Ignite Conference

Ignite is a multi-day conference presented by Palo Alto Networks and designed for today's security professionals. Gain real-world skills through Ultimate Test Drives and Hands-On Workshops. Ignite offers something for everyone with sessions and tracks for all levels of cybersecurity professionals. Come to Ignite and grow your network, boost your security chops and advance your career.

Ignite Blogs

Ignite: What else is in it for me?

1793 views May 16, 2018 10:41:14 PM by

Ignite. So you get to learn from the experts and share knowledge at the great security conference, but what else is in it for you, and why should you go? Hint: Really nice lookin' hoodies and cool sunglasses, right? Well...


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Ignite: What's in it for me?

2223 views May 5, 2018 2:05:29 PM by

Ignite. What's all the fuss? You've got your great Palo Alto Networks gear, right? Plus the best support team on the planet (just ask TSIA!) What more is there to Ignite and why do you wanna go? 


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We get by with a little help from our friends

1 likes 1440 views Apr 27, 2018 12:39:16 PM by

Hey, other than you, who are the geniuses who power the Live Community? Who are our Sentinels, and who are our friends?

We've got a bigger board at Ignite '18

1266 views Apr 27, 2018 11:13:03 AM by

Does this crowded board look familiar to you? This was the view from last year's Ignite. We've got a fix this year that you'll want to implement. ..on site! See you at Ignite? Let us know!


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Ignite '18 Call for Papers Extended 'til February 12

2089 views Jan 21, 2018 8:30:42 AM by

Haven't quite put the finishing touches on your paper? Is your content still under review? It's not too late for your Ignite '18 paper! The call for papers has been extended 'til February 12!

Meet Our Experts

reaper Tom Piens reaper
  • Who? Tom www.linkedin.com/in/tompiens/
  • What? Some guy that happens to know a thing or two about firewalls. CISSP
  • Where? The country that has the best beer and invented fries (hint, it’s not France)
  • When? Active in the security community from a time when stateful inspection was still a big thing and security was in its infancy
  • Why? Who doesn’t love blocking other people from accessing stuff on the interwebs? :p
  • How? Unknown, coffee appears to help
kiwi Kim Wens kiwi
  • www.linkedin.com/in/kim-wens-6b27981/
  • Who & What: The guy with too many hobbies — anything from playing competition foosball to learning Japanese.
  • I've been working in networking since 1999 and started doing more security stuff beginning in 2005.
  • Very passionate about cyber security ever since and decided I wanted to help out to make things more secure!
  • CISSP certified.
jdelio Joe Delio jdelio
  • Who? Joe Delio https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-delio/
  • PCNSE 8.0, and I’ve been working at Palo Alto Networks since 2012.
  • I’ve been in the network security field since 1996, about 5 years after I started building computers on my own.
  • I enjoy spending time with my wife, playing with cars, pinball machines, video games, watching old movies and hiking.