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Prioritize Cybersecurity Awareness in Reopening Plans

As restaurants around the country start to reopen, there are many cybersecurity lessons to be learned from recent months during transition. Read more.

By FortinetJuly 29, 2020

Industry Trends

Cybercriminals and the Holidays

Cybercriminals are determined and informed on the latest trends and how to exploit them. Which is why we need to take the time to educate ourselves - and our friends and family – about shopping carefully so we can have a happy, and safe Holiday season.

By Aamir LakhaniNovember 19, 2018

Industry Trends

The Cybersecurity Regulations Healthcare, Financial Services, and Retail Industries Must Know About

As a response to the growth of sophisticated threats, regulatory bodies have issued guidelines and standards to ensure necessary cybersecurity processes and controls are in place across the healthcare, financial services, and retail industries to minimize the impact of an attack.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyAugust 21, 2018

Industry Trends | Business and Technology

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

Business and Technology

Hughes-Fortinet Partnership Brings Zero-Touch Simplicity to Distributed Retail Organizations

Hughes Network Systems is a leading managed network service provider for highly distributed enterprises that need to operate and deliver uniform performance across large numbers of branch locations. They have been a long-time Fortinet partner, delivering innovative managed network solutions that leverage Fortinet platforms by combining Fortinet’s security capabilities with Hughes’ broadband transport, routing, and WAN optimization technologies. We recently sat down with Jeff Bradbury, Senior Director of Marketing at Hughes, to talk...

By Daniel MellingerJune 23, 2017

Industry Trends

Today’s Retail Network and Security Requirements

For retailers with many geographically dispersed shops or stores, having secure network connectivity and linking all sites to the head office has become the glue of critical operating processes, such as the Point of Sale (PoS), accounting, inventory control, pricing, customer relationship management applications, and other business services. The in-store store network is vital, yet invisible, to staff and shoppers alike – until it stops working. But when the network goes down, transactions halt, customers go elsewhere, and cash registers stop...

By Fortinet AustraliaSeptember 08, 2016

Industry Trends

Integrating Retail Customer Experience Through WiFi Analytics

Every smartphone these days is equipped with ways to connect to WiFi. When your phone is looking for networks to join, it’s detectable by local routers. In a retail store, there’s often additional equipment that can detect your phone’s WiFi capabilities, note your device’s unique ID number, and track your device over time as you move through the store. Retail stores can use this technology to determine the flow of customer foot traffic, analyse conversion rates, and research dwell times in the stores. They can then use...

By FortinetMarch 09, 2016