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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and it's all too easy to dwell on the hacks and attacks that make headlines every day. It sometimes seems as though every month recently has been Cyber Security Awareness Month. Data breaches and a distinct sense of "cyber insecurity" pervade the news and our digital lives. Victims of cyber attacks range from the largest corporations and government agencies right down to friends and family members whose personal data has been exposed. Instead of focusing on victims and attacks,... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Oct 01, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
  In the security hardware world, NDPP CC certification is a big deal, especially for government and enterprise customers who require independent assurance that devices can meet critical standards for network protection. These are more than just letters or one more test that vendors can wave around in the race to claim their products are “the best” or “the most secure”. Let’s take a step back, though, and look at what CC certification really is and what it means to buyers and IT decision makers. “Common... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Jul 22, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Security has typically fallen under the purview of IT, but it’s time to elevate it to a C-suite level discussion. Seemingly every time we turn around there’s something in the news or on social media about high-profile companies like Target, Sony Pictures, Home Depot and JP Morgan Chase experiencing data breaches -- making them almost commonplace and lowering their shock value as a result. Yet, that’s a compelling reason why organizations need to come together and discuss how to protect their network infrastructure. It’s no... [Read More]
by RSS Esther Shein  |  Jun 10, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
There was a very clear and present sound on the convention floor this year at HIMSS in Chicago, Illinois, a buzz that resonated particularly with the team at Fortinet and it was the need for a multi-layered strategy around cybersecurity and the healthcare industry. Many who attended say they are just waiting for the next big headline news attack that shakes the very core of patient data and how doctors care for their patients in new and innovative ways. Fortinet’s presence at HIMSS also signaled to many, a shift in the industry towards the... [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Apr 16, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
If the world of cybersecurity has learned anything this year its this. Hackers have a new and robust target base, the healthcare industry. Fortinet is making a big splash at this years HIMSS Conference in Chicago, Illinois with a refreshing approach to securing medical devices and patient data. Digital Strategist Jonas Tichenor caught up with Fortinet's Vice President of Healthcare Ryan Witt to talk about what's trending on the convention floor.   [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Apr 15, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
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by RSS Michael Perna  |  Mar 02, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The Obama administration issued the final version of its "cybersecurity framework" Wednesday, a series of security guidelines and best practices aimed at protecting finance, critical infrastructure, defense and other industries from a major cyber attack that could disrupt business and wreak havoc on their systems. The finalized guidelines have been in the works since last year, when President Obama signed an executive order calling upon the Commerce Department to establish basic - but voluntary -- security parameters for critical industries to... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Feb 18, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
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by RSS Michael Perna  |  Feb 15, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends