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How FortiSIEM Works to Keep Schools Safe

Networks used by educational institutions benefit from being open and promoting a limitless flow of information and ideas. However, much like the student-teacher relationship, the user-network relationship is one that must be built on trust. The extent of personal information and intellectual data that is often housed on these networks requires a reliable cyber security platform. That’s where FortiSIEM enters the discussion. As an all-in-one platform, FortiSIEM provides networks with the opportunity to rapidly find and fix security threats,...

By Susan BiddleJuly 28, 2017

Industry Trends

Internet2: A Collaborative Power That Needs to be Secured

For what started as a research network that was largely owned and operated by top universities, the Internet as we know it today has become much more. In 1969, ARPANET carried the first data packets between two separate nodes. During its genesis, ARPANET included the University of California, Los Angeles and the Stanford Research Institute before adding the University of Utah and University of California, Santa Barbara. What began as a 4-node network in 1969 had swelled to include 213 hosts by 1981. From there, it took off.  The Internet’s...

By Susan BiddleMay 19, 2017

Industry Trends

Fortinet Network Security Academy Series: Perspectives on Addressing Cybersecurity Skills Gap from Educational Leaders

Interview with Rima Aristocrat, President and CEO of Willis College Q: Tell us a bit about Willis College and the type of courses that drive the greatest student engagement? A:  Established in 1866, Willis College is Canada’s first regulated Career College. This year, Willis College is celebrating 150 years of excellence in education, an outstanding example of the strength and agility of career colleges in Canada. With over 150,000 graduates and an exceptional faculty, Willis College is proud to be a pipeline for producing some...

By Jennifer TeetersJuly 05, 2016