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By Brian Tokuyoshi, Palo Alto Networks, August 6, 2012, 04:31 PM

An interesting thing happened on the road to mobility. In the past, road warriors only needed a VPN connection in order to access corporate resources from time to time. It’s what VPNs were designed to do, namely to take the cost out of modem banks and toll free phone lines, and replace them with cheaper connections to an Internet Service Provider. The VPN provided a way for users to set up temporary remote access connections over public networks. While VPN remote access remains a vital component of a mobility solution, it’s not the only requirement.  

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Channelnomics | February 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

Palo Alto Networks has been doing some housekeeping of its partner network, one of its resellers told Channelnomics.

Ron Myers, VP, global channels at Palo Alto Networks, told Channelnomics that the vendor has made "significant" professional development investment over the last year to deal with issues such as re-training channel managers at the firm.

Myers said the vendor has implemented key trainings to ensure that channel relationships are more effective and channel managers up-to-speed on what their partners need.

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Daily Journal | February 17, 2015, 12:00 AM

In his speech, which came just days after health care giant Anthem Inc. suffered a massive data breach, Obama took a moment to acknowledge Bay Area network security companies Palo Alto Networks Inc. and Symantec Corp. for "stepping up" to tackle cybersecurity through their Cyber Threat Alliance, which he said will work "to share more information under this new executive order."

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Ulitzer | February 17, 2015, 12:00 AM

Palo Alto Networks has just announced a new public sector advisory council and the addition of Ryan Gillis to the Palo Alto Networks team as Vice President of Government Affairs and Policy. Additionally, Palo Alto Networks CEO has been appointed to the President's NSTAC.

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Security Insider | February 16, 2015, 12:00 AM

"As part of our research to combat ransomware we have analyzed many samples and variants of different origins. Based on this, we have examined some samples closer to clarify the differences in the above techniques, "Ryan Olson, Intelligence Director explained at Unit 42, the malware analysis team of Palo Alto Networks.

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Investors Business Daily | February 13, 2015, 12:00 AM

Obama lauded efforts underway by network security firms such as Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet and Symantec to share information by forming the Cyber Threat Alliance.

Palo Alto CEO Mark McLaughlin said in a panel discussion that the alliance is an example of how rivals can work together.

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CRN | February 13, 2015, 12:00 AM

President Obama lauded Palo Alto Networks, Symantec and Intel Security on Friday for being committed to a new executive order calling for the creation of information sharing centers designed to speed up the dissemination of actionable threat intelligence.

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PC Mag | February 13, 2015, 12:00 AM

The administration outlined a few steps that tech companies will be taking, including a cyber-threat sharing partnership from the Cyber Threat Alliance, a group founded last year by Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks, which now includes McAfee, Symantec, Barracuda Networks, ReversingLabs, Telefónica, and Zscaler among its ranks.

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Business Cloud | February 12, 2015, 12:00 AM

Enterprise security specialist Palo Alto Networks today announced the Palo Alto Networks Fuel Users Group. The Global Alliance was established to promote the exchange of knowledge and practical experience to IT security professionals across all industries.

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CRN | February 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

In recent days, the security experts at Palo Alto Networks have observed a large wave of attacks by malware »CTB-Locker." The pest first appeared in November on a larger scale, and is apparently used since mid-January again stepped up to fill the pockets of cyber criminals. Finally, there is a so-called random Trojan that encrypts data on the computers of its victims and releases them again only upon payment of a sum of money.

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InfoSecurity Magazine | February 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

Palo Alto Networks launches the Palo Alto Networks Fuel User Group. The global community was created to share knowledge and best practices among security professionals from different sectors.

Membership gives security professionals the ability to get in touch with specialists from Palo Alto Networks, offering exclusive, timely and educational information. In addition, members have access to educational facilities in order to broaden their knowledge.

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Channelnomics | February 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

Looking at previous IPOs in the tech sector may benefit partners and help them to understand what they can expect to face when a vendor goes public. Palo Alto, for example, added formal certification programs for partners and tools in its partner portal to track growth and margin over the two years following its IPO in 2012.

The firm's CMO, Rene Bonvanie, claims that Palo Alto wouldn't have achieved the growth it has achieved since its IPO without being channel-centric.

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ARN | February 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

Cybersecurity firm, Palo Alto Networks, has launched its first community user group, Fuel.

