We don't see many awards for "The Most Influential Men In Silicon Valley" or "Top Men In the Channel". There's a reason for this, of course. The tech sector is dominated by men, from engineering to the C-suite. Security is no exception. In a former life, I taught high school math and science and witnessed firsthand the challenges of engaging young women in STEM fields - Even in 2015, there are deep cultural issues that ultimately give us more of a glass fence than a glass ceiling when it comes to women in tech. Things... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Jun 19, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
It’s been a monumental week for network security leader, Fortinet (FTNT). Tuesday, CEO Ken Xie and his team rang the closing bell on the NASDAQ, 5 years to the day they celebrated their IPO. Meantime, CFO Drew Del Matto sat down with The Street’s Jill Malandrino to talk about the state of the cyber security industry and where Fortinet sits in the market. With several high-profile hacking incidents over the past year, Del Matto says Fortinet’s growth lies in its ability to innovate, constantly looking to stay ahead of attackers and keep sensitive... [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Nov 21, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends