Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – September 20

Chad Berndtson


Did you miss any of this week’s top Palo Alto Networks news? We’ve rounded it up right here.

 

We announced our latest release of GlobalProtect, designed to protect enterprise applications and data on mobile devices. Brian Tokuyoshi explains the details and why it’s time to make your next move in mobile security.

Unit 42’s Ryan Olson explains why, compared to Google Wallet, Apple Pay will be the better platform for users.

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We’re hosting the first of three webinars focused on Industrial Control Systems Security and IT-OT integration on September 24. Del Rodillas, senior manager of SCADA and ICS Product Marketing at Palo Alto Networks, and ICS cybersecurity expert and author Joe Weiss will discuss both IT and OT perspectives on various topics from risks to ICS to what’s required for success in this unique market.

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Unit 42 has uncovered new data and likely attribution regarding a series of APT watering hole attacks this past summer. Read the analysis.

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We were very pleased to congratulate our top performing partners for the Americas, who were recognized during an awards gala at this week’s NextWave Americas Partner Conference in Chicago.

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In the broken status-quo state of today’s cybersecurity we often hear the importance of indexing and aggregating logs to improve security. In this post, Tim Treat asks whether logs really help improve security, or whether they are helping someone remain compliant so they can document a crime scene.

In corporate law every communication is typically privileged information that carries highly valued corporate assets. Such privileged information has always made law firms a prime target for economic espionage. But in today’s digital age, these nefarious activities might take a different shape and scale. Isabelle Dumont shares ways to help secure a law firm.

Palo Alto Networks at Cyber Endeavor in Europe: Read Pamela Warren’s thoughts on presenting to NATO and Partnership for Peace militaries.

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

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Adam Geller, vice president of product management at Palo Alto Networks, included in this Light Reading article, “NFV & the Data Center: Top 10 Takeaways.”

Hear our CSO Rick Howard & CIO Robert Quinn discuss “CIO & CSO in the C-Suite: Where Do They Belong?” at the Cyber Security EXPO in London on October 8.

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Palo Alto Networks returns to Infosecurity: The Netherlands on October 29-30. Visit our booth to hear about threats hiding in plain sight on your network, plus additional important insights from our 2014 Application Usage and Threat Report.

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

Palo Alto Networks Ultimate Test Drive [Portuguese]

  • When: September 22, 2014 from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM GMT-3:00
  • Where: Rio de Janeiro

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 Cyber Risk 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

Gelişmiş İnatçı Tehditlere Karşı Kurumsal Bir Güvenlik Yaklaşımı [Turkish]

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

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

Palo Alto Networks Ultimate Test Drive [Portuguese]

  • When: September 25, 2014 from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM GMT-3:00
  • Where: Sao Paulo

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

Join the end point revolution with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: October 1, 2014 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
  • Where: Toronto, ON

Opplev styrken i Next-Generation Brannmurer [Norwegian]

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

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: October 1, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Securing Mobile Devices with the New GlobalProtect

  • When: October 1, 2014 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST
  • Where: Online

Migrating from Cisco ASA to Palo Alto Networks

  • When: October 2, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+10:00
  • Where: Online

Securing Mobile Devices with the New GlobalProtect

  • When: October 2, 2014 from 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Securing Mobile Devices with the New GlobalProtect

  • When: October 2, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

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