Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – February 20

Anna Lough


Here’s all of the top Palo Alto Networks news from this past week.

Unit 42 observed Locky, a new ransomware that mimics Dridex-style distribution. They also discovered a new Android Trojan “Xbot” that phishes credit cards and bank accounts, and encrypts devices for ransom.

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John A. Davis, Major General (Retired) United States Army, and Vice President and Federal Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Palo Alto Networks, discussed the first of four imperatives for cybersecurity success in the digital age.

Greg Day, Palo Alto Networks VP & CSO, EMEA, addressed the growing importance of threat DNA in attack techniques.

Ignite is coming up soon. Find out what’s new at this year’s conference, and watch this video to find out why you don’t want miss it:

 

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Joerg Sieber talked about why actionable threat intelligence is the key to efficient and comprehensive security.

Lawrence Chin explained how Traps could help prevent successful attacks on legacy ATM endpoints.

We published a new episode of People of Palo Alto Networks highlighting Ellison Bailis, Senior Manager of Workplace Design and Planning.

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Palo Alto Networks Academy collaborated with VetsinTech to host a product training session exclusively for veterans.

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Read this week’s NextWave Partner Channel Scoop.

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youre invited

 

Here are upcoming events around the world that you should know about:

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW

  • February 22, 2016 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST
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Virtual Ultimate Test Drive: Next Generation Firewall

  • February 22, 2016 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CET
  • Online Event

Ultimate Test Drive – Next-Generation Firewall

  • February 23, 2016 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM CET
  • Rome

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive TP

  • February 23, 2016 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM PST
  • Online Event

Security Policy Orchestration for Next-Generation Firewalls & Cloud

  • February 23, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
  • Online Event

2月24日(水)製品導入・運用支援トレーニング

  • February 24, 2016 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • 千代田区

The Scarlet Mimic Campaign: an Ask the Expert Session with Unit 42

  • February 24, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST
  • Online Event

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • February 24, 2016 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Online Event

Tackle Your Toughest Security Challenges at Ignite 2016

  • February 24, 2016 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
  • Online Event

The Cyber Attack Lifecycle in Government

  • February 24, 2016 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
  • Online Event

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW SPANISH

  • February 24, 2016 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM CST
  • Online Event

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive VDC

  • February 24, 2016 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST
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Disrupting the Cyber Attack Lifecycle in Government

  • February 24, 2016 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
  • Online Event

Cybersecurity for Financial Services Industry

  • February 25, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM GMT
  • Online Event

Flipping the Economics of Attacks

  • February 25, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
  • Online Event

Take the Ultimate Test Drive!

  • February 25, 2016 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST
  • Maryland Heights, MO

Ultimate Test Drive – Threat Prevention

  • February 25, 2016 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM CET
  • Issy Les Moulineaux, France

Ultimate Test Drive da Palo Alto Networks

  • February 25, 2016 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT-2:00
  • Juiz De Fora – MG

Ultimate Test Drive – Next-Generation Firewall

  • February 25, 2016 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM CET
  • Madrid

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW

  • February 25, 2016 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM PST
  • Online Event

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive TP

  • February 26, 2016 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST
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RSA San Francisco 2016

  • February 29, 2016 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM PST
  • San Francisco, CA

Advanced Endpoint Protection, A Traps Tutorial

  • March 2, 2016 11:00 AM-12:00 PM PST
  • Online Event

Brunch & Learn mit Palo Alto Networks in Bern

  • March 3, 2016 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM CET
  • Bern

Du er inviteret: Knæk koden og modstå de mest avancerede angreb

  • March 3, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET
  • Online Event

Palo Alto Networks AUTR Report Russian Webinar

  • March 3, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM GMT+3:00
  • Online Event

Traps Demo – Webinaria: Czwartek z Prewencją

  • March 3, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET
  • Online Event

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW

  • March 3, 2016 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM PST
  • Online Event

Die Zwei um Zwölf: Cyber Bedrohungen in Echtzeit verhindern!

  • March 4, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MEZ
  • Online Event

Threat Prevention Ultimate Test Drive – Lowell MA

  • March 4, 2016 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST
  • Lowell, MA

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW – JAPANESE

  • March 4, 2016 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Online Event

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive TP

  • March 4, 2016 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST
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