Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – December 13

Dec 13, 2014
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Here is all of the top Palo Alto Networks news from this past week.




Unit 42 released its first Threat Landscape Review, which offers a high-level view of how malware is delivered to networks across major industries around the world, from healthcare to high tech. Check out this infographic, too, which represents a snapshot of key data from the report.


Unit 42 explored DTLS vulnerabilities in CVE-2014-6321 and released signatures to defend against these vulnerabilities.

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As 2014 comes to a close, Palo Alto Networks subject matter experts check in on what they see as major topics and trends for 2015:

Have you seen the best love story of 2014?


We recently kicked off Ignite 2015, officially, with the opening of online registration! Read on for all the reasons you need to be there this year.

Also, we've opened the Call for Papers, so if you have a good war story about an enterprise security deployment, don’t forget to submit for a chance at a speaking slot. Deadline is Friday, December 19.

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In this contributed post to the Cybersecurity Canon series, Bob Clark, member of the Cybersecurity Canon committee and cyber operational lawyer for the Army Cyber Institute, reviews Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of The Internet by Katie Hafner.

Congratulations to Salvatore, our November winner of the PA-7050 Picture It contest!

Kate Taylor responded to the recently published New York Times article, "Hacked vs. #Hackers: Game On," discussing the current state of network security.

CSO Rick Howard discusses the biggest challenges faced by CIOs and CISOs heading into 2015 in this CSO article.


Join Palo Alto Networks on December 18 for a webinar discussing what should be on your web security wish list, because better web security goes a long way toward making your network more secure.

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

Palo Alto Networks demo [Finnish]

  • When: December 16, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EET
  • Where: Online

12月17日(水)製品導入・運用支援トレーニング [Japanese]

  • When: December 17, 2014 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

Next Generation Security Technical Workshop

  • When: December 17, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM GMT
  • Where: London

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • When: December 17, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
  • Where: Online

Palo Alto's Next-Generation Security - Ultimate Test Drive

  • When: December 17, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • Where: Arlington, VA

The Hobbit 3 Movie Premiere & Technology Forum featuring Nir Zuk!

  • When: December 17, 2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
  • Where: Foxboro, MA

Cirque du Soleil-Amaluna Miami

  • When: December 18, 2014 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM EST
  • Where: Miami Gardens, FL

Come prevenire le APT - Un approccio enterprise alla sicurezza [Italian]

  • When: December 18, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CET
  • Where: Online

Explorez les profondeurs - Prévenir les menaces persistantes avancées [French]

  • When: December 18, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CET
  • Where: Online

Web Security Wish List

  • When: December 18, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
  • Where: Online

Webinar: Protéjase de las amenazas avanzadas persistentes [Spanish]

  • When: December 18, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CET
  • Where: Online

12月19日(金)製品体感セミナー [Japanese]

  • When: December 19, 2014 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区


  • When: December 24, 2014 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区


  • When: December 26, 2014 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • Where: 千代田区

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