Gartner has just released its latest Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls and once again named Palo Alto Networks a Leader. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Palo Alto Networks has been named a Leader, a designation shared only with Check Point. All other vendors were named either Challengers or Niche Players in Gartner’s four-quadrant system. I invite you to download the report at http://connect.paloaltonetworks.com/gartner-mq-2015.
NSS Labs Releases Latest Next-Generation IPS Report – Palo Alto Networks Achieves Superior Security Efficacy
NSS Labs just released its latest Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) Test Report. As expected, the report recognizes the Palo Alto Networks Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) service for its strong security efficacy. Here’s a nice quote from Mr. Vikram Phatak, the CEO of NSS Labs.
“Exploits being used by Threat Actors in active campaigns are the most likely source of compromise that enterprises face every day. The Palo Alto Networks PA-5020 was the only product that blocked 100% of these live exploits during our test, and 98.8% against all exploits, earning a recommendation by NSS Labs for security effectiveness.”
The 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) represents the first time Palo Alto Networks has contributed data to this important publication, and we are proud to be part of an intelligence-sharing ecosystem that, in the end, raises the collective bar for everyone in the industry.
While reviewing the findings, a few key points stood out to the Unit 42 team: …Continue reading