Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – October 10

Oct 10, 2014
3 minutes

Here is this week’s top Palo Alto Networks news.


Customer Spotlight: Golan Ben-Oni, CSO & SVP of Architecture for IDT Corporation on the value of Traps, our new Advanced Endpoint Protection.


Congratulations to our Top Partners in EMEA!

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DNS Sinkholing: Kate Taylor explains what it is, how it works, and how to pinpoint infected devices with PAN-OS 6.0.

Unit 42 explores Rovnix and the Declaration Generation Algorithm.

ISMG’s recent Advanced Persistent Threats Survey, sponsored by Palo Alto Networks, reviews the current APT landscape, as well as where traditional security solutions fall short. Find out more.

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Matt Keil discusses the question: Are cyberlockers making money on your network?

Palo Alto Networks safeguards enterprises with industry-leading Internet Explorer vulnerability research and will discuss latest in IE research techniques at Black Hat Europe.

Find out which government, industry and cybersecurity events our members of the Unit 42 threat intelligence team will present at in October and November.

Unit 42's Ryan Olson to speak at upcoming FS-ISAC Fall Summit in Washington DC on cybersecurity innovations, next Wednesday, October 15 at 10:00 am EST.

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Visit Palo Alto Networks at GITEX Technology Week at the Dubai World Trade Centre on October 12-16 to review findings from our 2014 Application Usage and Threat Report to learn about the intertwined relationship between cyber attacks and applications, and understand what applications are most often targeted.


Palo Alto Networks will be on the scene at Black Hat Europe 2014 on October 16 and 17 to explain how adversaries seek to infiltrate global organizations and how by combining threat intelligence with a next-generation enterprise security platform, organizations can detect and prevent advanced threats. Here’s how to find us while we’re there.


Palo Alto Networks returns to Infosecurity: The Netherlands on October 29 and 30. Visit our booth to hear about threats hiding in plain sight on your network, plus additional important insights from our 2014 Application Usage and Threat Report.


We invite you to view a webcast featuring ISA99 Managing Director Joe Weiss and Palo Alto Networks SCADA Product Marketing Manager Del Rodillas, who will discuss cybersecurity for SCADA and ICS with an Oil & Gas SCADA security practitioner and explain real world use cases and cyber incidents.


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

Gitex Technology Week 2014

  • When: October 12, 2014 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM GMT+4:00
  • Where: Dubai

Black Hat Europe 2014

  • When: October 14, 2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM CET
  • Where: Amsterdam

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

  • When: October 15, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EET
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: October 15, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto Networks Ultimate Test Drive

  • When: October 16, 2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Where: Houston, TX

Online Demo: oplev vores Næste Generations Firewall’s rå kraft [Danish]

  • When: October 17, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CET
  • Where: Online

Customer Forum: Hear from our experts on Advanced Threats

  • When: October 22, 2014 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM MST
  • Where: Calgary, AB

Expose The Underground - Prevent Advanced Persistent Threats

  • When: October 22, 2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM GMT+4:00
  • Where: Online

Hiding in Plain Sight - What’s Really Happening on Your Network

  • When: October 22, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM BST
  • Where: Online

Opplev styrken i Next-Generation Brannmurer [Norweigian]

  • When: October 22, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CET
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: October 22, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Customer Forum: Hear from our experts on Advanced Threats

  • When: October 23, 2014 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST
  • Where: Vancouver, BC

Preventing Cyberattacks in Your Datacenter

  • When: October 23, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
  • Where: Online


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