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Scott Cutler

Scott Cutler

Director, at Fortinet
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Bio To enable an effective defense, the data and security elements across all of your various environments must be well-integrated, able to share intelligence, and visible. Career History Leadership positions across System Integration, NCR & Cyber Security


Information Security

Putting a price on protection: the importance of cyber insurance

23 Mar 2020

For almost as long as businesses have been subject to risk, some form of insurance has existed to mitigate their exposure. The first recorded commercial insurance policies date back to Babylonian times, and in the thousands of years since, the types of business cover available have multiplied exponentially, driven by the uptake of technology. It’s...

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Three’s a crowd: why third-party vendors are both an opportunity and a threat

18 Dec 2019

From social media apps to exercise tracking and online shopping, today consumers are producing data at an unprecedented rate and businesses of every type are under pressure to ensure the safety of that data and maintain customer trust. But there are few types of data more sensitive than financial information – which means businesses in the financi...

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More than the sum of parts: why collaboration is key to security in financial services

14 Nov 2019

From “The Italian Job” to “Point Break”, “Bonnie and Clyde” to “Baby Driver”, many of the most popular heist movies are about bank robberies. As it is in fiction, so it is in fact; when bank robberies happen, they are the source of interest, intrigue and impact. And as the majority of the world’s financial information lives and moves online, moder...

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FS organisations require a more sophisticated level of threat protection, here’s why

10 Sep 2019

The financial services industry continues to be a prime target for cyber criminals. The opportunities available to steal payment card data, online banking accounts, compromise ATM machines using ransomware, cryptomining, and other malware, is simply too tempting. And the rate and sophistication of attacks is only getting more difficult to manage a...