NSS Labs performed an independent test of the Palo Alto Networks PA-5220 PAN-OS 8.1.2. The product was subjected to thorough testing at the NSS facility in Austin, Texas, based on the Next Generation intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) Test Methodology v4 and the NSS Labs Evasion Test Methodology v1.1. Testing was conducted free of charge and NSS did not receive any compensation in return for Palo Alto Network’s participation.

As a result of the testing, Palo Alto Networks achieved a rating of “Recommend” based on overall security effectiveness, performance and total cost of ownership (TCO). This test continues to validate our ability to secure our customers’ businesses with a prevention-focused architecture that can easily be deployed and operated.