Tech Docs: Simplify Policy Management Using a Panorama Device Group Hierarchy

Tech Docs: Simplify Policy Management Using a Panorama Device Group Hierarchy

How Do Device Groups Help Me Manage Policy Rules? Device groups make configuring firewalls easy by enabling you to group firewalls that require similar policy rules based on location and function. You can make your configuration workflow even easier by nesting device groups in a hierarchy with the predefined Shared location in the top layer [...]

Next-Gen Drive: Robert Megennis Only Rookie (and American) in Top 10!

Next-Gen Drive: Robert Megennis Only Rookie (and American) in Top 10!

Robert Megennis is a 16-year-old racing prodigy. Palo Alto Networks is proud to be an ongoing sponsor of Rob’s races for the 2016 Mazda Road to Indy racing season. We’ll be checking in tochronicle his adventures as a true next-generation competitor! After nine races, including the recent Grand Prix Road America in Wisconsin, Rob is [...]

Training, Awareness Keys to Battling Social Engineering

Training, Awareness Keys to Battling Social Engineering

The weakest link in every security posture is always the human element, which is a problem because the core asset of every business is its people. It is that human factor that makes social engineering such a significant, difficult to manage problem. The term “social engineering” incorporates any and all human-intelligent interactions that are designed [...]

Investigating the LuminosityLink Remote Access Trojan Configuration

Investigating the LuminosityLink Remote Access Trojan Configuration

In recent weeks, I’ve spent time investigating the LuminosityLink Remote Access Trojan’s (RAT) embedded configuration. For those unaware, LuminosityLink is a malware family costing $40 that purports to be a system administration utility. However, when executed, the malware leverages a very aggressive keylogger, as well as a number of other malicious features that allow an [...]

Mobile Application Security Testing releases its white paper

Mobile Application Security Testing releases its white paper

The Mobile Application Security Testing (MAST) Initiative is a research which aims to help organizations and individuals reduce the possible risk exposures and security threat in using mobile applications. MAST aims define a framework for secure mobile application development, achieving privacy and security by design. Implementation of MAST will result in clearly articulated recommendations and [...]