Rick Howard is the Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Palo Alto Networks where he is responsible for building a Threat Intelligence Team, supporting the product line and acting as a thought leader and company evangelist in the cybersecurity industry.
The government needs to do a better job showing that it values cybersecurity professionals as it battles to attract and retain a digital workforce, industry professionals told Fifth Domain during a week of information security conferences in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A new report from Unit 42, the threat intelligence team at Palo Alto Networks Inc. has uncovered 34 million vulnerabilities across leading cloud service providers, highlighting that organizations are struggling with securing cloud installations.
It's not your imagination. Smart and resourceful bad actors are out to get your organization's data. You've got to do something. You've heard about proactive cybersecurity strategies like zero trust, but what does zero trust really mean, how much will it cost and where do you start? Whatever the strategy, the first step for IT leaders is to come to grips with the threats their organizations are facing.
Prisma was released in May, and gives customers what they need to consistently govern access, protect data, and secure applications. Palo Alto Networks CEO Nikesh Arora said Prisma is the largest cloud security business in the world with 9,000 enterprise customers and a billings run rate in excess of $250 million.
Americans are keen on security, but do not necessarily understand it. This is the conclusion of a new survey of 1,300 Americans undertaken by YouGov, which basically suggests that attitudes towards cybersecurity exceed actions taken to ensure cybersecurity.
From compromised credentials to misconfigured containers to the excessive use of privileged accounts, here's a look at six of the biggest cloud security threats technical experts are worried about this year.
From failing to address the spread of shadow IT to losing or having credentials stolen to treating containers like traditional appliances or VMs, here are nine of the most common AWS security mistakes seen by technical experts.
Security will always be one of the top concerns of any major company doing business on the internet, and Palo Alto Networks announced Wednesday that it will acquire Portland-based Twistlock Security for $410 million to help secure the next generation of cloud workloads.
Palo Alto Networks today rolled out its new Prisma cloud security suite as rumors swirled that the vendor had reached deals to acquire Twistlock and another security startup. The company is also scheduled to report its third quarter 2019 earnings today after the market closes.
At KubeCon last week in Barcelona, container security was a hot topic, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Palo Alto Networks announced today that it was buying container security startup, Twistlock for $410 million.
actors have been attributed to more than 51,000 malware samples and 1.1 million cyber attacks over the last four years as they are gaining experience quickly as they adopt new technologies, techniques, and malware to advance their schemes, according to a May 9 blog post.
SilverTerrier is not a traditional cybercrime group. It is the collective name Unit 42 of Palo Alto Networks gives to Nigerian cybercriminals. SilverTerrier continues to grow (over 400 individual actors) and evolve (from advance fee and 419 scams to business email compromise (BEC) and malware distribution).
Despite a doxing of its targets and tools in March, the advanced persistent threat group known as OilRig remains a significant threat to governments and businesses, researchers at Palo Alto Network's Unit 42 report.
Attackers are actively exploiting recently fixed vulnerabilities in Oracle WebLogic and the Widget Connector macro in Atlassian Confluence to deliver ransomware, mine cryptocurrency and make the compromised machines participate in DDoS attacks.