Attack Surface Management , Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Cybercrime

How CISOs Are Dealing With a Growing Digital Attack Surface

John Maddison, Fortinet CMO & EVP Products, on the Major Cyber Concerns for CISOs
John Maddison, CMO and EVP, Fortinet

Customers, channel partners and technology partners are dealing with a broad range of security concerns spanning the gamut from the sophistication of the threat landscape to the skills shortage. John Maddison, Fortinet's CMO and EVP, products breaks down the most urgent priorities.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2022, Maddison also discusses:

  • How customers handle a growing attack surface;
  • How CISOs prioritize their cyber strategies;
  • What's required to secure hybrid networks.

Maddison has more than 30 years of executive management experience in the cybersecurity and telecommunications industries. He joined Fortinet in 2012 to lead Cloud/SaaS security development teams and is now the chief marketing officer and EVP, products. Maddison previously held executive leadership positions at Trend Micro, focused on advanced threat research and cloud-delivered security services. He started his career with Lucent Technologies Mobile Division, Hewlett Packard Software and Cable & Wireless Global Networking.


About the Author

Michael Novinson

Michael Novinson

Managing Editor, Business, ISMG

Novinson is responsible for covering the vendor and technology landscape. Prior to joining ISMG, he spent four and a half years covering all the major cybersecurity vendors at CRN, with a focus on their programs and offerings for IT service providers. He was recognized for his breaking news coverage of the August 2019 coordinated ransomware attack against local governments in Texas as well as for his continued reporting around the SolarWinds hack in late 2020 and early 2021.




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