Describes all the exciting new capabilities for WildFire®
in PAN-OS® 8.1.
New WildFire Feature
Static Analysis Detection Enhancements
The WildFire® appliance static analysis environment now includes
improved malware detection logic that is delivered through content
releases. Previously, updates to the WildFire appliance detection
engines were limited to PAN-OS® software releases. This feature
enables the WildFire appliance to enhance the accuracy of threat
detection by providing regular scheduled updates that can be installed
to combat zero day threats.
Download and install the latest
content updates daily to stay up-to-date with the static analysis
WildFire Forwarding Support for Linux and
You can now configure the Palo Alto Networks firewall
to automatically forward archive (RAR
and 7-Zip) and Linux (ELF) file types for WildFire analysis.
Encrypted Appliance-to-Appliance Communications
You can now enable encryption in WildFire appliance clusters
to maintain the confidentiality of transmitted content, including
user samples. This feature allows you to configure custom and predefined
client/server certificates so that appliances can establish encrypted appliance-to-appliance communication.
Additionally, WildFire appliances in a cluster are now supported
in FIPS-CC compliant mode when you configure this feature using
FIPS-CC compliant certificates.