LiveWeek 22 Dec 2017

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NEW!! DISCUSSION OF THE WEEK (DOTW)

DotW: Security Zone Site-to-Site VPN

Which zones need to be assigned to VPN tunnel interfaces and what about loopback interfaces used to terminate VPN tunnels? What's the difference and why won't some zones work as expected?

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NEW!! 2017 NSS LABS BPS TEST 

Palo Alto Networks is recommended in NSS Labs first ever Breach Prevention Systems (BPS) Test.

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EVENT REPORT

Cert Fest in Plano Tx, Dec 12 - Success!! 

Anyone reading this should know what PCNSE means (Hint: Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer Certification), but who has the time?  Which is why the Palo Alto Networks Cert Fest was created. To read all about it, how many showed up and all of the nitty gritty details, please click to read.

 

LEARNING AND SHARING WHAT YOU KNOW

Creating a lab to test ICS/SCADA protocols

Organizations with industrial control systems (ICS) have been on a path to secure the border between IT (corporate network) and OT (ICS network) for some time. This document shows how to simulate the IT/OT boundary in order to test App-ID, UserID, and other features within the Palo Alto Networks firewall. This entire lab can be virtualized on a single laptop.

 

What is an Antivirus collision in the case of a False Positive, and how can we deal with it?

Antivirus collision is a case where signature created for one malware file, or one malware family, that triggers on the other, benign files, unrelated to original files for which signature was created. In order to understand it a little better, read the background information and detailed explanation offered in this article.

 

REAPER'S CHALLENGE LIVES ON (TILL YEAR END) 

But you must play to win!

 

Reaper writes: So, since we have a sudden surge of participants, I will be extending the deadline to December 31st!

If you still want to submit your entry and get a chance to win one of these awesome hoodies, have at it!

 

YOUR FAVORITE FEATURE OF THE FIREWALL

Did your favorite Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewall feature solve a problem for you?

 

Please tell us about it! Although the official start of winter is upon us, we'll take your stories and good cheer on our autumn question till December 31 before tossing the winter question to the community wind.

 

A Fall/Autumn Question: What is your favorite Palo Alto Networks feature?

 

What ideas do you have for a winter question? I bet they're good -- let's hear a few of them! Please feel free to leave a few ideas in the comments section below.

 

THANKS FOR THE KUDOS ON OUR 'MOTION PICTURES'

Glad you like the animated gifs! @bhudgens

 

They are, for the most part, Kim's creations (@kiwi), and we like them, too! Thanks for your comment and the kudos!

 

Screen Shot 2017-12-22 at 5.02.33 PM.pngThanks for the kudos! We're glad you like them -- Kim's creative outpourings!

If they tickle your fancy --as they do ours -- and you'd like to see more, check out a few more 'motion pictures' in the following blogs, along with some other really good information!

 

 

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AROUND PALO ALTO NETWORKS

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  • Cybersecurity predictions and recommendations: what retailers should be thinking about and planning for in 2018 http://bit.ly/2oV4Uny
  • Palo Alto Networks was recommended in NSS Labs first ever Breach Prevention Systems Test http://bit.ly/2kQ6B0o
  • Unit 42 introduces the Adversary Playbook and how network defenders can use it to defend against specific adversaries. First up, OilRig http://bit.ly/2Bn1rUR

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THANKS TO ALL OUR CONTRIBUTORS!

@MPI-AE @bhudgens @kwall00 @Lucky @reaper @kiwi @jdelio

 

Till next time--

Gail

@editeur

 

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