Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – January 2

Jan 02, 2016
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Happy New Year!

We celebrated this week by taking a look back at some of the top-performing content and most interesting news from the past year. Check out Palo Alto Networks 2015 Year in Review.

We also published the final Palo Alto Networks expert 2016 prediction:

  • Prediction 1: Joerg Sieber predicts how changes in marketing trends could impact web-based attacks in 2016.
  • Prediction 2: Brian Tokuyoshi predicts that the “what” will matter more than the “who” in mobile security.
  • Prediction 3: Matt Keil predicts public cloud security will move into the spotlight.
  • Prediction 4: Michael Moshiri predicts that growth in exploit-based attacks will require increased emphasis on prevention.
  • Prediction 5: Jonathan Lewis predicts the major trends that will gain prominence for service providers next year.
  • Prediction 6: Del Rodillas predicts the rise of mobility in the Industrial Internet of Things, and how attackers will also start to use it to compromise the automation environment.
  • Prediction 7: Matt Mellen predicts that healthcare technology advances will open up new attack vectors.
  • Prediction 8: Joerg Sieber predicts that rapid adoption of mobile payments will accelerate cybersecurity threats.
  • Prediction 9: Ryan Olson predicts the changes we can expect in 2016 with regards to the threat landscape.
  • Prediction 10: Scott Simkin predicts that cyberthreat intelligence sharing will go mainstream.
  • Prediction 11: Greg Day looks ahead to cybersecurity trends for the New Year.
  • Prediction 12: Will Howerton predicts executives will embrace accountability and action.
  • Prediction 13: Glenn Dasmalchi predicts there will be security with agility for firewalls and applications.
  • Prediction 14: Sean Duca details six cybersecurity predictions for Asia Pacific.


Josh Grunzweig from the Unit 42 threat intelligence team kicked off a series on how to use IDAPython to make your life easier.

The Unit 42 threat intelligence research that mattered to you this year was rounded up.

Palo Alto Networks VP, CSO-EMEA Greg Day discussed the question: Where are we in the endpoint journey?

The deadline for the Ignite 2016 Call for Papers is coming up quick. Submit your paper before January 8!

Ignite 2016


youre invited

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

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • January 6, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
  • Online Event

Virtualized Data Center Workshop with Palo Alto Networks

  • January 6, 2016 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
  • New York, NY

Take The Ultimate Next-Generation Firewall Test Drive - Dubai

  • January 12, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM GMT+3:00
  • Dubai

New Year's Party

  • January 13, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GMT+9:00
  • 港区

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • January 13, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
  • Online Event

Actionable Threat Intelligence – The Power to Act Fast!

  • January 14, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
  • Online Event

Navigating Cyber Risk

  • January 14, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST
  • Palo Alto, CA

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