Murphy leads OT and CI at Fortinet
Fortinet has appointed Michael Murphy as Head of Operational Technology and Critical Infrastructure for Australia.
“Cyberattacks are affecting CI (critical infrastructure) operators at an increasing rate and threats come from a myriad of sources. This is a very complex problem made even more difficult by the fact that security methods and approaches traditional computing just don’t work for OT (operational technology) in a CI environment,” said Fortinet Regional Director Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands Jon McGettigan.
“Fortinet created the position of Chief Operating Technology and Critical Infrastructure Officer in response to the changing legislative environment and threat landscape, coupled with significant and rapid growth in this area at Fortinet. goal is to help CI operators build genuine and sustainable cyber resilience in the face of escalating cyberattacks.
“Fortinet is delighted to have Michael Murphy in this role. He brings extensive experience in responding to cyber incidents in critical OT environments and has a clear understanding of how to help CI operators advance their security agenda, which will complement Fortinet’s position as a leader in securing OT environments. »
Murphy joins Fortinet from Trellix, where he worked as a Solutions Architect.
He was previously a senior sales engineer at McAfee Enterprise (one of Trellix’s predecessors), practice manager at NTT, senior incident response and digital forensics consultant at HPE, and national customer success manager at Loop Secure.
Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in business and information systems from Victoria University, as well as a range of industry certifications.
“The Critical Infrastructure Act has changed the landscape for many organizations, so it is important to help these organizations understand what is required and how to effectively meet the requirements. Proactively identifying and resolving issues is essential. of friction between business IT goals and OT goals, and then map an approach to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes in the cybersecurity landscape,” Murphy said.
“Fortinet brings a unique perspective to this challenge, and that’s what has excited me about taking on this new role. I look forward to offering my strong results-based approach, complemented by a real-world, technically backed and exposure to its customers in Australia. This combination is ideal for OT and CI organizations facing a sophisticated new world of threats with diverse motivations. I’m thrilled to be part of the team. Fortinet and I look forward to helping make real progress in cyber resilience.”
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