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By now, everyone has heard the numbers. IoT is part of a networking revolution that is transforming the world. Experts predict that by 2020 there will be over 33 billion IoT devices deployed, or 4.3 Internet-connected devices for every man, woman, and child on the planet. Of course, IoT is more than just one thing. There are a variety of IoT devices and categories, each with their own implications. Consumer IoT includes the connected devices we are most familiar with, such as smart cars, phones, watches, laptops, connected appliances, and... [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Feb 15, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
If we want to get ahead of cybercrime, we must share information. A collection of companies working together to collect and share intelligence will always have better visibility into the threat landscape than one organization on its own. Seeing new threats as soon as they emerge increases our ability to respond and protect valuable resources. There is a lot of raw data for organizations to use, from both global sources and within their own networks. Unfortunately, most security infrastructures were not designed to effectively consume, correlate,... [Read More]
by RSS Ken Xie  |  Feb 13, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Information sharing continues to be a topic that remains timely and vital in global cybersecurity. As an industry, it is well understood that turning the tide on cybercrime requires actionable information sharing across networks, borders, and vendors. Fortinet’s Derek Manky offers some perspective ahead of RSA 2017 in San Francisco. Why is information sharing so important today? Sharing information proactively across all verticals and public or private organizations is essential moving forward. Organizations continue to struggle against... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Feb 10, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
We are proud to be a Gold Sponsor at this year’s RSA event. We are located at Booth# 3627 in the North Hall. This year we will have an in-booth theater featuring Fortinet experts presenting on such topics as enterprise FW, cloud security, FortiGuard, Advanced Threat Protection, and our Security Operations Center solution. The theater will also feature presentations from a number of our Fabric-Ready Partners showcasing the unique interoperability, scope, and flexibility of the Fortinet Security Fabric. [Read More]
by RSS Bill McGee  |  Feb 08, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
This year’s RSA Conference 2016 marks its 25th anniversary, where the world’s top security organizations and their customers meet to see, discuss, and learn about the latest and greatest in the world of network security.   In that spirit, I’m here on the show floor in front of our amazing (and giant!) FortiExpress chatting with some of our employees, customers, and partners about their thoughts on the RSA Conference today and going forward - as well as some of their favorite memories.   First off, I spoke... [Read More]
by RSS Richard Henderson  |  Mar 02, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Adaptive and comprehensive protection against an evolving threat landscape can be a complex discussion. When you add in layers of marketing hype, footnoted claims, and qualified conditions, then it’s not surprising to hear that customers get confused when it comes to choosing security for their business. If what a customer sees after deployment doesn’t measure up to the promises, that creates understandable trust issues and frustration for someone who thought they were buying a proven and reputable solution. Changes to network... [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Feb 29, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Today, within the framework of the NATO Industry Cyber Partnership (NICP), the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency signed an industry partnership agreement with Fortinet. Derek Manky offers some perspective on this important partnership. Michael Xie, CTO & Co-Founder, Fortinet Koen Gijsbers, General Manager, NCI Agency Q: What did Fortinet “do” with NATO today? D: Fortinet took another important step in an effort to bolster the future of cybersecurity. We signed an agreement with NATO to boost two-way... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Feb 29, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
An exciting announcement made at RSA 2015 was the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Exodus Intelligence (featured recently on the cover of Time magazine). This relationship is designed to facilitate information sharing between the two organizations, to further protect enterprises across the globe from looming cyber threats. The combination of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs' broad threat research coverage and the unique expertise Exodus provides on the latest emerging zero-day threats, brings a significant benefit in gaining premptive... [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  May 06, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Organizations often allow the use of social media on their networks, but RSAC is buzzing about the risks. Does your organization allow employees to access social media at the office? Many do, whether for strictly personal use, communication, collaboration, or marketing. There is a fair body of both anecdotal and research-based evidence that suggests opening up social channels at work keeps employees happier and more productive. Frankly, with the ubiquity of smartphones, employees are using social networks whether your policies prevent it or not. Employer... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Apr 27, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
In the world of cyber security, not all vendors are the same. One way of knowing who stands out is through true third party testing, and among the best is NSS Labs. Fortinet's VP of Product Marketing and Digital Strategist Jonas Tichenor talk about some resent results that continue to put Fortinet ahead of the pack. [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Apr 24, 2015  |  Filed in: Behind the Firewall