CISO


As human beings, we are continually looking for knowledge or information to help improve any situation. If we live or work in a crowded city, for example, we want to know which routes are best to avoid getting stuck in traffic. When we enter a restaurant or movie theater we look for the exits. And when suspicious looking person enters the room, part of our mind automatically keeps track of him. This behavior is known as situational awareness, and it’s second nature to most of us. But while such behavior often occurs in our everyday... [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  Jun 27, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has identified 16 sectors that have been determined to be designated as critical infrastructure due to the debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety, or any combination that would result from any of these sectors being compromised. Included in this list of 16 is the Government Facilities Sector, which covers, “a wide variety of buildings, located in the United States and overseas, that are owned or leased by federal, state, local, and tribal governments.”... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Jun 15, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Read this post and view the embedded infographic to learn how financial services organizations can protect their data in the digital age. [Read More]
by RSS Brian Forster  |  Jun 02, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Whether it’s healthcare, or any of the other 16 sectors of critical national infrastructure, enterprises responsible for some of our most important cyber assets are undergoing some sort of digital transformation. At its core, digital transformation in business is really about moving from intuitive to data-driven decision making to gain new insights, provide essential services, and drive exponential growth. Over the past few years, the healthcare sector and other industries have been focused on four major objectives related to digital transformation: Move... [Read More]
by RSS Jonathan Nguyen-Duy  |  Jun 01, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
We regularly do deep dive Q&A pieces with our executives to share the leadership perspectives at Fortinet. Read below for an interview with Phil Quade, Fortinet's CISO.  [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  May 23, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
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
This is a guest post from Erik Devine, CISO, Riverside Healthcare. In a complex healthcare system, ensuring data security can be difficult. Today, the threats are numerous and always evolving. From our vantage point at Riverside Healthcare, a 325-bed acute hospital with connected senior care centers and a wellness center, security presents a lot of moving parts. It’s difficult to identify our vulnerabilities, much less address them. That’s where a partner like Fortinet becomes so crucial. Fortinet understands that healthcare... [Read More]
by RSS Erik Devine  |  Jun 24, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Ultimately brought down by his own nobility, Eddard Stark could have done the realms a lot more good with a smart security strategy instead of holding on to the Old Ways. This past weekend, I had a Ned Stark moment. No, I wasn't betrayed by scheming southern lords and I didn't promise my daughter to a cruel prince. Instead, I killed one of my chickens. It was a rooster who had become too aggressive and was attacking our lambs (farming is a hobby that borders on an obsession for me - it's a nice break from staring at a computer... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Apr 21, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends