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Industry Trends

Fortinet Operational Technology Security Trends Report

To increase efficiencies in places like manufacturing floors, energy production and delivery, or interconnected transportation systems, operational technology (OT) environments are being connected to the outside world. Find out how this presents new threats to OT organizations.

By James CabeMay 13, 2019

Threat Research

New Spam Attack Targets Romanian Corporation

The FortiGuard SE team has discovered an ongoing malicious spam campaign over the past few weeks. It uses a combination of a variant of the Fareit/Pony downloader together with the Formbook infostealer malware. Read this analysis report of the spam campaign.

By FortiGuard SE TeamMay 08, 2019

Industry Trends

The Specialized Security Concerns of OT Networks

As cybercriminals begin to more aggressively target OT devices and systems, basic security measures are increasingly inadequate. OT networks need to evolve to address increasing cyber risk.

By Peter NewtonNovember 05, 2018

Industry Trends

SCADA/ICS Dangers & Cybersecurity Strategies

Nearly 60% of surveyed organizations using SCADA or ICS reported they experienced a breach in those systems in the last year. Here are four tips for making these systems safer.

By Peter NewtonAugust 14, 2018

Industry Trends

Executive Insights: The Global Security Risks of a Post-Quantum World

For anyone tasked with securing critical infrastructure the arrival and power of quantum computing might be keeping them up at night.

By Michael XieJuly 06, 2018

Industry Trends

Resolving the Challenges of IT-OT Convergence

Success in the new digital economy requires developing integrated networks that are able to seamlessly leverage all available resources, even those ICS/SCADA systems deep inside OT networks.

By John MaddisonJune 21, 2018

Industry Trends

Fortinet is a Preferred Partner for Securing ICS/SCADA Systems

In a study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Fortinet this past January 2018, 429 global decision-makers across a wide variety of industries, responsible for the security of their organization’s critical infrastructure, IP level protection, IoT, and/or SCADA, were asked about this convergence process and the security challenges they are facing.

By Peter NewtonMay 09, 2018

Industry Trends

Is Converging Your IT and OT Networks Putting Your Organization at Risk?

The convergence that is enabling new agile business models is also introducing significant new risks, many of which are catching organizations entirely unprepared. For example, nearly 90% of organizations have now experienced a security breach within their Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition and Industrial Control Systems (SCADA/ICS) architectures, with more than half of those breaches occurring in just the last 12 months.

By John MaddisonMay 09, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet Covers Industrial Operation Technology and Internets of Things Security at Mobile World Congress

Fortinet’s booth presence and education efforts at Mobile World Congress reinforce that commitment by exploring three themes: Agile Security for Mobile Cloud Services Delivery, Advanced Security for Industrial Operation Technology (OT) and the Internet of Things (IoT), and Mobile Security/Managed Security Services.

By Ronen ShpirerFebruary 12, 2018

Business and Technology

Innovation Insights: Defending Today’s OT Environments

The transition to hyperconnected networks, such as smart cities and connected utility services, is driving the convergence of IT, OT, and IoT networks. To successfully defend these integrated networks, organizations need an architecture that scales across the entire infrastructure to provide unified visibility and control, distributed segmentation, and integrated protection.

By John MaddisonDecember 12, 2017