Our 2015 Security Study, The Cyber Security Readiness of Canadian Organizations, surveyed over 600 IT security professionals in Canada. We wanted to study how Canadian organizations are responding to cyber security threats and what technologies and tactics lead to organizations obtaining a stronger security posture. Our infographic below outlines some of the key findings from the report. If you'd like to download a free copy of the complete report, you can do so by clicking here.
The past 12 months have been filled with significant data breaches, compromised networks and myriad other security breaches, many of which have been fueled by the rapid deployment of new technologies. Looking toward 2015, there is no doubt that organizations in the public and private sectors will continue to be challenged by hackers and other threats with accelerating frequency.
The cybercrime war has been long and arduous, with hackers and other threats continuing to gain more ground against the average business or public sector agency. Although the technologies behind IT security have been firmly placed on the priority list, many companies appear to be missing the mark when it comes to human enablement and preparations.
By Jamie Hari, Product Manager, Infrastructure & Security
Last week, Fortinet held their partner conference, Fortinet Xtreme, in Montreal. While there, Scalar resident security architect, Jason Maynard, was named the Fortinet Xtreme Engineer for Central Canada, “in recognition of technical excellence and outstanding individual contribution”. Only four awards were handed out across all of Canada, so it’s a great testament to Jason’s skills and expertise around Fortinet and Unified Threat Management (UTM) in general.
When selecting their winner, Fortinet were looking for the following: