security fabric


Q&A with Carolyn Crandall, CMO at Attivo Networks Fortinet sits down with Fabric-Ready Partner, Attivo Networks, to learn what’s top of mind for its customers, the key IT challenges they are facing, and how Attivo Networks’ approach to integrated security is helping drive business and customer success. Tell us a bit about Attivo Networks business and the types of customers that you serve. Attivo Networks® is the leader in deception for cyber security defense. Founded on the premise that even the best security systems... [Read More]
by RSS Darlene Gannon  |  Apr 20, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
We are proud to be recognized once again as one of the industry’s most trusted security vendors by CRN. Because the more confident security professionals are about the solutions they recommend and deploy, the easier it is for organizations to cut through the noise of a crowded marketplace, and the safer the entire cyber world can be. [Read More]
by RSS Amy Thompson  |  Apr 18, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
The recent release of FortiOS 5.6 extends the Fortinet Security Fabric into the IaaS infrastructure, enabling organizations to not only simplify and expand their visibility and control deep into the cloud, but also enhance and integrate their total security profile through the automated, rapid sharing of threat intelligence. [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Apr 17, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Q&A with Fraser Street, VP of Technical Alliances at Silver Peak Fortinet sits down with Fabric-Ready Partner, Silver Peak to learn what’s top of mind for its customers, the key IT challenges they are facing and how Silver Peak’s approach to integrated security is helping drive business and customer success. Tell us a bit about Silver Peak’s business and the types of customers that you serve. Silver Peak was founded in 2004 and is a global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions. The company serves more than 2000... [Read More]
by RSS Darlene Gannon  |  Apr 06, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Fortinet expands the Security Fabric with enhanced Software-Defined Wide Area Networking capabilities [Read More]
by RSS Nirav Shah and Bill McGee  |  Apr 04, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
The following is an excerpt from an Intel Chip Chat interview with James Cabe, Global Alliances Manager at Fortinet. Chip Chat is a podcast series of informal interviews with some of the brightest minds in the industry, hosted by Intel employee Allyson Klein. [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Mar 31, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
The financial services industry was a primary target for cybercriminals in 2016, and due to the value of its data, it will remain in the crosshairs as we embark on 2017. As a result, financial services CIOs will be faced with security decisions and challenges that will likely keep them up at night. While this isn’t an exhaustive list of challenges CIOs will face in the coming year, we’ve outlined several challenges we believe nearly all financial services organizations will have to face in 2017. Let’s take a closer look. 1.... [Read More]
by RSS Brian Forster  |  Mar 16, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Today we announced the addition of eight industry-leading information technology providers to our Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Program. These new partners further extend the Fortinet Security Fabric across traditional, cloud, virtual, and software-defined environments, while simplifying multi-vendor security deployments for enterprises. [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Mar 14, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
RSA 2017 is a wrap. The final sessions are being recorded, the coat check area is filled with luggage, and the smell of propane is filling the show floors as forklifts begin to deliver packing crates to this year’s crop of security vendors. As expected, the hottest security topics and offerings were related to IoT and the cloud. Threat intelligence and SOCs were also top of mind as companies try to get a handle on the deluge of data and devices flooding their networks. In spite of the veneer of innovation, however, for far too many vendors... [Read More]
by RSS Bill McGee  |  Feb 16, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
For many of us in the Security Industry, the possibility of using Internet of Things (IoT) devices as a launchpad for an attack has been mostly theoretical. However, information obtained after the massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against the services offered by DYN.com appears to show that the threat is real and immediate. The definition of IoT is often a little vague. Generally speaking, I consider any device with an IP address associated with it to be some sort of an IoT device, though not all of them are problems. The ones... [Read More]
by RSS Ken McAlpine  |  Feb 09, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News