Palo Alto Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW)

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Solution Overview
The Palo Alto Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) has many key differentiators, including:

Single Pass Parallel Architecture 
Architecture classifies and controls traffic in a “single pass” through the firewall using a variety of stream-based technology components.

Integrated Platform
Instantly find and stop attacks with a fully automated platform that simplifies security.

Stay on the Cutting Edge
Replace disconnected tools with tightly integrated innovations, like the new DNS Security service.

DNS Security
Only NGFW to have built in DNS Security service as part of policy. 

Best Practice Toolsets
Automated tools and resources that help you adopt industry best practices so you can thwart attacks in their tracks.

Coordinate Across the Network and Cloud
Next-Generation Firewall tightly integrates with WildFire and Traps to broaden the perspective for endpoint attacks. Protections and awareness are automatically distributed in just minutes to all next-generation firewalls and Traps-protected endpoints.

Palo Alto Networks Enterprise ELA
Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall ELA gives you a flexible licensing pool for all your network security requirements in a single agreement. 

Goals & Objectives

Provide the student a lab that they can configure a palo alto firewall. There is a base configuration provided and a step-by-step policy creation. The student will be allowed to create any policies, profiles or configurations they would like. This lab is about familiarizing yourself with the palo alto management console. 

Hardware & Software

  • Windows 10 Jumphost
  • Palo Alto VM series
  • Windows 10 inside host