Security MEA speaks to Alex Hinchliffe, the Threat Intelligence Analyst at Unit 42, Palo Alto Networks, about the recent Petya cyberattack Why is the Petya attack more serious than the previous WannaCry attack? There are a few of reasons why Petya is notable compared to WanaCrypt0r. First, it contained additional methods for spreadingRead More…

Palo Alto Networks has today announced the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework, a cloud-based framework that extends the capabilities of the Palo Alto Next-Generation Security Platform, which will allow customer organizations to rapidly consume and implement a variety of innovative cloud-based security applications from any provider, large or small. This new frameworkRead More…

Palo Alto Networks has today announced it is forming a $20 million security venture fund. The fund will provide early stage capital investments to fuel development of innovative security applications for the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform (see related press release: Palo Alto Networks Ushers in the Future ofRead More…

LogRhythm has today announced the launch of its new Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) Program. The program is designed to foster interoperability to deliver a more complete security solution for customers, and build awareness around the value of robust technology integrations. Program members include Cisco, Carbon Black, Palo Alto Networks, Gigamon, and Check Point.Read More…

Palo Alto Networks, today announced enhancements to its Traps, an advanced endpoint protection offering that strengthen its malware and exploit prevention capabilities and extend support to more operating systems, including macOS and Android (beta). A verified AV-replacement for organizations subject to HIPAA regulations or PCI DSS standards, Traps employs aRead More…