Best Practice Assessment for NGFW and Panorama

Get more protection from the technology you already have

Strengthen your security with a best practice implementation

The Palo Alto Networks Best Practice Assessment (BPA) measures your usage of our Next-Generation Firewall and Panorama™ security management capabilities across your deployment, enabling you to make adjustments that maximize your return on investment and strengthen security.

Increase visibility with advanced security controls

Measure your security capabilities with customizable heatmap reports and industry benchmarks.

Create a roadmap for increased threat prevention

Reduce opportunities for attack by creating usage baselines and systematically reducing unnecessary applications and user traffic.

Improve security operations over time

Stay up to date on the effectiveness of controls by repeating the assessment regularly and demonstrating increased prevention capabilities.

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Get your report with an expert review

Request that a systems engineer run the report for you and walk you through the findings. Request an assessment

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Run the report on your own

Access the Support Portal to run the report on your own.

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Understanding your results

Once you have a generated a BPA report, get expert advice on how to interpret your results. Watch this video for insights and information about specific best practices and learn how to leverage the report to begin reducing your attack surface.

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Next steps

Master the BPA

Learn how to get started and operate the advanced features you will deploy.

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Transition to Best Practices

View the technical documentation and best practices information.

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Get Started with the BPA

Tap into the expertise of our worldwide network of security and IT professionals.

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