Fortinet wants users of several SSL VPNs to update
Fortinet is again warning of a critical vulnerability, this time in FortiOS SSL VPN. The vulnerability enables a remote execution code attack and is reportedly already being actively exploited.
Fortinet found another vulnerability in one of its products. This time it is in FortiOS SSL VPN. The v... Read more
Two critical vulnerabilities hit FortiSIEM
Fortinet's FortiSIEM solution has been hit by two vulnerabilities rated most critical at 10. The vulnerabilities allow hackers to perform remote code execution (RCE).
The Fortinet security information and event management (SIEM) platform FortiSIEM has been affected by two vulnerabilities that ha... Read more
Fortinet introduces WiFi-7 access points and switches
Fortinet has a first with the introduction of the FortiAP 441K access point and the FortiSwitch T1024 10 Gigabit PoE switch. By its admission, these network applications are the first in the market to support WiFi-7.
The FortiAP 441K WiFi-7 access point offers users faster speeds and wireless ne... Read more
AI assistant Fortinet Advisor should streamline threat detection
Fortinet recently introduced its generative AI assistant Fortinet Advisor. With this tool, companies can investigate and counter cyber threats faster, the company claims.
Fortinet's now-released generative AI assistant works closely with other security solutions from the security and networking ... Read more
Fortinet launches Underlay and Overlay service for SD-WAN
Fortinet is expanding its offerings with two new SD-WAN services. The Underlay Performance Monitoring Service and the Overlay-as-a-Service solution are the latest additions. The new services will be available starting in the fall of 2023.
The Underlay Performance Monitoring Service is designed t... Read more
Zero Trust must be a pivotal part of OT security
IT security is on the radar of many companies, who have implemented that quite well, argues Arjan Aelmans of Fortinet. That does not apply to OT security, though. Why is that? And how do you go about it properly? A conversation about ISA/IEC 62443, the Purdue model, Zero Trust, Fortinet's Security ... Read more
Fortinet and Microsoft lead list of most abused exploits of 2022
A flaw in Fortinet software is the most abused vulnerability of 2022, as a recent survey by U.S. security and cybersecurity agencies showed. Microsoft also grossed in the number of commonly abused exploits.
In their overview, the security services FBI, NSA and cybersecurity watchdog CISA indicat... Read more
New ransomware disguises itself as Windows update
Researchers are on the trail of a new ransomware family called Big Head. The new family is said to be made and spread through one operator, who makes the attack more dangerous over time. Big Head can cause damage to Windows devices.
Cybersecurity researchers have found new ransomware in a fake ... Read more
Researchers warn of critical vulnerability in Fortinet firewalls
Security researchers warn that hundreds of thousands of Fortinet firewalls are vulnerable to cyber attacks. The firewalls have not yet been patched after a critical vulnerability was discovered in June.
According to Bishop Fox, 490,000 affected devices are open to the Internet, some 69% of which... Read more
Fortinet expands as-a-service model FortiFlex
Fortinet is providing its as-a-service model FortiFlex with new capabilities. The program is now available through the AWS Marketplace. This should provide users with more licensing options.
FortifFlex is a suite of solutions for protecting the cloud and other environments. Customers can purchas... Read more