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Business and Technology | Industry Trends

The Connected Campus: Digital Transformation in Education

As the education space undergoes digital transformation, the IoT and artificial intelligence bring new risks and opportunities. Learn how schools can protect their networks while adopting new technology.

By Sowjanya O'NeillFebruary 16, 2018

Industry Trends | Business and Technology

Fortinet Named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Enterprise Network Firewall

Fortinet is proud to announce that we have been named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Enterprise Network Firewall. The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice is based on the ranking of vendors by verified end-user professionals, taking into account both the number of end-user reviews and the vendor’s overall user ratings.

By Trish BorrmannFebruary 12, 2018

Business and Technology

Innovation Insights: The Industry’s Fastest 100 Gbps+ Next-Generation Firewall Appliance

With this latest NGFW innovation in place, Fortinet has once again widened the performance and security gap between our closest competitors and us. And our ongoing commitment to an engineering-driven architectural approach to security ensures that this gap will only continue to widen, ensuring that customers always have access to the cutting edge security tools they need to enable their continued success in the new digital economy.

By John MaddisonFebruary 05, 2018

Business and Technology

The Risks of Shadow IT at Financial Services Firms

The use of Shadow IT is increasing thanks to SaaS. Learn the risks that shadow IT poses to financial services firms, and how to mitigate them.

By Nirav ShahFebruary 02, 2018

Business and Technology

Do You Want an SD-WAN with Basic Security or Robust Secure SD-WAN

As network leaders assess their SD-WAN options, however, what is often missing from their deliberations is how to adequately address security risks. SD-WAN vendors are increasingly embedding security features into their offerings, but these tend to be basic, Layer 3 network controls and not the robust security functions that these environments require.

By Nirav ShahJanuary 11, 2018

Business and Technology | Industry Trends

Executive Insights: The Digital Transformation of Security

Securing the entire distributed infrastructure using single set of integrated security protocols and complementary policies require a Security Fabric approach built around interconnected security tools. Such an integrated fabric is able to span the entire network, and then dynamically adapt as network infrastructures adjust to meet changing data and workload needs. And it needs to do all of this at the speed of digital business. 

By Ken XieNovember 30, 2017

Business and Technology | Partners

The Evolution of Security: A Critical Panel Discussion at AT&T’s The Summit

On Wednesday, November, 1st, Fortinet held a critical panel discussion at The Summit, entitled “Winning the Security Battle for Your Enterprise Requires a New Approach.”

By Jennifer McDonaldNovember 20, 2017

Business and Technology

Redefining Next Generation Firewalls

When the first firewalls were developed and deployed, their primary role was to act as sentinels monitoring traffic moving into, and sometimes out of the network. These devices would look at packets, network addresses, and ports to determine if data should be allowed through or blocked. A good analogy is airline travel. In the first few iterations of the firewall, data was simply checked to see if it had a ticket, and if its credentials were in order it were allowed to board the plane. Then application traffic took off, and first generation firewalls...

By Nirav ShahSeptember 28, 2017

Industry Trends

How Your Own People Pose a Threat to Financial Services Cybersecurity

Because financial services organizations are at an inherently greater risk due to the sensitive nature of the data they store, and the often-monetary motivations of cybercriminals, they are keenly aware of the damage that can result from a data breach. Data shows that the financial services sector was the most frequently targeted industry in 2016, with attacks increasing 29 percent year-over-year. In light of these attacks, along with increased government regulations, financial services firms are ramping up their security measures. In fact, a...

By Bill HoganAugust 10, 2017

Industry Trends

How Financial Services Network Security Strategies Have Recently Evolved

Network security has become increasingly complicated for financial services providers due to the popularity of the Internet of Things (IoT) and consumer desire to access valuable data on various mobile devices.

By Bill HoganAugust 03, 2017