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Veteran’s Day is a great opportunity to feature a “graduate” of our Fortinet Veterans Program, which attempts to help fill the cybersecurity talent gap by helping veterans transition from the armed forces back into a civilian job in the realm of cyber security.  Today we spotlight Chris Armstrong, a former Marine Officer who was stationed at Camp Pendleton in California. You can also read about other graduates from the program on our blog. Can you give us a summary of your background in the military? I was a Communications... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Nov 11, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Fortinet recently sat down with Fabric-Ready Partner Ziften to learn what’s top of mind for its customers, the key IT challenges they are facing, and how Ziften’s approach to integrated security is helping drive business and customer success. Tell us a bit about Ziften’s business and the types of customers that you serve. Ziften provides client-to-cloud visibility and security, offering unprecedented access to user behavior, system, application, and network data originating from client devices, data centers, and the cloud.... [Read More]
by RSS Darlene Gannon  |  Nov 09, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The financial services industry is always looking at the latest trends to better protect their data. Read this post to learn what’s happening today. [Read More]
by RSS Brian Forster  |  Nov 01, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Countries where open elections occur have often developed arcane rules and processes for casting, collecting, and tabulating votes, in part because counting and managing votes is so time-consuming. But also because different groups, especially those with power, have strongly vested interests not only in the outcome, but also in the process itself. In the US, for example, Americans voting in the current Presidential election don’t actually vote for Presidential candidates, but for slates of “electors” pledged to support those... [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  Oct 31, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The healthcare security market is flourishing due to a number of recent trends. Read this post to find out more. [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Oct 21, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The financial services industry is consistently under attack. Review this cybersecurity checklist to make sure your organization is prepared. [Read More]
by RSS Brian Forster  |  Oct 12, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Anyone who has tried to hire a security professional understands that there is a serious shortage of people with the skills needed to plan, design, implement, and manage a cybersecurity strategy. In fact, according to ESG's “2016 IT Spending Intentions Survey,” 46 percent of organizations now claim that they have a problematic shortage of cybersecurity skills. The question everyone in the industry is asking is: Where will we find the folks to fill this gap? Networks are undergoing dramatic transformations – fueled by BYOD,... [Read More]
by RSS Stephan Tallent  |  Oct 10, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
An integrated security solution can help healthcare organizations manage their surplus of siloed technologies. Read this post to find out how. There was a time in the healthcare industry when the pulse oximeter was considered by many to be the most technologically-advanced product on the market. This device was designed to measure the oxygen saturation of blood and was not connected to wireless networks. [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Oct 05, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Security today relies on total visibility across the distributed network, as well deep insight into threats gathered and correlated from across the globe. But visibility isn’t enough. It needs to be combined with an integrated security architecture, such as the Fortinet Security Fabric, that can actively convert that visibility into actionable intelligence. The Global Security Fabric Over the past few months we have written a lot about Fortinet’s new Security Fabric framework that, for the first time, can correlate intelligence... [Read More]
by RSS Bill McGee  |  Sep 28, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
While there are many types of malware, including viruses, worms, Trojans, Spyware, Adware, and others, ransomware has gained the most notoriety over the last few years in part due to the popularity of crypto currency such as Bitcoin, as well its brazen ability to grind productivity to a complete halt. Simply put, ransomware is a considerable revenue generator. For example, CryptoWall v3 reported $325 million in global profit alone. Furthermore, the FBI claims that in just the first three months of 2016 ransomware cost victims in the United States... [Read More]
by RSS Damien Lim  |  Sep 27, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends