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Cybersecurity
Palo Alto Networks' cloud security platform receives IRAP assessment
"We provide help protect all forms of compute, cloud native services and access to data within public and private sectors."
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Cloud Security
Palo Alto Networks bolsters cloud native security offerings
Latest Prisma Cloud platform updates help organisations continuously monitor and secure web applications with maximum flexibility.
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Cybersecurity
Palo Alto Networks named Google Cloud technology partner of the year for security
Palo Alto Networks was recognised for helping organisations rapidly transform security operations for future success.
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Collaboration
Thales and Palo Alto Networks roll out new zero trust integrations
A long-standing collaboration between the two global cybersecurity experts, Thales and Palo Alto Networks, is designed help support widespread cloud migration.
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VPN
Palo Alto Networks says ZTNA 1.0 not secure enough
Palo Alto Networks is urging the industry to move to Zero Trust Network Access 2.0 because previous versions have major gaps in security protection.
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Cybersecurity
Zero trust crucial as high-profile ransomware attacks rise
High-profile ransomware attacks and reliance on digital infrastructure sees an increasing need for businesses to embrace zero trust cybersecurity.
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Cloud
Ransomware payments hit new records as Dark Web leaks climb
The average ransom demand in cases worked by the Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 security consultants rose 144% in 2021 to $2.2 million.
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Firewall
Palo Alto Networks, AWS launch next-gen firewall to accelerate journey to cloud
"The native AWS experience and the proliferation of AWS native services have given organisations the tools they needed to embrace the cloud."
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Cloud
Ransomware payments hit multi-million dollar highs
The average ransom demand in cases rose 144% in 2021 to US$2.2 million, while the average payment climbed 78% to US$541,010.
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Cybersecurity
Greater balance needed in AU Critical Infrastructure Bill
The proposed measures go too far and need stronger guardrails, otherwise they could adversely affect Australia's critical infrastructure operators.
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Cybersecurity
Palo Alto Networks combats software supply chain threats
Palo Alto's Prisma Cloud Supply Chain Security provides a complete view of where vulnerabilities or misconfigurations exist in the software supply chain.
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Network Security
Palo Alto Networks launches Nebula for network security
Palo Alto Networks has announced the upgrade of its PAN-OS software to help find the evasive, zero-day attacks.
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Microsoft
Palo Alto Networks joins Microsoft 365 Networking Partner Program
The move will allow the company to provide direct and efficient connectivity for Microsoft 365 users through the Prisma Access service.
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Cybersecurity
Ability to access and share data may drive more cybercrime in 2022 - security firm
Enabling data to move more easily between organisations will undoubtedly lead to more crime, says a cybersecurity firm.
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Ransomware
Rubrik enhances cyber resilience solutions to protect against ransomware
With this latest release, organisations can improve ransomware preparedness, respond with more intelligent and integrated tools, and recover from attacks faster, the company states.
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Siemens
Palo Alto Networks partners with Siemens to protect critical infrastructure
The companies will integrate Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Virtual Next-Generation Firewalls and Siemens Ruggedcom Multi-Service Platforms to enable continuous scalable hardware.
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Remote Working
Organisations struggling to provide necessary security to support remote working
The shift to remote work turned network access and network security into equally high, yet competing, priorities for network and security professionals.
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Hybrid workforce
Hybrid workplaces here to stay, Palo Alto Networks steps in with security service
"Hybrid work is here to stay, and organisations are in need of a solution that enables them to secure all applications used by their employees on their network regardless of location."
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Remote Working
Vodafone NZ launches new remote working security tool
Partnering with Palo Alto Networks, the solution uses advanced threat protection technology to safeguard users and ensures a secure remote working environment.
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Zero trust
No more security tradeoffs for SMBs or the branch office
Palo Alto Networks' PA-400 Series Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) allows small and medium-sized business to expand their zero trust network security to every branch.
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Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks brings more power to security teams with Cortex XDR 3.0
"With our third generation XDR solution expanding to cloud and identity analytics, Cortex XDR 3.0 has taken a large step towards being the comprehensive platform for the SOC."
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Firewall
How machine learning is disrupting NGFWs and network security for the better
According to Palo Alto Networks, there are four key elements of a machine learning-powered next-generation firewall (NGFW).
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Firewall
Interview: Palo Alto Networks' A/NZ channel director on the current state of play in cybersecurity
In this interview we chat about channel partners, what's new, and why security staples like next-generation firewalls, Zero Trust and SD-WAN remain a core part of the company's channel activities.
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Ransomware
Extortion payments hit new records as ransomware crisis intensifies
The ransomware crisis will continue to gain momentum as cybercrime groups further hone tactics for coercing victims into paying and develop new approaches for making attacks more disruptive.