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Dana Barnes, SVP of Palo Alto Networks' Public Sector, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Driving Cloud Adoption & Digital Transformation

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Executive Mosaic is honored to present Dana Barnes, senior vice president of the public sector with Palo Alto Networks, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for driving digital transformation and for his thought leadership across the technology and government contracting (GovCon) sectors. In Sept. 2020, Barnes was appointed as the senior vice president of U.S. public sector at Palo Alto Networks.

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Palo Alto Networks' John Davis: Agencies’ 5G Deployment Requires Zero Trust, Automated Threat Intelligence

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John Davis, vice president and federal chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks, said agencies must assess their internet-of-things network infrastructures to prepare for secure 5G implementation. Davis wrote in an opinion piece published Tuesday on FedTech Magazine that agencies must build on the knowledge that 5G implementation comes with cyber risks and vulnerabilities despite benefits such as low latencies and streamlined logistics for applications such as base operations and aircraft carrier missions.

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Palo Alto Networks Gets FedRAMP Approval for Three Data Security Products

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Palo Alto Networks has added three cloud products to its suite of government-approved offerings under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The Palo Alto Networks Government Cloud Services now includes the Prisma Cloud, Cortex XDR and Cortex Data Lake platforms that have received moderate FedRAMP authorization with the help of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the company said Monday.

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Palo Alto Networks Introduces New Features of Cloud Security Platform

Palo Alto Networks has unveiled new features of its cloud security platform during the company’s Epic Cloud Security Event held Tuesday. The Next-Generation Security Platform will work to expand cloud workload protections to Google‘s cloud platform and offer added security for Amazon Web Services‘ and Microsoft‘s respective cloud environments, Palo Alto Networks said …

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Okta Partners With Palo Alto Networks to Integrate Identity Mgmt With Cybersecurity

Okta will integrate its cloud-based user identity management platform with a Palo Alto Networks security tool with the goal to bolster network, cloud and endpoint security. The Okta Identity Cloud integration with Palo Alto’s Next-Generation Security Platform is designed to enable automated monitoring, analysis and response in efforts to strengthen cybersecurity, Okta announced Wednesday. “The security …

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Palo Alto Networks Releases New Firewall Devices, Updated Security Platform

Palo Alto Networks has unveiled new purpose-built hardware and virtual firewall appliances that work to offer threat prevention and SSL decryption functions in efforts to prevent cyber attacks across cloud, endpoint and network environments. The company said Tuesday the new appliances support the release of the updated Next-Generation Security Platform with more than 70 …

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Palo Alto Networks' Pamela Warren: Agencies Should Adopt Automation to Prevent Cyber Attacks

Pamela Warren, director of government and industry solutions at Palo Alto Networks, has said government agencies should adopt automation in an effort to protect networks from emerging cyber threats and predict cyber attackers' actions. Warren wrote in a FedTech Magazine article published Tuesday that a recent Commission on Enhancing National …

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Palo Alto Networks Integrates Firewall Product With AWS Load Balancer, Auto-Scaling Platforms

Palo Alto Networks has integrated its virtualized firewalls with the auto scaling and elastic load balancing platforms of Amazon Web Services in an effort to help joint customers secure their workloads. The companies seek to help clients automatically scale cyber breach prevention tools as their cloud-based workloads fluctuate through the use of VM-Series firewalls in conjunction with AWS Lambda, …

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Carahsoft to Offer Palo Alto Networks IT Security Platform in Federal Market

Carahsoft will act as a federal government market distributor of Palo Alto Networks‘ information technology security platform that works to prevent threats and implement protective measures throughout an attack lifecycle. Palo Alto Networks built its Next-Generation Security Platform is designed to utilize network, cloud and endpoint security to offer full visibility and control …

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Palo Alto Networks to Provide Platform for California DGS Security Infrastructure

Palo Alto Networks will help the California Department of General Services build a consolidated security infrastructure for government applications and information technology systems using the Palo Alto Networks Security Platform. The company said Wednesday the new security infrastructure will include industrial control systems, distribution systems for legislative information, office applications and environments, and …

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