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U.S. to Accuse China of Trying to Hack Vaccine Data, as Virus Redirects Cyberattacks

Iran and other nations are also looking to steal data and exploit the pandemic with attacks on infrastructure, officials say.

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How moving to the cloud can solve remote access problems

During these unprecedented times, organizations across all sectors are facing the same issue: enabling remote “business as usual” while facing extraordinary challenges of scale and secure connectivity.

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PPE acquisition used as bait in global phishing scheme

Individuals linked to a Nigerian cybercriminal group conducted a broad business email compromise campaign in the first quarter of the year that included healthcare organizations responding to the coronavirus outbreak as targets, according to new research released May 8 from Palo Alto Networks.

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How to Spot and Avoid COVID-19 Scams

Bad actors are preying on the fears we're all feeling during the coronavirus pandemic. Falling for an online scam is the last thing you need right now; here's how to stay safe.

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Okta COVID-19 app usage report finds it’s not just collaboration seeing a huge uptick

Okta released a special COVID-19 edition of its app usage report today, and you don’t need a Ph. D. in statistics to guess what they found. Indeed, Zoom surged 110% on the Okta network, leading the way in usage growth just as you would expect, but another whole class of tools besides collaboration also saw huge increases in usage.

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Expanded telework has created 'field day' for hackers. Here's how to safeguard company networks.

Hackers are hoping to leverage uncontrolled devices now accessing organizations' networks.

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Malicious domains are floating around the cloud: Here's the threat to companies

Dive Brief: More than 86,600 newly-registered domain names (NRD) are considered "risky" or "malicious," according to analysis of 1.2 million NRDs between March 9 and April 26 by Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42. Unit 42 estimates nearly 2,000 COVID-19-themed domains are created daily.

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There Are Now More Than 40,000 ‘High-Risk’ COVID-19 Threats On The Web

The rise in coronavirus-themed scams was expected, but the numbers are surprising even the most experienced cybersecurity researchers.

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The Cybersecurity 202: Hospitals face a surge of cyberattacks during the novel coronavirus pandemic

Hospitals that are already pushed to their limit dealing with a patient surge from the novel coronavirus pandemic are getting slammed with cyberattacks and digital scams, as well.

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Unit 42: Phishing attacks are thriving during the pandemic

COVID-19 isn’t slowing down cyberthieves. According to a report by Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 security team, phishing attacks are thriving during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The security conundrum of network slicing

One benefit of moving to a standalone 5G network is that it makes it possible for wireless operators to implement network slicing, which means they can run multiple dedicated networks that all share a common, physical infrastructure. Each network slice can have its own characteristics and identity – but that also means it will have its own risks.

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How the basic Nigerian email scam evolved into sophisticated malware attacks on corporates

Nigerian internet fraudsters, best known for romance scams and infamous business propositions from “Nigerian princes,” are now operating with a lot more sophistication.

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Palo Alto Networks Advances DevSecOps in the Cloud

New capabilities include the ability to define and apply cybersecurity policies to continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) workflows and scanning tools for discovering misconfigurations in cloud infrastructure templates, which is the most common source of cloud security issues.

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Palo Alto Networks CEO commits to making no pandemic layoffs, forgoes salary

Palo Alto Networks CEO commits to making no pandemic layoffs, forgoes salary

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Palo Alto Networks intros new security features in Prisma Cloud

Palo Alto Networks on Wednesday announced new features for Prisma Cloud, the company's Cloud Native Security Platform (CNSP). New features in this latest release focus on giving DevOps and SecOps teams more visibility and improved security across the technology stack.

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Palo Alto Networks to acquire CloudGenix for $420M

Palo Alto Networks announced today that it has an agreement in place to acquire CloudGenix for $420 million.

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Palo Alto CEO talks CloudGenix acquisition, coronavirus response plans

“I think we will come out of this strong both as an economy and as a company,” Palo Alto CEO Nikesh Arora said in a “Mad Money” interview.

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Palo Alto Networks aims to secure DevOps workflows with new Prisma Cloud release

Palo Alto Networks Inc. today debuted a new release of Prisma Cloud, its cloud security platform, that adds features for blocking vulnerabilities during the application development and deployment process.

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Palo Alto Network Extends Security Tools Both Left and Right

In the rush to boost cadences to deploy ever faster, DevOps teams must also confront unexpected security risks. The issue is most pronounced when proper care is not taken to implement security policies and monitoring when development speed is emphasized over security.

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3 Methods for Minimizing Security Risks in Healthcare

To protect your network from threat actors, identify and secure your weakest links and educate everyone. Here’s how to get started.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Drives Spike in Phishing Attacks

As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc around the globe, cybercriminals appear to be reaching new lows in their latest efforts to exploit personal fears to launch phishing attacks.

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10 Things To Know About The $420M Palo Alto Networks-CloudGenix Deal

Palo Alto Networks has doubled down on SD-WAN with its proposed $420 million acquisition of CloudGenix, whose cloud-based approach is expected to streamline the onboarding of remote branches and retail stores to the company’s secure access service edge (SASE) platform.

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CRN Security Roundtable: What Services Do Partners Need To Adopt?

Solution providers need to move beyond implementation services and adopt an assessment-based sales methodology, according to a panel of the security industry’s top channel chiefs.

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CRN Security Roundtable: How Has Private Equity Shaped The Channel?

An infusion of private equity has allowed solution providers to invest in new technology and revamp their business models, according to a panel of the security industry’s top channel chiefs.

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6 Big Challenges Security Partners Face When Migrating To The Cloud

Cybersecurity vendors have looked to the cloud as they’ve expanded their portfolios beyond firewalls and anti-virus software, with Check Point Software Technologies, McAfee and Palo Alto Networks all calling out cloud security as their top area of investment.

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Zyxel Flaw Powers New Mirai IoT Botnet Strain

In February, hardware maker Zyxel fixed a zero-day vulnerability in its routers and VPN firewall products after KrebsOnSecurity told the company the flaw was being abused by attackers to break into devices.

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The security implications of cloud infrastructure in IoT

Cloud computing is now at the center of nearly every business strategy. But, as with the rapid adoption of any new technology, growing pains persist.

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How security and DevOps teams can agree on cloud infrastructure

Matt Chiodi, Chief Security Officer for Public Cloud at Palo Alto Networks, talks with Greg Otto on how his company is helping enterprises set up cloud instances that help both development and security teams get their job done through their Unit 42 Cloud Threat Report.
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