Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – September 24, 2016

Sep 24, 2016
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Did you miss any of this week’s Palo Alto Networks action? Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up the top news right here. 

Palo Alto Networks researcher Tao Yan discovered eight new Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities.

Unit 42 revealed Windows Track solutions 7-9 of the LabyREnth Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge.

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Robert Clark reviewed Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War by Fred Kaplan in the latest installment of the Cybersecurity Canon.


Mihoko Matsubara weighed in with her assessment of Japan’s Internet of Things (IoT) security strategy for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Sean Morgan shared his thoughts on the Federal Trade Commission’s enhanced focus on ransomware prevention at the Fall Technology Series workshop.

Sean Duca announced the release of the Australian edition of Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers.

Are you attending Microsoft Ignite next week in Atlanta? Experience our prevention architecture in person at booth #2023 .

Register for Ignite 2017 by December 31, 2016 and take 100 percent off any single Palo Alto Networks exam of your choice!


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


  • September 27, 2016
  • Online

AutoFocus Event for SOC Leaders

  • September 28, 2016
  • Amsterdam, NL

Cybersecurity, moving at the speed of a Formula 1 car

  • September 29, 2016
  • Montreal, QC

Security Day: Financial Services Industry – Stockholm

  • September 29, 2016
  • Stockholm, Sweden

Live Webinar: Safely Enable SaaS Applications with Aperture

  • October 4, 2016
  • Online

Live Demo: Preventing Security Breaches on the EndPoint

  • October 5, 2016
  • Online

Next Generation Firewall: Live Demo

  • October 5, 2016
  • Online

Preventing Ransomware in Healthcare

  • October 5, 2016
  • Online

Executive Security Panel: Practitioners’ Look Ahead to 2017 Cyber Preparedness Leadership

  • October 6, 2016
  • Addison, Texas

Die zwei um zwolf: Industry Security

  • October 7, 2016
  • Online

Live Webinar: Safely Enable SaaS Applications with Aperture

  • October 11, 2016
  • Online

Infosecurity Netherlands

  • November 2-3, 2016
  • Utrecht, Netherlands

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