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


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

Industry Trends

Cybercrime Trends and Financial Services

In addition to mobile threats, we have documented three additional attack strategies that financial security teams need to be paying special attention to.

By Anthony GiandomenicoJanuary 08, 2019

Threat Research

Magento Commerce Widget Form (Core) XSS Vulnerability

The FortiGuard Labs team discovered a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Magento. This XSS vulnerability is caused by Magento failing to sanitize user-supplied data before inserting it into a dynamically generated widget form.

By Zhouyuan YangJanuary 07, 2019