Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – June 18

Jun 18, 2016
2 minutes

Here’s all of our top news from the past week.

Unit 42 identified a spear phishing attack from the Sofacy group targeting the United States government. The news was covered by SecurityWeek and Ars Technica, among others.

We also extended AutoFocus threat intelligence with new tag types.

Palo Alto Networks researcher Tao Yan was credited with the discovery of three new critical Microsoft vulnerabilities in June‘s Microsoft Security bulletin.

We also extended AutoFocus threat intelligence with new tag types.

We shared how to keep up with Palo Alto Networks threat intelligence and receive updates from the Unit 42 threat intelligence blog in real time.


Palo Alto Networks CSO-EMEA Greg Day shared interesting trends and top discoveries from this year’s Infosecurity Europe.

Is that you we saw at Palo Alto Networks Day Japan? Watch scenes from our record-breaking event.

Steve Gerrard explained how conventional AV systems can actually harm you.

We introduced you to Ilan from Palo Alto Networks Israel & shared what he enjoys most about his work on our R&D team.

culture team next gen

Read the latest Customer Spotlight to learn how Warren Rogers achieved PCI compliance in its cloud-based data center with the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform.

We shared our whitepaper offering insights into how you can secure data in the data center by reducing the attack surface and preventing threats. 

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

Palo Alto Networks -Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW June20,2016

  • June 20, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Online Event

Lunch & Learn Ransomware: Sett i et større perspektiv

  • June 21, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM CET
  • Oslo

Lunch & Learn Ransomware: Putting it into Perspective

  • June 22, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM CET
  • Copenhagen

Palo Alto Networks - Virtual Ultimate Test Drive TP June 22, 2016

  • June 22, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Online Event

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • June 22, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
  • Online Event

TechWave Elite 2016 - London

  • June 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM GMT
  • London

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW June 22nd, 2016 - SPANISH

  • June 22, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Online Event

How to Protect Your SCADA System with Palo Alto Networks

  • June 23, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM GMT+3:00
  • Online Event

Live-Demo für einen erweiterten Endpunkt-Schutz

  • June 23, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MEZ
  • Online Event

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive AEP June 23, 2016

  • June 23, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Online Event

Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity dla Data Center

  • June 24, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EET
  • Online Event

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