Fortinet Signs Cyber Threat Information Sharing Agreement with IBM
“By entering relationships with trusted partners like
“Every organization faces evolving cyber threats, an expanding attack surface, and a growing cybersecurity skills shortage. Actionable intelligence with global visibility is important to enable these organizations to move from being reactive to proactive. You cannot protect or take action on what you cannot see, which is why threat information sharing between trusted industry partners is a vital part of helping businesses combat cyber threats globally.”
- The goal of the agreement is to proactively combat cyber threats and threats to privacy globally through the sharing of contextual threat information generated by the
Fortinet FortiGuard Labsthreat research team and IBM Security’s X-Force research team.
- IBM Security and
Fortinetwill directly collaborate through bi-directional sharing of threat intelligence using secure channels. Joint threat information sharing will deliver deep security research expertise and global threat intelligence for increased protection for the customers of each company.
- IBM Security and
Fortinetglobal threat research teams monitor and analyze security threats from a variety of sources, providing valuable and near real-time threat intelligence. By integrating the threat intelligence feeds from each company, customers will now benefit from more thorough data being available.
Ongoing Cooperation Between Fortinet and
While the agreement formalizes the cooperation between
IBM Security has been a Fortinet Fabric-Ready partner since 2017. Fortinet’s open approach extends the broad visibility, integrated threat prevention, and automated response of its Security Fabric architecture through well-defined APIs to
- Visit the
Fortinetbooth (#828) at Black Hat or read more on our blog about how IBMand Fortinetare working together to address the need for actionable threat intelligence.
- Access or download our latest Quarterly Threat Landscape Report.
- Sign up for our weekly FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Briefs or for our
FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Service.
- Read more about the Fortinet Security Fabric or the Third Generation of Network Security.
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