*Attendees must bring laptops for Ultimate Test Drive hands-on sessions.
Wade Williamson, Security Analyst
Wade has extensive industry experience in intrusion prevention, secure mobility, and both wired and wireless networking. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, he led the product management team at AirMagnet, Inc., including
the company’s flagship wireless IPS solution. He has been a steady and active researcher of new threats and techniques used to compromise enterprise networks and mobile end-users. As an expert in the field he leads Palo Alto Networks’ Threat Review Series, which provides analysis and best-practices in response to the latest industry threats. Additionally, he has been an ongoing contributor to Security Week covering the topic of modern malware.
You will learn:
Research detailing a new breed of sophisticated threats that incorporate applications, exploits, and malware
A firm understanding of modern malware and the key role it plays in the lifecycle of an attack
How to detect known and unknown threats using Next-Generation Firewalls
Where legacy firewalls or add-on security technologies fall short in protecting networks
Scenarios - Controlling Social Media and URL Filtering; Inbound Application Access
Established policies to enable applications based on users and groups
Learned how to enable application features while restricting others
Configured a policy that decrypts, inspects and allows SSL