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Threat Research

Fortinet Quarterly Threat Landscape Report: The Battle Against Cybercrime Continues to Escalate

Fortinet today announced the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that high botnet reoccurrence rates and an increase of automated malware demonstrate that cybercriminals are leveraging common exploits combined with automated attack methods at unprecedented speed and scale.

By Anthony GiandomenicoNovember 28, 2017

Business and Technology

Fortinet A Premier Sponsor of AT&T’s Inaugural ‘The Summit’ Event

Fortinet is a Premier Sponsor of The Summit, the inaugural AT&T Business event that is bringing together 2500 thought leaders, influencers, and customers for three days to be inspired and informed about the future of technology and how it impacts the world. This premiere event is being held from October 30-November 2, 2017 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Dallas, Texas.

By Jennifer McDonaldOctober 30, 2017

Industry Trends

All Roads Lead to Rome: Critical Infrastructure Security at the Crossroad

Prosperous nations sometimes take for granted the safe and reliable critical infrastructures that underpin our economies, governments, and personal well-being.  Similar to how we marvel today at the Roman Empire’s aqueducts, the 3rd millennium will likely do the same with today’s critical infrastructures.  That is, if they don’t lead to our downfall. Our Strength, Our Weakness The common understanding of the phrase ‘all roads lead to Rome’ is that there are many different ways to reach a goal. ...

By Phil QuadeSeptember 29, 2017

Industry Trends

Executive Insights: Evolving Towards Intent-Based Security

In this second installment, begun with ”The Evolution of the Firewall,” we will take a look at the direction security is headed. From its humble beginnings, the firewall has evolved through several stages of development. Its latest incarnation, built on the legacy of its first two generations, implements the strategic pillars of Segmentation, Access Control, and Real-time analytics/action to realize intent-based network security. The Three Generations of the Firewall With the advantage of looking backwards in time, it’s now...

By Phil QuadeJuly 26, 2017

Industry Trends

Executive Insights: The Evolution of the Firewall

As the Internet and Digital Economy have grown up, the humble Firewall has continued to serve as their go-to security appliance. In this first of a two-part series, we will examine how, in spite of the evolution of the Firewall through a number of shapes, functions, and roles, it remains the security foundation for implementing the strategic pillars of Segmentation, Access Control, and Real-time analytics/action now and into the future. Change is a fact of life; what doesn’t change usually withers and dies. This is true for both the biological...

By Phil QuadeJuly 21, 2017

Business and Technology | Partners

Black Hat Executive Interviews: Q&A with Phil Quade, Fortinet CISO

Q: You joined Fortinet recently after three decades in cybersecurity roles in government, including most recently the NSA. What has that experience taught you about the nature and scope of the threats that organizations face these days? Some people say that street cops and detectives see an especially negative view of humanity, because, more often than not, they are called to assist with an unlawful or sad situation.  Similarly, coming from the foreign intelligence business, you get a first-hand view of what foreign adversaries aspire to...

By Darlene GannonJuly 18, 2017

Business and Technology

Fortinet at RSA 2017

We are proud to be a Gold Sponsor at this year’s RSA event. We are located at Booth# 3627 in the North Hall. This year we will have an in-booth theater featuring Fortinet experts presenting on such topics as enterprise FW, cloud security, FortiGuard, Advanced Threat Protection, and our Security Operations Center solution. The theater will also feature presentations from a number of our Fabric-Ready Partners showcasing the unique interoperability, scope, and flexibility of the Fortinet Security Fabric.

By Bill McGeeFebruary 08, 2017

Business and Technology

Accelerate 2017 Update General Sessions Overview – Day Two

The second day of Accelerate continued to raise the bar on both content and vision. Here is a quick overview of the general sessions: Opportunities – Phil Quade, Fortinet CISO Phil Quade recently joined Fortinet after three decades of service in the intelligence community, where he most recently served as the head of the Cyber Task Force at the National Security Agency. After examining key trends in the growth of cyber technologies, Phil provided the Accelerate audience with a unique view into where the accelerating transformation of...

By Bill McGeeJanuary 16, 2017