High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  July 13, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
NTT Com Security, the global information security and risk management company and Fortinet, a leader in high performance cyber security solutions, have entered into a formal partnership to provide expert security advice and world-class security solut...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 09, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Recently, Beam Technologies announced it would be creating a dental insurance around its connected toothbrushes. Nest also announced it was teaming up with another insurance company, American Family. As a matter of fact, for the better and the worst...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  July 08, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
As an increasing number of businesses migrate critical infrastructure and applications to the cloud, security has become top of mind. It’s no longer enough to spin up a VM and deploy an app. While the cloud offers easy deployment and incredible...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  July 07, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
While there has been much said about Next Generation Firewalls, Fortinet continues to forge ahead with innovation that's ahead of its time and the bad guys. Jonas Tichenor sits down with Fortinet's John Maddison to talk about the latest in fi...
by RSS Hemant Jain  |  July 03, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
A very significant percentage of DDoS attacks are spoofed – is a well known fact in the industry. Spoofed TCP SYN, spoofed UDP and spoofed ICMP are the most common protocols used for creating the havoc for most data centers. Despite this well-...
by RSS Hemant Jain  |  July 02, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
The original specification of RIP (Router Information Protocol), defined in RFC 1058 was published in 1988. This protocol was intended to facilitate route sharing on small networks. Although deprecated since 1996, the protocol is now making news. M...
by RSS Bing Liu  |  July 02, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
  [Updated 22 July 2015 to add the CVE information] Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs has detected a new attack (MD5:db5df99de775af285e7f1b5355a6bee5) that exploits CVE-2015-3077 in Adobe Flash Player. This exploit uses the classic Flash Playe...
by RSS Aamir Lakhani  |  July 01, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
FortiGuard researchers discovered a heap overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime that could lead to arbitrary code execution and severe system crashes on both Windows and OS X versions of the popular multimedia software. This vulnerability (CVE-201...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  June 30, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Much to the chagrin of actual hackers, the term “hacking” has been co-opted in countless ways that bear little resemblance to actually breaking into computer systems. An intrepid homeowner might be a DIY hacker. Makers rarely object to th...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  June 29, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
PuTTY, the innocuous and ubiquitous terminal application that Windows users download regularly to connect to *nix systems, has been making headlines in the last month after an uptick in malicious activity set off red flags for researchers. As multi...
by RSS Aamir Lakhani  |  June 27, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Researchers at FortiGuard Labs recently discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability in Cacti, a powerful web-based tool for collecting and graphing time series data. Cacti is frequently used for monitoring and presenting a variety of metrics in I...
by RSS Jose Luis Laguna  |  June 26, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Although initially targeted at consumers, so-called “ransomware” has continued to make headlines as cybercriminals began shifting their attention to vulnerable businesses. The malware works by encrypting files on users’ computers an...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  June 25, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
La Nuit du Hack is a major French hacking event I attended last Saturday in Paris. The organization is amazing and there is a ton to do there (provided you've had enough sleep in the last few days): bug bounties, wargame, hack4kids and talks of c...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  June 25, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
I just finished watching the first episode of Mr. Robot, the new show on USA Network about “a cyber-security engineer by day and vigilante hacker by night...recruited by a mysterious underground group to destroy the firm he's paid to protec...

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