Join Fortinet at HPE Discover 2017!

Discover 2017 is Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s premier customer event, with over 9,000 IT professionals in attendance. The event showcases the absolute latest technology developments from HPE and its partners including Fortinet, and brings together industry-leading minds for three days of learning, growth and valuable networking. Given the challenges many attendees Continue Reading

Why Git is Worth the Learning Curve

Over the last decade, distributed version control systems, like Git, have gained popularity and are regarded as the most important development tools by developers. Although the learning curve can pose a challenge, developers told us that Git enhances their ability to work together and ship faster, suggesting that managers have Continue Reading

Zero Patch IoT Environment

Over the last few months or years I have reported vulnerabilities on several IoT devices. None have been patched so far, and I think it is time to discuss the situation openly. One of the issues I have faced several times is the zero-security-culture phenomenon. Some of those IoT companies were typically very small Continue Reading

No Tears for WannaCry: Five Steps Every CISO Should Consider for Protecting Your Organization from Ransomware

Over the past few days WannaCry malicious malware variants affected hundreds of organizations across the world. This cyberattack spread primarily by exploiting a vulnerability whose manufacturer had issued a critical security update over two months ago. While there are certainly reasons why it may take an organization some time to 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

AES-CBC is going the way of the dodo

A little over a year ago, Nick Sullivan talked about the beginning of the end for AES-CBC cipher suites, following a plethora of attacks on this cipher mode. Today we can safely confirm that this prediction is coming true, as for the first time ever the share of AES-CBC cipher Continue Reading

FortiGuard Labs Discovers Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word

Over the last few months FortiGuard Labs discovered and reported multiple vulnerabilities found in different versions of Microsoft Word. These vulnerabilities were patched in the January (MS17-002) and March (MS17-014) security updates. These patches are rated as important, and as always, we suggest users update Microsoft Office as soon as possible. Continue Reading

Introducing Zero Round Trip Time Resumption (0-RTT)

Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a faster and more secure Internet. Over the last several years, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has been working on a new version of TLS, the protocol that powers the secure web. Last September, Cloudflare was the first service provider to enable people Continue Reading