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A Conversation Between Two Fuel Presidents

Posted by Fuel HQ on Nov 21, 2019 10:22:21 AM

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Nearly five years ago, John Matelski and Dwight Hobbs took interest in a little-known cybersecurity user group called Fuel. After exploring all the group had to offer, they found this was the community for them.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Join Fuel, Fuel President

It’s Time to Get SASE: The Next Chapter in Network Security

Posted by Fuel HQ on Nov 13, 2019 7:02:00 AM

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk has watched cybersecurity grow and evolve over the span of his career. Nearly 25 years ago, Zuk’s focus was on stateful inspection firewalls, which at the time dominated the market. Ten years later, when use of internet applications began to explode and challenge stateful inspection capabilities, a new approach was needed. This ultimately led Zuk to create Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall.

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Topics: next-generation firewall, Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, SASE, secure access service edge

Key Considerations for Moving to a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Posted by Fuel HQ on Oct 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Thursday, October 3, 2019

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The national conversation around cybersecurity is perpetually changing, but most data security professionals can agree that it is a daunting task to lock down systems in the cloud. In fact, there is often a discrepancy between a company’s stated cybersecurity policy and the reality of what that company does to secure its data, simply because it is so difficult to stay ahead of changing cybersecurity standards. If it seems like a breach is in the news every other week, that’s because many companies have been burned by inadequate security, resulting in embarrassing public disclosures of vulnerabilities.

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Topics: Cloud Security Management, security, hybrid cloud

‘What I’m Reading,’ With Rick Howard, Chief Security Officer for Palo Alto Networks

Posted by Fuel HQ on Sep 20, 2019 12:07:14 PM

Friday, September 20, 2019

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Rick Howard is the chief security officer for Palo Alto Networks, but he’s also known in the cybersecurity community for being an avid reader. Take one look at the Cybersecurity Canon, a project started up by Rick in 2014, and no further evidence is needed.

Whether it’s the latest cybersecurity bestseller or a thriller with tech flair, you’re more likely than not to find a book in Rick’s hands. Read on for his recommendations, as shared in a recent conversation he had with Fuel.

 

 

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Topics: Books, Cybersecurity Books

PAN OS 9.0: Deep Dive into DNS Security

Posted by Fuel HQ on Aug 19, 2019 10:05:53 AM

Monday, August 19, 2019

By Blake Volk, Fuel User Group Member

Palo Alto Networks has released PAN-OS 9.0 to the user community recently, and now after releasing version 9.0.3, there are a lot of great features I am excited to run and use in my environment. They have added multiple features to cover the enterprise as a whole, and also to streamline the conversion process of legacy policies to app-based policies. This helps secure the enterprise even more.

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Topics: Palo Alto Networks, PAN-OS 9.0

‘Soaking up Cybersecurity’: A Q&A with Justin Flynn, New Fuel Board Member

Posted by Fuel HQ on Aug 8, 2019 4:02:04 PM

Thursday, August 8, 2019

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Justin Flynn is a senior solutions architect for Trace3 and a new member to the Fuel Board of Directors. He is an experienced network and security architect and has worked on design and configuration for more than 10 years. He is passionate about the latest in security and assists organizations with bettering their security programs.

We spoke with Justin to learn more about his background as a network and security architect, his experience starting the Chicago Fuel chapter and his passion for networking.

  

 

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Topics: Fuel Board of Directors, Join Fuel

Is Your Career in Cybersecurity Stressing You Out? Try These Tips to Mitigate Stress

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jul 29, 2019 10:36:34 AM

Friday, July 19, 2019

board-game-boss-business-1040157Cybersecurity professionals are facing some significant challenges that are stressing them out, according to “The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals” report from Enterprise Security Group (ESG) and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). Check out these tips on how to remediate stressful situations at work.

 

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Topics: tips, stress, professional development, tips for stress management

Amazon S3 101: Understanding Fundamental Access Controls

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jul 19, 2019 4:08:22 PM

Friday, July 19, 2019

AWS S3Amazon Simple Storage service (S3) is an object storage service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that allows customers to store and protect their data. For many companies, however, managing access control in S3 has remained a challenge, with several organizations making headlines by unintentionally exposing their objects. Fortunately, this can be prevented if customers know how to use the fundamental controls available to correctly define access to S3 buckets and the objects they store. 

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Topics: Cloud Security, Cloud Security Management, public cloud, Amazon Web Services, Amazon S3, AWS

‘No Two Days Are the Same’: A Q&A with Laura Penhallow, New Fuel Board Member

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jul 18, 2019 9:27:04 AM

Thursday, July 17, 2019

Laura PenhallowLaura Penhallow is a security engineer at Jump Trading, LLC in the UK and a new member to the Fuel Board of Directors. She brings more than 15 years of experience in the security space to the table and specializes in both finance and telecom industries. She is passionate about security and always looking to continue learning.

We spoke with Laura to learn more about her background in cybersecurity, what sparked her to join Fuel, her passion for the industry and more.

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Topics: Fuel Board of Directors, Join Fuel

How to Avoid 3 Dangerous Issues in the Cloud

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jun 25, 2019 12:15:13 PM

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

art-blue-skies-clouds-335907 (1)The growing prevalence of cloud computing has also coincided with growing complexities and possible problems in its use. The benefits of cloud computing are certainly many. However, to maximize the cloud as a tool, companies must be aware of its potential problems and know how to handle them, should they arise. In a recent Fuel webinar, Stefano Paoletti, director of product management and security analytics at Sumo Logic, explained three main issues in the cloud and how to fix them.

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Topics: cloud management, Cloud Security Management, Fuel Webinar

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