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Media Advisory: Fortinet to Showcase Automated Security at Scale at RSA 2017; CISO Phil Quade to Present on Critical Infrastructure Security Strategies

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Feb. 10, 2017 —

Philip Quade, chief information security officer, Fortinet
“As the threat landscape grows increasingly sophisticated, cybersecurity extends from one company’s network all the way to critical infrastructure today. This is why Fortinet is taking steps to create strategic alliances and solutions to address risks that can have far-reaching consequences.”

Overview of Fortinet at RSA Conference 2017 – Booth #N3627
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today released details about its upcoming participation at the RSA Conference 2017 in San Francisco. The company is a Gold Sponsor at this year’s RSA event. For additional details, please read our Fortinet at RSA blog.

Fortinet CISO Speaking Session
Title: A Sustainable Strategy for Critical Infrastructures and Key Resources
A sustainable strategy for critical infrastructures and key resources underpins our transition to smart cities, sustainable economic development, national security and the pursuit of happiness. Everything is a target and anything can be a weapon. We need an achievable and sustainable strategy to better protect them. Come discuss the new approaches that are needed, technically and collaboratively.

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 15: 2:45 - 3:30p.m.
Room: Moscone North 132
Speaker: Philip Quade, CISO, Fortinet

Cyber Threat Alliance Panel
Cyber Threat Alliance: Collaborate Together Against the Bad Minority?
Fortinet and other founding members of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) will come together to discuss the next phase of the CTA. The CTA believes that sharing in good faith can improve cyber-defenses. This panel will challenge these beliefs and the future of actionable threat intelligence, leveraging those that sell, share and consume.

Date & Time: Thursday, February 16: 2:45 - 3:30p.m.
Room: Marriott Marquis Hotel, Yerba Buena 8
Panelists: Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist, Fortinet; Greg Day, VP and CSO, EMEA at Palo Alto Networks (moderator); Freddy Dezeure, Head of CERT-EU; John Hultquist, Manager Threat Intelligence at FireEye

Executive Briefings: Fortinet executives and threat researchers will be available for press interviews during the conference at Booth #N3627. Please contact Daniel Mellinger ( with any requests.

Additional Activities

  • Fortinet will host an Industry Appreciation Reception at Booth #N3627 on Tuesday, February 14, from 4:30 to 6:00 PM. Join us for appetizers and drinks while taking a look at new solutions, including new high-performance firewalls that have earned the company industry-wide recognition as continued leaders in security innovation and performance.
  • Fortinet is proud to once again be a Platinum Sponsor of the RSAC Security Bloggers Meetup. This invitation-only event will take place on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
  • The company will have an in-booth theater featuring Fortinet experts presenting on the Fortinet Security Fabric and other solutions including, enterprise firewalls, cloud security, FortiGuard Labs global threat research, Advanced Threat Protection and Fortinet’s Security Operations Center solution. The theater will also feature presentations from a number of Fabric-Ready Partners showcasing the unique interoperability, scope and flexibility of the Fortinet Security Fabric.
  • Fortinet will also offer an NSE Experts Bar at the back of booth, inviting customers and attendees to drop by for detailed discussions about their security challenges.

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 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 300,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.

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