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Industry Trends

As the Holiday Season Draws Near, Mobile Malware Attacks Are Prevalent

Fortinet's quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report reveals threats are increasing and evolving to become more sophisticated. Unique threat variants and families are on the rise, while botnet infections continue to infect organizations.

By FortiGuard SE TeamNovember 14, 2018

What Increased EHR Accessibility Means for Cybersecurity

Electronic health records (EHRs) offer many benefits, such as centralizing a patient’s information and streamlining communication. These benefits will only grow as technical advancements continue in healthcare.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuySeptember 28, 2018

Partners

Addressing the Growth of SSL-Encrypted Traffic Volume with FortiGate’s NGFW

Today, businesses and organizations are relying more on SSL-encrypted traffic than ever before. Learn how Fortinet’s NGFW secures SSL traffic without compromising on overall firewall performance.

By Nirav ShahAugust 07, 2018

Industry Trends

For Financial Services, Encryption is Essential – But So Is Performance

For encryption to work in the financial services industry, firms must take an integrated approach within their security strategy to make sure encryption is doing its job: providing critical security and data protection without decreasing the productivity of the security infrastructure as a whole.

By Aamir LakhaniJune 26, 2018

Threat Research

New Remcos RAT Variant is Spreading by Exploiting CVE-2017-11882

Several days ago, FortiGuard Labs captured a malware sample that was exploiting the Microsoft Office vulnerability CVE-2017-11882 patched by Microsoft last November. The sample is an RTF document with an Equation object. By analyzing its behavior in my test environment, I realized that it spreads a new variant of Remcos RAT, version “2.0.4 Pro,” that was released on April 7, 2018 from its official website. It is able to control the victim’s PC after infection.

By Xiaopeng ZhangMay 04, 2018

Threat Research

GandCrab: Honor among Thieves?

GandCrab is the first ransomware to hit the spotlight this year. Known as the first ransom malware to use DASH cryptocurrency as a payment, it has hit more than 50,000 victims according to a report from Europol.

Unsecured At Any Speed: The Cyber Risks Of The Connected Car

I have never seen anyone pull into a parking space, get out of their car and leave their laptop, wallet, iPhone, social security card, list of most important passwords and their banking information on the hood before walking away. But as the era of the connected car begins, that may essentially start happening every day. The masterfully intuitive UI/UX and computing power of smartphones, among a host of other digital devices we use daily, has conditioned consumers to enjoy and demand equal levels of usability and convenience with all their devices. And where there is demand, supply follows. From refrigerators to washing machines to thermostats and electric meters, connected appliances are staking out an ever-larger part of the market.

By Michael XieFebruary 05, 2018

Unsecured At Any Speed: The Cyber Risks Of The Connected Car

I have never seen anyone pull into a parking space, get out of their car and leave their laptop, wallet, iPhone, social security card, list of most important passwords and their banking information on the hood before walking away. But as the era of the connected car begins, that may essentially start happening every day. The masterfully intuitive UI/UX and computing power of smartphones, among a host of other digital devices we use daily, has conditioned consumers to enjoy and demand equal levels of usability and convenience with all their devices. And where there is demand, supply follows. From refrigerators to washing machines to thermostats and electric meters, connected appliances are staking out an ever-larger part of the market.

By Michael XieFebruary 05, 2018

Industry Trends

Executive Insights: 2017 Threat Trends – Looking at Our Threat Reports

2017 was another landmark year for cybersecurity. In reviewing our quarterly Threat Landscape reports, it is clear that 2017 has been notable primarily for three things: the rapid digital transformation and expansion of the potential attack surface, the increasing sophistication of cyber attacks, and a lapse in basic cybersecurity hygiene, largely being driven by digital transformation coupled with the growing cybersecurity skills gap.

By John MaddisonDecember 29, 2017

Industry Trends

Power, Performance and the Cloud

When considering security solutions for your hybrid cloud environment, here are some critical areas to look at in terms of security performance.

By John MaddisonSeptember 13, 2017