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The New and Improved macOS Backdoor from OceanLotus

Introduction Recently, we discovered a new version of the OceanLotus backdoor in our WildFire cloud analysis platform which may be one of the more advanced backdoors we have seen on macOS to date. This iteration is targeted towards victims in Vietnam and still maintains extremely low AV detection almost a year after it was first discovered. Despite … Continue reading

How Can We Make the Cybersecurity Profession Agile?

Two of the most pressing cybersecurity tasks of our time are the need to dramatically grow the size of the workforce, and to create one that is agile enough to keep up with the shifting sands of today’s business landscape. Infosec Europe’s keynote panel session “Building an Agile Security Team for the Future,” chaired by … Continue reading

Digital Forensics Professionals Encountering New Challenges

When I began performing digital forensics more than 10 years ago, things were relatively simple. At that time, the complexity of digital forensics revolved around ensuring each artifact of relevance was identified, and the proper tools to analyze them were available to leverage against computers used by the suspect. The computer(s) of the suspect were … Continue reading

In Era of Digital Disruption, ISACA is Ready to Rise to the Occasion

Much of what I learned about being a professional – and being part of a professional community – came through my association with ISACA. As the first person in my family to graduate from college, I entered the workforce hungry for the educational resources, networking and professional growth opportunities to make an impact. ISACA provided … Continue reading

Building Skills and Capacity in the Banking System: A Case Study From India

Indian banks have deployed IT-based solutions to cater to increasing demands in the banking industry required for a growing economy. Adoption of technology has necessitated improving IT-related skills of experienced bankers. Considering the unavailability of internal IT skills, most banks resort to outsourcing IT activities. This has resulted in over-relying on third-party vendors and slackened … Continue reading

Palo Alto Networks Joins the European Commission’s Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

This month Palo Alto Networks proudly joined the European Commission’s Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. This coalition brings together European Union (EU) member states, companies, social partners, non-profit organisations and education providers, all of whom are taking action to boost digital skills in Europe. Members of the coalition have endorsed its objectives and principles: to build strong … Continue reading

Faces of ISACA: Gerard A. Joseph, CISA, CISSP, CSAM, Ph.D., Independent Consultant

Editor’s note: The ISACA Now series titled “Faces of ISACA” highlights the contributions of ISACA members to our global professional community, as well as providing a sense of their lives outside of work. Today, we spotlight Australia-based consultant Gerard A. Joseph. Australia resident and ISACA member Gerard Joseph has traveled extensively throughout the United States, as … Continue reading

CrashOverride/Industroyer: Protections for Palo Alto Networks Customers

This week, the Industrial Control System (ICS) community was again abuzz after reports of a new ICS-specific malware researchers are calling CrashOverride or Industroyer. Several reports indicate that CrashOverride or Industroyer could be the tool used in the December 17, 2016 power outage in the Ukraine. It’s imperative that ICS/SCADA environments adopt next-generation cybersecurity capabilities to prevent … Continue reading

Collaborating with Girl Scouts of the USA for First-Ever National Cybersecurity Badges!

Professionals of the future will contend with cybersecurity challenges unprecedented in scope and sophistication. Girl Scouts of the USA and Palo Alto Networks recognize that we all must work together to solve these challenges by creating the innovative cybersecurity problem solvers of tomorrow, which means educating today. Building interest in STEM at a young age … Continue reading

Announcing GlobalProtect Cloud Service: Consistent Protection Delivered to Remote Networks and Mobile Users

Today at Ignite 2017 in Vancouver, we announced GlobalProtect cloud service, a new cloud-based security infrastructure managed by Palo Alto Networks that allows you to deploy consistent next-generation security to your remote networks and mobile users using Panorama management. The old ways of thinking about perimeter security are just that: old. Organizations often have many remote … Continue reading

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