Industry Trends

Finding Security Professionals With The CISO Hiring Guide Series

For CISOs to effectively compete in this employee marketplace, they need to understand and implement best practices for finding and engaging security professionals.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyJanuary 23, 2019

Industry Trends

Endless Zero-Days?

As malicious actors begin to incorporate AI and machine learning (ML) into their exploit models, zero-day vulnerabilities and exploits will explode, and the threat landscape will be completely transformed.

By Derek MankyJanuary 22, 2019

Industry Trends

A Layered Approach to Cybersecurity: People, Processes, and Technology

Modern network security requires a layered defense approach that factors in people, processes, and technology.

By Renee TarunJanuary 17, 2019

Industry Trends

The Security Implications for 5G and IoT

With literally billions of IoT devices interconnected across a meshed edge environment, any device can become the weakest link in the security chain and expose the entire enterprise to risk. Addressing this challenge will require some fundamental shifts in how we think about networking and security.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyJanuary 16, 2019

Threat Research

.Net RAT Malware Being Spread by MS Word Documents

Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs captured a malicious MS Word document from the wild that contains auto-executable malicious VBA code that can spread and install NanoCore RAT software on a victim’s Windows system.

By Xiaopeng ZhangJanuary 15, 2019

Industry Trends

Will Emerging Threats Tip the Scales?

The traditional process of identifying a threat and then developing a counter defense, or even attempting to anticipate and neutralize new attack strategies, are becoming obsolete.

By FortinetJanuary 14, 2019

Industry Trends

Fighting the Evolution of Malware

Malware is becoming increasingly destructive. This blog is a short history of this trend, along with steps organizations can take to combat it.

By Anthony GiandomenicoJanuary 14, 2019

Threat Research

Microsoft Windows JET Engine Msrd3x Code Execution Vulnerability

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs discovered a code execution vulnerability in Windows JET Engine Msrd3x40 and reported it to Microsoft. On patch Tuesday of January 2019, Microsoft released a Security Bulletin that contains the fix for this vulnerability and identifies it as CVE-2019-0538.

By Honggang Ren January 11, 2019

Industry Trends

Redefining the Cloud and Cloud Security

While the business advantages of the cloud are significant, rapid migration is also introducing complexities and risks that few organizations have adequately prepared for—right at a time when the cybersecurity skills gap is dangerously wide, and cybercriminals are more capable of exploiting vulnerabilities than ever before.

By Lior CohenJanuary 10, 2019

Partners

Grow Your Business by Reducing Complexity for SMB Customers

SMB organizations are looking for partners who can assist in streamlining security processes. Learn how Fortinet partners can add value for their customers while growing their own business.

By Jon BoveJanuary 09, 2019