Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – October 1, 2016

Did you miss any of this week’s Palo Alto Networks action? Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up the top news right here.

Unit 42 researchers identified a new OS X Trojan dubbed Komplex and its ties to the Sofacy group.

Unit 42 also examined the malware family CONFUCIUS and its links to a series of attacks that use backdoor methods that abuse legitimate websites.

If you’re keeping up with the Unit 42 LabyREnth Capture the Flag challenge, we released solutions for the Mobile track.

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EMEA CSO Greg Day shared his advice for CEOs and CISOs on addressing the “state of the art paradox” as Europe plans for the 2018 NIS Directive and General Data Protection Regulation.

Danielle Kriz and Mihoko Matsubara weighed in on the “safe” zone and other challenges to Japan’s Cybersecurity governance efforts.

Check out the sights and sounds from last week’s Cyber Security Summit in Australia. You’ll also find details on how to score your own copy of the Australian edition of Navigating the Digital Age.

Christina Ayiotis reviewed Marco Roscinis’s “Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law” for the Cybersecurity Canon.

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Lionel Jacobs shared how Traps advanced endpoint protection enhances security in SCADA and ICS environments.

Next-gen drive: Robert Megennis closed out the 2016 Mazda Road to Indy racing season strong with multiple awards and a visit to Palo Alto Networks.

Learn more about our AWS Auto Scaling integration and learn how we worked together to solve another problem through innovation.

Join us in Vancouver June 12-15 for Ignite 2017. Register today and enjoy a 100 percent discount on a Palo Alto Networks exam of your choice!

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Here are upcoming events around the world that you should know about. Don’t forget

to register for our new events calendar!

Live Webinar: Safely Enable SaaS Applications with Aperture

  • October 4, 2016
  • Online

Live Demo: Preventing Security Breaches on the EndPoint

  • October 5, 2016
  • Online

Next Generation Firewall: Live Demo

  • October 5, 2016
  • Online

Preventing Ransomware in Healthcare

  • October 5, 2016
  • Online

Executive Security Panel: Practitioners’ Look Ahead to 2017 Cyber Preparedness Leadership

  • October 6, 2016
  • Addison, Texas

Die zwei um zwolf: Industry Security

  • October 7, 2016
  • Online

Live Webinar: Safely Enable SaaS Applications with Aperture

  • October 11, 2016
  • Online

Wine Tasting Reception

  • October 11, 2016
  • Honolulu, Hawaii

A Look Ahead to the Cyber Security Landscape in 2017

  • October 12, 2016
  • Beverly Hills, California

NSX Roadshow

  • October 12, 2016
  • Independence, Ohio

NGFW: Next Generation Firewall Live Demo 

  • October 12, 2016
  • Online

NSX Roadshow

  • October 13, 2016
  • Cinicinnati, Ohio

Technical Prevention Update

  • October 13, 2016
  • New York, New York

EBC Com Palo Alto Networks: Outuburo 13-14

  • October 13 -14, 2016
  • Santa Clara, California

Advanced Endpoint prevention, live demo

  • October 20, 2016
  • Online

Infosecurity Netherlands

  • November 2-3, 2016
  • Utrecht, Netherlands

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