LiveWire Winter 2018

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Winter 2018 Edition



Dear Live Community member,


LiveWire is your Palo Alto Networks Live Community newsletter, delivering trending community topics, technical news, and events from the Live Community and Palo Alto Networks. As winter prepares for spring here in the Live Community, our thoughts turn to new products and technologies, as well as a renewed interest in contributing to the community.


Live Community Perspectives

A Winning Combination: Epic Cloud Security Event & Spark Meet Up

Joe attended the Dallas Fuel Spark event and Epic Cloud Security Event streaming party. View photos and read about the events that drew 100+ user group members and cloud enthusiasts to the airplane museum in Addison, Texas. 


New Tech from Palo Alto Networks

Learn about the latest products, services, and technologies and gain the unique perspective of our dedicated Live Community engineers in our Community Blog.


Your Favorite Features of the Palo Alto Networks NGFW

Too numerous to name? We asked about your favorite features of the firewall and we love what you had to say! Following are just a few you named -- we're sure there are more. Just not enough space to list them all!


  • WildFire
  • DoS/Zone Protection
  • Unified Log Viewer
  • Visibility and control
  • User activity reports
  • URL Filtering
  • File Blocking
  • User-ID
  • Granularity of the security policies
  • Packet Capture
  • App-ID
  • USB port on the hardware
  • Geo Filtering/Geo Location
  • Global Search
  • SSL Decryption
  • General Architecture
  • QoS

All participants got the surprise of a t-shirt for chiming in.


How You Can Contribute to Live (and it won't cost you a thing)

Like What You See? Click 1-2-3

If you like what you see in Live or find a great solution, click thumbs up or Accept as Solution – it’s as easy as 1-2-3.  Get active in our discussion forum and share what you know to help community members -- like you -- earn badges, too.


Guess who recently earned the Fighting the Fire badge? Yes, our very own Live Community Solutions Engineer, Kim Wens, known in the community as kiwi. 


Screen Shot 2018-02-22 at 5.51.17 PM.pngKim Wens, known in the community as kiwi, earns the Fighting the Fire badge for authoring 100 solutions!                  Screen Shot 2018-02-22 at 6.11.16 PM.pngFighting the Fire recognizes 100 solutions authored!

Thanks for your contributions, Kim!


Community members, we look forward to your active participation, too! Click to LIKE (thumbs up) and click to Accept as Solution. Easy as 1-2-3! The more you participate, the more you keep Kim, Tom, Joe and others writing great stuff and creating solutions that work to meet your security challenges.


Great value proposition, right? 


Earn while you learn and

Don't pay a dime for your time!





We welcome your questions and feedback about the Live Community -- let us hear from you here.


Until next time, keep posting!


Your Live Community Team


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