Here is all of the top Palo Alto Networks news the first week of December.
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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:
We have officially kicked off Ignite 2015 with the opening of online registration! Read on for all the reasons you need to be there this year.
Staying on the topic of Ignite 2015, we’ve also 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.
In late October, Unit 42 began examination of a VBA-Initiated Infostealer campaign. Find out what additional information they have since gathered on related malware and associated actors.
Microsoft recently released a patch for a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Secure Channel (aka Schannel), MS14-066. A description of how to trigger the MS14-066 ECDSA Heap Buffer Overflow vulnerability was posted by BeyondTrust. From that Palo Alto Networks researchers were able to write a demonstration program by patching the OpenSSL 1.0.1 source code to trigger this specific vulnerability and show how this could be used for exploitation.
Recently Palo Alto Networks researcher Claud Xiao discovered WireLurker, a new family of Apple OS X and iOS malware. Much has happened since Claud's discovery, so we're pleased to present a new webinar on December 10 at 11 am PT covering WireLurker and the potential impact of this malware family on enterprise organizations.
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If you’re a NextWave partner, check out this quarter's VideoWave update from Ron Myers, Vice President, Worldwide Channels, as he sits down with Todd Palmer, VP, Americas Channels, and John Spiliotis, VP, Americas Sales to talk about the successes with partners in Q1, the continued commitment to the channel, and what to expect at the 2015 Ignite Conference.
We’re pleased to announce that Palo Alto Networks has been named a winner in the 2014 Government Security News Homeland Security Awards for Best Network Security/Enterprise Firewall.
We’re on the road with VMware and VMUG in the U.S. and Canada this month and next to discuss how you can strengthen your data center security without compromising application performance. Find an event near you to learn best practices for implementing advanced security services in a SDDC, to hear customer insights for deploying VMware NSX with micro-segmentation, and to get hands-on experience test-driving an integrated VMware-Palo Alto Networks solution.
We’re also on the road across North and South America with Citrix and CA for the next several weeks to talk about how enterprises can streamline virtualized data centers, radically simply network services for delivering critical applications and reduce complexity and cost, all without sacrificing performance and security. Join us at an event near you.
Here are upcoming events around the world that you should know about:
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