Fortinet has set up a Carrier & Service Provider division within its South-East Asia and Hong Kong operations, and appointed Ng Hwee Boon and Chang Wai Leong as regional directors to head the division.
Fortinet has rolled out FortiGuard Labs’ 2014 security predictions, highlighting five threats to watch out for next year.
Organisations are taking a more strategic approach towards IT security, according to a Frost & Sullivan survey of South-East Asia and Hong Kong, commissioned by network security solutions provider Fortinet.
Fortinet has published global research revealing the growing appetite of Generation Y employees to contravene corporate policies governing the use of own devices, personal cloud storage accounts and new technologies such as smart watches, Google Glass and connected cars.
Unified threat managment (UTM) security vendor WatchGuard has grown in Asia riding the UTM wave and its CEO tells Edwin Yapp why more is expected out of this security segment in the years to come.
Fortinet said that its FortiGate platform has been selected by NEC as the firewall for the latter’s MasterScope Virtual DataCenter Automation cloud platform software.
The attack by the Stuxnet virus against Iran in 2010 raised awareness of the vulnerability of industrial systems known as SCADA, which have been widely implemented across a range of industries for many years. The Stuxnet virus illustrated the urgent need to apply to SCADA environments modern security techniques like those deployed in an enterprise network, writes Fortinet’s George Chang.
As more people get mobile devices for both work and play, the amount of mobile malware has gone up and cybercriminals are increasingly targeting slack mobile security policies in the workplace.
The escalating number of security rules and policies accumulated by firms over time is leaving many unable to respond effectively to the changing threat landscape.
Fortinet has rolled out new features within its FortiOS 5 operating system that serves as the foundation for its FortiGate network security platform.