Cyber and Physical Convergence is Creating New Attack Opportunities for Cybercriminals

What next? To address the challenges highlighted in the report from Fortinet, organization need to take the following steps: Evolve defenses to address the increase in cyberattack complexity. Just as cybercriminals employ machines to propagate botnet attacks, organizations also need to leverage technology advances in the area of AI/ML to combat new, machine-generated Continue Reading

Securing the Widening Attack Surface of Healthcare Today

During the week of February 11, Fortinet will be at the HIMSS19 Global Event in Orlando, a large gathering focused on healthcare. The security challenges within this industry are certainly unique, and I have some thoughts I would like to share.    The Problem of Data Medical patient records are at Continue Reading

NSE Experts Academy CTF

At the end of this past June, Fortinet ran the NSE Experts Academy which featured for the first time a Capture The Flag (CTF) session. We welcomed close to 60 participants, and feedback was extremely positive. We congratulate the top 2 winners, with very close scores, teams YouMayNotWannaCry and ACSN. Continue Reading

Fortinet in ETSI Security Week

Fortinet participated as a sponsor and panellist at the NFV (Network Function Virtualization) tracks at ETSI Security Week, held on June 14th at ETSI’s headquarters in Sophia Antipolis, in the South of France. Fortinet is a participant in the ETSI NFV ISG group, focusing on NFV security, and earlier this Continue Reading

Executive Insights: An Interview with Phil Quade

We regularly do deep dive Q&A pieces with our executives to share the leadership perspectives at Fortinet. Read below for an interview with Phil Quade, Fortinet’s CISO. You can also read his most recent blog post here about “Take-aways for CISOs from WannaCry.” Could you briefly share more about your career path 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 Supports INTERPOL-led Cybercrime Operation across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Fortinet has partnered with INTERPOL over the past two years to assist in identifying and thwarting cybercrime. Today, INTERPOL announced that a new operation across the ASEAN region, built around threat intelligence provided by Fortinet and other public and private sector security organizations, has resulted in the identification of nearly Continue Reading

Looking Back at Fortinet’s Security Research and Vulnerability Discoveries

In an effort to provide more proactive protections in Fortinet products and to more effectively identify and defeat network threats, the Fortinet security research team works on discovering potential threats in popular products. As a result, over the past year we have discovered 84 vulnerabilities that have been reported to Continue Reading

Fortinet Hits the Road with IDC and VMware to Help Enterprises with Agile Cloud Security


Fortinet, VMware, and International Data Corporation (IDC) are hitting the road with the Agile Cloud Security series of events across EMEA, with the aim of increasing awareness of the security challenges digital transformation and cloud present, along with the solutions available to address these challenges.  From February to June, this Continue Reading

Effectively Using Threat Intelligence

Yesterday, Fortinet and the other founding members of the Cyber Threat Alliance announced the establishment of the CTA as an independent organization. It’s an important, unified step forward in the global battle against cyber criminals. If we want to get ahead of cybercrime, we must share information. A collection of Continue Reading

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