network segmentation


Q: Why are conventional firewalls no longer enough? A: They never were to begin with. We caught up with Don Kopanoff at HIMSS 2016 to talk about the current state of security – and for him, it’s all about the rising complexity of threats. Last year, for example, upwards of 90 percent of identified viruses were unknown to the firewalls they infiltrated – meaning that if a firewall’s definitions aren’t aggressively updated, each passing day presents a new vulnerability. The increasing reliance on distributed... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  May 20, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
In my last blog post, we walked through, at a high level, who the various threat actors are, and looked at a blended attack chain to get an idea of how “bad guys” are stealing data or causing disruption.  (https://blog.fortinet.com/post/threat-intelligence-understanding-your-threat-actors-101-part-1-of-3) As a quick reminder, we also discussed the seven phases of the attack chain: reconnaissance, weaponization, delivery, exploit, command and control, internal reconnaissance, and maintaining. In this blog I’ll focus on how... [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  May 17, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
While there has been much said about Next Generation Firewalls, Fortinet continues to forge ahead with innovation that's ahead of its time and the bad guys. Jonas Tichenor sits down with Fortinet's John Maddison to talk about the latest in firewall technology. [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Jul 07, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends