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Palo Alto Networks establishes world-class cybersecurity consulting group

Palo Alto Networks establishes world-class cybersecurity consulting group

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Palo Alto Networks is establishing a new cybersecurity consulting group to help enterprises respond to emerging threats as they navigate an increase in cyberattacks.  

The newly expanded Unit 42 combines former Crypsis security consultants, who respond to 1,300 plus incidents a year, with the company’s veteran Unit 42 threat research team, which has been fighting emerging cyberthreats since 2014. Together, they will help organizations tackle the most complex cyberthreats – from ransomware to state-sponsored espionage – bringing a relentless passion for protecting our digital way of life.  

“Our increasing reliance on technology has turned cybersecurity into an existential matter. We wake up every day focused on collecting and analyzing the most up-to-date threat intelligence and applying our analysis to effectively respond to cyberattacks,” said Wendi Whitmore, Senior Vice President of Cyber Consulting and Threat Intelligence at Palo Alto Networks and Leader of Unit 42.  

The combined team will deliver a powerful set of services that enable organizations to respond to threats more rapidly than ever and will introduce new proactive services that closely complement Palo Alto Networks product offerings. It will also expand incident response services to more countries in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

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