Palo Alto describes the initiative as a global community established to drive knowledge sharing and best practices among security professionals across multiple industries.

The firm said that in addition to regular interactions with Palo Alto technology leaders, membership will provide security professionals with exclusive, timely, and educational opportunities for peer and industry expert engagement.

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The Var Guy | February 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

The security space doesn’t have a loneliness problem. Channel partners know this. So when it comes to choosing a vendor partner, many times that decision is based on the relationship those vendors can offer.

Palo Alto Networks (PAN) understands this, and has spent the better part of a year and a half honing its channel program to be a better partner, emphasizing quality over quantity, said Ron Myers, vice president of Worldwide Channels.

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Global Security Mag | February 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

Palo Alto Networks® launches user group Palo Alto Networks-Fuel, international community established to promote knowledge sharing and use of best practices among security professionals working in a variety of industries.

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Manage IT | February 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

Malvertising, the misuse of online advertising to steal data or even the acquisition of computers is ascendant. “The increase of malvertising we have employed more than other common methods of attack, “ said Thorsten Henning, Senior Systems Engineering Manager Central & Eastern Europe at Palo Alto Networks. 

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CBR | February 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

The Palo Alto Networks Fuel User Group has been launched, offering knowledge sharing and best practices among security professionals across multiple industries.

Membership in Fuel will provide security professionals with exclusive, timely, and educational opportunities for peer and industry expert engagement, in addition to access to Palo Alto Networks technology leaders.

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The Var Guy | February 10, 2015, 12:00 AM

The security space doesn’t have a loneliness problem. Channel partners know this. So when it comes to choosing a vendor partner, many times that decision is based on the relationship those vendors can offer.

Palo Alto Networks (PAN) understands this, and has spent the better part of a year and a half honing its channel program to be a better partner, emphasizing quality over quantity, said Ron Myers, vice president of Worldwide Channels.

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ITespresso.de | February 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

According to the security company, Palo Alto Networks, a new virus dropper has been detected on user’s systems that click on a link to an alleged pornographic video that downloads the file to update Flash Player. Palo Alto Networks advises to be suspicious to any such update messages. 

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SecurityWeek | February 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

When it comes to securing our organizations from cyberattack, we can be our own worst enemy. For example, how many users on your network store sensitive information like user names and passwords in files with easy to find labels (passwords.doc)? Unfortunately, it’s likely more than you think. And it takes just one of those users falling victim to even a basic spearphishing attack to allow that information to fall into the hands of an attacker.

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The Business Times | February 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What should be the top priorities of Singapore's new Cyber Security Agency?

Steve Redman, Vice-President for Asia-Pacific, Palo Alto Networks

"Every day our global Threat Intelligence Team, Unit 42 is seeing over 20,000 malware attacks targeting multiple industries. As a key financial hub, Singapore is an attractive target for cyber criminals, and recent attacks, including on Malaysia Airlines and SingPass, have made cyber security a priority for enterprises and the government." 

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Sysbus | February 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

At the endpoint security with Palo Alto Networks uses traps to a novel approach. This is designed to fully protect endpoints, including defending against known and unknown attacks, which offer traditional solutions are not protected. Instead of trying to identify the millions of individual attacks themselves, or detect malicious behavior, traps are focussing on the key techniques that must combine any attacker to execute an attack.

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ComputerPartner | February 7, 2015, 12:00 AM

Palo Alto Networks' malvertising - that the misuse of online advertising to steal data or even the acquisition of computers - the rise.

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TechTarget | February 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

The U.S. government's data center modernization effort is lacking adequate cloud security protection, according to a new study by MeriTalk and Palo Alto Networks.

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Security Insider | February 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

The ransomware CTB-Locker is for each victim regenerated so that the Trojan can not be identified by hash value. Malicious software is distributed according to Palo Alto Networks since 19 January, and since then more than 1,000 separate attacks were detected.

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The Independent | February 5, 2015, 12:00 AM

The government is planning to appoint an international firm to train its officials to ensure security of its online info and services and protect cyber networks, official sources said.
They said as part of the plan, the World Bank financed LICT Project in collaboration with Palo Alto Networks, a US based enterprise security company, has been piloting a programme to impart training of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) officials and the trainees under Fast Track Future Leader (FTFL) Training Programme of LICT Project as part of their CSR, reports BSS.