2016 was a big year for cybersecurity news, most of it not terribly encouraging. Still, the year did present the cybersecurity industry with several teachable moments that I believe all security professionals should heed as we move into a new year.
Security platforms with open application programming interfaces (APIs) are set to turn the business model for the information security on its head, according to Mark McLaughlin, president and CEO of Palo Alto Networks.
Hackers have probably had a harder time slipping past your security software, thanks to an alliance between some of the top vendors in the industry. The Cyber Threat Alliance, a group of security firms that often compete, says its efforts to share intelligence on the latest hacking threats have been paying off.
HAs-a-service offerings for things such as DDoS and malware -- including ransomware -- via exploit kits has seriously lowered the bar for entry into the criminal market. Hackers no longer need to have sophisticated skills in order to gain entry into the world of cybercrime. Scott Simkin weighs in.
Even the Most Advanced Malware Analysis Environment could potentially be Circumvented by a Sufficiently Advanced Attacker. From a technology perspective, it has never been a better time to be in the cyberattack business. Thanks to the common availability of attack tools in the underground marketplace, today’s adversaries don’t require the technical know-how to develop malware.
PAN-OS 8.0 adds over 70 features to the Next-Generation Security Platform, enabling customers to safely embrace the cloud; prevent successful cyberattacks with high performance across network, endpoint and cloud environments.
The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) consortium founded by security vendors Fortinet, Intel Security, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec, today announced that it is now officially a nonprofit trade association and that Michael Daniel, the former cybersecurity coordinator and special assistant to President Barack Obama, will serve as the CTA's first president.
Alguns grandes atores dos mercados de Segurança e Internet de Coisas, incluindo a IBM, a Symantec, a Nokia e a At&T estão unindo forças para resolver problemas que tornam a IoT vulnerável em muitas áreas.
Palo Alto identifies five areas of innovation within a wide-ranging series of announcements, although the most exciting appear to be around the expansion of threat protection capabilities, including credential theft protection.
A new IoT Cybersecurity Alliance formed by AT&T, IBM, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic promises to help solve one of the most critical elements of the Internet of Things (IoT) — security. The group says its goal is to work on IoT security standards as well as raise awareness about the topic.
A group of businesses from across the IoT value chain have formed the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance, aiming to use their combined expertise to allay business concerns about the Internet of Things and solve its security challenges.
The IoT Cybersecurity Alliance, formed Wednesday, also includes IBM, Symantec, Palo Alto Networks, and mobile security company Trustonic. The group said it won’t set standards but will conduct research, educate consumers and businesses, and influence standards and policies.
A new group consisting of AT&T, IBM, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec and Trustonic have formed the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance with the aim of developing best practices to battle IoT security threats that have accelerated in the past year.
Palo Alto Networks on Tuesday announced the launch of PAN-OS 8.0, which brings major improvements to the company’s Next-Generation Security Platform, and several new hardware and virtual firewall appliances.
Palo Alto Networks is aiming to thwart credential theft with the launch of its next-generation security platform.
The move, which comes amid a barrage of product announcements from the security vendor, is notable because it's looking to prevent the intrusions that typically give cyberattackers the keys to the enterprise network.
Palo Alto Networks is making major updates to its PAN-OS, the company announced Tuesday, adding new features across its entire technology platform. The new PAN-OS 8.0 launch adds upgrades across cloud security, multi-method threat prevention, management at scale, credential threat prevention and new hardware. All in all, Palo Alto Networks added more than 70 new features across those platform categories with the operating system update.
Granular malware detection across all protocols. Analysis of file types commonly used in targeted attacks, including Microsoft Office , PDFs, Portable Executables, and Java® files.
Automatically creates protections against new threats within 15 minutes.
Detailed forensics to easily prioritize and execute follow-on security actions.
Palo Alto Networks has announced updates to its next-generation security platform that it says represents its biggest product and feature release ever. The updates to the Pan-OS 8.0 platform include over 70 features around cloud and SaaS, threat prevention, credential theft prevention and new hardware and virtual firewalls.