Media Advisory: Fortinet will Attend RSA Conference 2019 to Demonstrate Latest Security Innovations

Fortinet to participate in and contribute to the world’s largest annual gathering of top security leaders, vendors and organizations as a Gold Sponsor

Sunnyvale, California - 27/02/2019


John Maddison, EVP of product and solutions, Fortinet

“Fortinet is one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the world, providing products and solutions that span network, infrastructure, cloud and IoT security. We are excited to be attending this year's RSA Conference 2019 to demonstrate the latest security innovations enabling our customers to adequately keep up with evolving threat risks.” 

News Summary:

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced today that they will be participating in the 2019 RSA Conference on IT security, taking place March 4-8 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. A 2019 Gold Sponsor, Fortinet will be providing solution demonstrations and presentations in booth #5869 in the North Hall and delivering two critical presentations on attack chain acceleration and threat hunting that will be of special interest to attendees.

Fortinet at RSA 2019

Fortinet will be participating in this year's RSA Conference 2019 to collaborate with security professionals seeking to secure today’s modern networks. Join our team March 4-8 in the North Hall of the Moscone Center (booth #5869) in San Francisco, California to explore cutting-edge advancements in the cybersecurity space.

Fortinet will share the latest advances in cyberthreat intelligence with attendees, as well as the strategies and solutions IT professionals need to secure their networks against new and existing threats. Attendees will experience live demonstrations on a wide range of Fortinet cybersecurity solutions, including our industry-leading Security Fabric, the latest cyberthreat research from FortiGuard Labs, and more. Fortinet will provide in-depth demonstrations on how it:

  • Synchronizes and automate security resources through our end-to-end Security Fabric
  • Transforms security with our Fabric Solutions
  • Provides up-to-date threat intelligence via FortiGuard Labs
  • Reduces multi-cloud vulnerabilities with our Cloud Security Services
  • Maintains a robust Security Operation Center

Attendees can also participate in Fortinet’s popular Expert Bar to talk about the latest security trends and solutions with some of its top security experts.

Fortinet Session Details

Fortinet security experts Derek Manky and Aamir Lakhani will also be delivering valuable security insights on some of the top challenges facing cybersecurity professionals today.

Session 1 — Flash War: Tapering an Accelerating Attack Chain

Flash War: Tapering an Accelerating Attack Chain will be led by Derek Manky, Chief of Security Insights, Global Threat Alliances at Fortinet. The session will take place on Tuesday, March 5 from 2:20 P.M. - 3:10 P.M.

This educational discussion will focus on the acceleration of the attack chain and reasons why kill chain defenses must be improved. Manky will propose techniques to suppress the quickening of malicious code latency, while highlighting the importance of an enhanced kill chain defense. This discussion will also lay out various ways to protect your network environment from new attacks that leverage automation and emerging swarm technology.

Session 2 — Honeypot Predators: Hunter vs. Prey

Honeypot Predators: Hunters vs. Prey will be led by Fortinet Senior Researcher, Aamir Lakhani. It will take place on Wednesday, March 6 from 9:20 A.M. - 10:10 A.M.

Lakhani will examine how threat-hunting organizations can set up honeypots to attract attackers and gather threat intelligence in order to gain deeper insight into the world of cybercrime. Attendees will learn fascinating details gathered from experts who run honeypots globally, gathered information on how malware is proliferated through the network, and successfully halted attackers using their own techniques.

More about the 2019 RSA Conference

RSA Conferences draw over 50,00 attendees per year because of their broad range of content topics and voices. This five-day event is expected to bring together more than 30,000 attendees, 500+ press and media attendees, and over 400 exhibitors to share the latest in cybersecurity information, industry developments, and future predictions. The goal is to unite information security teams and professionals through a collaborative space where they can examine and discuss new solutions to protect our increasingly connected and interconnected world.

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About Fortinet

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security features without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 375,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at https://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.

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