Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – September 27

Here is this week’s top Palo Alto Networks news.

 

 

Palo Alto Networks addresses Bash vulnerability Shellshock.

Today, legacy and stagnant vendors continue to propagate an idea that 15-year-old technology provides protection. Tim Treat explores the question: With every new breach and subsequent headline, will we finally see C-level executives push back?

This week at the 2014 Virus Bulletin International Conference in Seattle, Palo Alto Networks presented a paper entitled “We Know It Before You Do: Predicting Malicious Domains.” Unit 42 is excited to share the key points of the paper and presentation here for everyone who couldn’t see it in person. And for more, check out this article from Threatpost.

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Each quarter we like to share recent channel updates with the NextWave partner community through our VideoWave series. In this quarter’s video, Ron Myers discusses our channel priorities in FY15.

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Palo Alto Networks will be onsite at next week’s NASCIO Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, and we’d love to see you there.

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Can you picture yourself with an iPad Mini? The chance to win one may be easier than you think – you just have to take a picture of your own first. Find out more here.

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Thank you to all of our NextWave partners who attended last week’s Americas Partner Conference in Chicago. It was a record-breaking year for Palo Alto Networks and it was inspiring to connect with our top partners from the U.S., Canada and Latin America to set the stage for the next 12 months. Check out this video for a look at the event.

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Only a few more days to vote for Palo Alto Networks in the 2014 Computing Security Awards! Voting ends September 30.

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If you are responsible for network operations, network architecture, cybersecurity, information security, or compliance at a financial institution, join us on September 30 for an interactive online event on the topic of network segmentation for financial services, organized in partnership between Palo Alto Networks and the SANS Institute.

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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 will be on the scene at Black Hat Europe 2014 to explain how adversaries seek to infiltrate global organizations and how by combining threat intelligence with a next-generation enterprise security platform, organizations can detect and prevent advanced threats. Here’s how to find us while we’re there.

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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:

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

Fuel

  • When: October 7, 2014 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Where: Brisbane, NSW

Palo Alto Networks Public Sector Expert Forum!

  • When: October 7, 2014 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST
  • Where: Toronto, ON

The Harsh Reality of Cyber Protection

  • When: October 7, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto Networks at IP Expo 2014

  • When: October 8, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM GMT
  • Where: London

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: October 8, 2014 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Security Compliance with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: October 8, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
  • Where: Online

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