Best Practice Assessment

Best Practice Assessment

Best Practice Assessment (BPA) Tool — The BPA for next-generation firewalls and Panorama evaluates a device’s configuration by measuring the adoption of capabilities, validating whether the policies adhere to best practices, and providing recommendations and instructions for how to remediate failed best practice checks. This page will provide more information about this feature.

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Best Practice Assessment Blogs

BPA Report: Methodology and Training Links for Security Posture

05-23-2019

Read about how a BPA report provides methodology and training links to help you improve your security posture.

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BPA Adventure: Anti-Spyware and DNS Sinkhole

04-04-2019

Like any good security engineer, I have my own PA-220 at home and I was (smugly) wondering how well I would score on a Best Practice Assessment (BPA). The results were...interesting.

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The Best Practice Assessment (BPA) tool for NGFW and Panorama

01-31-2019 — The Best Practice Assessment (BPA) tool by Palo Alto Networks allows you to see how your configuration measures up to our best practices.

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Best Practice Assessment Release Notes

BPA Release Notes v3.20

Wednesday — New Features: Number of Managed Devices on Panorama Now we can start tracking how many firewalls are being managed by the Panorama. At times our adoption percentage values may change due...

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BPA Release Notes v3.19

09-10-2019 — v3.19.0 - Released on 9/9/2019 In addition to the enhancements and bug fixes included in this release, the team is hard at work on a major update of the HTML report to be more consistent...

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Best Practice Assessment Sample Documents

BPA Report in HTML

07-15-2019 — A Sample BPA report as an HTML file can process your whole configuration to provide the security capability feature adoption across all devices and validate if you are aligning to security...

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Failed Best Practice Checks - Panorama Example

07-10-2019 — Sample of a failed BPA spreadsheet that lists all the failed checks in the configuration and provides its relevant details to fix it. This can be used as a progress tracker by updating the...

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BPA Executive Summary PDF

07-10-2019 — The sample BPA Executive Summary PDF file is designed for management and executives to know the current state at a high level on capability adoption and best practice alignment to security...

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