How Palo Alto Networks Is Building Next-Gen Zero Trust Leveraging AI, ML

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In episode 42 of the Acceleration Economy Minute, Kieron Allen explains how Palo Alto Networks — one of the Top 10 Cybersecurity as a Business Enabler companies — is creating the next generation of zero trust technologies.


00:14 — Palo Alto Networks SVP Kumar Ramachandran has recognized a formal hybrid work model where much-needed face-to-face time is required in-house — at the same time that companies are investing heavily in technologies to facilitate secure, remote work.

00:36 — In response to this development, Palo Alto Networks is ramping up its commitment to artificial intelligence– and machine learning-enabled security to support what it views as the next generation of zero trust technologies. This focus on AI and ML is about simplification and user experience (UX).

01:11 — This recognition highlights that the more users are exposed to these technologies, the more they will want to get from these technologies. In order to make the most out of them, the technologies must be easy to use.

01:41 — Palo Alto Networks is responding to the fact that cybersecurity is a complicated practice that needs to be simplified.

02:04 — The only way to simplify complex areas and technology stacks is to apply more cutting-edge solutions. This highlights the fact that we are in a world of digital crossover — companies and users of technologies are becoming increasingly unified toward a particular goal.

02:34 — When onboarding new technologies, it is important to look at the whole scope in which these technologies can be applied. This will ensure teams are making the most out of the technology’s abilities.

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