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Cloud Security for Rapidly Increasing Remote Work
In my previous blog, I highlighted security considerations for supporting the rapid rollout of large scale, high-speed VPN connectivity to increase secure remote worker capacity. Once this occurs, most organizations are looking to maintain business continuity through a remote worker strategy. Their employees are logging into the corporate network from their home offices using a combination of corporate-provided and personal devices. However, the results can be mixed.
Tackling Additional Security Concerns for Remote Workers
By now, most organizations responding to the current global pandemic have already moved their workforce to their homes using a secure remote worker system that includes an endpoint VPN client, online teleconferencing systems, and a headend VPN concentrator. But getting workers up and running is not the same thing as making sure that they, and the corporate assets they need to access remotely, have been properly secured.
Simple Steps to Protect You Against COVID-19 Social Engineering Attacks
Over the past few weeks, there has been an increase in attempts to lure unsuspecting victims into going to malicious sites, clicking on malicious links, or providing personal information over the phone under the auspices of COVID-19. Many of these scams attempt to impersonate legitimate organizations, such as the Center for Disease Control or the World Health Organization, by offering fake informational updates and even promises of access to vaccines – all for a price, of course!
Leveraging a Secure SD-WAN Solution to Secure Digital Business
To keep up with digital innovation efforts, organizations are increasingly replacing their traditional WAN edge, built around static MPLS and router deployments. New SD-WAN solutions include business application recognition and steering, WAN path optimization, advance routing, and security – enabling organizations to take full advantage of the ongoing digital revolution at their remote sites and branch offices.
Attackers Taking Advantage of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Media Frenzy
For the first quarter of 2020, coverage on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak has dominated the 24-hour global news cycle. Government leaders, scientists, and health professionals worldwide suggest that this is not merely an epidemic, but a potential pandemic crisis. As individuals worldwide fixate on this global health emergency, combining legitimate sources and news feeds with rampant rumors and amateur reports on social media, bad actors know that events like this are the perfect opportunity for exploitation.
Using the FortiGuard Labs Threat Landscape Report to Defend Against Evolving Cybercrime
The latest Threat Landscape Report provides valuable insights into the evolving threat environment that every security professional should read. When these insights and analysis are put into practice, organizations are better equipped to defend their organizations – not only against specific threats, but against the evolving threat landscape. The most recent report, covering Q4 of 2019, is no exception. Here are a few highlights:
Fortinet Introduces Over 350 New Features to its Security Fabric Platform
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Feb 18, 2020
Fortinet Unveils New FortiGate 1800F to Enable High Performance and Dynamic Internal Segmentation
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Feb 18, 2020
Fortinet Further Expands Integration with Amdocs to Enable Service Providers to Deliver Advanced Secure SD-WAN Services
John Maddison, EVP of products and CMO at Fortinet - “Secure SD-WAN is becoming the most significant WAN service for enterprise organizations for its ability to facilitate digital innovation via business-aware connectivity in a growing hybrid environment. This represents both a challenge and an opportunity for service providers who must deliver efficient, scalable and secure SD-WAN services to facilitate increased ROI, create new value-add services, and drive revenue and market share growth. The integration of Fortinet’s industry-leading Secure SD-WAN solution with Amdocs’ orchestration platform enables service providers to efficiently deliver a pre-integrated and automated service that meets enterprise needs while optimizing their costs and accelerating time to market.”
Three Dynamic Cloud Security Aspects Every CISO Desires
Developing a unified security technology approach across all computing environments is necessary for secure business operations. It’s also easier said than done. Over the last ten years, the cloud has increasingly been adopted to extend business efforts for a variety of reasons: