SonicWall and WatchGuard Technologies are the latest security vendors to enter the Apple security fray, but their approach is a little different: They’re using VPNs to provide security and policy management to iPhones and iPads.
Palo Alto's McLaughlin, who previously served as VeriSign's chief, is poised to take the fast-growing network security upstart to the next level with his penchant for focusing on innovative new products and the value of the channel in getting them to market. Partners say he "gets the channel" and McLaughlin intends to prove it.
As one the more frequently buzzed-about companies in the network security space, Palo Alto Networks has made quite a splash with its so-called next generation firewalls, which manage applications and content by user instead of IP address or port.
Is desktop anti-virus dead? Someday I'd love to make that announcement, but it still feels to me that there's a Patron Saint of Voodoo with an affinity for bringing it back to life — like some macabre mirror image of the malicious zombies it's supposed to provide protection against.
Palo Alto Networks, the vendor that practically invented next-generation firewall technology and branding, is moving beyond its core products with three new offerings to extend security protection to Apple devices, provide branch offices with security protections and stomp out malware threats.
Network security company Palo Alto Networks on Monday introduced a new anti-malware product for on-premises firewalls known as WildFire, which vets new and unknown files in a virtual sandbox to see if they're a new piece of malware, and then creates a distributable signature if they're determined to actually be bad files.
Mark McLaughlin, chief executive officer of Palo Alto Networks Inc., talks about the company's growth and the rise in hacker attacks. McLaughlin also discusses Palo Alto's firewall software and the outlook for corporate spending on cybersecurity. He speaks with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West."
The PA-5060 next-generation firewall from Palo Alto Networks is designed to protect data centers, large enterprise Internet gateways, and service provider environments where traffic demands dictate predictable firewall and threat prevention throughput.
Less than a month after naming a new CEO, next-gen firewall developer Palo Alto Networks is reconfirming its commitment to channel growth with an announcement this week of partnerships with some of the biggest managed service providers in the security market.
A surge in high-profile hacker attacks this year is demonstrating the limits of an older generation of security software from Symantec Corp. and McAfee Inc., putting pressure on them to revamp their product lines.
McAfee’s Dave DeWalt is not the new CEO of Palo Alto Networks. The next-generation firewall pioneer surprised many yesterday when it announced the appointment of Mark McLaughlin, the CEO of VeriSign, as its new leader.
Palo Alto Networks Inc., a security software company that’s considering an initial public offering, has hired Mark McLaughlin as chief executive officer, following his resignation from VeriSign Inc. last week.
RSA, the security division of EMC, is trying to contain the damage caused by hackers who penetrated its network and compromised technical specifications for its SecurID token-based multifactor authentication system.
Palo Alto Networks is a brash security vendor that believes its playing the role of disruptor in the staid security market with its high-performance, multifunction firewalls. Competitors have dismissed the upstart as having little room to expand features and functionality beyond its core value proposition. The answer: Take on complementary partners that round out the features and functionality of a firewall.