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Embracing Automation for Flexible NGFW Upkeep

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

Thursday, April 2, 2020

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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

Fuel Glossary: 'Everything You Wanted to Know About Cybersecurity but Were Too Afraid to Ask'

Posted by Fuel HQ on Mar 26, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Thursday, March 26, 2020

We’ve all been there, talking about work projects or the latest in industry news, when suddenly someone mentions a word or term you’ve never heard of. Or worse, a word you should know but can’t seem to remember what it means.

With the help of the Fuel Editorial Advisory Committee, we’ve rounded up a list of common words and terms you’ve always wanted to know but were too afraid to ask.

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Topics: Fuel, glossary

5 Years of Fuel: Then, Now and the Future

Posted by Fuel HQ on Feb 27, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Five years ago a new Palo Alto Networks user group called Fuel was founded. Since then, this community has grown to include over 30,000 members with 138 chapters across the world.

Similarly, the cybersecurity industry has experienced its own boom these past five years. In this anniversary infographic, created with help from the Fuel Editorial Advisory Committee, get a sense of how this industry has evolved, plus some of our most pressing questions for the next five years and beyond.  

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Topics: Fuel, Then and Now, 5 Year Anniversary

Empowering Customers to Protect Their Cloud: A Q&A With Unit 42

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jan 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Thursday, January 23, 2020 

Featuring the Unit 42 Threat Research Team, Cloud-Focused Division

cyber-4084714_1920As cloud platforms gain wider adoption, cloud service providers (CSPs) are keeping up through constant innovation. With that innovation, however, can come increased complexity, as well as a lack of understanding on the customer’s end for how to put a shared responsibility model into practice.

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Topics: Fuel, Unit 42

Using Complete Context to Promote Network Security

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jan 17, 2020 4:22:47 PM

Friday, January 17, 2020 

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The recent release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” reminds us that it is entirely possible for two different people to look at the same piece of media or information and draw substantially different conclusions about it. This is true of fans of a franchise who may love or dislike a movie, but especially true in the workplace, when people with drastically different jobs are inclined to read into a situation based on their individual experience and perspective.

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Topics: security, Fuel, complete context

ICYMI: Popular Fuel Blogs in 2019

Posted by Fuel HQ on Dec 23, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Monday December 23, 2019  

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This year’s Fuel for Thought blog covered a range of topics, from how-to tutorials on IPSec tunnels, to SSL decryption, PAN OS 9.0 and more. In case you missed it, take a look at some of the top viewed Fuel for Thought blogs from 2019.

 

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Topics: Fuel, Fuel for Thought, 2019, Blogs

Using Monitoring and Tracking to Ensure Firewall Strength

Posted by Fuel HQ on Dec 9, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Thursday December 12, 2019  

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Every day, travelers rely on airplanes to get them to their destination safely. Pilots, in turn, rely on air traffic control to guide them through takeoff and landing, especially in inclement weather. It may seem like there aren’t many similarities between planes and firewalls. Still, just as planes continue to operate in inclement weather, firewalls should continue to operate in all conditions, too.

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Topics: firewall, monitoring, tracking

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

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