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Implementing Palo Alto Prisma Access: Learn real-world network protection

  • Length: 349 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2024-06-11
  • ISBN-10: 1835081002
  • ISBN-13: 9781835081006

Deploy Prisma Access for mobile users, remote networks, and service connections harnessing advanced features

Key Features

  • Find out how to activate, deploy, and configure Prisma Access
  • Configure mobile user and remote network security processing nodes
  • Understand user identification and the Cloud Identity Engine
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

Understand how Palo Alto Networks’ firewall as a service (FWaaS) platform Prisma Access offers secure access to internal and external resources to mobile users and branch offices. Written by Palo Alto Networks expert Tom Piens, a renowned mentor instrumental in fostering a dynamic learning environment within the Palo Alto Networks LIVE community, this guide is your roadmap to harnessing the full potential of this platform and its features.

The first set of chapters will introduce you to the concept of cloud-delivered security and the key components of Prisma Access. As you progress, you’ll gain insights into how Prisma Access fits into the larger security landscape and its benefits for organizations seeking a secure and scalable solution for their remote networks and mobile workforce.

From setting up secure connections and implementing advanced firewall policies to harnessing threat prevention capabilities and securing cloud applications and data, each chapter equips you with essential knowledge and practical skills.

By the end of this book, you will be armed with the necessary guidance and insights to implement and manage a secure cloud network using Prisma Access successfully.

What you will learn

  • Configure and deploy the service infrastructure and understand its importance
  • Investigate the use cases of secure web gateway and how to deploy them
  • Gain an understanding of how BGP works inside and outside Prisma Access
  • Design and implement data center connections via service connections
  • Get to grips with BGP configuration, secure web gateway (explicit proxy), and APIs
  • Explore multi tenancy and advanced configuration and how to monitor Prisma Access
  • Leverage user identification and integration with Active Directory and AAD via the Cloud Identity Engine

Who this book is for

This book is for network engineers, security engineers, security administrators, security operations specialists, security analysts, and anyone looking to integrate Prisma Access into their security landscape. Whether you’re a newcomer to the field or a seasoned expert, this guide offers valuable insights for implementing and managing a secure cloud network effectively. Basic knowledge of Palo Alto will be helpful, but it’s not a prerequisite.

Table of Contents

  1. Designing and Planning Prisma Access
  2. Activating Prisma Access
  3. Setting up Service Infrastructure
  4. Deploying Service Connections
  5. Configuring Remote Network SPNs
  6. Configuring Mobile User SPNs
  7. Securing Web Gateway
  8. Setting Up Your Security Policy
  9. User Identification and Cloud Identity Engine
  10. Advanced Configurations and Insights
  11. ZTNA Connector
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