Telefónica Tech & Palo Alto Networks Secure Digital Transformation

Feb 26, 2024
4 minutes

Securing agile organizations as they embrace new technologies to drive innovation and growth is a monumental task, particularly when the threat landscape is evolving and cyberattacks are becoming more frequent and sophisticated.

To help customers stay one step ahead of cybercriminals, Telefónica Tech and Palo Alto Networks are partnering to deliver managed cloud, network, and end-point security services to make it easy for enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation knowing that their digital assets are secure.

Enhancing Cyber Resilience and Reducing Complexity

Telefonica Tech Security Edge managed service, powered by Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access with Telefonica Tech’s management and advisory services, will secure all users and applications with best-in-class Zero Trust security capabilities.

Prisma Access protects the hybrid workforce with the superior security of ZTNA 2.0 while providing exceptional user experiences from a simple, unified security product.

Purpose-built in the cloud to secure at cloud scale, only Prisma Access protects all application traffic with best-in-class capabilities while securing both access and data to dramatically reduce the risk of a data breach.

With a common policy framework and single-pane-of-glass management, Prisma Access secures today’s hybrid workforce without compromising performance, backed by industry-leading SLAs to ensure exceptional user experiences.

Real-Time Asset Visibility and Protection

Telefónica Tech provides the service from its Security Operations Centers (SOCs) providing customers with advice, support, administration and incident management.

Telefónica Tech's Security Edge service is complemented by NextDefense, Telefonica Tech’s next-generation cybersecurity services, which includes vulnerability risk management, cyber threat intelligence, managed detection and response, and cloud-native security.

Telefónica Tech’s NextDefense service is powered by Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSIAM, which dramatically improves security outcomes by consolidating multiple capabilities into a unified, AI-driven security operations center (SOC) platform. XSIAM combines data centralization, intelligent stitching, analytics-based detection, incident management, threat intelligence, automation and attack surface management, which is managed through a unified and intuitive interface.

This fully managed service offers customers real-time asset visibility and protection, continuous security posture monitoring and incident response to help customers better assess, understand and automate their cloud, endpoint and access security posture.

A Powerful Partnership to Deliver Cloud-Delivered Security

Telefonica Tech and Palo Alto Networks have worked together to provide joint customers with industry-leading, managed security services for over ten years. It’s a formidable combination: best-in-class, modular, AI-driven security platforms from Palo Alto Networks, with exceptional advisory, implementation and management capabilities from Telefonica.

Telefónica Tech’s managed Security Edge Service, powered by Palo Alto Networks technology, solves for a variety of use cases including:

  • Cloud Secure Web Gateway (SWG). Provides security and URL filtering of employee browsing on their devices, protecting them from threats such as malware (e.g., ransomware), phishing and botnets.
  • Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). Provides visibility and control of employee use of SaaS applications, protecting against threats and data loss.
  • Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). Provides real-time visibility into every attempt to connect to private applications with granular access control based on user identity, context and application.
  • Advanced data loss prevention (DLP). Uses different users, groups, sources, destinations and content types, pre-defined and customizable dictionaries (including multi-criteria policies) for advanced data loss prevention.

AI-Powered Autonomous Digital Experience Management (ADEM), built for Prisma SASE, empowers IT operations teams to increase productivity and deliver exceptional application experience for users working from anywhere.

With AI-Powered ADEM’s holistic observability and built-in AIOps, businesses automate complex IT operations, reduce ticket volume, and shorten mean time to resolution (MTTR).

Telefonica Tech holds the highest level of partnership accreditation with Palo Alto Networks as a NextWave Diamond Innovator across EMEA and LATAM.

Learn more about how Telefónica Tech and Palo Alto Networks can help you build a resilient business.

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