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Cyber Threats And Financial Services

Read more about how targeted cyber threats can impact the financial services industry.

By FortinetJuly 21, 2019

Industry Trends

Cybercrime Trends and Financial Services

In addition to mobile threats, we have documented three additional attack strategies that financial security teams need to be paying special attention to.

By Anthony GiandomenicoJanuary 08, 2019

Industry Trends

The Risks Mobile Payments Present to Financial Services

Consumers are rapidly adopting mobile payments and are expecting banks and financial services firms to ensure their security. As a result, financial services organizations must increase their ability to leverage security features deployed across distributed environments to keep pace with modern, automated cyberattacks.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyJuly 05, 2018

Industry Trends

Securing the Network: What Three Key Verticals Require

Perhaps the most neglected element of security is simply network and device hygiene. While new, innovative threats continue to pop up on almost daily, our latest Global Threat Landscape Report reveals that long known and yet still unpatched vulnerabilities continue to serve as the primary gateway for attacks, with organizations reporting an average of 274 attacks per firm – a 82% increase over the previous quarter. This alarming trend emphasizes that while remaining vigilant for new threats and vulnerabilities in the wild is critical, organizations also need to stay focused on what is happening within their own environment.

By Derek MankyFebruary 22, 2018

Industry Trends

Multi-risks in the Multi-cloud: An Industry Perspective

Even if the enterprise security team has a handle on its individual clouds, multiple secure clouds are not the same thing as a secure multi-cloud. This requires a single secure enterprise network that spans the data center (physical or software defined) and all the private and public clouds to which an organization subscribes.

By John MaddisonFebruary 07, 2018

Business and Technology

Fostering Collaboration and Intelligence Sharing at Accelerate 2018

Learn about the keynote sessions being delivered at Fortinet’s Accelerate conference, and the key takeaways for IT professionals across verticals.

By Mike MorganFebruary 06, 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

Industry Trends

How Financial Services Firms Can Protect Against DDoS Attacks

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are becoming increasingly common across the financial services industry. DDoS attacks occur when a portion of the network is targeted, typically at the networking, transport, or application layer, with a flood of requests that overwhelm network bandwidth, causing it to slow or crash completely. 

By Brian ForsterJanuary 04, 2018

Business and Technology | Industry Trends

Market Segments Feel the Impact of GDPR

At the end of the day, complying with GDPR may very well simply turn out to be the right thing to do to protect the privacy and interests of all of an organization’s stakeholder communities. As a society, we simply can’t go on shrugging off data breaches that harm millions of people, often on multiple occasions in their lifetime.

By Patrick GrilloDecember 08, 2017

Industry Trends

Financial Services Cybersecurity: Addressing the Horizontal Attack Surface

With industry-specific compliance requirements driving security spending and deployment, it’s natural to assume that best practices for securing access to sensitive data are different from vertical to vertical. However, that assumption may be changing. 

By Bill HoganNovember 03, 2017