Global Logistics Provider Adopts Zero Trust
to Manage Security and Address Network Vulnerabilities
HONG KONG, Nov. 6, 2019 – Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced it is working with Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) to strengthen security across its supply chains in the Asia-Pacific region.
Protecting the network is mission-critical for Kerry Logistics. There are more than 32,000 Kerry Logistics’ employees connected to the network, with the number of devices – from scanners to tablets to wearable technology – projected to triple. In addition, the company needs to provide real-time delivery status for customers.
With a strong security posture, Kerry Logistics can detect and prevent cyberthreats faster and manage its security more efficiently. A more disciplined approach to security rules also allows Kerry Logistics to meet regulatory requirements, including ISO 27001 certification. The utilization of Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls in both virtual and on-premises environments additionally helps to support Kerry Logistics’ cloud-first strategy.
With the strongest network in Asia, Kerry Logistics has been expanding its presence around the globe. Palo Alto Networks offers Kerry Logistics consistent management capabilities through a single console for deploying its security across all environments, which benefits the company’s IT administrators as they move workloads from on-premises to the public cloud.
“Palo Alto Networks allows our IT administrators to adapt to a diverse range of scenarios with ease and speed. In a dynamic industry such as logistics, time-saving is everything. Security threats are increasingly sophisticated, using methods we have never seen before. Palo Alto Networks ensures we enjoy effective protection from these attacks and offers additional opportunities to strengthen our security perimeter. In logistics, time is the market, and we can now adopt a Zero Trust approach to security.”
- Edward Tsang, deputy general manager of Information Technology Services, Kerry Logistics
After selecting and deploying Palo Alto Networks PA-5000 Series Next-Generation Firewalls, Kerry Logistics is in the process of adding Panorama™ network security management, simplifying management tasks while delivering comprehensive controls and deep visibility into network-wide traffic and security threats.
About Kerry Logistics
Kerry Logistics is an Asia-based, global 3PL with the strongest network in Asia. Its core competency is providing highly customized solutions to multinational corporations and international brands to enhance their supply chain efficiency, reduce overall costs, and improve response time to market. Kerry Logistics has a network covering 53 countries and territories, and is managing 60 million sq ft of land and logistics facilities worldwide, providing customers with high reliability and flexibility to support their expansion and long-term growth. Kerry Logistics Network Limited is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is a selected Member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series 2017-2018.
About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We help address the world's greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, we are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com.
Communications Specialist, Asia Pacific
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