Overview

Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company maintaining trust in the digital age by helping tens of thousands of organizations worldwide prevent cyber breaches. Our innovative security platform with game-changing technology natively brings network, cloud and endpoint security into a common architecture. By doing this we safely enable applications, users and content and deliver visibility, automation and control, as well as the ability to detect and prevent breaches at every stage of the attack lifecycle, so businesses and government agencies can securely and efficiently move their organizations forward. Find out more at www.paloaltonetworks.com.

Products

  • AutoFocus

    Palo Alto Networks® AutoFocus™ threat intelligence service reimagines how security teams protect their organizations from unique, targeted attacks. The hosted security service provides the intelligence, analytics and context required to understand which attacks require immediate response, as well as the ability to make indicators actionable and prevent future attacks. AutoFocus further provides the ability to:

    • Prioritize alerts for advanced attacks that require immediate attention.
    • Understand context around attacks, adversaries and campaigns, including targeted industries.
    • Respond proactively to threats and prevent future attacks.

    AutoFocus Quick Demo
    At A Glance: AutoFocus

  • WildFire

    The WildFire™ cloud-based malware-analysis subscription actively analyzes unknown files and links, including malware, websites, and command and control traffic, and delivers automatically created protections and intelligence back to subscribed customers all over the world for proactive, global prevention.

    WildFire protections are created to account for innovative tactics, such as polymorphism, commonly used in advanced attacks. WildFire is also natively integrated with our newest technologies, Traps™, AutoFocus™, and Aperture, keeping security across your organization both coordinated and up to date.

    Wildfire: Automatically Prevent Highly Evasive Zero-Day Exploits and Malware
    At A Glance: Wildfire

  • GlobalProtect

    GlobalProtect™ mobile security extends the protection of your firewall to endpoints both inside and outside your corporate network, delivering consistent security to users in all locations.

    Mobile devices can use GlobalProtect apps for iOS and Android to connect to the corporate firewall, and you can apply the state of the endpoint device as part of the context for security policy, using the Host Information Profile (HIP). GlobalProtect subscriptions can also be deployed internally to protect local and wireless network users.

    Lightborad Series: Mobile Workforce Security Using GlobalProtect
    GlobalProtect: Prevent Breaches and Secure the Mobile Workforce

  • Aperture

    Aperture extends the visibility and granular control of our security platform into SaaS applications themselves – an area traditionally invisible to IT. Aperture solves this problem by looking into SaaS applications directly, providing full visibility into the day-to-day activities of users and data. Granular controls ensure policy is maintained to eliminate data exposure and threat risks.

    Aperture Demo Video
    At A Glance: Aperture

  • Traps

    Palo Alto Networks Traps replaces traditional antivirus with multi-method prevention, a proprietary combination of purpose-built malware and exploit prevention methods that protect users and endpoints from known and unknown threats. Traps prevents security breaches, in contrast to breach detection and incident response after critical assets have already been compromised.

    Traps Advanced Endpoint Protection:

    • Prevents cyber breaches by preemptively blocking known and unknown malware, exploits and zero-day threats.
    • Protects and enables users to conduct their daily activities and use web-based technologies without concerns for known or unknown cyberthreats.
    • Automates prevention by autonomously reprogramming itself using threat intelligence gained from WildFire.

    Traps: Advanced Endpoint Protection
    Case Study: CAME Group

Demo Desk

Palo Alto Networks Demo Desk

with Palo Alto Networks’-Certified Demo Jocks at Carahsoft

Our Palo Alto Networks Demo Jocks want to help you understand the buzz around Palo Alto Networks and their Security Overview Platform. Join us for a high level overview of what you can do with Palo Alto Networks with topics ranging from cloud, protecting your endpoint, and more!

We get it. Between meetings, conference calls, and other important deadlines, it may be hard to find the time. So, our Demo Desk sessions are only 30 minutes long, and they're virtual so you don't even need to worry about travel.

Accidentally miss out on a session? No problem! Our sessions occur twice a month for your convenience. Check out the schedule below for our upcoming sessions.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact the Palo Alto Networks Demo Jocks at Carahsoft by email at PANW-Demo@carahsoft.com.

Sign Up for An Upcoming Session!

Training

Palo Alto Networks Training

Authorized Palo Alto Networks training from Global Knowledge provides the next-generation firewall knowledge you need to secure your network and safely enable applications.

In our courses that feature lecture and hands-on labs, you will learn to install, configure, manage and troubleshoot Palo Alto Networks firewalls, gaining the skills and expertise needed to protect your organization from the most advanced cybersecurity attacks. Our convenient delivery formats, including in classrooms, live online in virtual classrooms, and in private groups at your location, mean you can quickly be on your way to Palo Alto Networks firewall expertise.

