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

Never Lose an Important Email: How to Track Messages in Security Gateway

Most of our customers are small-to-medium businesses with limited IT budgets across a variety of industries – including healthcare, education, manufacturing, and government. Having a limited IT budget often means having limited staff available for troubleshooting email or tracking down messages, so when considering which email gateway/spam filter you want Continue Reading

PDF Phishing Leads to Nanocore RAT, Targets French Nationals

Malware developers use a variety of distribution methods in order to confuse users and evade certain AV solutions. Recently, FortiGuard Labs found a phishing campaign targeting French Nationals. In this campaign, a PDF file with an embedded javascript is used to download the payload from a Google Drive shared link. Continue Reading

How Can SMB Practices Improve Healthcare Cybersecurity?

The healthcare sector has been under increasing attack from cybercriminals with a variety of tactics and motivations. In fact, cyberattacks targeting healthcare providers increased 63 percent in 2016. The increased attention cybercriminals are giving the healthcare space is not surprising. The protected health information and other personally identifiable information (PII) Continue Reading

Information Governance for Healthcare Institutions

Information governance is nothing new, but for it to be effective, it requires understanding, flexibility, and collaboration between a variety of teams and departments. Fortinet’s Susan Biddle offers her insights into the role of information governance in organizational security and how healthcare organizations can adapt. Can solid information governance boost Continue Reading

The Role of the Healthcare CIO Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Today’s healthcare networks are intricate ecosystems of different networks comprised of a wide variety of connected devices and moving data, but they weren’t always this open. The industry as a whole has had to rapidly shift gears. Healthcare data now flows faster than ever, and it isn’t slowing down. As Continue Reading

Infographic: Protecting Today’s Financial Services Industry in a Digital Environment

Consumers around the world across a variety of industries are adopting digital technologies to improve their daily lives, and they expect organizations to support this behavior. In the financial services sector, they’re using technologies like digital banking and insurance apps for tasks that used to be completed offline. While the Continue Reading

A Brazilian Trojan Using A Jar File, VB Scripts And A DLL For Its Multi-Stage Infection

As part of Fortinet’s continued efforts to protect its customers, we carry out a variety of tests to improve the detection of malicious content, whether it’s file or network related. While checking out some HTTPS phishing websites last month, one URL stood out. It wasn’t a phishing site, but it Continue Reading