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Fortinet’s Security-First Approach to SD-WAN Continues to Gain Momentum

Fortinet’s Security-First Approach to SD-WAN Continues to Gain Momentum

Independent testing and new customers and use cases show the value of best-of-breed security and best-of-breed SD-WAN in a single integrated offering.  Fortinet  has announced recent customer, partner and market momentum, as well as independent testing results, of its FortiGate Secure SD-WAN solution. Gartner has just recently released a report titled, “Survey Analysis: Address Security

McAfee MVISION portfolio added to CDM Approved product list

Federal customers can now access comprehensive and integrated device-to-cloud data protection and threat prevention capabilities from McAfee. McAfee announced the MVISION Portfolio Family of security technologies and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been added to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) approved product list (APL) under the Continuous Diagnostics and

Facebook Photo API Bug Exposed Users’ Unpublished Photos

A bug in Facebook’s photo API may have exposed up to 6.8 million users’ photos to app developers, the company announced on Friday. Facebook said that normally, when a user gives permission for an app to get at their Facebook photos, the developers are only supposed to get access to photos that are posted onto

Twitter Fixes Bug that lets Unauthorized Apps Get Access to Direct Messages

Back in 2013, the OAuth keys and secrets that official Twitter apps use to access users’ Twitter accounts were disclosed in a post to Github… a leak that meant that authors didn’t need to get their app approved by Twitter to access the Twitter API. Years later, the chickens are still coming home to roost:

Thanksgiving Day Botnet: November 2018’s Most Wanted Malware

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals the Emotet botnet rising up the top malware list in November as a result of multiple campaigns; Coinhive remains at top position for 12th consecutive month. Check Point has published its latest Global Threat Index for November 2018. The index reveals that the Emotet botnet has entered the

Venkaiah Naidu Asks New CRPF officers to Curb Cyber Threats

Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu recently attended the passing out parade of CRPF of the 50th batch in Gurugram. In a veiled attack to the people and organisations criticising the Army for violation of human rights in conflict zones, Naidu while addressing the gathering, said that Human rights are for humans, not for those who work against

Fortinet FortiMail Receives Top AAA Rating in SE Labs Email Security Test

FortiMail Demonstrates 100 Percent Detection of Phishing Attacks With Zero False Positives. Fortinet today announced that its FortiMail Secure Email Gateway solution earned SE Labs’ top AAA rating in the 2018 Email Security Services (ESS) group test, while maintaining a perfect score in legitimate accuracy. FortiMail effectively addresses the latest email threats: SE Labs’ test

Online Shoppers More Vulnerable to SPAM as the Holidays Inch Closer

New research from cyber security provider F-Secure points to spam as an attack vector to watch out for this holiday season. Spam campaigns disguised as delivery notifications or online shopping invoices have been popular with cyber criminals all year long, and researchers say these tactics can prove even more effective around the holidays. F-Secure’s research

Fortinet and Symantec Team up for Cloud Security

Partnership delivers essential security controls across endpoint, network, and cloud environments. Symantec, the world’s leading cyber security company, and Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced an expansive partnership agreement to provide customers with the industry’s most comprehensive and robust security solutions. Fortinet’s industry-leading Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) capabilities are

Skybox Security Appoints Amrit Williams as Vice President of Products

Amrit Williams has joined Skybox Security as Vice President of products. Williams brings to the company more than 20 years of product innovation and thought leadership in the cybersecurity space. As the head of product management, he will be responsible for driving the Skybox Security Suite’s product roadmap, focusing on the continuing evolution of the

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