Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – October 25

We’ve rounded up this week’s Palo Alto Networks news right here.

 

To aid you in deploying Advanced Endpoint Protection in your network, take a look at this newly released Advanced Endpoint Protection 3.1 documentation.

Unit 42 discussed CryptoWall 2.0, the latest version of this malware family that uses the Tor network for command and control. Learn how you can protect yourself.

Knowledge Is Power: Kate Taylor looks at using cyber scrutiny to defend against phishing attacks and examines how cybersecurity education significantly bolsters an enterprise’s cyber defense.

Unit 42’s Ryan Olson discusses Dridex, the latest descendent of the Bugat/Feodo/Cridex banking Trojan lineage, now being distributed through word documents and how to protect yourself against this wave of Dridex attacks.

We were honored with a 2014 STAR Award for Innovation in the Delivery of Support Services. The STAR Awards, which are presented by the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), are among the highest honors in the technology services industry.

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We wrapped up a big week at VMworld Europe, where we were featured as part of VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger’s keynote address, announcing the latest milestone in our integration with VMware. Check out scenes from show.

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We shared a video of our time at AFCEA TechNet Europe, including feedback from Palo Alto Networks stakeholders and an interview with Maj. Gen. Klaus-Peter Treche (ret), AFCEA EMEA Chair.

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We’re on the road across North and South America with Citrix and CA for the next few weeks to talk about how enterprises can streamline virtualized data centers, radically simply network services for delivering critical applications and reduce complexity and cost, all without sacrificing performance and security. Join us at an event near you.

It was another successful year at Black Hat Europe where we met with attendees from more than 40 countries. We captured a few great photos at our booth during the show, check them out here.

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We participated in Security Leaders 2014 in Brazil, an annual gathering of about 3,000 security professionals to discuss information security and risk for enterprises. Check out some photos from our time there.

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The effective date for CIP version 5 Standards is rapidly approaching and entities are beginning to implement new controls to meet the updated requirements. During this webinar on October 29, Palo Alto Networks expert Del Rodillas, along with experts from EnergySec and ENMAX, will discuss the new requirements and potential technical approaches to meeting compliance obligations.

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Palo Alto Networks returns to Infosecurity: The Netherlands on October 29 and 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:

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Charlotte, NC

  • When: October 28, 2014 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM EST
  • Where: Charlotte, NC

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Houston, TX

  • When: October 28, 2014 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM CST
  • Where: Houston, TX

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Minneapolis, MN

  • When: October 28, 2014 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM CST
  • Where: Eden Prairie, MN

Next-Generation Firewall Live Demo Webinar [Dutch]

  • When: October 28, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MEZ
  • Where: Online

Presales Technical Enablement Workshop

  • When: October 28, 2014 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
  • Where: Tampa, FL

Webinar Santé [French]

  • When: October 28, 2014 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EET
  • Where: Online

Hiding in Plain Sight – What’s Really Happening on Your Network [Dutch]

  • When: October 29, 2014 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM EET
  • Where: Utrecht

Next Generation Security Technical Workshop

  • When: October 29, 2014 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT
  • Where: London

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: October 29, 2014 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto’s Next-Generation Security – Ultimate Test Drive

  • When: October 29, 2014 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST
  • Where: Hanover, MD

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Raleigh, NC

  • When: October 30, 2014 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM EST
  • Where: Raleigh, NC

Организация защиты предприятия от сложных постоянных угроз (APT) [Russian]

  • When: October 30, 2014 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+4:00
  • Where: Online

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Anaheim, CA

  • When: November 4, 2014 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM PST
  • Where: Anaheim, CA

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Denver, CO

  • When: November 4, 2014 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM MST
  • Where: Denver, CO

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Edmonton, AB

  • When: November 4, 2014 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM MST
  • Where: Edmonton, AB

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Seattle, WA

  • When: November 4, 2014 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM PST
  • Where: Seattle, WA

Palo Alto Networks & Westcon Security Seminar [Italian]

  • When: November 4, 2014 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM CET
  • Where: Roma

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Calgary, AB

  • When: November 5, 2014 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM MST
  • Where: Calgary, AB

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Dallas, TX

  • When: November 5, 2014 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST
  • Where: Dallas, TX

Expose the Underground with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: November 5, 2014 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
  • Where: Nashville, TN

Opplev styrken i Next-Generation Brannmurer [Norwegian]

  • When: November 5, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MEZ
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: November 5, 2014 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online Event

Advanced Endpoint Protection with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: November 6, 2014 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM PST
  • Where: Online

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Cleveland, OH

  • When: November 6, 2014 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST
  • Where: Independence, OH

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Portland, OR

  • When: November 6, 2014 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST
  • Where: Portland, OR

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Scottsdale, AZ

  • When: November 6, 2014 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM MST
  • Where: Scottsdale, AZ

Datacenter Consolidation Seminar Series – Vancouver, BC

  • When: November 6, 2014 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST
  • Where: Vancouver, BC

Safe Application Enablement with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: November 6, 2014 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

11月7日(金)製品体感セミナー [Japanese]

  • When: November 7, 2014 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

 

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