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

Multi-cloud Complicates Security

The agility and benefits of cloud computing are undeniable. Forrester predicts that the total global public cloud market will be $178 billion in 2018, up from $146 billion in 2017, and will continue to grow at a 22 percent compound annual growth rate. And IDC forecasts that by 2020, more than 90 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

ISPConfig 3.1.6 Released

What’s new in ISPConfig 3.1.6 This release adds remote API functions to set values in the global and system configuration and fixes some minor bugs. Download The software can be downloaded here: http://www.ispconfig.org/downloads/ISPConfig-3.1.6.tar.gz Changelog https://git.ispconfig.org/ispconfig/ispconfig3/issues?assignee_id=&author_id=&label_name=&milestone_title=3.1.6&scope=all&sort=id_desc&state=closed Known Issues Please take a look at the bug tracker: https://git.ispconfig.org/ispconfig/ispconfig3/issues BUG Reporting Please report Continue Reading

Create HTTPS-based Encrypted URLs Using Routes

Introduction Let’s Encrypt is a global Certificate Authority (CA) provider. It offers domain validation certificates and allows organizations to obtain, renew, and manage SSL/TLS certificates. You can request a certificate and use it as a valid SSL/TLS certificate on your website or application requiring a valid SSL/TLS certificate, without the 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

Certification Marks for IoT Devices – A Suggestion to the FTC and California

According to a recent prediction detailed in the Deloitte Global TMT Predictions 2017 report, incidents of DDoS are expected to rise to 10 million attacks during the year. The escalation of DDoS, according to them, is primarily due to the growing base of insecure IoT devices, readily available online instructions Continue Reading

FortiGuard Labs Telemetry: Round up of 2015 and 2016 IoT Threats (Part 2 Home Routers)

In our last post Round up of 2016 IoT Threats we compared 2015 and 2016 global threat telemetry for IoT devices collected by our FortiGuard Labs. In this post, we will examine why home routers had a such a huge increase in IPS signature hits in 2016, when compared to 2015. Continue Reading

Byline: Companies Are Taking the Cyber Skills Gap Into Their Own Hands

The growing cybersecurity skills shortage couldn’t have hit at a worse time. We are in the midst of a global transition to a digital economy. To compete, organizations are continuously correlating, analyzing, and making decisions based on massive amounts of information collected from highly distributed data sources, including IoT (Internet Continue Reading

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