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Business to Business, or B2B networks are pervasive within Financial Services network environments. They are also highly vulnerable to attack.  One reason is that these networks are often woefully unprotected. Some organizations have implemented simple firewall capabilities into these B2B networks, and most have VPNs. But because performance is paramount, security is often seen as a bottleneck; so many of these networks are often only secured using simple router ACLs (RACLs) and NAT. Seriously.With the global transition to digital business impacting... [Read More]
by RSS Araldo Menegon  |  May 25, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Q&A with Brian Forster The financial services sector is a high-value target for hackers, and therefore always under attack. While it’s critical to ensure effective security, financial services must also be able to conduct business in real time—with no network slowdowns given they’ve been deemed critical infrastructure by many governments. Fortinet's Brian Forster offers some perspectives on the current state of cybersecurity for the industry.  1) What are the biggest security threats financial... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  May 09, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends