Google QUIC Protocol & How to block in Palo Alto

för 1 år sedan

Google QUIC is a new protocol which is designed to make the web faster, QUIC stands for Quick UDP Internet Connection, commonly used in streaming media, VoIP services and gaming. This protocol is activated by default in Google Chrome and it’s also growing by a list of websites who have implemented this protocol. But why do we want to block this protocol in our firewalls? Most of the firewalls do not fully support or recognize QUIC traffic properly as “web traffic”, therefore it can’t log, report or inspect the traffic which is leaving us with a gap in our network’s security. I will cover a bit about QUIC and how you can secure your network by using Palo Alto Networks to block Google’s QUIC protocol. Read More

Palo Alto VM-Series with active/passive HA support in Azure

för 1 år sedan

Since the latest release of Palo Alto Network PAN-OS 9.0.0 the VM-Series firewall now supports the VM-Series plugin, a built-in-plugin architecture for integration with public clouds or private cloud hypervisors, with the plugin you can now configure VM-Series firewalls with active/passive high availability (HA) in Azure. I will cover some of the requirements in short which is needed to setup HA in Azure. Read More