The 10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do outlines the latest capabilities that a firewall should possess and helps you learn how to choose a firewall that can safely enable your business in the ever-changing world of network security. In this free booklet, you'll find an insight and practical advice on:
- Considerations for choosing your next firewall
- Best practices for implementing safe application enablement policies
- Essential firewall capabilities for battling modern threats
Your network is more complex than ever before. Your employees are accessing any application they want, using work or personal devices. Oftentimes, these applications span both personal and work-related usage, but the business and security risks are often ignored.
Your network is more complex than ever before. Your employees are accessing any application they want, using work or personal devices. Oftentimes, these applications span both personal and work-related usage, but the business and security risks are often ignored. Prospective employees are asking about application usage policies before accepting a job.
The threats that enterprise network and security teams face are evolving rapidly, and the security products that they implement play a major role in the success or failure of the organization's overall security strategy.
Today’s threats are more sophisticated than ever before. All types of organizations and information are being targeted. Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in software and use malware to further their attack objectives.
Microsoft® announced Windows Server® 2003 End-of-Support (EOS) on July 14, 2015. Many businesses are forced by circumstance to leave these systems in service for some time. Retiring a major enterprise component has always been a challenge for IT departments.
The Application Usage and Risk Report from Palo Alto Networks provides a global view into enterprise application usage by summarizing network traffic assessments conducted in 1,636 organizations worldwide.
The Application Usage And Threat Report provides an analysis of applications and their link to cyber threats within the enterprise. The report summarizes network traffic assessments performed worldwide in more than 5,500 organizations where 2,100 applications, 16,000 unique threats and billions of threat logs were observed.
Every year, record levels of money are spent on new IT security technology yet major breaches and compromises are more
prevalent than ever. The concept of “layered security” in which an organization supports a wide variety of security technologies in order to discourage attackers doesn’t seem to be working. It’s time to rethink IT security not just the technology, but the way it’s approached from a strategic, architectural perspective.
Today, working remotely has never been easier, due to the ubiquity of mobile devices and reliable Internet connectivity. The ease with which a worker can get connected to the corporate network delivers the impression that your co-worker is down the hall, when in fact they are traveling internationally. Global Workplace Analytics’ research shows that increasingly, working remotely is not only commonplace, it is encouraged and has shown to improve productivity.
A new survey commissioned by Palo Alto Networks and conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group explores why enterprise IT leaders are embracing CASB products, where they are using them, and what capabilities are most important to them. One of the most critical needs is securing the use of SaaS applications. Here’s what you need to know.
A new survey commissioned by Palo Alto Networks and
conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group explores why enterprise
IT leaders are embracing CASB products, where they are using
them, and what capabilities are most important to them.
The term “Cloud First” was initially popularized by Vivek Kundra, who formerly held the post of White House CIO and launched this strategy for U.S. federal government IT modernization at the Cloud Security Alliance Summit 2011. The underlying philosophy of the cloud-first strategy is that organizations must initially evaluate the suitability of cloud computing to address emergent business requirements before other alternatives are considered.
This paper offers guidance to help organizations establish a systematic and repeatable process for implementing a cloud-first strategy. It offers a high-level framework for identifying the right stakeholders and engaging with them at the right time to reduce the risk, liabilities, and inefficiencies that organizations can experience as a result of adhoc cloud decisions. The goal of this guidance is to help ensure that any new cloud program is secure, compliant, efficient, and successfully implements the organization’s key business initiatives.
In this on-demand video broadcast, hear Nir Zuk, CTO and co-founder of Palo Alto Networks and Rich Mogull, Analyst and CEO of Securosis, provide insights and recommendations on how to handle consumerization and the proliferation of devices.
The security perimeter once familiar to the enterprise has become incredibly fragmented. Data and applications reside everywhere: on the network, endpoints and in the cloud. The cloud, in particular, is seeing huge growth with enterprises adopting these environments at a rapid pace. According to Gartner, 55 percent of large enterprises will successfully implement an all-in cloud SaaS strategy by 2025.1 Combined with an increasingly mobile and global workforce, and more importantly, increasingly distributed SaaS cloud environments, organizations are now faced with securing a multitude of applications, users, devices and networks – all hosting sensitive data that is critical to business growth, reputation and customer trust.
Cyber criminals constantly innovate their threat tactics to more efficiently breach organizations and make off with valuable data. As cybercrime evolves, we see increased innovation in the hacking tools and techniques used to evade known security mechanisms. In the past few years, we have seen more advanced, targeted attacks, where hackers spent ample time investigating the target and tailoring the threat. Keeping up with new attack techniques, and effectively defending against advanced threats, is perhaps the biggest challenge facing security teams today. In a world of cyberthreats where the only constant is change, architecting a cybersecurity solution that dynamically adapts to constant change is crucial.