Industry Trends


As cyberattacks become more frequent and impactful, security teams and executives across industries are taking notice. With new strains of malware being constantly reported, organizations want to make sure that their security solutions, and the vendors that provide them, are adapting to defend against this new normal. To ensure they have the capability to deal with these constantly evolving attacks, customers are turning to you, their solution providers, to answer their questions and ensure there is a structured strategy in place to deal with... [Read More]
by RSS Joseph Sykora  |  Sep 18, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
We have seen from the previous two posts on cybersecurity and AI the importance of using advanced technology to stay ahead of cybercriminals. But far too often, a threat transcends the capacity of one particular box, especially when it has been deployed in a discrete place in the network and has been functionally isolated from the rest of the network and other security devices. This is where Fortinet’s innovations around collaboration are paramount. Regardless of the physical location of a doiscovered security event, FortiGuard Labs teams... [Read More]
by RSS Jack Chan  |  Sep 17, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The healthcare sector has been under increasing attack from cybercriminals with a variety of tactics and motivations. In fact, cyberattacks targeting healthcare providers increased 63 percent in 2016. The increased attention cybercriminals are giving the healthcare space is not surprising. The protected health information and other personally identifiable information (PII) that healthcare practices store about their patients is exactly the type of data that is easily monetized. Once cybercriminals breach healthcare networks and exfiltrate patient... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Sep 15, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
When considering security solutions for your hybrid cloud environment, here are some critical areas to look at in terms of security performance. [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Sep 14, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Fortinet will be showcasing our IoT security solutions at Telstra Vantage™ at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre this coming September 20th-21st in Booth # S08. The Internet of Things (IoT) is not new a concept, yet in recent years IoT has gained mass popularity. Conversations range from how IoT can improve our daily lives to how it can improve efficiency, or innovate and transform businesses - from the services offered to improving the ways a business operates. Unfortunately, today we are being constantly confronted with... [Read More]
by RSS Toan Trinh  |  Sep 13, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
In the new digital economy, access to data is critical. Meeting the shifting demands of consumers, monitoring and managing critical network and system components in real time, and creating algorithms to extract meaningful information from the Big Data these devices can generate are all necessary to compete in the new digital marketplace. Part of this digital transformation is the adoption of IoT devices and networks, which continue to be deployed in networks at an unprecedented rate. [Read More]
by RSS Phil Keeley, Peter Newton  |  Sep 13, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Threat intelligence is a necessary part of threat detection, yet is often ignored. Learn why financial institutions must focus on building their architecture for automated threat intelligence. [Read More]
by RSS Bill Hogan  |  Sep 12, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
In our last post we talked about some of the AI tools (AEE, AutoCPRL, etc.) that Fortinet has developed, and how the specialist teams at FortiGuard Labs around the world collaborate to detect, mitigate, and prevent threats of all shapes and sizes. But all of that happens in the background. How do these innovations and techniques translate into actionable tactics and strategies that decision-makers and CISOs can employ toda, to protect their IP, data, and networks from an increasing number of bad actors and adversaries? The key to cyber security... [Read More]
by RSS Jack Chan  |  Sep 10, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
While the scale of this data breach is alarming, the attack they suffered is not unique. Far too many organizations have adopted state of the art network designs and yet still rely on isolated second-generation security solutions and strategies to protect them. More than ever, security cannot be an afterthought. It requires planning, people, and processes combined with adaptive security technologies that can dynamically scale to today’s digital networks and automatically respond as an integrated system to address the advanced cyberthreats. [Read More]
by RSS Derek Manky  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends, Security Research
It seems like everyone is talking about moving to the cloud these days. The efficiencies, productivity, agility, elasticity, and cost savings all make a compelling case for migrating from traditional private networks and data centers to private clouds and other virtualized instances, and eventually into public and hybrid environments. Because of these advantages, government agencies and private enterprises across industries are all looking at ways to effectively embrace cloud-first strategies.  I attended a security conference just a few... [Read More]
by RSS Jonathan Nguyen-Duy  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends