Palo Alto Networks news stories
Palo Alto Networks says ZTNA 1.0 not secure enough
Palo Alto Networks is urging the industry to move to Zero Trust Network Access 2.0 because previous versions have major gaps in security protection.
Zero trust crucial as high-profile ransomware attacks rise
High-profile ransomware attacks and reliance on digital infrastructure sees an increasing need for businesses to embrace zero trust cybersecurity.
Ransomware payments hit new records as Dark Web leaks climb
The average ransom demand in cases worked by the Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 security consultants rose 144% in 2021 to $2.2 million.
Palo Alto Networks, AWS launch next-gen firewall to accelerate journey to cloud
"The native AWS experience and the proliferation of AWS native services have given organisations the tools they needed to embrace the cloud."
Ransomware payments hit multi-million dollar highs
The average ransom demand in cases rose 144% in 2021 to US$2.2 million, while the average payment climbed 78% to US$541,010.
Greater balance needed in AU Critical Infrastructure Bill
The proposed measures go too far and need stronger guardrails, otherwise they could adversely affect Australia's critical infrastructure operators.
Palo Alto Networks combats software supply chain threats
Palo Alto's Prisma Cloud Supply Chain Security provides a complete view of where vulnerabilities or misconfigurations exist in the software supply chain.
Palo Alto Networks launches Nebula for network security
Palo Alto Networks has announced the upgrade of its PAN-OS software to help find the evasive, zero-day attacks.
Palo Alto Networks joins Microsoft 365 Networking Partner Program
The move will allow the company to provide direct and efficient connectivity for Microsoft 365 users through the Prisma Access service.
Ability to access and share data may drive more cybercrime in 2022 - security firm
Enabling data to move more easily between organisations will undoubtedly lead to more crime, says a cybersecurity firm.
Rubrik enhances cyber resilience solutions to protect against ransomware
With this latest release, organisations can improve ransomware preparedness, respond with more intelligent and integrated tools, and recover from attacks faster, the company states.
Palo Alto Networks partners with Siemens to protect critical infrastructure
The companies will integrate Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Virtual Next-Generation Firewalls and Siemens Ruggedcom Multi-Service Platforms to enable continuous scalable hardware.
Organisations struggling to provide necessary security to support remote working
The shift to remote work turned network access and network security into equally high, yet competing, priorities for network and security professionals.
Hybrid workplaces here to stay, Palo Alto Networks steps in with security service
"Hybrid work is here to stay, and organisations are in need of a solution that enables them to secure all applications used by their employees on their network regardless of location."
Vodafone NZ launches new remote working security tool
Partnering with Palo Alto Networks, the solution uses advanced threat protection technology to safeguard users and ensures a secure remote working environment.
No more security tradeoffs for SMBs or the branch office
Palo Alto Networks' PA-400 Series Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) allows small and medium-sized business to expand their zero trust network security to every branch.
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Palo Alto Networks brings more power to security teams with Cortex XDR 3.0
"With our third generation XDR solution expanding to cloud and identity analytics, Cortex XDR 3.0 has taken a large step towards being the comprehensive platform for the SOC."
How machine learning is disrupting NGFWs and network security for the better
According to Palo Alto Networks, there are four key elements of a machine learning-powered next-generation firewall (NGFW).
Interview: Palo Alto Networks' A/NZ channel director on the current state of play in cybersecurity
In this interview we chat about channel partners, what's new, and why security staples like next-generation firewalls, Zero Trust and SD-WAN remain a core part of the company's channel activities.
Extortion payments hit new records as ransomware crisis intensifies
The ransomware crisis will continue to gain momentum as cybercrime groups further hone tactics for coercing victims into paying and develop new approaches for making attacks more disruptive.
PwC and Palo Alto Networks partner, providing 24/7 cybersecurity defence in New Zealand
PwC and Palo Alto Networks announce an expanded partnership strengthening cybersecurity defences for New Zealand businesses.
Prisma Cloud updates help to fight alert fatigue
Palo Alto Networks has launched updates to Prisma Cloud, the company’s cloud security posture management (CSPM) solution.
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Palo Alto Networks introduces complete Zero Trust network security
“We are making it significantly simpler for companies to adopt complete Zero Trust Network Security.”
Palo Alto Networks expands Prisma Cloud to protect cloud workloads
The new capabilities also increase automation and detection, simplify compliance checks, and deepen visibility into malware threats for containers and hosts, the company states.