Meet the Unit 42 Team at Black Hat 2014

posted by: on July 28, 2014 9:00 AM

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Black Hat USA 2014 kicks off next week, and along with our product and solution experts, you’ll meet team leads from Unit 42, the Palo Alto Networks threat intelligence team.

Last week we celebrated the official launch of Unit 42, along with the release of 419 Evolution, a new report examining the evolution of Nigerian actors that had previously been active launching 419 scams and are now targeting businesses with more sophisticated techniques.

Download a copy of the report to understand the tools and infrastructure used in their attacks, as well as how to protect your critical assets.

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Unit 42: A New Era In Threat Intelligence

posted by: on July 22, 2014 5:30 AM

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Today we would like to officially introduce our new threat intelligence team, Unit 42, and announce the release of our first research paper, 419 Evolution.

Unit 42 uses data collected from the Palo Alto Networks security platform to provide context into an attacker’s motivations and methods. Using our Critical Intelligence Requirements developed by our leadership, we determine what data is necessary to answer questions about threats to Palo Alto Networks and our customers. …Continue reading


Business Application or Threat? Join Us for a Moderated Discussion

Over the past few weeks we’ve shared findings from our 2014 Application Usage and Threat Report, which explains the intertwined relationship between cyber attacks and the applications in use on enterprise networks.

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Next week, we’ll be hosting a live, interactive discussion with two senior Palo Alto Networks research analysts to look at how many of today’s cyber threats hide in plain sight in your network traffic.

Join us Wednesday, July 23 at 11 a.m. Pacific for a one-hour, exclusive webinar featuring Matt Keil, Senior Research Analyst, and Ryan Olson, Intelligence Director.

Learn how to defend your network from advanced threats and get answers to questions such as: …Continue reading


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