GDPR


Fortinet is excited to be meeting with our partners at this year’s Accelerate conference, which promises to be the largest one yet. Around 2,000 thought leaders, IT and security experts, partners, and customers will convene in Las Vegas from February 26th – March 1st to attend keynotes and breakout sessions, network, and collaborate. [Read More]
by RSS Jon Bove  |  Jan 15, 2018  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
With GDPR scheduled to come into full effect this May, private and public-sector organizations across the world have no time to waste in taking actions to ensure they are ready to comply with these new requirements. The best way forward is through a comprehensive and integrated strategy that is able to see and track personal data, as well as prevent, detect, and remediate data breaches anywhere they may occur.  This is a strategic approach that not only enables regulatory compliance, but will allow you to differentiate security as a value-add. [Read More]
by RSS Drew Del Matto  |  Jan 08, 2018  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
We have just announced our annual Fortinet Accelerate global partner and user conference, taking place on February 26 – March 1, 2018 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This year we are expecting more than 2,000 customers, partners, industry leaders, and technical experts to come together to share industry trends and discuss the latest advances in technologies and strategies. [Read More]
by RSS Mike Morgan  |  Dec 20, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology
There’s been a lot of confusion—and frankly, a lot of vendor hype—about the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). There is no doubt that GDPR is a very far-reaching legal initiative that will significantly change the way that many private and public sector organizations treat personally identifiable information (PII) and respond to data breaches. On the other hand, it’s safe to say that a majority of readers of this blog post work for organizations that will not be directly affected by GDPR. [Read More]
by RSS Patrick Grillo  |  Dec 18, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
At the end of the day, complying with GDPR may very well simply turn out to be the right thing to do to protect the privacy and interests of all of an organization’s stakeholder communities. As a society, we simply can’t go on shrugging off data breaches that harm millions of people, often on multiple occasions in their lifetime. [Read More]
by RSS Patrick Grillo  |  Dec 08, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Globally operating financial services firms have to be aware of new cybersecurity regulations and how they affect their business in order to navigate data rules and remain compliant, especially as they conduct business across borders. Compliance is especially crucial as the punishments for noncompliance typically include large fines. Below are some of the most recent implemented or proposed cybersecurity regulations that will affect financial services firms. [Read More]
by RSS Drew Del Matto  |  Dec 05, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Businesses around the globe are becoming increasingly data driven. This, in large part, has to do with the expectation of customization across the user experience. Financial institutions, for example, have been able to use customer data and customization to offer tailored services to their customers, such as loans or insurance, based on recent purchases or financial history. However, consumers are now being encouraged to re-take control of their own personal data. The new emphasis being placed on individual rights to data is clearly demonstrated... [Read More]
by RSS Bill Hogan  |  Aug 29, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The Fortinet Security Fabric allows organizations to harness the collective power and intelligence of Fortinet’s portfolio of security solutions to collect and correlate threat intelligence, actively detect and isolate threats, and automate a coordinated response across the entire network. Such an approach allows organizations to extend visibility deep into their infrastructure, and more importantly, into their data, so they know where it is, who and what have access to it. It also allows them to demonstrate compliance... [Read More]
by RSS Drew Del Matto  |  Aug 22, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends