IT security and network teams at financial institutions around the world must address demands to rapidly adopt new technology, protect customer data, secure myriad commercial and custom applications, support legacy technologies, and comply with regulations. Meanwhile, they must also securely enable access to personal, financial and corporate data from a variety of locations – including retail bank branches, campus sites, mobile devices, ATMs and third-party business partner networks – despite the increasing volume and sophistication of threats. The Security Reference Blueprint for Financial Services IT empowers institutions to address all these concerns, augment the security of their existing infrastructure, enable new applications, provide secure access to data, prevent advanced threats, and detect and respond to cyberattacks without disrupting vital business operations.
This reference blueprint describes a transparent, nondisruptive security framework that uses the Palo Alto Networks product portfolio to buttress and enhance the security of existing infrastructure. Using the blueprint enables IT security and networking professionals to:
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