Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – September 12

Interested in this week’s top Palo Alto Networks news? It’s all right here.

 

Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet welcomed Symantec and McAfee as co-founders of the industry’s first Cyber Threat Alliance – a coordinated effort to share threat intelligence to better protect our respective internal enterprises and to help our customers do the same. Rick Howard explains why this is so important.

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Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 found and analyzed a new iOS malware, AppBuyer, affecting jailbroken iOS devices in the wild. 

A Look Back At Our APAC and Japan NextWave Conference: From the welcome reception Wednesday evening to the heartfelt goodbyes on Friday afternoon, our NextWave partners made the conference our most successful yet in the region.

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Palo Alto Networks researcher Bo Qu identified 15 new critical Internet Explorer vulnerabilities covering IE versions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11.

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We received a U.S. Gold “Rising Star” award, presented by the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC), recognizing tech companies for exceptional regional sales growth over the past year through their distribution partners, and are one of only 12 overall U.S. winners.

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This guest post by Tim Haight, Owner, Knowetic Solutions, LC shares the importance of process in your Security Operations Center.

Hot off the Press: Check out our new GlobalProtect Agent User Guide!

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Palo Alto Networks president and CEO Mark McLaughlin appeared on CNBC’s Mad Money with Jim Cramer this week to discuss our most recent quarter and prospects for the coming year.

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Congratulations to our PA-7050 Picture It winners for August 2014 – Michael and Antonio!

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Rock the vote – there is still time to vote for Palo Alto Networks in the 2014 Computing Security Awards!

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

Gelişmiş İnatçı Tehditlere Karşı Kurumsal Bir Güvenlik Yaklaşımı [Turkish]

  • When: September 16, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EET
  • Where: Online

NATO Cyber Security Symposium

  • When: September 16-18, 2014 from 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM CET
  • Where: Mons, Belgium

Palo Alto Networks ile APT’lere Karşı Mücadele Edin [Turkish]

  • When: September 16, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EET
  • Where: Online

Academic Freedom or Application Chaos?

  • When: September 17, 2014 from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM EST
  • Where: Islandia, NY

Defending Industrial Control Systems Against Cyberthreats

  • When: September 17, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Kustannustehokas uhkien torjunta [Finnish]

  • When: September 17, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EET
  • Where: Online

Opplev styrken i Next-Generation Brannmurer [Norwegian]

  • When: September 17, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CET
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: September 17, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Rethinking Mobile Security

  • When: September 17, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
  • Where: Online

The New Hospital

  • When: September 17, 2014 from 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM CET
  • Where: Ghent

Online Demo: oplev vores Næste Generations Firewall’s rå kraft [Danish]

  • When: September 18, 2014 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CET
  • Where: Online

Rethinking Mobile Security

  • When: September 23, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
  • Where: Online

Ultimate Test Drive Workshop Melbourne

  • When: September 23, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM GMT+10:00
  • Where: Melbourne

Demo – näe mitä seuraavan sukupolven tietoturva tarkoittaa käytännössä [Finnish]

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EET
  • Where: Online

Get Your Network up to Speed

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM EST
  • Where: Jessup, MD

Next Generation Security Technical Workshop

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT
  • Where: London

Palo Alto Networks Türkiye Iş Ortağı Semineri [Turkish]

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM EET
  • Where: Istabnul

Palo Alto Networks Ultimate Test Drive [Spanish]

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST
  • Where: San Pedro Garza García

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Reducing Cyberrisk in Industrial Control Systems with Advanced Network

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
  • Where: Online

Registreer nu voor een Live Demo – Ontdek de kracht van de Enterprise [Dutch]

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EET
  • Where: Online

Ultimate Test Drive Workshop Sydney

  • When: September 24, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM GMT+10:00
  • Where: Sydney

Bright & Cloudy 2014 [Dutch]

  • When: September 25, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CET
  • Where: Utrecht

Hiding in Plain Sight: What’s Really Happening on Your Network

  • When: September 25, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
  • Where: Online

What’s brewing in network security?

  • When: September 25, 2014 from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
  • Where: Natick, MA

安全秘笈:ICS/SCADA系统网络风险统一管理平台 [Chinese]

  • When: September 25, 2014 from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM GMT+8:00
  • Where: Online

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