CISOs today face an expanding attack surface, increasingly sophisticated threats, and an ongoing cybersecurity skills gap. A broad, integrated, and automated approach to security is needed to secure and protect across the digital infrastructure.
When it comes to attracting and retaining new cybersecurity training the industry desperately needs, recruiting strategies of the past are insufficient. IT and security leaders are engaging in unique approaches to recruit for critical positions.
The best CIOs know that cyber awareness and hygiene training must be a cornerstone of a company. Understand today’s cybercrime trends and the best practices to combat them, to prepare your organization to stand up to future threats.
While security breaches are rising across all industries, organizations are finding it difficult to attract and retain security professionals. Here are several ways we can collectively shrink the cybersecurity skills gap.
A proactive approach to security preparation helps to reduce the chances of missteps happening when an actual incident occurs. Security leaders establish and maintain these processes to ensure the fastest response possible.
A great deal of work still needs to be done to bring women into cybersecurity-focused roles and create meaningful career paths for them to grow and progress within the industry.
By embracing new recruitment ideas and strategies, business leaders can fill open roles, diversify their teams, and strengthen the organization’s security posture.
Security teams facing these challenges should focus on better decision making, prioritizing endpoint security, and including security services in their strategy planning to improve early detection and mitigate workforce shortages.
It’s not just retailers looking forward to the holiday shopping season; it’s also a time of plenty for cunning cybercriminals.
The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year for cybercriminals.
Today’s hybrid networks are only as secure as their weakest link.
It’s time to talk about the human element – specifically your Security Operations Center (SOC) analysts – and their role in your cybersecurity framework.
Thinking more holistically about what can help you define a security strategy that's effective today will set your organization and team up for long-term resilience and automation.
Enabling MFA for all accounts is a best practice for all organizations, but the specifics of how it is implemented are significant because attackers are developing workarounds.
Attackers demanding a ransomware settlement want to know if you have insurance, since they are aware that if you do, they are more likely to receive payment.
While well-trained employees are one of your company's best lines defense, having the right security solutions in place is just as critical.
While cyber threats are never going away, enterprise security teams can take advantage of numerous tools and strategies—along with advice and insights from their peers—that will help improve their ability to defend against even the most s....
Zero trust involves several elements, so it’s important to define terms from the outset to avoid confusion and arrive at a solid solution.
The starting point of handling vulnerabilities, risk and threats for compute, database and storage resources is the use of cloud-native security services that provide comprehensive and effective security coverage.
Every person at an organization—regardless of their role—must be on top of their game to defend the enterprise against threat actors.
Cybersecurity is a necessity across every industry, including healthcare, government, transportation, banking, and retail. This offers women the opportunity to work within many industries and diversify their resumes.
According to the 2022 Cloud Security Report, 40% of enterprises now run more than half of their workloads in the cloud. And that percentage is expected to increase to nearly 60% by 2024.
Because the cybersecurity workforce is not growing fast enough to keep up with new threats, Fortinet has pledged to do something about it.
As CISOs realize the need to improve their OT security practices, there are 4 areas where they should consider focusing.
For most retailers, effective networking must deliver on the three Ps: protection, performance, and price.
Five key technologies to keep employees productive and secure wherever they happen to be working.
Whether it's clothing or technology, there's no such thing as one size fits all.
A company embracing the future of work is doing so by leveraging the future of secure remote working.
With Fortinet’s solution in place, the restaurant chain benefits from a much more resilient and reliable network.
There are an increasing number of new threats that need to be mitigated, and the cybersecurity industry needs to be able to keep up.
Whether it’s building an understanding of cybersecurity best practices or advancing highly technical cyber skills, training and certifications are ways organizations are ensuring the skills gap isn’t compromising their security.
The lack of cyber skills across the workforce is having many negative effects on organizations, including damage to their reputations and financial losses.
When it comes to cybersecurity, employees can be your greatest defenders or your worst vulnerability.
For the field of cybersecurity, the Great Resignation actually presents a great opportunity as cybersecurity continues to face a significant skills gap leading to many unfilled roles.
A career in cybersecurity has many benefits, including career growth opportunities and being in a field that helps protect people from bad actors which can be very satisfying.
Although people have been talking about zero trust for more than a decade now, vendors don't necessarily use the terminology the same way.
The industry—along with society—needs to encourage women’s interest in cybersecurity by presenting them with a full picture of the opportunities available to them in both technical and non-technical roles.
In the world of cybercrime, there is not always much good news it seems. However, recently there have been some victories against ransomware criminals.
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.
The report features the combined intelligence of data compiled from Fortinet sensors worldwide that document billions of threat events.
Because many highly distributed networks have a hybrid IT architecture with a mix of both on-premises and remote locations, Zero Trust Edge can be an effective cybersecurity approach.
Fortinet is working to increase diversity by creating access and opportunities to cyber careers for all, including women, students, veterans, minorities and others.
With FortiGate Secure SD-Branch integrated with the Fabric Management Center, the organization simplified management of its network infrastructure while also getting NGFW security capabilities.
Taking care of people as they reach their senior years requires compassion and diligence, and in a community living situation, it also requires a well-considered cybersecurity strategy.
Don't assume you can trust anything, no matter where it may be located inside or outside of the network.
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.
From the oil rig to the gas pump, most large fuel distribution companies are involved in just about every aspect of fuel exploration, extraction, production, and distribution.
The convergence of networking and security breaks down silos and centralizes data from users and the network that can be used to improve security and performance.
Many of us in cybersecurity have a chance every day to make a difference in the security of the organizations and people around us. Cybersecurity has a role for everyone and it affects us all.
While the holidays are a busy and exhausting time in retail, by working smart and maximizing the technology and partnerships you have in place, the season can be safe and successful for everyone.