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Industry Trends

Addressing the Global Cybersecurity Skills Gap Challenge

Learn more about how Fortinet is committed to collaborating with global leaders from private and public sectors to respond to the global cyber skills gap and cybersecurity threats.

By FortinetMay 07, 2019

Business and Technology

Come to Vegas in February for Accelerate 2018!

We have just announced our annual Fortinet Accelerate global partner and user conference, taking place on February 26 – March 1, 2018 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This year we are expecting more than 2,000 customers, partners, industry leaders, and technical experts to come together to share industry trends and discuss the latest advances in technologies and strategies.

By Mike MorganDecember 20, 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

Business and Technology

Fortinet Named to Inaugural Fortune Future 50 List

Fortinet has been listed in the inaugural Fortune Future 50 list, a new ranking of elite companies best positioned for breakout growth. Produced in partnership with BCG, the rankings were determined based on the analysis of 15 years of financial results from 2,300 publicly traded U.S. companies as well as over 70,000 10-K reports. This analysis was conducted using an advanced AI algorithm designed to assess an organization’s long-term orientation, their emphasis on things such as adaptation and sustainability, their market potential combined...

By Bill McGeeOctober 24, 2017

Business and Technology

Executive Insights: Securing the Digital World, Part II

Sixteen years ago, Fortinet predicted the emergence of a digital economy where data would be driving business. We understood that this would require scaling the Internet to support hyperconnected network infrastructures. To accomplish this, network infrastructures that hadn’t fundamentally changed for decades would have to be radically redesigned. The challenge was that traditional security solutions were never designed to protect this new environment. To meet this challenge, we began engineering security tools around a universal operating...

By Ken XieJuly 14, 2017

Business and Technology

Executive Insights: Securing the Digital World, Part I

Today’s digital economy is driving a technology revolution. Networks now include on-demand infrastructure, cloud-based services, software defined perimeters, and the growth of smart devices and IoT. Networks and infrastructures are also increasingly hyperconnected. What’s been missing is a security strategy to protect these new environments. The Internet was first begun as a point-to-point networking solution 50 years ago. The first generation of security was connection-oriented because it was primarily a firewall and VPN that...

By Ken XieJuly 12, 2017

Business and Technology

Executive Insights: Effectively Using Threat Intelligence

If we want to get ahead of cybercrime, we must share information. A collection of companies working together to collect and share intelligence will always have better visibility into the threat landscape than one organization on its own. Seeing new threats as soon as they emerge increases our ability to respond and protect valuable resources. There is a lot of raw data for organizations to use, from both global sources and within their own networks. Unfortunately, most security infrastructures were not designed to effectively consume, correlate,...

By Ken XieFebruary 13, 2017

Partners

Innovation Insights: Leadership Series - A Conversation with Fortinet CEO, Ken Xie

Editor’s note: We have been running a regular series highlighting Fortinet’s technology innovations, called Innovation Insights. Today’s blog begins a new set within our Innovation series highlighting Fortinet’s leadership team. Ken Xie is the founder and CEO of Fortinet. He is a network security visionary and an established and successful business leader, having founded several companies in his career. Ken has steered Fortinet from its founding sixteen years ago, and successful IPO in 2009, to become a billion dollar...

By Bill McGeeAugust 12, 2016