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FortiGuard Labs just released our latest Quarterly Threat Landscape report for Q4 of 2017. As usual, there are a lot of take-aways for CISOs, but a few items stood out. In particular, attacks were up per firm by 82% and swarm cyber attacks targeted the Internet of Things (IoT) with growing intensity. [Read More]
by RSS FortiGuard SE Team  |  Feb 20, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends, Security Research
2018 is lining up to be the year of Digital Transformation. Just about every organization looking to remain viable in the growing digital marketplace has some sort of digital transformation in progress or one in the planning stages for this year. These projects range from implementing basic applications to better interact with online consumers, to converging OT and IT networks, or even pushing their entire infrastructure to the cloud. [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Feb 19, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The Mobile Security and Managed Security Services Zone area that we’re setting in up in our booth at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) places Fortinet at the center of one of the most innovation-intensive sectors of Communication Service Providers (CSPs). The dawning era of 5G is about much more than speeds and availability. [Read More]
by RSS Ronen Shpirer  |  Feb 19, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
At the beginning of February 2018, FortiGuard Labs collected an email. The email message contains an order tracking number with a fake hyperlink that downloads a jar malware. After a quick analysis, I was able to determine that it is the jRAT/Adwind malware. [Read More]
by RSS Xiaopeng Zhang  |  Feb 16, 2018  |  Filed in: Security Research
As healthcare providers adopt digital capabilities, traditional WANs are not equipped to keep up. Learn why SD-WANs are a better option, and how to secure them. [Read More]
by RSS Nirav Shah  |  Feb 16, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
For the past 16 years, Fortinet has actively participated in every credible lab test we find in order to support a standardized, ideally comparative, assessment of our solutions. And in return, we usually learn as much as our potential customers do from the results. [Read More]
by RSS David Finger  |  Feb 15, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
The vast majority of cybercrime we deal with is opportunistic and automated. It is the domain of criminals trolling for the unaware and vulnerable. They target unpatched systems and vulnerable applications, exploit gullible end users, break through inadequate security systems, and infect people wandering around the web in places they probably shouldn’t go. [Read More]
by RSS Jonathan Nguyen-Duy  |  Feb 15, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
It’s been said that a rising tide lifts all boats. It turns out, however, that it doesn’t lift them all at the same time. Boats way in the back of the harbor, a little higher up on the shore, tend to have to wait a bit longer for the tide to reach them. In networking terms, those boats are just a bit beyond the reach of the first waves of the incoming tide of digital transformation. While networks have been in transition for the past few years, traditional connectivity comes with its own set of obstacles. Mainly because it has historically... [Read More]
by RSS Matthew Pley  |  Feb 14, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Fortinet is a sponsor of the 2018 Microsoft Tech Summit, a traveling seminar and exhibition series in Europe [Read More]
by RSS Ronen Shpirer  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Cybercrime is a continually increasing problem due to the digital transformation-driven expansion of the attack surface and the growing sophistication of bad actors.  [Read More]
by RSS Jonathan Nguyen-Duy  |  Feb 13, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends