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

A Closer Look at the Rapid Evolution of EHR Security

More than any other database containing sensitive information for a large quantity of people, electronic health records (EHRs) are an especially attractive target for hackers. The patient data they hold can be used for financial gain, as recent reports show that stolen healthcare databases are being sold on the deep Continue Reading

Grabbot is Back to Nab Your Data

Introduction Fortinet has discovered a new botnet capable of stealing large amounts of user information, as well as remotely manipulating compromised machines. The malware appears to be based on an older botnet known as Grabbot, which was first discovered back in November of 2014. This new variant improves on that existing Continue Reading

The Move to Consolidation and Integration: Simplifying Security in Financial Services

In meeting with large financial institutions, the single biggest thing we keep hearing about is the need to simplify and consolidate their security infrastructure. As Financial Services has evolved from person-to-person transactions to a fully digital business model, the industry’s networks have evolved as well, become increasingly complex and more Continue Reading

Byline: Four Things To Look For When Choosing A Financial Services Cloud Security Provider

From large banks to insurance companies, financial services organizations are leveraging the cloud to stay ahead of the competition and deliver the best customer experiences that they can. Bloomberg reports that 25 of the world’s 38 largest financial institutions and insurance companies have signed up with Microsoft’s cloud business and Continue Reading

Q&A: How Fortinet is Helping Retailers Meet PCI DSS Requirements

With so many high profile security breaches of large retailers in the news recently, a hot topic everywhere is around PCI DSS, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. We recently spoke with Nirav Shah, Fortinet’s Director of Product Marketing – Enterprise Security, for his take on PCI DSS requirements, Continue Reading

GitLab 8.12 Released with Cycle Analytics and Global Code Search

Whether you’re working on a small or a large project, your tools should get out of your way and give you actionable feedback. This month, we’re making sure GitLab does both better than ever. GitLab 8.12 gives you feedback on how efficiently you actually work, helps you find code across Continue Reading

Security Trends: Managed Security Service Providers

Small and large businesses alike are struggling to meet their need for better, faster, more cost-effective cybersecurity. With the unemployment rate for security professionals extremely low (less than 1 percent in some cities), a company’s prospect of finding – and then keeping – security talent is daunting. At the same Continue Reading

Move over Healthcare, Ransomware Has Manufacturing In Its Sights

Everyone has heard how ransomware shut down the networks of several large healthcare providers this past year. To get their systems unlocked, these organizations paid huge ransoms to cybercriminals. Healthcare networks are notoriously vulnerable, and have been tagged by the media and security professionals as the preferred target for these Continue Reading

Sync 2.3 Brings More Features For Power Users

Sync provides a simple and powerful solution: the ability to move large amounts of data directly between devices. This concept has a wide variety of use cases and today we’re announcing the release of Sync 2.3, which provides new features to better support power users seeking to unlock Sync’s full Continue Reading

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