Why CISOs Must Use Automation and AI to Combat Resource Shortages

Today, a major cybersecurity challenge is the accelerated pace of operations and threats. The velocity, variety and sophistication of threats, and the complexity of today’s networks have outpaced the effectiveness of traditional perimeter-based defenses. Data breaches are now considered inevitable and the practical reality is that it is simply impossible Continue Reading

World Password Day: 6 Best Practices for Password Security

Given the growing sophistication of modern threats, we here at Fortinet often spend time discussing cutting edge technology and strategies to secure today’s complex, evolving, and highly distributed networks. However, everyday cybersecurity efforts often come down to something much simpler: passwords. Promoting Data and Network Security on World Password Day  Continue Reading

Seeing and Addressing Insider Threats Across Your Distributed Network

Enterprises can get a step ahead of insider threats by identifying not just insider actions that compromise resources, but also by identifying those people likely to perform such actions. There are two types of insider who represent a risk you your organization: Type A – Malicious Actors These individuals are Continue Reading

Update: Google and Microsoft Cases: Know Where Your Data Is!

All the way back in February (where has the time gone?) I posted a blog, Threats to your Data in the Trump Age, where I outlined possible threats to your data, including a recent ruling against Google and a Microsoft case that was still in the court system. In early Continue Reading

Trends Affecting Managed Security Service Providers

Given the very public explosion of ransomware, and an ever-growing list of other cyber threats, IT services providers are increasingly looking for ways to meet the insatiable demand for cybersecurity. In this Q&A article with Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, we look at some of the trends and challenges facing the MSSP community. How Continue Reading

Staying Compliant in Financial Services and How Cybersecurity Solutions Can Help

Today’s cybersecurity threats target all parts of the network and nearly every device attached to it, making the potential threat landscape virtually boundless. When you pair technically skilled criminals with the attractiveness of financial data, trying to keep information safe is a constant battle. With this in mind, organizations like Continue Reading

Latest Update on EU-US Privacy Shield

In February I published a blog “Threats to your Data in the Trump Age” outlining the ramifications President Trump’s administration will have on the newly implemented EU-US Privacy Shield and the concerns for the safety of private data following a January executive order. While much of these concerns still hold Continue Reading

Fortinet’s Partnership with the NHS Alliance in the UK – a Q&A

At a time when the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) faces increasing cyber threats, Fortinet has partnered with the new NHS Alliance to help raise awareness of these threats and better protect our health service moving forwards. Launched in 1948, the NHS has provided free health care, at the point Continue Reading

Four Things to Look for When Evaluating a Financial Services Security Vendor

The need for cybersecurity vendors in the financial services marketplace has amplified as the threats have increased exponentially due to IOT, BYOD, and state-sponsored cyberterrorism, to name just a few factors.  When looking for proof of the financial sector’s concern with security, we need to look no further than a Continue Reading

Q&A: Today’s Cyber Threat Landscape – 3rd Party Testing and Sandboxes

Sandbox technology and the ongoing effort to defend and protect against cyber threats continues. Independent testing offers organizations valuable insight into what solutions are best for their use case. Below we discuss this maturing technology and the role of testing with Fortinet’s David Finger. I saw the announcement from NSS Continue Reading

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