Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – March 28

Chad Berndtson


Here’s the top Palo Alto Networks news from this last week.

 

Ignite 2015 is next week! We detailed five reasons why you should attend this year’s conference, and announced a contest to design your own datacenter.

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Unit 42 discovered a widespread vulnerability in Google’s Android OS, dubbed “Android Installer Hijacking,” estimated to impact 49.5 percent of all current Android users. Here’s how Android Installer Hijacking works, suggestions for mitigation, and two of the paths that could lead to a compromised Android device.

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Joerg Sieber discussed a better approach to web security that moves beyond the outdated, ineffective proxy deployment model.

For the fifth time, Palo Alto Networks NextWave Partner Program earned a 5-star rating in the CRN Partner Program Guide.

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Been wondering who makes up the Fuel User Group, and its nearly 100 chapters? We’ve got your breakdown here.

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Members of Unit 42 are on the road this spring! Check out where you’ll be able to find them.

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

Carbanak – a new kind of bank robbery

  • When: March 31, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CET
  • Where: Online

ISACA

  • When: April 1, 2015 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CET
  • Where: Luxembourg

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: April 1, 2015 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Virtual Data Centre Ultimate Test Drive

  • When: April 1, 2015 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT
  • Where: London

Ultimate Test Drive – 2015 [French]

  • When: April 2, 2015 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM CET
  • Where: Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

4月3日(金)製品実感トレーニング [Japanese]

  • When: April 3, 2015 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

Secure a spot to watch the NCAA Finals

  • When: April 6, 2015 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
  • Where: Providence, RI

Take the Ultimate Test Drive

  • When: April 7, 2015 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST
  • Where: Oakville, ON

ISA 62443 Patch Management Methods for Zero-Day Threat Protection

  • When: April 8, 2015 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: April 8, 2015 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Take the Ultimate Test Drive!

  • When: April 8, 2015 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST
  • Where: San Antonio, TX

Masters of Technology Multi-Vendor Event

  • When: April 9, 2015 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
  • Where: Westborough, MA

Ultimate Test Drive – 2015 [French]

  • When: April 9, 2015 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM CET
  • Where: Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

4月10日(金)製品体感セミナー [Japanese]

  • When: April 10, 2015 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

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