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Next-generation firewalls not ready to replace all legacy firewalls

Next-generation firewalls, or application-aware firewalls, have enjoyed well-deserved hype from network engineers and analysts, but the technology is still evolving. Many enterprises are also holding onto their old port and protocol firewalls, at least for now.
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A-Teams of IT: How to build a crack strike force

IT is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it. And these days it takes a team of talented technology professionals, each with his or her own special expertise, to carry out mission-critical assignments.
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Palo Alto Networks Uncovers Critical Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Credits Next-Generation Firewall Provider with Identifying Vulnerability That Affects All Platforms Running Adobe Flash Player
San Jose, Calif.
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Report: Facebook Users in the Workplace are "Voyeurs"

It's 3 p.m. Do you know where your company's employees are? Probably not, because a whole lot of them are paging through Facebook, and not for business purposes either.
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Top 10 Consumer Apps/Devices Infiltrating the Business

The war is over and, in case you missed it, IT lost. The once ferocious attempts to guard the corporate perimeters against unapproved devices and applications is sputtering to an end because, frankly, all but myopic IT diehards recognize this is battle that's already over.
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Palo Alto Networks: Can VARs Assist Long-term March to IPO?

Palo Alto Networks has a concise message for channel partners: The security company was cash-flow positive in its most recent quarter, and is looking to double its business in the year ahead. To assist with that effort, Palo Alto Networks has recruited roughly 150 channel partners and is now working with two distributors: Westcon Group and Computerlinks.
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Palo Alto Expands Into Two-Tier Distribution In North America

Network security upstart Palo Alto Networks has signed distribution agreements with Westcon Group and Computerlinks, marking the first time Palo Alto's security products will be sold through two-tier distribution in North America.
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Network Security Vendor Palo Alto Networks Partners with Distributor Westcon

Palo Alto Networks, the three-year-old networking security vendor, has moved to two-tier distribution, signing with Westcon and Computerlinks. And Westcon has a new many to handle its security division, former Avnet executive Andrew Warren.
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Palo Alto Networks Signs Distribution Agreements with Westcon Group and COMPUTERLINKS

Company poised for accelerated growth signs two industry-leading global value added distributors
San Jose, Calif.
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Westcon Security names new VP, inks distribution partnership

Distributor has inked a deal with Palo Alto Networks to expand its solutions offerings
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Palo Alto Networks Uncovers Important Vulnerability Included in the September Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-066

Microsoft Credits Next-Generation Firewall Provider with Identifying Six Vulnerabilities in the Past 12 Months
San Jose, Calif.
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What Product Blocks the Highest Percentage of Modern Threats?

As you probably know, last year Gartner recommended that enterprises migrate from stand-alone IPS to next-generation firewalls for performing IPS functions. While this advice made intuitive sense based on the tight relationship between apps and threats, there was nevertheless a lack of empirical evidence to confirm that a next-generation firewall could actually stand up to the challenge of being a true IPS – until now.
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Palo Alto Networks Aces Industry's Most Comprehensive, Third-Party IPS Test

Palo Alto Networks blocks 93.4% of real-world threat exploits in the latest NSS Labs IPS test
San Jose, Calif.
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Making the Next Generation Firewall Smarter for the Enterprise

Traditionally, firewalls have been designed to be cornerstone of network security. But, in reality legacy firewalls are no longer an effective security solution to manage the risks and rewards of today’s Internet applications in the enterprise.
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Palo Alto Networks Resolves Hyves Security Concerns

Enterprises Can Use Next-Generation Firewalls to Safely Enable Hyves for Their Workers
San Jose, Calif.
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Palo Alto Networks Selected As Global Entrepreneurial Company of the Year

Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, today announced that it has received the prestigious recognition of Frost & Sullivan's "2010 Global Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award" for its accomplishments in the firewall market.
San Jose, Calif.
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Why employees break security policy

It happens every day: an employee who's out of the office wants to get into his machine at work. Instead of using a more secure method, he decides to email some files to his home machine, or upload a file to Facebook, or use a popular PC file-sharing tool. And the next thing you know, your organization is dealing with a major data leak.
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Intrusion Prevention News and Errata

This week the Ponemon Institute released a study of almost 600 IT security professionals who overwhelmingly reported an increase in advanced threats and a lack of proper security mechanisms to deal with them.
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Palo Alto Selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America Tech Startup

Palo Alto Networks PA-4000 Series Next Generation Firewall Focuses on Identifying and Controlling Applications on the Network
San Jose, Calif.
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Palo Alto Networks Extends Firewall Visibility to Remote Endpoints

More and more applications are moving to cloud and more users are moving off-premise.
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Palo Alto Networks Introduces GlobalProtect for Remote Enterprise Security

Unique private cloud-based approach extends next-generation firewall visibility and control to remote endpoints
San Jose, Calif.
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Adobe Flash Player Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Deny Service

Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
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Palo Alto Allows Enterprises to Control Employee Usage of Facebook

When pitching venture firms, entrepreneurs typically include a slide that shows revenue curving sharply up and to the right shortly after launch – what’s known as the “hockey stick” – but even the best companies rarely meet those projections.
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Next-Gen Firewalls: Control Apps and Protect Networks

In the past, firewalls worked based on their protocol to apply to all available applications. Next generation firewalls, like those being developed by Palo Alto Networks need to better control apps to protect the network. This Info Tech report discusses next-gen firewalls and how compliance and application usage is changing the role of the firewall in network security.
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PAN Makes Facebook ''Read-Only'' With New Tool

Other than obliterating productivity, Facebook represents a substantial security risk in the corporate world. However, it's also becoming a powerful marketing tool. So, how do you leverage Facebook without opening the company up to all kinds of malware?
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Palo Alto Networks Discovers Critical Vulnerabilities Addressed in Today’s Microsoft Security Bulletin

New Potential Security Threats Will Impact Popular Media Apps
San Jose, Calif.
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Palo Alto Networks Delivers "Read-Only" Facebook

Gives enterprises more control over which employees can use Facebook, when, and for what purposes
San Jose, Calif.
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