Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – August 6, 2016

Aug 06, 2016
2 minutes

Catch up on the top Palo Alto Networks news from the past week.

Unit 42 tracked Orcus, the birth of an unusual plugin builder RAT.

We also announced the first set of winners for the Unit42 LabyREnth Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge.

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Mark McLaughlin was named to CRN’s Top 100 Executives list.

Sean Duca and Danielle Kriz shared three important takeaways from the Reserve Bank of India’s Cyber Security Framework in Banks.

The Japanese election results are in. But how does that affect cybersecurity and the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics? Palo Alto Networks CSO Japan, Mihoko Matsubara, shared her thoughts.

Palo Alto Networks introduced the new Traps v3.4 to protect you from antivirus and MineMeld: simplified, open-source threat intelligence sharing.

Cybersecurity Canon Committee Member, Bob Clark, reviewed "Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetics History."


Next-Gen Drive: Robert Megennis won the Tilton Hard Charger Awards at Grand Prix of Toronto.

The latest episode of People of Palo Alto Networks featured Louise Radoor Larsen, Senior Business Development, Denmark. Find out why she loves working at Palo Alto Networks.

youre invited

Here are upcoming events around the world that you should know about. Don’t forget to register for our new events calendar!


  • August 10, 2016
  • New York, NY

Live Demo: Preventing Security Breaches on the Endpoint

  • August 10, 2016
  • Online Event

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  • August 17, 2016
  • Online Event

Trace3 Architecture Matters Webinar

  • August 17, 2016
  • Online Event

Advanced Endpoint Protection, Live Demo

  • August 18 – October 18, 2016
  • Online Event

Migration/SLR Workshop

  • September 7, 2016
  • New York, NY

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