K-12 EDUCATION

Create safe and engaging learning environments

Balance cybersecurity and access

Schools and districts worldwide trust Palo Alto Networks to support their digital learning initiatives while protecting students from inappropriate content, securing sensitive data and streamlining security operations

 

 

Support student success with a platform approach

With the Palo Alto Networks® Security Operating Platform, you can enable safe and appropriate access to web, email, and applications from everywhere while automatically preventing ransomware and other cyberthreats from impacting your students, staff and their data. Automation streamlines routine security tasks across networks, devices and cloud environments, so your staff can support learning innovations.

 

Alameda County Office of Education protects students from inappropriate content

See how the Alameda County Office of Education identifies and blocks threats across 18 California school districts with the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform. Automatic updates for networks and endpoints filter the latest inappropriate and malicious sites. Schools can customize their application and web content filtering and extend security polices to school-owned laptops, Chromebooks and iPads – no matter where they travel.

 

Security Reference Blueprint for K-12 IT

Explore a security framework that consistently protects school and administration networks, data centers, cloud and SaaS environments – as well as student and staff devices, no matter where they travel.

Download the Security Reference Blueprint for K-12 IT

 

Secure sensitive data including student records

Trust no one

Gain visibility into encrypted traffic to prevent attacks and comply with regulations.

Use case

Ward off attacks

Block ransomware, other malware and exploits from impacting both servers and student and faculty devices.

White paper

Thwart credential theft

Stop exfiltration, block access to phishing sites and enforce multi-factor authentication via security policy in the network.

Learn more

Optimize security operations

Consolidate point products focused on single threat vectors and manual analysis of logs. Leverage automation to quickly counter new threats. Trigger enforcement using analytics. Plus, gain real-time insight with consistent user, traffic and threat visibility across the network, cloud and mobile devices.

 

Cybersecurity and E-rate funding

U.S. schools, districts and libraries can take advantage of E-rate funding to purchase Palo Alto Networks firewalls and lay the foundation for a preventive approach to security.

Learn more about the E-Rate Program

 

 

 

Cybersecurity for Microsoft in education

Automatically and consistently protect your Microsoft® Office 365® and other apps, Windows® devices, and Azure® environments in the classroom, the cloud or the community.

Learn more

 

 

Related Products

NGFW

Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls are architected to safely enable applications and prevent modern threats.

Learn more

URL Filtering

URL Filtering with PAN-DB automatically prevents attacks that leverage the web as an attack vector, including phishing links in emails, phishing sites, HTTP-based command and control, malicious sites and pages that carry exploit kits.

Learn more

GlobalProtect Cloud Service

Consistent next-generation security delivered globally in an operationally efficient manner.

Learn more

Traps

Advanced endpoint protection that stops threats on the endpoint and coordinates enforcement with cloud and network security to prevent successful cyberattacks.

Learn more

AutoFocus

AutoFocus™ threat intelligence service provides the attribution, context and classification to make security analyst teams more effective. Teams gain understanding of who is attacking them and with what tools, along with granular threat intelligence to speed up response efforts.

Learn more

Interested in learning more?

View all K-12 Resources

Learn more