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Fortinet unveils rugged, compact device for harsh locations with 5G support
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breach prevention
Fortinet introduces the robust FortiGate Rugged 70G with a 5G Dual Modem, engineered for harsh environments and offering top-tier AI-powered security and advanced networking capabilities, noting potential for remote ATM services.
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Fortinet launches Wi-Fi 7 integrated secure networking solution
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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breach prevention
Fortinet unveils the industry's first integrated, Wi-Fi 7 secure networking solution, offering increased speed, capacity, and enterprise-grade AI-powered security.
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Fortinet enhances universal SASE offering for integrated global coverage
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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Fortinet has upgraded its Universal Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offerings in order to boost global cloud security.
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Fortinet report highlights decline in ransomware detection
Thu, 7th Sep 2023
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
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breach prevention
FortiGuard Labs observed a decline in organisations detecting ransomware, significant activity among APT groups, a shift in MITRE ATT&CK techniques, and more.
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FortiGuard Labs reports an increase of 50% in wiper malware
Fri, 24th Feb 2023
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firewall
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malware
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ransomware
Ransomware threats remain at peak levels with no evidence of slowing down globally with new variants enabled by Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS).
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FortiGuard predicts rise in advanced threat methods
Tue, 8th Nov 2022
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malware
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vr
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metaverse
New research predicts the convergence of advanced persistent threat methods with cybercrime, enabling a new wave of destructive attacks at scale.
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Ransomware variants almost double in six months – FortiGuard
Mon, 22nd Aug 2022
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ransomware
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Exploit trends demonstrate the endpoint remains a target as work-from-anywhere continues, according to a new report.
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Ransomware has increased tenfold in one year, FortiGuard Labs finds
Wed, 8th Sep 2021
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firewall
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malware
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ransomware
Ransomware attacks escalate in 2021, hitting critical infrastructure; Fortinet urges AI-powered defense.
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FortiGuard appoints former cyber warfare officer
Wed, 14th Apr 2021
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Former RAAF cyber warfare officer Mark Robson joins FortiGuard to provide 24/7 threat response coverage for clients in Oceania.
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“Cybersecurity risk has never been greater,' declares FortiGuard Labs
Thu, 4th Mar 2021
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ransomware
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malware
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wfh
Adversaries are highly adaptable as they conduct sophisticated attacks, particularly against remote workers, digital supply chains, and core networks.
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Glenn Maiden to lead FortiGuard Labs ANZ as director of threat intelligence
Wed, 8th Apr 2020
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Glenn Maiden joins FortiGuard Labs as ANZ threat intel chief.
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Fortinet’s FortiGate Labs: Global security research and protection
Tue, 15th Mar 2016
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Keeping your network safe is a full-time job and requires massive resources - Fortinet works day and night to keep your network secure.
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Ingram Micro: Secure Wi-Fi / Bring Your Own Device
Wed, 24th Jun 2015
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Secure Wi-Fi and BYOD have fast become key drivers for organisations to upgrade to Fortinet’s FortiGate Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW).
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NZ security vendors need to educate clients as hackers break into IoT
Mon, 15th Dec 2014
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firewall
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network management
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network security
As the number of devices connected to the network increase, security vendors need to start educating their clients.
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Fortinet leads industry in Zero-Day discoveries
Wed, 23rd Apr 2014
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs discovered 18 critical zero-day vulnerabilities in 2013, more than any other network security vendor in the industry.
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2014: The year of transparency
Fri, 28th Feb 2014
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firewall
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network management
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network security
In 2014, transparency becomes crucial for online security. Richard Henderson highlights how honesty and partnership with customers can restore trust in NZ.