Overcome the Visibility Gap With Network Leak Monitoring

Posted by Fuel HQ on Aug 3, 2020 4:35:13 PM

Monday, August 3, 2020

From Fuel Headquarters

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A data breach is among the most significant dangers to a company today. With financial penalties and reputational damage on the line, network security professionals are tasked with keeping networks safe and ensuring that internal information is not leaked to third parties or the outside world. That task is more challenging than ever, as hybrid networks grow more dynamic, complex and hard to manage.

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Topics: visibility gap, network leak monitoring

7 Tech-Based Security Tips to Share With Remote Employees

Posted by Maril Vernon on Jul 23, 2020 2:42:09 PM

Thursday, July 23, 2020

By Maril Vernon, Fuel User Group Member

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The emergence of COVID-19 has led to an upheaval of daily norms for companies and employees. When forced to rapidly convert to a remote workforce, the pressure was on to seamlessly deploy multiple new endpoint devices, migrate to cloud-based infrastructure or quickly configure and support massive VPN traffic.

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Topics: remote employees, security tips

How to Set Up Active Directory Integration on a Palo Alto Networks Firewall

Posted by Charles Buege on Jun 25, 2020 11:08:00 AM

Thursday, June 25, 2020

By Charles Buege, Fuel User Group Member

When you’re setting up a Palo Alto Networks firewall, after getting the initial IP address configured for the management interface, setting up integration into other servers in your environment is a very common, early step. This article will go into the necessary steps to set up Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) integration into an Active Directory environment.

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Topics: firewall, Active Directory, active directory integration

Firewall Safety Solutions

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jun 18, 2020 2:58:43 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2020

From Fuel Headquarters

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The coronavirus crisis has put new strain on network security professionals. As companies across the country continue to shift to a remote work model, firewalls have become overloaded with traffic. At times, encryption rules need to be relaxed just so firewalls can keep up with demand — but relaxing the rules leaves an inspection gap.

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Topics: firewall, firewall safety

5 Years of Fuel: Trivia Edition

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jun 4, 2020 12:45:00 PM

Thursday, June 4, 2020

From Fuel Headquarters

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Fuel is celebrating its five-year anniversary, which calls for fun and games! Are you a Fuel pro or is this a no-go? Test your Fuel and cybersecurity trivia in this quiz.

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Topics: Fuel, fuel 5 year anniversary

Certified in Cybersecurity: A Q&A With Christopher Prewitt

Posted by Fuel HQ on May 28, 2020 11:45:00 AM

Friday, May 22, 2020

From Fuel Headquarters

omr-3723130_1920Christopher Prewitt is a Fuel User Group member based out of the Cleveland area. Earlier this year, he participated in virtual study group sessions for the Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) certification and recently passed the exam. We spoke with Prewitt about his start in cybersecurity, what drove him to get PCNSE certified and tips for others looking to obtain the designation.

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Topics: PCNSE, certification

How to Set Up GlobalProtect on a Palo Alto Networks Firewall

Posted by Charles Buege on May 21, 2020 1:30:00 PM

Thursday, May 21, 2020

By Charles Buege, Fuel User Group Member

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with information on how to create a GlobalProtect Portal since its original publication in February 2020.

You’ve just entered the wonderful world of Palo Alto Networks and have found that your users need to be able to access work resources remotely. This means you’ll need to set up VPN access for them. In the parlance of Palo Alto Networks, this means you’ll also need to set up the GlobalProtect VPN client. This article will review how to set up the client for your usage.

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Topics: Global Protect, VPN

7 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Share With Remote Employees

Posted by Fuel HQ on May 1, 2020 3:53:20 PM

Friday, May 1, 2020

From Fuel Headquarters

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As shelter-in-place orders continue to be observed, employees required to work from home may not have the same security protections that their physical workplace offers. Until employees can return to these offices, following simple cybersecurity best practices is now more important than ever.

With that in mind, we spoke with George Finney, CSO at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Fuel Board Member. The SMU Office of Information Technology recently outlined a number of tips for remote employees in their quarterly security update. What follows are tips that Finney suggests Fuel members can share with their own employees.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, remote employees

Embracing Automation for Flexible NGFW Upkeep

Posted by Fuel HQ on Apr 2, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Thursday, April 2, 2020

From Fuel Headquarters

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It is no secret that next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) can transform system operations. NGFWs provide their operators with enhanced capabilities, taking firewall maintenance and security to the next level.

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Topics: NGFW, Automation, firewall upkeep

TAC Support Dos and Don’ts

Posted by Fuel HQ on Mar 26, 2020 5:05:36 PM

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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In the last few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused many businesses to change their operations overnight and require remote work for the well-being of their employees. With more individuals working via home networks, there has been an increased need for cybersecurity professionals to ensure their companies are still operating securely.

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Topics: customer service, TAC Support, LIVEcommunity, COVID-19, coronavirus

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