Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – October 3

It’s been another busy one here at Palo Alto Networks and we’ve gathered all of the news from this past week.

Unit 42 examined whether the updated version of PClock holds up to some of the more prominent ransomware families.

Unit 42 revealed that Dridex is back and targeting the UK. The team used AutoFocus to identify samples associated with this resurgence.

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We announced two distinguished military and intelligence officials have joined our team at Palo Alto Networks.

We introduced worldwide general availability of AutoFocus.

The Financial Services Roundtable, Forbes and Palo Alto Networks partnered with Georgia Tech in sponsoring the “Governance of Cybersecurity Report” for 2015, and the survey results were telling.

Sean Duca, ‎VP & CSO, APAC at Palo Alto Networks, gave tips to help you spot fake accounts on social networking sites and avoid scams.

Stephen Perciballi guided readers through network IPS tuning.

Scott Stevens, Palo Alto Networks VP, Technology and Worldwide Systems Engineering, participated on a panel at this week’s “Accelerating America’s Middle Market” conference, hosted by The Wall Street Journal. Check out highlights & photos.

Join us for Breach Prevention Week starting Monday, October 19. Throughout the week, you’ll hear from Palo Alto Networks CEO Mark McLaughlin, Forrester Research, and our partner Splunk. You’ll also get to see the power of our next-generation security platform first hand with a series of ultimate virtual test-drives.

This month Fuel User Group and Palo Alto Networks are offering webinars to Fuel members on Aperture & AutoFocus.

We have some great conference appearances coming up!

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

Customer Product Council October 6, 2015

  • When: October 6, 2015 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM CET
  • Where: Amsterdam

Exclusive Data Center Event with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: October 6, 2015 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
  • Where: Louisville, KY

Extending ZeroTrust to the Endpoint – Southeast Edition

  • When: October 6, 2015 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST
  • Where: Online Event

認定トレーニング (10/6~8) [Japanese]

  • When: October 6, 2015 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

10 Things your Cybersecurity Solution Must Do

  • When: October 7, 2015 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+10:00
  • Where: Melbourne, VIC

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: October 7, 2015 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online Event

Threat Prevention Ultimate Test Drive

  • When: October 7, 2015 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST
  • Where: New York, NY

Exclusive Data Center Event

  • When: October 8, 2015 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
  • Where: Cincinnati, OH

Ultimate Test Drive Workshop

  • When: October 8, 2015 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST
  • Where: Meridian, ID

10月9日(金)製品体感セミナー [Japanese]

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

Executive Round Table – Dallas

  • When: October 13, 2015 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
  • Where: Dallas, TX

10月14日(水)製品導入・運用支援トレーニング [Japanese]

  • When: October 14, 2015 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

Asegurando su nube [Spanish]

  • When: October 14, 2015 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM GMT-4:00
  • Where: La Esperilla, Santo Domingo

Demo – näe mitä seuraavan sukupolven tietoturva tarkoittaa käytännössä [Finnish]

  • When: October 14, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EET
  • Where: Online Event

Executive Round Table – Austin

  • When: October 14, 2015 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
  • Where: Austin, TX

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: October 14, 2015 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online Event

10 Things your Cybersecurity Solution Must Do

  • When: October 15, 2015 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Where: Perth, WA

Exclusive Data Center Event

  • When: October 15, 2015 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST
  • Where: Philadelphia, PA

Executive Round Table – Houston

  • When: October 15, 2015 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
  • Where: Houston, TX

Extending Zero Trust to the Endpoint – Northeast

  • When: October 15, 2015 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST
  • Where: Online Event

Open House MurcIT [Spanish]

  • When: October 15, 2015 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
  • Where: San Pedro Garza García, NL

Ultimate Test Drive Workshop

  • When: October 15, 2015 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST
  • Where: Meridian, ID

認定トレーニング (10/15~16) [Japanese]

  • When: October 15, 2015 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

10月16日(金)製品実感トレーニング(大阪) [Japanese]

  • When: October 16, 2015 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 大阪市北区

 

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