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Unified Threat Management for Higher Education

Higher education is embracing new technology and open networks to foster student innovation. Learn how unified threat management can manage cost and thwart threats while improving operational efficiency.

By Sowjanya O'NeillJanuary 25, 2018

Business and Technology

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

What Education IT Professionals Can Learn at the 2017 CETPA Annual Conference

The 2017 CETPA Annual Conference will be held from November 14th– 17th at the Pasadena Convention Center. Fortinet is excited to be sponsoring and attending this event. We encourage attendees to visit with our team at booth number 423.  Additionally, Fortinet will be participating in multiple events and presentations to inform education IT professionals of best practices for securing their networks in the evolving threat landscape and protecting personal data with increased network visibility. 

By Susan BiddleNovember 09, 2017

Industry Trends

Protecting Higher Education Networks with Secure Access Architecture

Colleges and universities have unique wireless network and security needs. They are typically densely-populated and highly-collaborative environments. Students and faculty alike rely on a consistent wireless connection that allows them fast and constant communication with each other across campuses and buildings. They require access to various online resources and publications to conduct research for assignments and lesson plans, as well as access to various applications and software solutions to record, present, and share their findings. Furthermore,...

By Susan BiddleOctober 27, 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

Protecting Higher Education Data in Today’s Digital World

The proliferation of global network connectivity thanks to technological advances and a growing number of connected devices has had a number of positive impacts on today’s higher education institutions. From cloud services to the Internet of Things (IoT), students and faculty are now able to stay connected while outside the classroom or laboratories to improve learning and research. However, all of this private information sharing has also opened the doors to increased cybercriminal activity targeting higher ed. Any exchanged information,...

By Susan BiddleApril 21, 2017

Business and Technology

Join Fortinet at the 2017 Internet2 Global Summit: Industry Experts Will Examine the Importance of Cybersecurity in Higher Education.

The 2017 Internet2 Global Summit is scheduled to take place at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel from April 23–26. Internet2, a consortium that operates the nation’s largest coast-to-coast research and education network, has developed the Global Summit event to provide attendees with an opportunity to connect with the world’s preeminent leaders in research and education. Fortinet will be in attendance as a platinum sponsor and will be sponsoring the Internet2 Opening General Session on Monday, April 24th.

By Susan BiddleApril 20, 2017