New PCNSE Exam Now Available


Our Palo Alto Networks Education and Certification team is pleased to announce the availability of the new Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Engineer (PCNSE) exam. This new role-based certification replaces the previous technology versioned certifications to better prepare you for your career leveraging Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Security platform. The exam covers topics related to [...]

Threat Brief: Information on Bad Rabbit Ransomware Attacks


This Unit 42 blog post provides an update on the threat situation surrounding the Bad Rabbit ransomware attacks.   Attack Overview Bad Rabbit is a ransomware attack that, at the time of this writing, appears to primarily be affecting countries in Eastern Europe. While not spreading as widely as the Petya/NotPetya attacks, reports indicate that where Bad Rabbit has hit, [...]

Credible Risk Assessment Establishes Foundation for an Enterprise Cyber Security Program


Just like we learn so much about the state of our health with an annual physical exam, so does a credible risk assessment provide vital insight to improve the quality of an enterprise cyber security program. The state of cyber security today is probably reflective of the Equifax data breach. This is a teaching moment. [...]

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Updates to ‘The Treacherous 12: Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016’


SEATTLE, WA – October 20, 2017 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced an updated ‘Treacherous 12: Top Threats to Cloud Computing + Industry Insights,” a refreshed release to the 2016 report that includes new real-world [...]

Threat Brief: Drive-by Mining – Adapting an Old Attack to Mine Cryptocurrencies


On January 2, 2017, one Bitcoin was worth US $985.56. By October 16, 2017, that same Bitcoin was worth US $ 5,707.40: a 579% increase in value in ten and a half months. By comparison, Ethereum has gone from US $8.15 per ether on January 2, 2017 to US $342.83 per ether on October 16, 2017: a jump of [...]