security fabric


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
The challenge is that most all email security vendors say the same thing: “99.9% catch rate, no false positives, easy to manage” and so forth, which is why Fortinet is firmly committed to regular participation in independent testing. Consider, for example, the Advanced Threat Defense certification testing conducted by ICSA Labs. [Read More]
by RSS David Finger  |  Jan 16, 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
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
As global cyberattacks persist, cybersecurity is becoming a main focus in the C-suite. Gone are the days where it’s just a concern for IT teams. These rapid, sophisticated attacks across industries have demonstrated that cybersecurity is the responsibility of the entire organization as they seek to avoid the crippling effects associated with data breaches. [Read More]
by RSS Drew Del Matto  |  Dec 26, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
The nature of the MSSP business offers an ideal playing field for fast-footed players to develop innovative offerings targeting the most vexing cybersecurity problems facing private and public organizations. MSSPs thrive by integrating off-the-shelf products with innovative thinking and effective action to address urgent customer needs. The recipe for MSSP visionary success calls for equal parts technical savvy, street smarts, and fanatical devotion to end-customer success. [Read More]
by RSS Stephan Tallent  |  Dec 21, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Industry Trends
Security7 Networks is an MSSP focused on delivering security and compliance services to small- and medium-sized enterprises. The company, focusing on intelligence in depth, provides an innovative suite of products to help customers identify risk, improve their ability to defend against cyberthreats, and centralize visibility and control. For several years, Security7 has used Fortinet products to deliver cloud-based security services to its customers.  [Read More]
by RSS John Maddison  |  Dec 19, 2017  |  Filed in: Business and Technology, Security Q & A
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
The entire security arms race between IT professionals and cybercriminals is really about one side constantly trying to outsmart the other. Security isn’t just about tools. It’s also about the intelligence that powers them. Which is why when we started Fortinet 16 years ago we were every bit as committed to developing security intelligence and research solutions that were as innovative as the technology we were developing. [Read More]
by RSS Michael Xie  |  Dec 07, 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