Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – May 16

May 16, 2014
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Interested in the top Palo Alto Networks news from this past week? It’s all right here.


Palo Alto Networks researchers identified a new Trojan, Funtasy, that targets Spanish Android users with sneaky SMS charges.

For the Record: We recently asked several Palo Alto Networks customers to describe the benefits of WildFire, and why adding a WildFire subscription to their Palo Alto Networks deployment is a better option than buying a standalone detection product or service.

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Sharat Sinha, Palo Alto Networks VP, detailed 3 security priorities for the Asia Pacific region.

Kevin Magee, Palo Alto Networks Regional Sales Manager for Ontario, Public Sector, shared his perspective on the success of the Palo Alto Networks Expert Forums held recently in Ontario’s unique public sector community.

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We hosted our third annual EMEA Expert Tour under the sun this week in Marbella, Spain with NextWave partner sales engineers and technicians across the EMEA region.



We talked at our Federal Expert Forum about tackling the government’s toughest cybersecurity challenges.



As a continuing part of our government and public sector activities, we are featured on Federal News Radio/WTOP in the United States over the next few months. Check it out to hear Rick and Steve Hoffman, VP, U.S. Federal, talk about what advanced government security teams are doing today.



Danelle Au discussed the massive challenge of securing the Internet of Things.

Our own James Sherlow commented on whether it is time to kill OpenSSL post-Heartbleed.

Join fellow IT Managers & Security Experts at the Palo Alto Networks Customer Forum on May 21 in The Netherlands. If you attend, you could win a great prize.

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