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Government entities provide critical services that ensure stability across the nation for organizations and the population, such as transportation systems, water, energy, and healthcare. In order to provide these services, respond to queries, and react to an ever-changing global landscape effectively and efficiently, government organizations must rely on IT systems and computer networks. However, this technical infrastructure is also under constant attack from cybercriminals who range from amateur hackers and technical hacktivists to hostile... [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Sep 22, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Learn what fellow education IT professionals have to say about their experiences using Fortinet security products. [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Sep 11, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
The financial services sector has unique security needs. Financial services firms are considered critical infrastructure by many governments, and therefore are bound by strict government cybersecurity regulations. They house highly personal information of their clients that has to be accurate and accessible at all times, as well as secure from new, sophisticated cyberattacks. Ensuring data security, accuracy, and compliance was simpler when there was a defined network that could only be directly accessed by bank employees. However, consumers... [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Aug 25, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
The healthcare industry requires technology that can keep pace with the speed at which medicine is evolving in order to provide patients with the best possible care. Additionally, this technology must meet HIPAA compliance standards to secure protected health information (PHI) from the growing number cyberattacks targeting the healthcare industry. This comes at a time when more devices than ever are accessing healthcare providers’ networks, including the proliferation of connected medical devices in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), and... [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Aug 18, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
We are pleased to announce that our FortiWeb appliance has once again placed in the “Challenger” quadrant in Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls 2017 report, as well as improving our position up and to the right over 2016. [Read More]
by RSS Mark Byers  |  Aug 08, 2017  |  Filed in: Security Research
Last year, Gartner launched a new website and service called Peer Insights. Its goal is to provide organizations looking at adopting new technologies or solutions with access to the collective knowledge and experience of IT professionals that have already evaluated and adopted similar technology. Their posted reviews offer detailed perspectives and firsthand experience with a wide range of solutions for every phase of the IT lifecycle - from evaluation and implementation to service and support. In the Enterprise Firewall category, for example,... [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Jul 12, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Fortinet’s FortiGate solution has just shifted into the leader’s quadrant in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls report. This report acknowledges the ‘completeness’ of our Security Fabric vision, along with our ability to execute, as factors for our advanced placement. We believe the Magic Quadrant results provide a great opportunity to highlight key innovations that are driving our vision for the future of enterprise firewalls. FortiGate is the most patented security solution in the world.... [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Jul 11, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Fortinet’s UTM solutions have been positioned in the leader’s quadrant of Gartner’s annual Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management report for the 8th year in a row. In this year’s report, Gartner recognized the ‘completeness’ of our solution, which includes the Security Fabric vision, and we also achieved the highest placement for our ability to execute on that vision. Unified Threat Management, or UTM, solutions consolidate security and networking functions into a single device to simplify business infrastructures... [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Jun 28, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Organizations of all types operate in an increasingly complex business environment, with a broader attack surface for cybercriminals to target. As more and more wireless devices enter the workplace, companies are striving to maintain the security of their wireless networks. Fortinet’s Doug Ramos discusses the issues and trends affecting enterprise wireless environments today. Q&A with Doug Ramos What’s keeps corporate IT leaders up at night, regarding the security of their wireless networks? The Gartner Group predicts that... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Jun 20, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
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 latte’s or Next Gen Firewalls in the enterprise, buyers want an experience that has nothing to do with speeds and feeds. Our marketing team got a few minutes with Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst, Tiffani Bova at the Fortinet Sales Kick Off in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for some interesting... [Read More]
by RSS Luanne Tierney  |  Jan 21, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends