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Spring is finally here, and so is our monthly recap for March! A lot of great information and news was shared this past month, so let’s spend some time unpacking everything we shared with you!


A Very Special Month: Women’s History Month 

We couldn’t end the month of March without celebrating all the amazing women out there. In honor of Women’s History month, we spent some time with Montre D Bhiwandiwala, leading the Global GTM and Enablement team under Strata Customer Success Strategy and Enablement at Palo Alto Networks. As a leader, she shared what the month of March meant to her and how she believed women have shaped and changed the workplace. In case you missed it, here is her story.


New QuickPlay Solutions (Formerly Known as Skillets) Area

If you haven’t already noticed, the area you one knew as “Skillets” on LIVEcommunity is now called “QuickPlay Solutions.” This page has been revamped to help you as you’re finding firewall configurations and other resources like how-to documents, articles, and videos. We encourage you to take a tour of this new area and let us know what you think! Find all the details here.


New Technology Pages: Autonomous DEM and Prisma Access Cloud Management

We are always thinking about different ways to enhance your experience as you’re finding solutions or looking to learn more about a Palo Alto Networks product. With that being said, there are some new technology resources pages that went live with during the month of March! 


Here’s a look at the NEW technology resource pages which can both be found under the Prisma Access technology resource page:





Autonomous Digital Experience Management (ADEM) technology resource page - Can help IT teams see, understand and improve digital experiences for all their users.


Prisma Access Cloud Management technology resource page - Provides a unified management experience to simplify the deployment and management of Prisma Access. 

You can find discussions, videos, and articles related to these technologies! Head over there now and take a tour of these new pages. More information can be found here.


Cortex Customer Area is Better Than Ever

There’s a brand-new look, feel and Customer Journey Guide on the Cortex XDR and Cortex XSOAR technology areas on LIVEcommunity. As a refresher, Cortex XDR allows you to rapidly detect and respond to threats across your networks, endpoints and clouds. Cortex XSOAR enables SOC analysts to manage alerts across all sources, standardize processes with playbooks, and automate response for any security use case.


If you’re a customer, be sure to Check out both the Cortex XDR page and Cortex XSOAR page its Customer Journey Guide to engage in discussions and review helpful resources dedicated to both of these technologies.

Also, If you haven’t already heard - The Cortex Symphony is happening during the month of April! This is a premier summit for security operations and will have some great keynote speakers, breakout sessions and workshops.




You can find all the information in this blog. Be sure to register!


MS Exchange Exploit Made Waves in March

A few weeks ago, headlines around the world were focused on news that four critical zero-day vulnerabilities inside Microsoft Exchange Server had allowed attackers to gain access to Microsoft Exchange Servers, enabling them to execute arbitrary code and potentially gain long-term access to the systems that were infected.


LIVEcommunity, in our ongoing efforts to keep you informed and up-to-date on cybersecurity, covered the situation on our blog in this post, covering how to understand the threat and ensure that you and your organizations are protected!


Now in Beta: real-time-detection

Recently, a new URL Filtering category, “real-time-detection”, was added to the category list. In short, this feature is currently in beta testing. It will not be functional without a proper beta license. To find out more, this recent “real-time-detection” blog post has all the information, including what to do if you wish to participate in the beta.


Did You Hear? Digital Events Are Here

We are super excited that we have introduced digital events! Having digital events provides interaction while learning and — most importantly — they increase your connection to one another and give you opportunities to meet experts and thought leaders across the Palo Alto Networks ecosystem. Our first digital event was an Ask Me Anything (AMA) with Professional Services on April 8. AMA events are Q&A sessions focused on specific topics where you can connect with experts and community members to help you on your journey of finding answers. More are on the way!


In the near future, we’re also introducing Interactive Events, which will involve streaming of live events around a variety of different topics, with all the benefits of an in-person event and also easy to navigate. More information is coming soon on the Events area!


Discussions of the Week

Our Solution Engineers are sharing more and more tips and tricks in our Discussion of the Week (DOTW) blog series, where we highlight and answer some popular discussion topics based on what you are searching for most frequently on LIVEcommunity. This series is a great way for us to share additional information about common challenges that are being talked about in our discussion forums. If there are other topics you would like to see us cover, please specify those as a comment down below!



You’re now up to date with the latest and greatest information about what happened during March here in the community! Be sure to be on the lookout during the month of April as we will be sharing some exciting news with all you…


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