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This activity results in the ability to track URL sites accessed from within the customer production environment by applying a PAN-DB profile to outbound security rules.  This step is agnostic to the client migrating an existing Content filtering platform to the Palo Alto Networks Platform.  This achieves two goals,  visibility into all content activities and to confirm effectiveness of existing Content Security tools. 


Tasks include: 

  • Creation of PAN-DB Profile
  • Block high-risk categories according to best practices 
  • Users surfing to Malware, Command and Control, Hacking, Phishing are blocked
  • Deploy profile on all outbound security rules



  • Addendum to the As-Built document 
  • PAN-DB Checklist (Template)


Consultant Collateral: 

  • PAN-DB Best Practice document
  • PAN-DB Checklist (Sample)


Please see the Create Best Practice Security Profiles for the Internet Gateway page to learn more.

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