12-07-2017 09:47 AM - edited 12-07-2017 09:47 AM
My question would it be important to add protocol protection in Zone Protection if you are running layer 2 or vwire on you palo alto fiewalll? and if so should it be placed on untrust or trust or both?
12-18-2017 03:56 PM
So the short answer is it depends on your environment and policies. Here are my thoughts:
Protect as much as possible without compromising security or performance. I have a VWire that is protecting another device and I do have threat protection on it. This way the PAN can block/stop the traffic so the vwire device doesnt get hit with it. For me everything inbound gets this treatment, i.e. the border. Outbound traffic is a different story, some I do and some I dont. It protects not only me if a host is potentially compromised but also others so my potentially compromised host doesnt attack someone else.
I hope that makes sense.
12-19-2017 03:43 PM
Thanks for the reply food for thought.
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