Takes Insurance Giant icare to the Cloud
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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...

01/23/18

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

01/16/18

Prioritizing Your Security – Where Do You Begin?
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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...

01/11/18

Smart Cars: A Peek Into the Future of Converged Networks
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Smart Cars: A Peek Into the Future of Converged Networks

Ask any CSO about their biggest challenges and you’re likely to hear some variation on digital transformation. Things like multi-cloud, IoT, mobile workers and devices, escalating consumer expectations, and shadow IT are...

01/09/18

2017 Threat Trends – The Year in Review
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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...

12/21/17

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

12/19/17

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