Industry Trends

The Shifting AI-Driven Threat Landscape

As the modern threat landscape continues to expand, adding artificial intelligence (AI) to a security strategy has become paramount to establishing and maintaining an effective security posture.

By Aamir LakhaniDecember 11, 2018

Business and Technology | Partners

Fortinet and Symantec Join Forces to Help Organizations Move their Security to the Cloud

Bringing two global industry leaders together to provide enterprise-class capabilities across cloud, network, and endpoint security is a remarkable event and reflects a deep commitment to the security of our mutual customers.

By John MaddisonDecember 11, 2018

Industry Trends

More Encrypted Traffic Than Ever

Over 72% of all network traffic is encrypted, and that figure is expected to grow. Very few security devices can inspect encrypted data without severely impacting network performance.

By John MaddisonDecember 10, 2018

Threat Research

The Weaponization of PUAs

In this FortiGuard Labs article we will define what a PUA is, describe its inherent risks, and how malware makes use of them by showcasing a malware sample.

By Chris Navarrete December 06, 2018

Threat Research

RPC Bug Hunting Case Studies – Part 1

FortiGuard Labs believes that understanding how this attack works will significantly help other researchers find vulnerabilities similar to the bug that SandboxEscaper found in the Windows Task Scheduler. In this blog post, we will discuss our approach to finding privilege escalation by abusing a symbolic link on an RPC server.

By Wayne Chin Yick LowDecember 05, 2018

Partners

Providing Improved Security Posture for Your Customers

Effective cybersecurity relies on active threat and vulnerability awareness. Partners can help provide that awareness using a comprehensive cyber threat assessment program.

By Neil MatzDecember 05, 2018

Business and Technology

Helping Exponential-e Navigate the Changing Threat Landscape

To meet the challenges of the constantly evolving cybersecurity threat landscape, service providers require a robust and flexible infrastructure that enables them to adapt to new lines of attack.

By FortinetDecember 05, 2018

Threat Research

Exploiting an RCE bug in the UDP Protocol implemented in FreeRTOS

Recently, we saw a report about several bugs that were found on FreeRTOS. Curiosity got the best of us, and we started to take a look to see what can be done from the IPS side to protect our customers because of the importance of IoT devices and the popularity of this operating system.

By Amir ZaliDecember 04, 2018

Industry Trends | Partners

Smarter Security Starts with Understanding How Cybercriminals Work

Effectively defending against cyberattacks in this new environment requires security teams to work smarter rather than harder.

By Anthony GiandomenicoDecember 03, 2018

Industry Trends

Cybersecurity Skills Report: Data Shows What CISOs Look for In Security Architects

Fortinet’s recent study shows that CISOs are increasingly seeking to hire professionals with a mix of hard and soft skills. Learn how applicants and employers must adapt to meet modern security needs.

By Renee TarunDecember 03, 2018