Call for Papers — Ignite ‘21 Is Now Open

Aug 13, 2021
2 minutes

Share your cybersecurity experience with Palo Alto Networks users, customers, partners and employees from all around the world at Ignite ‘21!

Ignite is already known for delivering the most up-to-date, technical content from the Palo Alto Networks platform. This year’s Ignite user conference will be available in the comfort of your own home on November 16-19, 2021. It will be a free-to-attend, virtual event, filled with the biggest experts in the industry, and you could be one of those experts!

We’re looking for highly technical perspectives with firsthand experience with our next-generation cybersecurity technologies, as well as groundbreaking new threat research or innovative best practices to be showcased at Ignite this November. This is a fantastic opportunity for you, your customers and partners to share their stories with a community of top-tier security professionals and researchers.

We’re looking for presentations in the following tracks and areas:

Track | Use Cases


  • Data Center Security
  • Network Perimeter Internet Edge Security
  • Network Security Management
  • SDN Virtualized Infrastructure
  • Public Cloud Network Security
  • Container Network Security
  • 5G Security
  • Zero Trust Security

Security Services

  • Unmanaged (IOT) Device Security & Segmentation
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Securing SaaS Applications
  • Cloud Access Security Broker
  • Malware Analysis & Sandboxing
  • Intrusion Prevention (IPS/IDS)
  • Ransomware Protection
  • Internet / Web Security
  • DNS Security
  • Extending Network Security to the Cloud

Secure Access Service Edge - Prisma SASE

  • SD-WAN
  • Zero Trust Network Access
  • Firewall as a Service
  • Cloud Access Security Broker
  • Autonomous Digital Experience Management

Cloud Native Security - Prisma Cloud

  • Cloud Security Posture Management
  • Cloud Workload Protection
  • Container Security
  • Cloud Network Security and Microsegmentation
  • Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management

Security Analytics Cortex

  • Attack Surface Management
  • Endpoint Protection
  • Detection & Response
  • Orchestration & Automation
  • Case Management
  • Managed Detection & Response
  • Network Traffic Analysis
  • Threat Intel Management
  • Managed Threat Hunting
  • Ransomware Protection
  • Internet Operations Management

Threat Intel & Consulting - Unit 42

  • Ransomware Investigation
  • Business Email Compromise
  • Advanced Persistent Threat Investigation
  • Compromise Assessment
  • Breach Readiness Review
  • Cybersecurity Risk Assessment
  • Third-Party Risk Assessment

Submit to the Call for Papers Today

We want to hear your story, so please send us your submission soon. The call for papers will close on September 3, 2021, 5pm PST.

Check out the Ignite call for papers FAQ or reach out to if you have any questions about a submission.

We look forward to your submissions and feedback, but most of all, we look forward to seeing you at Ignite ‘21!

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