NIST Marks Top Security Requirements for Government Cloud

NIST Marks Top Security Requirements for Government Cloud

Cloud computing offers both unique advantages and challenges to government users. The advantages are well-advertised: Greater efficiency, economy and flexibility that can help agencies meet rapidly changing computing needs quickly and cheaply while being environmentally friendly. Among the challenges, security is the most commonly-sited concern in moving mission-critical services or sensitive information to the cloud. [...]

Moving Cybersecurity Discussions Beyond the IT Department and Into the Board Room

Moving Cybersecurity Discussions Beyond the IT Department and Into the Board Room

Earlier this week more than 100 participants gathered at the Copenhagen Marriott in Denmark for an emergency meeting on Cyber Crime, coordinated through AmCham Denmark in cooperation with the Overseas Security Advisory Council and partners Deloitte, Palo Alto Networks and Symantec. We’re pleased to have been part of this important event, titled “Align Business and [...]

PA-7050 Series Named a 2014 Readers’ Choice Award Winner

PA-7050 Series Named a 2014 Readers’ Choice Award Winner

We’re pleased to announce that the PA-7050 Series was named a winner in the Enterprise Firewall category of the Information Security™ magazine and SearchSecurity.com™ 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards, presented by the editors of the two publications. As noted in Information Security magazine and on SearchSecurity.com, “The Palo Alto Networks PA-7050 received top scores from Readers’ Choice voters [...]

Defend Your SCADA Network from Zero Day Threats with the WildFire Appliance

Defend Your SCADA Network from Zero Day Threats with the WildFire Appliance

Palo Alto Networks recently announced availability of PAN-OS 6.1, the newest version of our operating system.  As with all our operating system releases, there is an amazing list of new features to help our customers better secure their networks, respond more quickly to incidents and reduce operational overhead.  Given my focus on cybersecurity for Industrial [...]

ISACA’s 2014 IT Risk/Reward Barometer Survey Results Reveal Internet of Things Trends


Like many people, my office tends to be airports and wherever in the world I have traveled. The advent of connected devices, wearable tech and the Internet of Things enables me to be more productive and have more contact with colleagues and friends. This is a good thing. But at the same time, these amazing [...]