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Network Security by Palo Alto Networks

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The move to Google® Cloud public cloud services is underway, and requirements for cloud security are real. Palo Alto Networks® offers innovative and comprehensive protection as you adopt public cloud services. The Palo Alto Networks solutions complement the native Google Cloud security toolset, including network, host and cloud-native security delivered through APIs for comprehensive protection. In this Quest, you will get hands-on practice with the Palo Alto Networks virtual next-generation firewall running in Google Cloud. You will gain practical experience that you can apply to improve visibility and security for your applications and workloads.


  • Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall: Automating Deployment with Terraform
    • This Lab uses the Palo Alto Networks Terraform Provider to deploy and configure the VM-Series Firewall.
  • Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall: Securing the GKE Perimeter
    • This Lab uses the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall to provide security to a simple, two-tiered Guestbook application in a Kubernetes cluster.
  • Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Advanced Threat Detection
    • This lab illustrates a VM-Series in IDS (Intrusion Detection System) mode using the Google Cloud Packet Mirroring solution.
  • Palo Alto Networks: VM-Series Advanced Deployment
    • In this lab you will use Terraform to deploy 2 VM-Series firewalls that secure ingress/egress traffic from 2 spoke VPCs, using internal load balancers as next hop.
  • Palo Alto Networks: VM-Series AutoScale in Google Cloud
    • In this lab you deploy the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Autoscaling solution for pre-existing Google Cloud environments and Panorama, the centralized security management platform, will make API calls to monitor autoscale events and license mgmnt.


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