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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Include Legacy System Security in Cyber Strategy

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), said agencies can avoid complexity by leveraging the same security platform that they already have deployed to protect their perimeter, their mobile devices, and their data centers in the cloud-based services they are moving to. He refers to these environments as …

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Richard Ledgett, Christopher Painter, Michael Brown Named Palo Alto Networks Advisers

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has added Richard Ledgett, former deputy director at the National Security Agency, and Christopher Painter, former top cybersecurity official at the State Department, to its public sector advisory council to help shape the company’s cyber strategy and offer advice on security and technological needs of …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Consider DevOps’ Role in Adaptive Cyber Strategies

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said agencies that aim to develop and implement strategies to safeguard information technology systems from cyber threats should adopt DevOps. Howard wrote that DevOps’ link to automation and cloud technology has implications for agencies’ adaptive cybersecurity strategies and …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: ‘Automatic Orchestration’ Can Aid Agencies’ Cyber Defense Efforts

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said government agencies with several cybersecurity tools should adopt the “automatic orchestration” approach that works to consolidate and manage all those tools through a common platform. Howard wrote that such a platform works to help agencies gain visibility …

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Microsoft to Use Palo Alto Networks Firewall on Azure Gov’t Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has added Palo Alto Networks‘ (NYSE: PANW) VM-Series virtualized firewall as a tool on the Azure Government Cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The inclusion of the firewall on the cloud platform serves to help public sector customers protect their applications and data with functions that …

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AT&T, IBM, Symantec, Nokia, Palo Alto, Trustonic Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — Six technology companies have formed an alliance that aims to promote awareness, drive collaboration and advance technology development on internet of things security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AT&T (NYSE: T) said Wednesday it is part of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance that also includes IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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Carahsoft to Market Palo Alto Networks IT Security Tool to the Public Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 18, 2016 — Carahsoft has agreed to be a federal government market distributor of Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) and offer the latter’s information technology security platform to the public sector,  ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Palo Alto Networks’ Next Generation Security Platform is designed to leverage on cloud, network …

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Mark Anderson Promoted to Palo Alto Networks President, Dave Peranich Named Worldwide Sales EVP

Mark Anderson, formerly executive vice president of worldwide field operations at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has been promoted to president at the Santa Clara, California-based firewall provider. Palo Alto Networks said Monday he will report directly to Chairman and CEO Mark McLaughlin and be responsible for helping drive the company’s sales, go-to-market, customer support and business development strategies. …

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Nick Urick Joins Palo Alto Networks as Federal Sales VP

Nick Urick, formerly vice president of federal sales at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has been appointed to the same position at Santa Clara, Calif.-based firewall provider Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW). Palo Alto Networks said Thursday that Urick will oversee the security company’s going to market strategy in the federal civilian, intelligence sectors. “He has …

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Army Vet John Davis Joins Palo Alto Networks as Federal Chief Security Officer

John Davis, a retired major general at the U.S. Army, has joined Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) as federal chief security officer and will focus on cybersecurity programs. The company said Monday Davis will oversee the implementation of cybersecurity initiatives and policies at international public sector organizations. He served as senior military adviser for …

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