Leveraging AI to Win the Cybercrime Arms Race

This is a summary of an article written for SC Magazine by Fortinet’s Global Security Strategist, Derek Manky. The entire article can be accessed here. Cybercriminals and cybersecurity professionals are caught in a perpetual game of one-upmanship when it comes to developing and deploying tools to either defend digital resources Continue Reading

Attack Patterns Uncover Defensive Strategies

This is a summary of an article written for ThreatPost by Fortinet’s Global Security Strategist, Derek Manky. The entire article can be accessed here. In Fortinet’s Q1 2019 Threat Landscape Report, threat analysts at FortiGuard Labs chose to dig into data from the company’s web filtering service. Here is what they Continue Reading

New Attacks and Old Attacks Made New

This blog is a summary of an article written by Fortinet’s Derek Manky that appeared on the Dark Reading website on April 16, 2019, entitled “New Attacks (and Old Attacks Made New).” Although cybercriminals depend on innovation in order to stay ahead of security safeguards, they are still subject to Continue Reading

AI-based Fuzzing Could Change Security

This blog is a summary of an article written by Fortinet’s Derek Manky that appeared as a byline article on the Threatpost website on December 7, 2018. Many developers, along with professional threat researchers, employ a technique known as fuzzing that is designed to discover vulnerabilities in hardware and software interfaces Continue Reading

Getting Ready for Swarm-as-a-Service

This blog is a summary of an article written by Fortinet’s Derek Manky that appeared on the ThreatPost website on January 31, 2019. The digital world has created unprecedented opportunities – both for good and for ill. Advances in swarm technology, for example, have powerful implications in the fields of Continue Reading

Perspective: The Aftermath of the WannaCry Attack

A perspective blog with Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist, Fortinet. We asked Derek to put WannaCry into context. Is this just the eye of the storm?   The WannaCry exploit was global news, but it seems to have died down. Is the worst over, or is this just the eye Continue Reading

Fortinet Signs Important Cybersecurity Information Sharing Agreement with KISA

Fortinet’s Derek Manky offers some perspective on Fortinet’s most recent cooperative information sharing agreement and what this means for the future of global cyber threat intelligence. What did Fortinet announce with KISA today? Fortinet took another important step in an effort to bolster the future of cybersecurity. We signed an Continue Reading

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