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|Fortinet to share security-driven network strategies for a hyper-connected world at 361° Security 2019 Conference|
On October 24, Fortinet(NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, recently announced that the annual Fortinet 361° Security conference is once again taking place this year across multiple cities in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. The 2019 iteration will explore innovative ways to protect business networks in the hyper-connected world of today.
The regional Fortinet 361° Security 2019 cybersecurity conference gathers Fortinet executives, industry experts, and customers who share their insights on how to securely unlock the potential of the digital economy, enabling organisations to confidently focus on the business, technology, and infrastructure drivers shaping their future. Keynote and panel discussions cover a range of topics, including today’s changing threat landscape, the growing challenge of interconnected devices, the widening distributed network, and how security strategies need to adapt to meet the new demands of today and tomorrow.
|Peerapong Jongvibool, VP for South East Asia and Hong Kong at Fortinet.|
“In today’s hyper-connected world, data moves between various environments such as multi-cloud, IoT, and mobile devices. It is important for modern networks to enforce consistent security, yet preserve functionality in the network, so that essential workflows are protected along their entire data path as data travels through multiple environments. That is why this year’s regional 361° Security conference focuses on Security-Driven Networking, where networking and security are integrated and combined. This concept of building a network around security as a foundation, allows enterprises to architect and deploy business-critical applications and services faster than ever before without compromising security throughout the network,” said Peerapong Jongvibool, vice president for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong at Fortinet.
“The demands of digital transformation are forcing organisations of all sizes and industries to reassess the effectiveness and scalability of existing legacy security infrastructure. Networks in sensitive sectors such as government, financial services, and healthcare, often hold highly-valuable data on individuals, financial transactions, and critical infrastructure. This data-rich environment makes them the target of a variety of threats like ransomware, phishing, and DDoS, which aim to halt, extort, or disrupt networks. Business leaders and IT professionals must equip themselves with forward-looking strategies to cope with increasingly complicated network environments. As organisations develop a meshed and hyper-connected networking infrastructure that spans ecosystems, businesses, societies, and personal lives, security needs to do the same,” said Anthony Lim, principal consultant for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong at Fortinet.
Fortinet secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organisations 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 without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud, or mobile environments.