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|Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall Achieves ICSA Labs Certification for Network Firewalls|
|Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 03:06:39 PM|
Santa Clara, CA , August 07, 2012 - Palo Alto Networks™ (NYSE: PANW), the network security company, today announced its next-generation firewall PA-500, PA-2000 and PA-4000 series solutions have been thoroughly tested and officially certified by ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon. Each next-generation firewall series was evaluated against and passed ICSA Labs Modular Firewall Product Certification Criteria version 4.1x for general purpose network firewalls, corporate category.
“Products under test at ICSA Labs must stand up to rigorous testing environments that our engineers have designed to replicate real-world enterprise networks,” said Brian Monkman, Perimeter Security Programs Manager, ICSA Labs. “By meeting our corporate category certification requirements, Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls have demonstrated the ability to meet ICSA Labs’ stringent security standards and also deliver strong risk-reducing security protections.”
“Despite the ever-changing threat landscape, our goal is to ensure that our customers achieve consistent security and policy enforcement across the network,” said Chris King, director of product marketing at Palo Alto Networks. “ICSA Labs certification reinforces the company’s commitment to delivering continuous innovation in the next-generation firewall platform to our customers. As they evaluate their own network risk posture, we remain a constant in providing safe and secure enablement of network applications.”
The Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) delivers visibility and control over application, users, and content within the firewall using a proprietary hardware and software architecture. The Palo Alto Networks NGFW platform addresses a broad range of network security requirements, from the data center to the network perimeter, as well as the distributed enterprise, which includes branch offices and a growing number of mobile devices.
The NGFW series tested and certified by ICSA Labs include: