High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  January 27, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Network security has traditionally focused on border protection strategies - If you could keep the bad guys out, then your computers, users, and data were safe. As next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) and unified threat management (UTM) appliances hit t...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  January 27, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Penetration testing. Ethical hacking. Call it what you will, but businesses are quickly learning that their security is only as good as their test measures. No, not that kind of pen testing. Network penetration testing. Ethical hacking. Getting pai...
by RSS Richard Henderson  |  January 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Angler/Flash 0-day FAQ Version 1.1 - Friday, January 23 15:45PST This document will be updated and maintained as new or updated information becomes available. Continue to check this page for updates.   What is Angler? The Angler Exploit Kit...
by RSS Luanne Tierney  |  January 21, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
As sales and marketing teams continue to search for that secret sauce of engagement in the buying cycle, one thing remains clear, the need for building relationships that lead to closed deals. Whether you’re selling the newest greatest line of...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  January 21, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Anonymous browsing with Tor presents serious challenges for IT as well as possible opportunities for organizations that need it. One of my best friends growing up was named Tor. He was Norwegian through and through and looked like he could wield a...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  January 20, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
The latest big budget release out of Hollywood takes on the very lucrative world of blackhat hacking with the appropriately named, "Blackhat". Fortinet sponsored theaters around North America for a sneak peak at the movie and a look at how hackers h...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  January 19, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
For US schools and libraries, this is a big deal (and big business for resellers). The first quarter of the year is E-rate season for public schools and libraries in the US. E-rate is a federal reimbursement program run by the FCC designed to help...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  January 16, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Actually, at Fortinet it's called a cookbook. And yes, it's pretty thick. I hate manuals. When I put together IKEA furniture, I only break out their cryptic pictogram instructions as a last resort. And when I get new hardware in my hands,...
by RSS Margarette Joven  |  January 14, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
A few weeks ago, we received a file that was being spread as an attachment in a spear phishing email. The sample, which we are detecting as W32/Byanga.A!tr, turns out to be a dropper for a bot which, if active in an organization’s system, has t...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  January 13, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Considering this year’s Fortinet GPC was on a cruise ship that departed out of sunny South Florida, it seemed appropriate to infuse a quasi-Latin flair into a new music video produced by Fortinet’s marketing team. With the help of singer...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  January 12, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
As malware continues to grow on Android (900K malicious samples and 1,300 new per day), we sometimes forget attacks can also affect other devices... like Amazon's Kindle. The Kindle indeed runs Fire OS, a fork of Android. Thus, in several cases,...
by RSS He Xu  |  January 07, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
Andromeda is a botnet that has had a long history. The latest version is now 2.09, which most active bots would have already received. Recently, however, our FortiGuard Labs Threat Intelligence system was able to capture the activities of a previous...
by RSS Sousan Yazdi  |  January 06, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
In early November, we experienced an influx of Microsoft Word documents that contained malicious macros. Just when the computer security industry was on the verge of forgetting these oldies, they rose to life once again, proving that they’re not allo...
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  January 05, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Haiti may not be at the top of everyone’s dream vacation destinations, but attendees at this year’s Global Partner Conference can expect one heck of an experience. For 4 days next week, I’ll be joining hundreds of Fortinet partners on a cruise to Ha...

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