What’s New

Here’s what’s new in Cloud NGFW for AWS.

What’s New in November 2022

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Multi-Account Tenant
Simplifies the firewall service for customers running workloads over multiple AWS accounts. You can onboard multiple AWS accounts onto the same tenant, and you’ll have the ability to create firewall resources in multiple accounts. Additionally, you can deploy Cloud NGFW endpoints across onboarded accounts for firewall resources. See Multi-Account Tenant for more information.

What’s New in July 2022

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Cloud NGFW for AWS Credits
You can now move to a one-year, two-years or three-years contract by subscribing to the
Palo Alto Networks Cloud NGFW for AWS Credits
SaaS contracts listing for a specified number of credits.This subscription associates Cloud NGFW for AWS credits with your existing Cloud NGFW Tenant. Cloud NGFW for AWS credits allow you to consume Cloud NGFW resources in your tenant at a lower cost up to a specific capacity until your contract expires while retaining the ability to expand your Cloud NGFW consumption anytime.
Inbound Decryption
You can now use Cloud NGFW for AWS to decrypt, inspect, and protect inbound SSL/TLS sessions of your VPC Ingress traffic.
Additional AWS Region Support
Cloud NGFW for AWS is now available in the following AWS regions.
  • ap-northeast-1 (Tokyo)
  • ap-northeast-2 (Seoul)
  • ap-northeast-3 (Osaka)
  • ap-south-1 (Mumbai)
  • sa-east-1 (São Paulo)
See Cloud NGFW for AWS Supported Regions and Zones for the complete list of supported regions.

What’s New in June 2022

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Audit Logs in Cloud NGFW
You can now view Cloud NGFW audit logs in your Cloudwatch account. Please visit the documentation to learn more about this feature.
XFF Support in Cloud NGFW Policy
You can now enable Cloud NGFW resources to use the Source IP address in X-Forwarded-For (XFF) HTTP header field to enforce the policy. See the documentation to learn more.
Additional AWS Region Support
Cloud NGFW for AWS is now available in the following AWS regions.
  • eu-west-3 (Paris)
  • eu-north-1 (Stockholm)
  • eu-south-1 (Milan)
  • ap-southeast-1 (Singapore)
  • ap-southeast-2 (Sydney)
See Cloud NGFW for AWS Supported Regions and Zones for the complete list of supported regions.
Cloud NGFW for AWS Videos

What’s New in May 2022

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Terraform Support for Cloud NGFW for AWS
With the new cloudngfwaws provider, you can automate the process of building your security infrastructure and maintaining the network security posture of your AWS VPCs using Cloud NGFW rulestacks.
See Terraform Support for Cloud NGFW for AWS and the detailed blog to learn more about the Terraform provider.
Additional AWS Region Support
Cloud NGFW for AWS is now available in the following AWS regions.
  • us-east-2 (Ohio)
  • ca-central-1 (Canada)
  • eu-west-1 (Ireland)
  • eu-west-2 (London)
  • eu-central-1 (Frankfurt)
See Cloud NGFW for AWS Supported Regions and Zones for the complete list of supported regions.
CloudFormation Support for Cloud NGFW for AWS
CloudFormation resource types are now available as public extension in the AWS CloudFormation registry.
You can now add these Cloud NGFW resources directly to your Cloud Formation templates in the same manner you use AWS-provided resources. These resource types enable you to deploy and manage Cloud NGFW components using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) workflows.
See Provision Cloud NGFW Resources to your AWS CFT to learn more about the AWS CloudFormation support for Cloud NGFW.
Cloud NGFW for AWS Blogs, Articles, etc.
Cloud NGFW for AWS Videos

What’s New in April 2022

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Cloud NGFW for AWS Free Trial
You can now try and buy Cloud NGFW for AWS directly from the AWS Marketplace. The Free Trial allows you to use two NGFW resources with full features to secure 100 GB of traffic for seven days at no cost.
Get started today! To get hands-on experience with the Cloud NGFW, subscribe via the AWS Marketplace. To learn more about the Cloud NGFW free trial, see Cloud NGFW for AWS Free Trial.
Additional AWS Region Support
Cloud NGFW for AWS is now available in the us-west-2 (Oregon) AWS region.
See Cloud NGFW for AWS Supported Regions and Zones for the complete list of supported regions.
Cloud NGFW for AWS Programmatic Access
You can now programmatically create and manage Cloud NGFW resources using the REST APIs. You can use the IAM role in your AWS account to access the Cloud NGFW APIs, then configure which IAM resources can assume this role.
To learn more about the Cloud NGFW for AWS Programmatic Access, see Enable Programmatic Access and the Cloud NGFW for AWS REST API Guide.
Cloud NGFW for AWS Blogs, Articles, etc.
Cloud NGFW for AWS Videos

What’s New in March 2022

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Introducing Cloud NGFW for AWS
Cloud NGFW for AWS is a fully managed service on the AWS platform, powered by Palo Alto Networks software firewalls. With Cloud NGFW for AWS, you now have an NGFW deployment experience that handles the delivery of the Palo Alto Next-Generation Firewall capabilities and infrastructure in one motion.
Cloud NGFW for AWS is a regional service. Currently, it is available in US East (N. Virginia) and US West (California) regions.
See the Cloud NGFW for the AWS announcement on the Palo Alto Networks blog and the technical blog on the Live community page for more information.
Please subscribe via the AWS Marketplace page to get hands-on experience with this service. To learn more about Cloud NGFW, its features, and its pricing, visit the technical documentation, video playlist, and FAQ pages.
AWS Firewall Manager Supports the Cloud NGFW
You can use AWS Firewall Manager to orchestrate the deployment of Palo Alto Networks Cloud NGFWs and get centralized visibility. AWS Firewall Manager automatically and consistently adds Palo Alto Networks Cloud NGFWs to new accounts and VPCs with no manual intervention. This integration reduces any operational heavy-lifting required to monitor new accounts, adds firewall protections, and offers visibility into non-compliant configurations across accounts in your organization.
Cloud NGFW for AWS Blogs, Articles, etc.
Cloud NGFW for AWS Videos

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