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Fortinet Anticipates Threat Actors to Leverage AI, Machine Learning in 2019

Fortinet’s threat research arm predicts cyber adversaries will exploit artificial intelligence and machine learning to launch attacks on organizations’ networks and other information technology infrastructure in 2019 and beyond. Researchers from FortiGuard Labs expect cyber criminals to accelerate zero-day attacks through the use of the AI fuzzing technique, the company …

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DoD Adds Over 50 Fortinet Security Fabric Platforms to Approved Products List; Bob Fortna Quoted

Fortinet has received a Defense Department certification that allows the company to offer additional security platforms to DoD agencies to meet their cybersecurity requirements. The company said Thursday more than 50 additional Fortinet Security Fabric offerings were added to the DoD Information Network Approved Products List following the completion of …

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Fortinet’s Phil Quade: Addressing IT-Operational Tech Integration Key to Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

Phil Quade, chief information security officer at Fortinet, told Federal News Radio’s Ask the CIO program that aired Wednesday federal agency leaders seeking to cyber-secure operational technology used to power critical infrastructure should address the rising integration of OT with information technology driven by the prevalence of internet-connected devices. Quade said …

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Fortinet Unveils AI-Powered Threat Analysis & Detection Platform

Fortinet has introduced an artificial intelligence platform designed to automate analysis and detection of cyber threats. The cybersecurity company said Tuesday the FortiGuard AI threat intelligence tool was produced through a five-year effort of Fortinet’s research group, FortiGuard Labs, to develop automated threat analysis and detection. FortiGuard AI uses machine learning and continuous training …

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Bob Fortna: Fortinet Aims to Help Federal Clients Address IT Security Challenges With Tech

Bob Fortna, president of Fortinet’s federal business, has said the company offers security platforms designed to help customer agencies address mission requirements and challenges associated with information technology modernization efforts. Fortna said in an interview published Monday that Fortinet Federal‘s portfolio of security tools for agencies features the Fortinet Security …

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Fortinet Intros Threat Intell Service for Cybersecurity Execs

Fortinet has debuted a threat intelligence service offering designed to help cybersecurity leaders monitor global threat trends and cyber risks facing their enterprises. The cloud-based FortiGuard threat intelligence platform works to provide threat metrics and activity trends to boost chief information security officers’ cyber situational awareness, Fortinet said Monday. The service uses …

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Amazon Vet Peter Cohen Joins Fortinet Board

Peter Cohen, a 17-year veteran of Amazon and co-founder of Xendota, has joined the board of directors at Sunnyvale, California-based cybersecurity firm Fortinet. Cohen said in a statement published Tuesday he aims to help “provide strategic counsel on the cloud technology priorities, partnerships and innovations that will help contribute to the company’s continued momentum …

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Fortinet, Leidos Form Managed Security Service Partnership

Leidos has agreed to be a managed service provider of Fortinet‘s security products to federal government and commercial customers under a partnership agreement. Leidos said Tuesday its distribution of Fortinet offerings such as FortiSIEM will expand the former’s current pool of managed security services for clients. FortiSIEM combines the capacities of security operations centers and network …

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DoD Puts Fortinet Firewall on Commercial Solutions for Classified Programs Components List

The Defense Department has added Fortinet’s firewall to the Commercial Solutions for Classified Programs Components List that authorizes the implementation of the platform in government networks that store highly sensitive data. Fortinet said Wednesday its FortiGate Enterprise Firewall secured the CSfC Components List status after DoD validated the platform against three Common …

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Fortinet Updates Network Security Platform to Help Address IoT Threats; Phil Quade Comments

Fortinet has expanded the capacities for its intent-based network security platform in a push to help enterprise customers address internet of things-based security risks. The company said Tuesday its Security Fabric platform offers control, infrastructure scale and visibility over an enterprise’s network to help defend against attack surfaces from the proliferation of IoT devices. Security Fabric …

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Canadian Gov’t Taps Fortinet to Provide IT Infrastructure Security Tech

Canada’s information technology services organization has selected Fortinet to provide a scalable IT infrastructure security service across the country’s government. Fortinet said Thursday Shared Services Canada will utilize the Fortinet Security Fabric that consists of FortiGate enterprise firewalls and the FortiManager security management software. The company added it will work with SSC to deploy the security service that …

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Fortinet, South Korean Agency Agree to Exchange Cyber Threat Info; Michael Xie Comments

Fortinet has entered into a cyber partnership agreement with South Korea’s internet and security agency to facilitate two-way exchange of threat intelligence data. The deal allows the both parties to jointly research and analyze web security incidents in South Korea as well as identify appropriate technology and methods to increase the country’s resilience to cyber attacks, Fortinet said Tuesday. “Public and private …

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