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Threat Research

GandCrab V3 Accidentally Locks Systems with New ‘Change Wallpaper’ Feature

GandCrab is one of the most talked about ransomware families this year primarily due to its increasing distribution volume, as we described in our previous article. At the end of last month, FortiGuard Labs discovered a new spam wave from the same campaign delivering the latest version, GandCrab v3.

By Joie SalvioMay 04, 2018

Business and Technology | Partners

Provide Customers with Advanced Threat Defense Against Email-Based Attacks

Cybercriminals use email to trick users into providing login credentials or initiating fraudulent transactions, as well as to unknowingly install malware, ransomware, and other malicious payloads. These are some of the top email-based cyberattacks that your customers need be aware of.

By David FingerApril 26, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet Certified by ICSA for Advanced Threat Defense

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.

By David FingerJanuary 16, 2018

Industry Trends

Public Cloud Security: Making It a Business Enabler

In general, if a cybercriminal is able to successfully launch an attack at an owner-operated IT infrastructure, they can also launch one at a cloud service provider. In fact, public cloud services have become highly attractive targets for cybercriminals. For them, breaking into a cloud service is like merging onto a superhighway that can deliver their little bundles of evil far and wide, potentially impacting hundreds or thousands of organizations with a single strike.

By Jeannette JarvisDecember 04, 2017

Business and Technology

Top 3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs FortiSandbox in AWS

Organizations have the option of adding the first cloud-based sandbox product in AWS marketplace, FortiSandbox, to their cloud security infrastructure, allowing businesses to operate a complete security practice entirely in the cloud. Fortinet’s Security Fabric solutions for the cloud offer the ability to leverage security controls that are delivered, updated, and managed entirely through the cloud environment.

By Cynthia HsiehNovember 27, 2017

Business and Technology

Fortinet to Demonstrate Broadest Portfolio of Cloud Security Solutions at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas

Fortinet is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 6th annual AWS re:Invent conference, being held at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas between November 27th and December 1st. re:Invent is the largest gathering of members of the global cloud community in the world, bringing together over 40,000 attendees from over 80 different nations attending over 1,000 different technical sessions, keynote addresses, labs, and special events over the course of the conference. Fortinet will be showcasing our latest cloud-based solutions, including the Fortinet...

By Cynthia HsiehNovember 17, 2017

Industry Trends

How Federal Agencies Can Use FortiMail to Comply with BOD-18-01

On October 16th, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intention to have all federal agencies revamp their email security protocol. The Binding Operational Directive (BOD-18-01) will require all federal agencies to deploy STARTTLS, Secure Policy Framework (SPF), Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM), and Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) within three months of the directive’s announcement. While having these email security features enabled is generally considered to be a cybersecurity...

By Felipe FernandezOctober 30, 2017

Industry Trends

Why ICSA Advanced Threat Defense for Email is So Important

Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report found that two-thirds (66%) of all installed malware that successfully made its way past established defenses were delivered by email.  This is particularly concerning as our weekly FortiGuard Labs Threat Intelligence Brief lists ransomware downloaders –typically delivered via email – as consistently among the top 5 pieces of malware in most weeks. {Update chart and excerpt closer to publication date} The reality is that while brand new attacks like WannaCry and Petya...

By David FingerOctober 27, 2017

Business and Technology

FortiMail named IDC Email Security Leader

As a product manager, the start of the year is a time to take a few breaths and reflect on the successes or failures of the past year and plan for future projects.  When we have invested so much effort into our products, we know their strengths, but spending so much time in such close proximity to a solution can also make one a bit blinkered. Which is why it is always important to get outside opinions on your progress as a sanity check. Of course, customer feedback is essential, and always very welcome, but it was particularly satisfying to...

By Carl WindsorMarch 15, 2017