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Just a few years ago, the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to work trend was just starting to give IT administrators cause for concern. Flash forward to today: BYOD has not only reached a tipping point, but is accelerating at a dizzying pace. With this momentum comes elevated fears and a torrent of threats, proven by the latest BYOD and mobility figures from research firm IDC in its Mobile Security Survey 2013. None of these statistics should come as a surprise. Mobile malware is a top concern among the majority (68 percent) of IT-controlled organizations.... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Jul 30, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Can you imagine life without your T.V.? Or a work environment without printers or desktop PCs? It might go without saying that as technology becomes more accepted, it also transitions from privilege to right for users. A recent Fortinet study illustrated that very concept. A Fortinet survey released today found that Gen-Y employees in the workplace have an expectation—not a hope—that they will be able to use their own mobile smartphones and tablets for work-related activities. In fact, that expectation was the driving force for a critical... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Jun 19, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
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by RSS Rick Popko  |  Aug 18, 2010  |  Filed in: Security Research
Fortinet is conducting a 2010 network security survey. Completing the 15 multiple choice questions automatically enters takers into a drawing for a chance to win one of three new Apple iPads. By taking this survey, you are helping us better understand what the users see as significant trends that are occurring in the security industry. While your answers will remain anonymous, we ask for your email at the end of the survey so that you can be notified should you be one of the three lucky iPad winners. Winners will be announced in August. Questions... [Read More]
by RSS Rick Popko  |  May 26, 2010  |  Filed in: Security Research
Earlier this week, independent analyst Richard Stiennon posted a video interview he did with Michael Xie. From Stiennon's blog post: Michael Xie is CTO of Fortinet and drives all of their development of true “Next Generation” security appliances. Hear him describe his views on speeds and feeds, routing and switching in the firewall, and cost per secure megabit. Take a look and listen (click the picture to jump to video): [Read More]
by RSS Rick Popko  |  Jul 09, 2009  |  Filed in: Security Research