June 2022 Rewind: Here's What You Missed on LIVEcommunity

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Welcome to our June 2022 Rewind, where we review some of LIVEcommunity’s biggest headlines from the past month! 


In June, we hosted an Ask Me Anything event with our Cyber Elite Experts; covered new features and capabilities within IoT, VM-Series, CN-Series, and Cloud NGFW; shared new tips and tricks for URL filtering; and more! Read on to learn about LIVEcommunity’s June 2022 highlights. 


LIVEcommunity Experience Survey: We Value Your Feedback




If you've visited LIVEcommunity anytime recently, you've probably seen a pop-up asking for your feedback. The survey has seven questions and takes about one minute to complete. If you haven't answered this short questionnaire already, please consider filling it out next time around. Your feedback is invaluable and helps us serve all community members. 


Ignite '22 Call for Papers is Open!



Do you have a compelling story, use-case or in-depth technical product knowledge to share? The call for papers for Ignite ‘22 is now open!


Palo Alto Networks is looking for speakers and presenters with highly technical backgrounds who can share their experience and expertise around groundbreaking new threat research, innovative best practices, and next-gen cybersecurity technologies at its Ignite '22 conference. 


Please be sure to submit your application by the August 9 deadline, and find more information on the official Ignite 2022 page.


The Renovation of the Education Services Website is Complete!




The Palo Alto Networks Education Services website renovation is complete! While our courses, credentials and training always stay fresh and relevant, our site felt a little shabby. It was time for a modern interface, enhanced search filters and ease of use —transforming how you find the education you seek from digital learning to micro-credentials to instructor-led training. 


Speaking of: Here are the new free digital courses added to Beacon in June 2022.


New Features + Comparison Chart for Cloud NGFW for AWS


It’s only been a couple months since Cloud NGFW for AWS was released, but Palo Alto Networks has already added some exciting new capabilities, including region expansion, a free trial, and a new Terraform provider. 


We also released a Cloud NGFW Versus VM-Series comparison chart. Learn how the self-managed virtual appliance and managed cloud service stack-up to each other in capabilities such as security controls, AWS-native services support, and additional security services.


Discover more about this innovative new cloud security product on LIVEcommunity’s Cloud NGFW for AWS Help Center


New Video: URL Filtering Tips & Tricks



URL filtering is much more than just mapping a category to a website; it’s a useful tool that can be used in conjunction with other features within your Palo Alto Networks’ next-generation firewall. Using the Application Command Center (ACC), you can check browsing trends and drill down to get some interesting reports from the URL Filtering widget.


Real-Time Web Detection with Advanced URL Filtering


Traditional URL filtering provides risk categorization ratings of domains, but a new feature from Palo Alto Networks, Advanced URL Filtering,  is a real-time cloud-based inline analysis system that allows the ability to detect evasion, targeted attacks, and new and unknown malicious web-based attacks. Together, URL Filtering and Advanced URL Filtering provide a complete solution to withstand the web-based threat landscape.


Read more in this blog, Real-Time Web Detection with Advanced URL Filtering.


LIVEcommunity June Member Spotlight: @mbutt


As we have wrapped up the month of June, we are back to recognize one of our most active contributors with a monthly LIVEcommunity Member Spotlight: @mbutt. Since joining the community in 2012, they have written 365 posts, received 221 likes, and authored 43 solutions (and counting)! Thank you for your participation in LIVEcommunity, @mbutt.


ICYMI: Ask Me Anything (AMA) With LIVEcommunity’s Cyber Elite Experts


The Cyber Elite AMA was a chance to connect directly with the Cyber Elite community experts who are pros at sharing their technical insights and knowledge, and assisting fellow community members in elevating their security posture. Even if you missed the event, you can still read through the questions now to see what community members asked and what these Cyber Elite experts had to share!


New Features: VM-Series & CN-Series


As cloud and container adoption continues to accelerate, so do Palo Alto Network's cloud offerings and their support. The VM-Series and CN-Series Next-Generation firewalls extend layer 7 visibility and security features in public/private cloud, virtualized environments, and applications in containerized environments. Check out the new features for VM- and CN-Series now.


IoT Security Update: June 2022


Learn about new features, key enhancements, upcoming events, and the latest white papers of import in this monthly IoT security update from @MSegal.


Tips & Tricks: How to Use the PAN-OS REST API


Learn how to use the REST API in PAN-OS to manage Panorama and Palo Alto Networks firewalls in this tips and tricks blog from LIVEcommunity's newest Solutions Engineer, @JayGolf!


Creating a Secure 5G Service-Based Architecture




To achieve 5G Security in a new SBA world, operators and businesses will need to leverage cloud native tools designed to work with cloud native applications. Find out the emerging 5G networks and the risks they pose and how you can protect yourself in this blog on creating a secure 5G service-based architecture.


DOTW: Windows Based UID Agent Vs. Agentless UID


In this Discussion of the Week, @kiwi highlights a post about the pros and cons of having a Windows-based user-ID agent versus an agentless (PAN-OS integrated) user-ID. Check it out now to learn what you should consider while choosing between agent or agentless UID.


AIOps New Feature: BPA Plugin for Panorama


AIOps is a platform that leverages machine learning (ML) and analytics to automate IT operations. AIOps was first introduced with Nebula (PAN-OS 10.2); since then, Palo Alto Networks' AIOps team has been working hard to reduce complexity and human error. Check out the latest feature update that will help improve your security posture instantly in this blog, “AIOps New Feature: BPA Plugin for Panorama.“


DOTW: Determining Which Code is Right for You


Whether you’re new to Palo Alto Networks or you’ve been working with the Palo Alto Networks for some time, you may be curious as to how to determine which version of code to use. Choosing the "right" code is a question that comes up pretty often. It is also a question that should not be taken lightly as there are many things to consider. Learn how to determine which PAN-OS code is "right" for you in this Discussion of the Week on LIVEcommunity.



You're now fully briefed on LIVEcommunity's June 2022 highlights!


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