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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
Fortinet is proud to announce that we have been named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Enterprise Network Firewall. The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice is based on the ranking of vendors by verified end-user professionals, taking into account both the number of end-user reviews and the vendor’s overall user ratings. [Read More]
by RSS Trish Borrmann  |  Feb 12, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
It might be surprising to identify cybersecurity as an existential risk to fourth industrial revolution enterprises. Heretofore, most companies classified cybersecurity as an annoyance level issue, but not something that could completely destroy a business. All that has now changed. [Read More]
by RSS Alvin Rodrigues  |  Feb 12, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
In the intensifying rush to develop and deploy network security strategies that can handle the drastic increase of today’s cyberthreats, I fear that many organizations are falling into a trap that is already having far-ranging consequences. Rather than approaching the admittedly intense challenges of security with the methodical approach and longview perspective of managers of complex data centers, they are behaving like harried consumers—reactively buying a specific, standalone solution to tamp down a challenge or crisis as it emerges. [Read More]
by RSS Michael Xie  |  Feb 12, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends