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In this special episode, Suzy VanPatten shares important lessons from the field about how to avoid common customer mistakes and how to increase the security of your firewall deployments. She enlightens us with the ways to increase visibility of your traffic, threats and operational behavior of firewalls, and Panorama.   Episode Feedback: learninghappyhour@paloaltonetworks.com
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mdensley 3 weeks ago
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Have you ever wondered how Secure Socket Layer (SSL) works? Have you ever been perplexed about what a Client Hello or a Server Hello is? Or do you want to really understand how a Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) performs decryption? Then this episode is for you! Shakti will be your decryption mentor by showing exactly how the process of SSL Forward Proxy decryption happens! Episode Feedback: learninghappyhour@paloaltonetworks.com
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mdensley ‎09-04-2019 07:24 AM
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Have you ever heard of the hacker conferences of Defcon, Blackhat, and/or BSides? Have you been curious about what sort of things goes on at them? Have you secretly wanted to attend but worried you might not fit in or that doing so would land you on some "watch list"?   Well, fear not! Mitch and Jason decided to check one out, and it was a far more educational and uplifting experience than either had thought! Mitch and Jason share their highlights from the 2019 BSidesLV conference in this bonus episode of Learning Happy Hour!     Episode Feedback: learninghappyhour@paloaltonetworks.com
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mdensley ‎08-13-2019 12:56 PM
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This is an action-packed episode of Learning Happy Hour!   Jason demonstrates the dangers of DNS with DNSExfiltrator and the hazards of bad headphones. We then explore the many counter-measures and protections available in PAN-OS 9.0, including a demonstration of the new DNS Security Service. Go cloud!    We learn how App-ID, threat signatures, and cloud-delivered security create powerful combo-punches in the fight against DNS abuse! In our WWL (What We Learned) segment, Mitch warns of us the resurgence of mirai botnet, and Jason talks about the value of "simulations" in learning.   We hope you enjoy this episode, and we hope the demonstrations here give you new insight into how to protect the DANGEROUS NAME SERVICE!    Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player.    Episode Resources More DNS Security Service information UNIT42: DNS Tunneling: How DNS Can Be (ab)used by Malicious Actors The Five Most Dangerous New Attack Techniques New Mirai Variants Jocko Podcast 162
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jyates ‎05-22-2019 11:39 AM
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We had the honor of sitting down with the brilliant Martin Walter to discuss the new DNS Security Service in PAN-OS 9.0. This is a bonus episode because it is the FULL INTERVIEW that we did and referenced in our earlier episodes. Hope you enjoy it!   Be sure to also check out our earlier episodes on DNS and the new features in PAN-OS 9.0.   Cheers!   Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player. 
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jyates ‎05-22-2019 11:10 AM
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Protecting DNS is a must! In this episode of Learning Happy Hour, we explain why this is important and some of the DNS protections in the firewall, including a demo with Mitch. We are joined by Bob Ross who teaches us how to draw a whiteboard on DNS Sinkhole, and Martin Walter ( Product Line Manager )  joins us as well to explain the new DNS Security Service in PAN-OS 9.0.  (NOTE: We will be releasing Martin's full interview next week)  Secure your DNS!   Please provide us feedback (form below)  and email us any topics you would like us to cover: learninghappyhour@paloaltonetworks.com     Cheers!    Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player.   
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jyates ‎05-22-2019 11:01 AM
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New things are happening in the Best Practices Assessment (BPA)! In the episode of the Learning Happy Hour, Sam and Andrew join us from the Customer Experience Automation team to give us highlights on what's new and what's to come in the BPA. Have you run the BPA lately? Click the arrow icon [ ↗ ] in the lower, right-hand corner of the video to watch the Learning Happy Hour episode in a new window and search the video in the full video player. 
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jyates ‎05-22-2019 09:57 AM
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In this bonus episode of Learning Happy Hour, Jason and Mitch interview Brian Lee, Principal Researcher in Unit 42. Follow along as they cover a list of topics and Brian takes them through the cybersecurity zoo.
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mdensley ‎05-22-2019 08:55 AM
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