To learn more about training for Palo Alto Networks, please contact PaloAltoNetworks@carahsoft.com.

  • Palo Alto Networks: Firewall 8.0: Essentials – Configuration and Management

    What you’ll learn:

    • Configure and manage the essential features of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls

    • Configure and manage GlobalProtect to protect systems that are located outside of the data center perimeter

    • Configure and manage firewall high availability

    • Monitor network traffic using the interactive web interface and firewall reports

  • Palo Alto Networks: Panorama 8.0: Manage Multiple Firewalls

    What you’ll learn:

    • Configure and manage the next-generation Panorama management server

    • Gain experience configuring templates and device groups

    • Gain experience with administration, log collection, and logging and reporting

    • Gain experience with Panorama High Availability

  • Palo Alto Networks: Firewall 8.0: Debug and Troubleshoot

    What you’ll learn:

    • Investigate networking issues using advanced firewall tools including the CLI

    • Analyze advanced logs to resolve various real-life scenarios

    • Solve advanced routing scenario challenges

  • Palo Alto Networks: TRAPS 4.1: Install, Configure, and Manage

    What you’ll learn:

    • How Traps protects against exploits and malware-driven attacks

    • Install and configure the Endpoint Security Manager (ESM) and Traps endpoint components

    • Build rules

    • Enable and disable process protections

    • Integrate Traps with Palo Alto Networks WildFire

Contracts

GSA Schedule Contracts

GSA Schedule 70

GSA Schedule 70 GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y Term: December 20, 2011- December 19, 2021


SEWP Contracts

SEWP V

Contract Number: Group A Small: NNG15SC03B Group D Other Than Small: NNG15SC27B Term: May 1, 2015 - April 30, 2020


State & Local Contracts

City of Seattle Contract

Contract #0000003265 Term: December 19, 2021

CMAS

Contract # CMAS 3-12-70-2247E Term: through March 31, 2022

Maryland Master Contract (COTS)

Project No.: 060B249002, Term: September 30, 2027

NASPO ValuePoint

Term: through September 15, 2026

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA - TCPN)

Term: through May 31, 2019 (with 2 option renewal years)

Ohio State Contract- 534354

Contract # 534354 Term: December 19, 2021

Pennsylvania COSTARS-3 IT Hardware Contract

Contract: COSTARS-003-451 Contract Period: Through July 18, 2019

State of Indiana Contract

Contract Number: 0000000000000000000021430 Term: August 1, 2017 – July 31, 2019

State of New Mexico Contract

Contract Number: 80-000-18-00002 Contract Period: August 1, 2017 – August 1, 2021

VASCUPP

Contract Number: UVA1482501 Term: May 2, 2014– December 19, 2021

VITA Contract

Term: through March 31, 2019


Events

Public Sector Events

Archived Events

News

Latest News

Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognized by Palo Alto Networks® as a federal sector distributor.
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Resources

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Whitepaper

View this whitepaper to learn more about today’s challenges in securing control systems in critical infrastructure and how you can develop a modernized security approach in order to effectively protect today’s SCADA and ICS networks.

Your Perimeter Is Everywhere. The world you need to secure is undergoing tremendous transformation. Global expansion, mobile workforces and cloud computing are shifting the location of your applications, data and users. These changes introduce new opportunities for business, but they also create a s...

SaaS applications continue to provide a tremendous value to end users with easy setup and collaboration capabilities that are changing the way organizations do business. The concern over the loss of data leaving the corporate network and opening the network to external threats through unknown collab...

Aperture delivers complete visibility and granular enforcement across all user, folder and file activity within sanctioned SaaS applications, providing detailed analysis and analytics on usage without requiring any additional hardware, software or network changes.

The threat to education is significant. For example, if hackers capture the data from a university research project, a multi-year grant worth millions of dollars would be in jeopardy. In 2016, a ransomware attack disabled servers in Texas’ Region 11 Education Service Center, disrupting numerous sc...

Traditional antivirus (AV) is not the solution to preventing security breaches on the endpoint – it is the problem. AV is no longer effective at stopping today’s cyberthreats. Although AV satisfies many regulatory, governance and compliance requirements, it saddles organizations with hidden cost...

Despite attempts to pivot from outdated security methodologies, legacy antivirus continues to fail in preventing security breaches on the endpoint. Although AV satisfies many regulatory, governance and compliance requirements by layering on multiple products, it saddles organizations with hidden cos...

Palo Alto Networks® strategic partnership with Splunk® brings the power of our next generation enterprise security platform together with the Splunk next generation, big data security information and event management (SIEM) system. Featuring the tightly integrated Splunk App for Palo Alto Networks...