Superb testresults for Palo Alto Networks!

Superb testresults for Palo Alto Networks!

Palo Alto Networks achieves "Recommended" rating in NSS Labs Breach Prevention Systems (BPS) 2017 test

NSS labs has just released the results for their 2017 Breach Prevention Systems (BPS) test for Palo Alto Networks, which includes a Security Value Map (SVM) that compares vendor performance on the test. This test uses a wide-ranging set of attacks to evaluate vendor products and systems with an emphasis on prevention.

What was tested?

PA-5250 with PAN-OS 8.0.3-h4 with Traps v4.1.0.28239, WildFire and Threat Prevention security service.

The Highlights – Please refer to the FAQ for detailed answers:

  • We achieved a “Recommended” rating in this test – the highest rating NSS offers. 
  • Security Effectiveness score: 98.5%
  • Prevention scores: We achieved a 100% block rate across five attack vectors and blocked 164 out of 165 total evasions.
  • Zero false positives

The NSS Labs Breach Prevention Systems Test is tremendous validation that Palo Alto Networks provides not only best in class products in NGFW and NGIPS, but speaks to our entire Next Generation Security Platform’s ability to not only detect, but automatically prevent breaches.


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