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  • 23 July 2019 09:53

Fortinet Announces New Director of Security Solutions in Australia

Corne Mare to lead Fortinet’s Cyber Security Solutions

SYDNEY, Australia - 22 July, 2019

Jon McGettigan, Fortinet Regional Director, Australia & New Zealand at Fortinet

“Corne will play an integral role in shaping our continued success and growth in this region. His experience in cloud security, data and emerging technologies plays well into our future plans as a business, and his expertise will be invaluable to our local customers.”

News Summary:
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announces the appointment of Corne Mare as its new Director of Security Solutions in Australia. The new appointment contributes further to Fortinet’s continued local growth, following 30 recent hires this year including the recent appointment of Dale Nachman as Country Manager for Australia.

In his role as Director of Security Solutions Australia, Corne will drive new advanced technologies within the Fortinet business. His role is to provide leadership and strategy for technical, pre-sales and support initiatives, and he also works closely with Fortinet customers to assess their risk posture and reduce risk to an acceptable level.

Corne has more than 15 years experience in network security and delivering cyber-resilient solutions, with a focus on hybrid cloud environments and artificial intelligence. Prior to Fortinet, Corne was responsible for curating the security team at MTN and more recently working in application and data security as part of the Global Solutions Architecture team (APJ) at Imperva. He has also worked at Fortinet previously as a Systems Engineer.

“Fortinet has industry leading solutions, and part of my vision is to translate these capabilities at an engineering level into business conversations for our clients. I want to help our customer base to understand and act on their level of risk, particularly when it comes to digital, data and application security.

“Whether we’re talking about 5G or changes in DevOps, Fortinet has an increasing role to play in protecting increasingly complex technology environments, from our critical infrastructure clients to those born in the cloud. We want to enable our customers to keep pace with digital innovation while concurrently future proofing them against the ever-changing threat landscape,” said Corne Mare, Director of Security Solutions, Fortinet Australia.

About Fortinet
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) 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. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 385,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at http://www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.

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