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Enterprises Need Security Specialists to Succeed with Fortinet

The prevailing cybersecurity skills shortage has impacted security teams around the world and their ability to protect against today’s threats. As decision makers analyze the potential remedies to this issue, how should they proceed? Is automation the answer? Should you be investing in cybersecurity training programs to advance your employees’ skills and expertise? Should you look at bringing in third party experts to help you close the gap? Or is it a combination of all three?

In this episode, brought to you by Fortinet, Melissa Palmer, Chris Grundemann, and Karin Shopen of Fortinet dive into the state of the modern enterprise and cybersecurity skills, and the solutions that can help security teams combat the talent shortage in the short and long term.

Fortinet Panelist:

Karin Shopen, Vice President of Cybersecurity Solutions and Services at Fortinet. You can connect with Karin on LinkedIn. Learn more about how Fortinet’s SOC-as-a-Service and Cybersecurity Assessments and Readiness Services can help combat the challenges of the skills gap and better protect against cyber threats. In addition, find out how the Fortinet Training Institute can help security professionals advance their skills and help organizations build the cyber workforce of tomorrow.

On-Premises for Today’s Podcast:


Mellisa Palmer

Chris Grundemann


Tom Hollingsworth

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Tom Hollingsworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a networking professional, blogger, and speaker on advanced technology topics. He is also an organizer for networking and wireless for Tech Field Day.  His blog can be found at

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