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Media Advisory: Fortinet to Showcase the Third and the Latest Generation of Network Security with the Evolution of its Security Fabric at RSA Conference 2018

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

/EIN News/ -- John Maddison, senior vice president of Products and Solutions at Fortinet
“In 2016, we unveiled our technology vision of the Fortinet Security Fabric, which marked the start of the third and the latest generation of network security. This year at Accelerate 18, our global partner and customer event, we announced more than 200 new features in FortiOS 6.0  and services designed to automate security operations and protect the digital attack surface. At RSA we will demonstrate how the Fortinet Security Fabric enables digital business and provides mid-and-large enterprise organizations with broad, integrated and automated protection from IoT to multi-cloud environments.

Overview of Fortinet at RSA Conference 2018 – Booth #N3919
Fortinet® (NASDAQ:FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today released details about its upcoming participation at the RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco, CA. The company is a Gold Sponsor at the event. For additional details, please read our Fortinet at RSA blog.

Fortinet Booth: #N3919
In the booth theater, Fortinet experts will showcase the broad, integrated, and automated capabilities of the Fortinet Security Fabric and the ecosystem of Fortinet partner solutions, including automation, visibility and management into IT and security workflows, the Internet of Things (IoT), multi-cloud, and virtualized networks. A number of Fabric-Ready Partners will demonstrate the unique interoperability, scope, and flexibility of the Security Fabric. In addition, the Fortinet FortiGuard Labs global threat research team will show the latest in threat intelligence services and security research.
Date and Time: Demonstrations and presentations are ongoing during show hours.
Location: Booth #N3919 

Security Experts Bar
Customers and attendees are invited to drop by for discussions and questions around cybersecurity challenges they are facing at the Network Security Experts (NSE) Bar in the Fortinet booth.
Date and Time: Ongoing during show hours.
Location: Booth #N3919 

Speaking Sessions

Fortinet CISO Session – Panel Discussion
Title: 
Protecting Enterprise Data With the National Security “100 Coins” Approach
CISOs today have a range of proactive and defensive actions they can take to protect their companies’ data and infrastructure. Phil Quade will lead panelists in a strategy exercise called “100 coins,” where participants must make critical cybersecurity choices and tradeoffs and justify the actions and their expense. 
Date & Time: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 3:30 to 4:15 PM 
Room: Moscone North 21 
Moderator: Phil Quade, Fortinet CISO, and previously, the NSA Director’s Special Assistant for Cyber and Chief of the NSA Cyber Task Force

  • Panelists: Colin Anderson, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Levi Strauss & Co., and vice-chairman of the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) board of directors
  • Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps at Intuit and Founder of the DevSecOps Foundation
  • Theresa Payton, CEO and President, Fortalice Solutions, and former White House CIO

Cyberthreat Session: Swarm Intelligence 
Title: Order vs. Mad Science: Analyzing Black Hat Swarm Intelligence 
White hat defense systems continue to improve on supervised learning using machine and deep learning neural networks to defend against an exploding attack surface. At the same time, zombie devices that require commands from botnet herders are becoming intelligent, capable of their own decisions as we saw with Hajime in 2017. Swarm intelligence can be used to enhance these networks. Derek Manky will talk about what we can do to defend against swarm cyberattacks.  
Date and Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 8:00 - 8:45 AM 
Session: HT-W02 
Speaker: Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist, Office of CISO, Fortinet

Executive Briefings:

Fortinet executives and FortiGuard Labs threat researchers will be available for media interviews during the conference at Booth #N3919. Please contact (PR@fortinet.com) with any meeting requests.

Additional Event Details:

Cyber Threat Alliance Cocktail Hour and First Birthday Party 
The CTA and its member organizations are hosting an exclusive cocktail hour to share information about its mission and to let security professionals discuss the latest and greatest with industry leaders on the cutting edge of intelligence sharing. Guests will include the CTA member companies’ executive leadership and their intelligence sharing teams, and the CTA team, led by Michael Daniel, President and CEO. Anyone interested in securing the digital ecosystem and raising the bar for the cybersecurity industry is invited to attend. Space is limited. Please RSVP online
Date and Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM 
Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Foothills C 

Additional Resources

About Fortinet
Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security features without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 340,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.    

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Fortinet, Inc.
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