New malicious packages found in Python Package Index repository
A threat actor has uploaded three malicious packages to the PyPI (Python Package Index) repository. The packages reportedly drop info-stealing malware on developers' systems.
The threat is significant, according to BleepingComputer, as PyPI is the most widely used repository for Python package... Read more
Fortinet brings FortiGate CNF to AWS
Fortinet is making the FortiGate Cloud-Native Firewall available in the AWS Marketplace. This is a managed next-gen firewall for enterprise organizations, tailored for AWS environments.
FortiGate Cloud-Native Firewall, or FortiGate CNF for short, was unveiled around re:Invent, AWS' annual confer... Read more
Fortinet posts revenue growth of 30 percent
Fortinet posted a 33 percent revenue increase in the third quarter. Sales totalled €1.17 billion ($1.15 billion). Both products and services grew.
Fortinet presented revenue of €1.17 billion in the third quarterly report of 2022. In the same quarter last year, revenue was still at $887 mill... Read more
FortiSASE delivers cloud-secured SD-WAN connectivity
FortiSASE integrates cloud-delivered SD-WAN connectivity with cloud-delivered security (SSE).
This week Fortinet announced cloud-delivered enhancements to FortiSASE that integrate software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) connectivity with cloud-delivered security to enable flexible secure pr... Read more
Modern organizations can no longer do without a security fabric
Increasing complexity of organizations' environments poses questions that a security mesh architecture can answer.
The number of cybersecurity solutions within organizations is constantly increasing. They have to be, because the environments of these organizations are also becoming increasingly ... Read more
Fortinet reveals critical vulnerability in firewalls and web proxies
Fortinet warned that its FortiGate firewalls and FortiProxy web proxies may be affected by a recent vulnerability. The vulnerability allows cybercriminals to bypass authentication measures.
According to the security vendor, the issue involves CVE-2022-40684, a vulnerability that allows cybercrim... Read more
Fortinet updates network management advisor FortiAIOps
Fortinet launched an update for FortiAIOps, a management solution for networks comprised of Fortinet devices. The new version offers greater insight into SD-WANs and LANs.
FortiAIOps has been available since 2021. The solution analyzes a network, troubleshoots problems and advises on optimal ha... Read more
FortiEDR is more than EDR thanks to security fabric integration and pro-active monitoring
Traditional EPP is no longer enough to protect endpoints. Organizations should all move towards EDR. Fortinet has an interesting proposition with FortiEDR. This EDR solution has a few extras that you won't find elsewhere, or hardly at all.
Malware is becoming increasingly advanced and aggressive... Read more
NEC and Fortinet collaborate on secure 5G networks
NEC and Fortinet are bringing joint solutions to market to provide communication service providers (CSPs) with secure 5G networks.
The advent of 5G is causing a sharp increase in data traffic over networks. Operators are required to make significant architectural changes without compromising on ... Read more
‘Number of ransomware variants doubled in six months’
In the past six months, the number of ransomware variants has doubled. Endpoints remain an important target for cybercriminals due to the ongoing "work from anywhere" trend.
This is according to research by Fortinet. The security experts discovered 10,666 new ransomware variants in six months. T... Read more