Learn why PAN-OS® 7.1 is important to the Financial Services industry.

Who We Are

Among Palo Alto Networks® 30,000+ customers, the Financial Services industry has significant representation. The Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform is used to maintain trust and confidence in financial transactions and to protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) by preventing successful cyberattacks.

The attack surface continues to grow as the financial services industry evolves to:

  • Meet demands for more customer access over more devices and mediums
  • Leverage data assets to generate more tailored and engaging customer interactions
  • Innovate to deliver new financial products and offerings (with new alliances, as necessary)

Consequently, financial transactions, customer records, and intellectual property must be secured, but with more flexible use cases to enable the business.  

What We Do

This is accomplished with Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform, which provides:

  • SandboxingIDS/IPSfirewallURL filteringanti-malware and anti-exploit protection in a single platform.
  • Threat mitigation – detect, analyze and prevent threats, both known and unknown, including APTs.
  • Visibility into encrypted communications, which can hide threat communications.
  • Same cybersecurity protection in both physical appliances and virtual machines.
  • How We Are Different

  • Platform approach to ensure multi-layer defenses, with better visibility and correlation across security capabilities.
  • Application and user visibility at the firewall – automatically identify over 2000 applications and integrate with your enterprise directory.
  • Create “Zero Trust” network segments and allow access for approved applications and users rather than only ports and IP addresses.
  • Excellent detection rates of malware, viruses and APTs, powered by the community-driven nature of the platform. Efficiently process your traffic once across all security functions in a single pass with our purpose-built, single-pass processing architecture at speeds of up to 200 Gbps.
  • Seamless integration with some of the best technology providers in the industry to deliver a more holistic security approach.

  • Interested in reading more? View all Financial Services Resources


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    Greenhill & Co.

    Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent global investment bank that provides financial advise on significant mergers, acquisitions and restructurings and manages merchant banking funds. "We needed better visibility into our network in order to block access to certain applications – especially Gmail over HTTPS."

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    Nicolet National Bank

    Nicolet National Bank provides retail, private and commercial banking needs in northeast Wisconsin. "I really like the visibility I gain into our network. I can literally review our logs very easily at any time and tell anyone what applications are being used, and by whom, in minutes."

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    Raymond James Financial

    Raymond James Financial (NYSE-RJF) is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies. "Lab evidence and tests using demo applications from firewall vendors wouldn’t suffice; we wanted to see a firewall perform live in production on our network with our traffic and applications. The fact that we chose Palo Alto Networks after nearly a year of testing every major firewall vendor speaks volumes about the advanced nature and performance of their solution."

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