Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – November 28

Enjoy a little light reading on all of our top news from the past week here.

We continued our 2016 Cybersecurity Predictions series:

  • Prediction 1: Joerg Sieber predicts how changes in marketing trends could impact web-based attacks in 2016.
  • Prediction 2: Brian Tokuyoshi predicts that the “what” will matter more than the “who” in mobile security.
  • Prediction 3: Matt Keil predicts public cloud security will move into the spotlight.


Interested in presenting at Ignite 2016? The Call for Papers is now open, along with early bird registration. Register before December 31 for $400 off your conference pass.

Ignite 2016

Ryan Olson, Unit 42 Intelligence Director, detailed our commitment to sharing threat intelligence.

Unit 42 published a technical analysis of TDrop2 with ties to Dark Seoul and Operation Troy campaigns in 2013. The team also investigated the Bookworm Trojan attackers’ tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

Members of the Cybersecurity Canon committee published two new book reviews:

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We published this month’s Customer Spotlight: A more secure cloud with Palo Alto Networks means even better service from Nexon.

Our People of Palo Alto Networks series this week spotlighted Stephen Whyte and why he loves being a part of the solution.

Join Fuel User Group today and learn what’s in store, and who will be presenting, at upcoming Spark User Summits in Boston, Sydney & Amsterdam.


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

Lucrative Ransomware Attacks: Analysis of the CryptoWall Version 3 Threat

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

Palo Alto Networks and VMware NSX Micro-Segmentation Workshop

  • When: December 1, 2015 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM EST
  • Where: Reston, VA

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: December 2, 2015 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online Event

Threat Prevention Ultimate Test Drive

  • When: December 2, 2015 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST
  • Where: New York, NY

Palo Alto Networks and VMware NSX Micro-Segmentation Workshop

  • When: December 3, 2015 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM EST
  • Where: Fulton, MD

Partner Sales Bootcamp

  • When: December 3, 2015 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
  • Where: Indianapolis, IN

Prevenga Ciber-amenazas con Palo Alto Networks y Connext

  • When: December 3, 2015 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
  • Where: Guadalajara, JAL

Take the Ultimate Test Drive!

  • When: December 3, 2015 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST
  • Where: Maryland Heights, MO


  • When: December 3, 2015 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 港区


  • When: December 4, 2015 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

Die Zwei um Zwölf: Die Zwei um zwölf: Design Best Practices

  • When: December 4, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MEZ
  • Where: Online Event

Virtualized Data Center Workshop with Palo Alto Networks

  • When: December 4, 2015 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST
  • Where: Portland, ME



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