Cyber Security Workforce Challenges Require Broader Collaboration

Cyber Security Workforce Challenges Require Broader Collaboration

Report after report highlight that there is a gap between the number of skilled cyber security professionals in the workforce and the number of job vacancies. What is needed to begin to bridge that gap is an increased focus combining education and experience with both federal and private sector job markets. While this has been [...]

The Gamaredon Group Toolset Evolution

The Gamaredon Group Toolset Evolution

Unit 42 threat researchers have recently observed a threat group distributing new, custom developed malware. We have labelled this threat group the Gamaredon Group and our research shows that the Gamaredon Group has been active since at least 2013. In the past, the Gamaredon Group has relied heavily on off-the-shelf tools. Our new research shows [...]

Palo Alto Networks Awarded J.D. Power and TSIA Certification for Second Consecutive Year

Palo Alto Networks Awarded J.D. Power and TSIA Certification for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, I’m happy to announce that TSIA, the Technology Services Industry Association, and J.D. Power have recognized Palo Alto Networks for providing our customers with an exceptional customer support experience. Receiving this award for two consecutive years is a true demonstration of the dedication and commitment of this talented team. Achieving [...]

5 Emotional Stages of Preparing for GDPR

5 Emotional Stages of Preparing for GDPR

I was at a recent IDC security leaders’ dinner where the topic of GDPR came up again, with discussion on perceptions to it. The question was whether security leaders see it as a “glass half empty or full” scenario: Do you see the regulation as an opportunity to embrace the opportunity to review and evolve [...]