Fortinet to Contribute at Upcoming World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on Cybersecurity
"The future growth potential of businesses depend on the wellbeing of the global environmental and social landscapes in which they operate. It’s important for cybersecurity leaders to collaborate with other top leaders from government, business, civil society and academia in the hope of tapping into the collective ideas and influence to mobilize the capabilities of a global network to make cyberspace more trustworthy and secure.”
- Title: What If Everyone Were a Cyber Professional?
- Discussion Leader:
Sandra Wheatley Smerdon, Senior Vice President, Threat Intelligence, Marketing and Influencer Communications
Tuesday, November 12
- Where: Forum Headquarters, Atrium
- Overview: What if offering promising career paths along with cutting-edge education and industry certification could help end the global cyber skills gap? Explore how you can benefit and contribute by working with the partners of the Platform for Shaping the Future of
Cybersecurity and Digital Trustto deliver positive impact through a global cybersecurity learning hub.
- Title: Securing Next-Generation Networks
John Maddison, Executive Vice President of Products and Chief Marketing Officer at Fortinet
Wednesday, November 13
- Where: Forum Headquarters, Learning Centre
- Overview: 5G-driven goods and services are forecasted to enable
$12.3 trillionof global economic output by 2035, generating up to 22 million jobs. With the cyberattack surface slated to grow in tandem with these developments, this session will explore and discuss how to ensure the readiness to protect the next generation of networks – to contain the inherent risks and to safeguard trust.
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Cybersecurity is becoming crucial to future socio-economic stability and prosperity. Industries are transitioning towards increasingly data- and technology-driven business models and governments are grappling with the implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on their economies, societies and security priorities. In this context, safeguarding against the misuse and criminal abuse of future networks and technologies requires a concerted effort and a security-by-design approach.
As the international organization for public-private cooperation, the
- Learn more about the
World Economic Centre for Cybersecurity.
- Learn more about the Cybersecurity Learning Hub here and here, and access it here.
- For more information about our participation the background of Fortinet’s involvement with the
World Economic Forumand Centre for Cybersecurity, read here, here, here, and here on our blog and news room.
- Learn more about Fortinet’s Network Security Expert program,
Network Security Academyprogram, and FortiVets program.
- Find out how Fortinet’s Security Fabric delivers broad, integrated, and automated protection across an organization’s entire digital attack surface from IoT to the edge, network core and to multi-clouds.
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