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Palo Alto Networks I Unit 42

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42™ brings together world-renowned threat researchers, elite incident responders, and expert security consultants to create an intelligence-driven, response-ready organization that's passionate about helping you proactively manage cyber risk. Together, our team serves as your trusted advisor to help assess and test your security controls against the right threats, transform your security strategy with a threat-informed approach, and respond to incidents in record time so that you get back to business faster.

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Research Report: 2022 Unit 42 Incident Response Report

by Palo Alto Networks I Unit 42Nov 27, 2022

Last year, ransomware and business email compromise (BEC) accounted for approximately 70% of Unit 42 incident response cases.

Download the "2022 Unit 42 Incident Response Report" to better understand current threat trends, gaining insights into:

  • The most prevalent cybercriminal tactics.
  • Which industries were the most affected.
  • What contributes to attackers' success.
  • Top cybersecurity predictions from our incident responders.
  • Actionable recommendations to get ahead of future threats.

E-Book: Transform Your Security Strategy

by Palo Alto Networks I Unit 42Nov 27, 2022

By understanding the threat landscape and analyzing the threats most relevant to your organization, you can take preventative steps to make better security decisions and limit the damage.

Read the eBook to understand:

  • Why a threat-informed approach facilitates better business decisions.
  • The benefits of building a cyber resilience roadmap while staying up to date with the evolving threat landscape.
  • How a solid incident response plan helps avoid panic during an attack.

Research Report: 2022 Unit 42 Ransomware Threat Report

by Palo Alto Networks I Unit 42May 12, 2022

Ransomware groups are getting bolder and demanding higher ransoms.

In the 2022 Ransomware Threat Report, Unit 42 threat researchers and incident responders provide on-the-ground threat analysis of top ransomware groups, the range of cases handled by the team and an in-depth analysis of the newer tactics the groups are using to shame their victims into paying ransoms.

Download the report now to gain insights into:

  • Established and emerging ransomware groups, including their latest tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs)
  • How ransomware-as-a-service is lowering the technical bar for cybercriminals
  • Recommendations designed to help you prevent, detect, respond to and recover from ransomware

Whitepaper: Unit 42 Retainer

by Palo Alto Networks I Unit 42May 11, 2022

Having a retainer agreement in place with a trusted security advisor accelerates your ability to recover after an attack and resume normal business operations. The Unit 42 Retainer is custom-built to fit your organization's needs as you can choose to allocate your retainer hours to any of our offerings, including proactive cyber risk management services. Learn how you can put the world-class Unit 42 Incident Response team on speed dial.

Whitepaper: Unit 42 Cloud Incident Response

by Palo Alto Networks I Unit 42May 11, 2022

As cloud adoption grows, even simple mistakes or misconfigurations lead to outsized impact. Traditional Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) was simply not designed for complex cloud-based threats. With Unit 42 expertise and tools, you won't have to learn a new set of tools, concepts, and capabilities during a crisis.

Leverage our team of cloud experts, who understand the special nature of cloud security investigations and are armed with specialized cloud IR tools and the latest threat intel from our research teams who were the original discoverers of many cloud vulnerabilities.

Learn how Unit 42 helps you:

  • Investigate with speed
  • Respond fast to reduce the impact
  • Recover with confidence

Whitepaper: Cloud Incident Response At a Glance

by Palo Alto Networks I Unit 42May 11, 2022

Cloud environments are inherently designed to be dynamic and scalable, which means even simple mistakes can lead to expensive, complicated incidents with outsized impact.

Unit 42 is doubling down on Cloud Incident Response practice to provide an optimized approach for each stage of the cloud incident lifecycle, resulting in faster recovery for impacted organizations.

Read the At a Glance to learn:

  • Our new optimized approach to cloud IR process
  • The cutting-edge technology used to identify attack vectors, extent of access, and at-risk data
  • How you can engage with our services to help your organization stay safe

Research Report: ESG: Investing in Incident Readiness

by Palo Alto Networks I Unit 42May 11, 2022

An incident response plan and retainer are critical to organizational security, but fewer than 50% of organizations have these procedures and SOPs in place.

ESG's e-book examines the incident readiness market, reveals how far organizations have come in IR planning and what requirements are still needed to combat data breach incidents and cybercriminals.

Download the e-book and get insight into:

  • Drivers and efficacy of incident readiness services purchased
  • Best practices in the IR and breach readiness market
  • Preferences for different IR services according to various market segments