McAfee’s Dave DeWalt is not the new CEO of Palo Alto Networks. The next-generation firewall pioneer surprised many yesterday when it announced the appointment of Mark McLaughlin, the CEO of VeriSign, as its new leader.
Palo Alto Networks Inc., a security software company that’s considering an initial public offering, has hired Mark McLaughlin as chief executive officer, following his resignation from VeriSign Inc. last week.
Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, today announced that the Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls have been added to the Department of Defense (DoD) Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List (APL).
Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, today announced that its Threat Research Team was credited with identifying two vulnerabilities — CVE-2011-0621 and CVE-2011-0623— that affect multiple versions of Adobe Flash Player.
New research published by Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, illuminates the fact that roughly 36% of enterprise network traffic is comprised of hundreds of applications that can evade the controls of conventional security solutions by either using SSL or port-hopping capabilities.
Gartner’s research on next-generation firewalls and how they are changing the enterprise firewall marketplace is pretty compelling. And the recommendation to migrate from traditional firewalls and IPS to next generation firewalls at refresh time is very clear. Here’s your chance to hear from Greg Young, Gartner Research VP, and one of the authors of the 2010 Enterprise Firewall Magic Quadrant. And catch the premier of what is likely to be one of the hottest movies of the year.
Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, today announced that NSS Labs awarded Palo Alto Networks the "Recommended" rating for passing all tests, including the TCP split-handshake spoof test, within its Network Firewall 2011 Comparative Test.
The Application Usage and Risk Report (7th Edition, May 2011) from Palo Alto Networks provides a global view into enterprise application usage by summarizing 1,253 application traffic assessments conducted between October 2010 and April 2011. The key findings and observations both globally and by specific countries are outlined in this report.
RSA, the security division of EMC, is trying to contain the damage caused by hackers who penetrated its network and compromised technical specifications for its SecurID token-based multifactor authentication system.
Palo Alto Networks is a brash security vendor that believes its playing the role of disruptor in the staid security market with its high-performance, multifunction firewalls. Competitors have dismissed the upstart as having little room to expand features and functionality beyond its core value proposition. The answer: Take on complementary partners that round out the features and functionality of a firewall.
Is the firewall obsolete? Probably not, but current implementations were never designed to cope with the threats posed by Webmail, various social networking tools, and even popular corporate collaboration applications like SharePoint and WebEx.
Health care providers are an interesting situation with regard to network security. Like many industries, they’re dealing with rapid technological change in the face of a variety of regulations – in the U.S. health care industry it’s HIPAA and HITECH, and PCI – focused on the portability, security and privacy of PHI and the security of patients’ credit card data, respectively.
The Boy Billionaire, aka Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has done it again. His proposal to turn Facebook messaging into a sort of universal communications platform is probably the worst idea of the year. It's bad for the privacy of users and for corporate IT, which will have to deal with a huge spike in hard-to-defend Webmail.
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.