cybersecurity


There is an incredible urgency for organizations, especially those undergoing digital transformation, to reprioritize security hygiene and identify emerging risks. However, as the volume, velocity, and automation of attacks continues to increase, it is also becoming increasingly important to align patching prioritization to what is happening in the wild so you can better focus your limited resources on the most critical and emerging risks. [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  Jan 17, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends, Security Research
While organizations are adopting new technologies and services, cybercriminals are developing sophisticated methods of attack to target new attack vectors, exploit unforeseen vulnerabilities, and gain access to user data and other network resources. With this increased threat landscape and growing sophistication of cyberattacks, visibility into existing security measures, and identifying those places where there may be gaps is especially important. [Read More]
by RSS Carl Cayton  |  Jan 10, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are becoming increasingly common across the financial services industry. DDoS attacks occur when a portion of the network is targeted, typically at the networking, transport, or application layer, with a flood of requests that overwhelm network bandwidth, causing it to slow or crash completely.  [Read More]
by RSS Brian Forster  |  Jan 04, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The cybersecurity skills shortage is an issue impacting all industries. As cyberattacks become more frequent and sophisticated, organizations all over the world are struggling to outfit their teams with personnel that are armed with essential cybersecurity backgrounds and technical security skills, in addition to broader IT know-how. [Read More]
by RSS Jon Bove  |  Jan 03, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
To predict the future, simply look at the past. With that in mind, here’s a quick overview of the current state of cybersecurity, along with what lies on the horizon and what organizations can do to secure their networks. [Read More]
by RSS Anthony Giandomenico  |  Jan 02, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends, Security Research
To mitigate the cyber risks associated with Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices connecting to healthcare networks, security controls must be put in place to ensure that one compromised medical device does not lead to the compromise of the entire network and the loss of valuable patient data. [Read More]
by RSS Rajoo Nagar  |  Dec 28, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Partners: Cybersecurity must always be a critical element of your customers’ innovations to ensure that changes in enterprise technology do not leave the organization vulnerable to attacks. However, this is easier said than done. [Read More]
by RSS Jon Bove  |  Dec 27, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
Recently, Fortinet CISO Phil Quade spoke with Hussein Syed, CISO at RWJBarnabas Health, and Erik Devine, CISO at Riverside Healthcare, about how they are addressing some of the most pressing IT challenges facing healthcare while enabling technical innovation. [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Dec 22, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Educational institutions have become regular targets for cybercriminals. In fact, the education sector accounted for 13 percent of data breaches in the first half of 2017, resulting in the compromise of around 32 million records. One of the top reasons that schools are targeted is the diverse data they store on students and staff, including personally identifiable information (PII), healthcare information, and financial information. These records can then be sold on the dark web to be used for purposes of identity theft and fraud. As educational... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Dec 13, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
The transition to hyperconnected networks, such as smart cities and connected utility services, is driving the convergence of IT, OT, and IoT networks. To successfully defend these integrated networks, organizations need an architecture that scales across the entire infrastructure to provide unified visibility and control, distributed segmentation, and integrated protection. [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Dec 12, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology