Securing the Network: What Three Key Verticals Require

Credit to Author: Derek Manky| Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:45:59 +0000

While new, innovative threats continue to pop up on almost daily, our latest Global Threat Landscape Report reveals that long known and yet still unpatched vulnerabilities continue to serve as the primary gateway for attacks, with organizations reporting an average of 274 attacks per firm – a 82% increase over the previous quarter. This alarming trend emphasizes that while remaining vigilant for new threats and vulnerabilities in the wild is critical, organizations also need to stay focused on what is happening within their own environment.

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Rise of the 'Hivenet': Botnets That Think for Themselves

Credit to Author: Derek Manky| Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:45:59 +0000

Over the past few years, a new development has occurred: predictive software systems are being programmed using artificial intelligence techniques. The latest advances in these kinds of tools use swarm technology to leverage massive databases of expert knowledge comprised of billions of constantly updated bits of data in order to make accurate predictions.

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Swarming IoT Attacks, Cryptojacking, and Ransomware Drive Dramatic Spike in Malware

Credit to Author: FortiGuard SE Team| Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:40:59 +0000

FortiGuard Labs just released our latest Quarterly Threat Landscape report for Q4 of 2017. As usual, there are a lot of take-aways for CISOs, but a few items stood out. In particular, attacks were up per firm by 82% and swarm cyber attacks targeted the Internet of Things (IoT) with growing intensity.

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Executive Insights: Surviving Your Digital Transformation

Credit to Author: John Maddison| Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:45:59 +0000

2018 is lining up to be the year of Digital Transformation. Just about every organization looking to remain viable in the growing digital marketplace has some sort of digital transformation in progress or one in the planning stages for this year. These projects range from implementing basic applications to better interact with online consumers, to converging OT and IT networks, or even pushing their entire infrastructure to the cloud.

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Fortinet Doubles Down on Mobile Core Security and Managed Security Services at Mobile World Congress

Credit to Author: Ronen Shpirer| Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:45:59 +0000

The Mobile Security and Managed Security Services Zone area that we’re setting in up in our booth at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) places Fortinet at the center of one of the most innovation-intensive sectors of Communication Service Providers (CSPs). The dawning era of 5G is about much more than speeds and availability.

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