Cloud Data Security & Resilience , Cloud Security , Network Firewalls, Network Access Control

Cloud Network Security: The Role of Software Firewalls

Raj Patil of Palo Alto Networks Shares Key Customer Use Cases
Raj Patil, director, technical marketing engineering, Palo Alto Networks

As enterprises migrate their workloads, applications and data to the cloud, why should business security practitioners consider software firewalls for protecting their cloud environments? Raj Patil of Palo Alto Networks shares his top customer use cases.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Patil discussed:

  • Use cases for private, public and hybrid cloud architectures;
  • Outlying uses cases beyond cloud and virtual environments;
  • Tips for deployment and orchestration tools.

Patil has more than 15 years of experience in cloud security. He leads consultative sales and field enablement of Palo Alto Networks Security Solutions, recommending designs for customers and partners moving to public and hybrid clouds. Before Palo Alto Networks, Patil worked for multiple enterprise security companies, including Netscreen Technologies, Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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