Subscribe here to receive The Insider Report - your go-to source for cybersecurity information, tools and actionable tips that empower you to solve challenges that actually matter.

By submitting this form, you agree to our Terms
and Privacy Statement, including cookie use.

February 2017

PAN-OS 8.0: Protection. Delivered.

Find out what’s new in PAN-OS 8.0!

Welcome to the largest release in Palo Alto Networks® history. This release raises the bar by embracing multi-cloud environments, adding new threat prevention capabilities, and achieving simplified security operations while driving new performance standards.

Embrace the cloud. Protect your environment. Improve performance.

From unparalleled advancements to visibility and control within cloud environments – such as AWS®, Azure® and many SaaS applications – to industry-leading credential theft and abuse prevention to automating security enforcement to faster next-generation firewall models, PAN-OS® 8.0 boasts truly significant enhancements and new capabilities across the platform.

Watch the full announcement here.


What’s New in PAN-OS 8.0

New Family of Breakthrough Performance Hardware

Securely Enabling Public and Private Clouds

Securely Enabling SaaS Adoption

Preventing Credential-Based Attacks

Multi Method Threat Prevention

User Identity Based Security: Intelligent, Safe and Simple

High-Performance, Intelligent, Centralized Management

Security for Service Providers

Technology Integrations with 3rd Parties


PAN-OS 8.0 Release Notes

PAN-OS 8.0 New Features Guide

PAN-OS 8.0 Admin Guide


Connection Security Enhancements

Forwarding PA-7000 Logs to Panorama

DoS Firewall Protection

Syn Data Payload Protection

IPV6 Router Advertisement for DNS Configuration

GlobalProtect External Gateway Priority by Source

Manage Certificate Exclude List

SaaS Visibility Improvements

IP Block List Feeds

Support for Data Classification Tags

Forward UserID Logs to Panorama

PAN-DB Five Minute Update for Malware and Phishing


February 28, 2017 – Spark User Summit | New York

February 13-17, 2017 – RSA | San Francisco, CA

March 14, 2017 – Spark User Summit | Atlanta

March 21, 2017 – Spark User Summit | Seattle

March 23, 2017 – Spark User Summit | Sydney

June 12–15, 2017 – Ignite | Vancouver, BC

June 12-15, 2017, Vancouver, BC.

Register for Ignite 2017 by December 31, 2016 and receive a 100% discount to the Palo Alto Networks PCNSE exam of your choice.

Join the Fuel User Group to meet with Palo Alto Networks customers near you! Connect with like-minded professionals and stay ahead of cybersecurity trends.

Join the Live Community to search for information, read and post about topics of interest, and learn from other customers of Palo Alto Networks.