Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – June 20

Here is all of the top Palo Alto Networks news from this past week.

 

Unit 42 published new research identifying a persistent cyber espionage campaign, which the team named “Operation Lotus Blossom.”  Relying heavily on spearphishing emails, Operation Lotus Blossom targeted government and military organizations in Southeast Asia over the past three years. Unit 42’s Scott Simkin explains more in this video, and check out this infographic to see key findings from the campaign, and the basic characteristics of the attacks.

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As part of our PAN-OS 7.0 release last week, the Palo Alto Networks Technical Publications team provided solution-based documentation that can help you use the new features to solve real-world network security problems. For example, you can now take advantage of many new Panorama features designed to simplify policy and device management.

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Jonathan Lewis discussed the four key elements of security for the software-defined data center.

Cloud Security Alliance & Palo Alto Networks released security considerations for private versus public clouds.

BYOD makes you productive, and it’s also why your NAC deployments fail. Stephen Perciballi explained how to avoid this problem using Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect.interop best

Palo Alto Networks won Best of Show award at Interop Tokyo 2015.

Join Scott Simkin, Senior Manager in the Global Cybersecurity group at Palo Alto Networks, in Australia next week at one of our Crack the Code events for a discussion on how you can architect your organization for prevention, while planning for detection.

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Unit 42 is on the road this month! Next week Palo Alto Networks CSO Rick Howard will be in Brazil. You can find details here on where, when, and how to attend one of the events.

Fuel User Group announced that fees for Spark User Summit Toronto & Spark User Summit Houston have been waived. Register today.

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

Fogo de Chao em Sao Paulo – Jun 23 [Portuguese]

  • When: June 23, 2015 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM GMT-3:00
  • Where: São Paulo

Invite-only Event: Crack the Code with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: June 23, 2015 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM MST
  • Where: Englewood, CO

Security Considerations for Private vs. Public Clouds

  • When: June 23, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
  • Where: Online Event

Take the Ultimate Test Drive!

  • When: June 23, 2015 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST
  • Where: Rocky Hill, CT

Threat Seminar Rio – Jun 23 [Portuguese]

  • When: June 23, 2015 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT-3:00
  • Where: Andar-Centro, RJ

6月24日(水)製品実感トレーニング[Japanese]

  • When: June 24, 2015 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

Crack the Code

  • When: June 24, 2015 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+10:00
  • Where: Melbourne, VIC

Fogo de Chao em Brasilia- Jun 24 [Portuguese]

  • When: June 24, 2015 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT-3:00
  • Where: Distrito Federal • DF (Brasilia)

Invite-only Event: Crack the Code with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: June 24, 2015 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST
  • Where: West Des Moines, IA

Invite-only Event: Crack the Code with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: June 24, 2015 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST
  • Where: New York, NY

Next-Generation Network Security Seminar

  • When: June 24, 2015 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
  • Where: Rosemont, IL

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: June 24, 2015 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online Event

Security Focused Happy Hour!

  • When: June 24, 2015 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
  • Where: Burlington, VT

6月25日(木)NextWaveパートナー様向け販売トレーニング [Japanese]

  • When: June 25, 2015 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

Adaptive Communications & Palo Alto Networks 5 Year Anniversary Event!

  • When: June 25, 2015 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM EST
  • Where: Boston, MA

Crack the Code

  • When: June 25, 2015 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM (GMT + 10:00) Brisbane
  • Where: Brisbane, QLD

Everything you need to know about Windows 2003 End of Support

  • When: June 25, 2015 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online Event

Fogo de Chao em Rio- Jun 25 [Portuguese]

  • When: June 25, 2015 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT-3:00
  • Where: Rio de Janeiro • RJ

Invite-only Event: Crack the Code with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: June 25, 2015 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST
  • Where: San Jose, CA

Invite-only Event: Crack the Code with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: June 25, 2015 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST
  • Where: Parsippany, NJ

Take The Ultimate Test Drive

  • When: June 25, 2015 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST
  • Where: Oakville, ON

UTD Threat Westcon morning session [Portuguese]

  • When: June 25, 2015 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT-3:00
  • Where: Sao Paulo– SP

UTD Threat Westcon evening session [Portuguese]

  • When: June 25, 2015 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT-3:00
  • Where: Sao Paulo– SP

6月26日(金)製品体感セミナー [Japanese]

  • When: June 26, 2015 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

Crack the Code

  • When: June 26, 2015 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM GMT+10:00
  • Where: Sydney, NSW

Introduction to Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewalls

  • When: June 26, 2015 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM EST
  • Where: Online

Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Workshop

  • When: June 29, 2015 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM CST
  • Where: Dallas, TX

Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Workshop

  • When: June 30, 2015 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM CST
  • Where: Houston, TX

Next-Generation Network Security Seminar

  • When: June 30, 2015 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
  • Where: Kansas City, MO

Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Workshop

  • When: July 1, 2015 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM CST
  • Where: Tulsa, OK

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

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

Security Day FEMSA Jul 1 [Spanish]

  • When: July 1, 2015 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM CST
  • Where: Monterrey, NL

7月3日(金)製品実感トレーニング [Japanese]

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

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