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Fortinet Breaks Ground on New Threat Intelligence and R&D Center in Vancouver, Canada

On December 7, 2017 Fortinet officially broke ground on our new threat intelligence and research and development campus located next to our existing facilities in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

By Julian KanarekDecember 08, 2017

Business and Technology

Interviewing Veterans for Cyber Security Positions - What I Look For as a Civilian Employer

Over the last three years, it has been my privilege to be one of the first civilian interview experiences that candidates in our Veterans program go through. For those of you that do not know, Fortinet runs the top Veterans employment program by any pure play security vendor bar none.

By Geoff KreilingNovember 10, 2017

Industry Trends

Tornado warning: Commingling of public and IoT clouds?

Clouds are tricky things. It’s hard to tell where the foundations of a cloud reside. You could point at the physical infrastructure. Some of the best side-channel attacks target hardware. There is the operating system that runs everything. And there is the middleware, billing, hypervisors, drivers and web front ends. The potential attack surface of a cloud service provider (CSP) or consumption market platform is gigantic.

By James CabeAugust 07, 2017

Industry Trends

Rise of the Funnel Cloud: When Good Clouds Go Bad

In the simplest terms, the cloud allows users to store and access data and programs on someone else’s hardware, usually over the internet, rather than using their local device or network resources. But it is much more than simply offsite storage. It also includes services that allow users to replicate some or all of their local environment, from running applications to designing complex infrastructures. And it needs to be able to scale to lots of users. Simply put, you do not have a “cloud” unless...

By James CabeAugust 07, 2017

Business and Technology

FortiCloud Now Manages FortiGate UTM Appliances

We are proud to announce that full cloud-based management is now available for our FortiGate UTM products through the FortiCloud services.  We have seen impressive growth in the adoption of our FortiCloud solution over the past several years that has validated the value of a cloud management model for Fortinet customers.  FortiCloud started 10 years ago as a cloud-based solution for log storage and analytics.  Over the years, we’ve improved those analytics and added the ability to mass deploy devices (FortiDeploy), independently...

By Peter NewtonAugust 01, 2017

Industry Trends

Bringing Your Cloud Visibility Back Into Focus

Like data center sprawl, virtualization sprawl occurs when the numbers, locations, and functions of virtual machines distributed across a network grow to the point that they can no longer be managed effectively. As organizations continue to move applications and other core workloads into the cloud, virtualization sprawl can give way to “security sprawl” if not architected properly. In order to achieve the scale, elasticity, and efficiency benefits of the cloud, the data and security elements across all environments must be integrated,...

By Darlene GannonJuly 31, 2017

Business and Technology

The Need for Threat Intelligence

These are challenging times for security leaders. Business pressures require faster processing of more data, and support for more devices than ever before. Critical data that used to be housed in a secured datacenter now moves across an increasingly complex ecosystem of networked environments, including IoT, cloud, mobile devices and workers, and virtualized networks. The rate of change in some environments is so rapid that many organizations simply can’t keep up. A recent Forrester survey of 342 security leaders found that the largest...

By Neil MatzJuly 24, 2017

Business and Technology

Executive Insights: Securing the Digital World, Part II

Sixteen years ago, Fortinet predicted the emergence of a digital economy where data would be driving business. We understood that this would require scaling the Internet to support hyperconnected network infrastructures. To accomplish this, network infrastructures that hadn’t fundamentally changed for decades would have to be radically redesigned. The challenge was that traditional security solutions were never designed to protect this new environment. To meet this challenge, we began engineering security tools around a universal operating...

By Ken XieJuly 14, 2017

Business and Technology

Visit Fortinet at Black Hat 2017

Fortinet is proud to be a Platinum Plus Sponsor at Black Hat’s 20th anniversary conference, being held this July 22-27 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Our booth is #915. This year’s booth includes a live theater, and we have lined up great presentations from Fabric-Ready Partners, as well as from some of Fortinet’s top solutions experts.  The presentation schedule will be posted online before the show, and a schedule will also be available at the booth. In addition, Derek Manky, Fortinet’s...

By Mike MorganJuly 14, 2017

Business and Technology

Don’t Take It from Us – FortiGate Enterprise Network Firewall Customer Reviews

Last year, Gartner launched a new website and service called Peer Insights. Its goal is to provide organizations looking at adopting new technologies or solutions with access to the collective knowledge and experience of IT professionals that have already evaluated and adopted similar technology. Their posted reviews offer detailed perspectives and firsthand experience with a wide range of solutions for every phase of the IT lifecycle - from evaluation and implementation to service and support. In the Enterprise Firewall category, for example,...

By Trish BorrmannJuly 12, 2017