There's a ton of fantastic best practices guides on this site in addition to the admin guides. I was wondering if a best practices security configuration benchmark or checklist exists for PA firewalls.
Something I can hand an IT auditor, similar to this:
Since PAN firewall is having multiple options ( based on available licenses) for a deeper packet inspection, hence PAN does not have any recommended security settings. But, you may refer below mentioned documents for individual security features.
Amsterdam Oct 2014 - AppID best practices config example >>>>> you may need help from your PAN SE to view this doc.
Hope this helps.
Nessus has a very basic configuration check as well.
best practice is to use publically available hardening guides for other platforms.
NIST, DISA, NSA has several for other platforms that can be applied / referenced.
Yes Palo Alto Configuration benchmark was recently released by SANS
YMMV, but it is very comprehensive.
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