Santa Clara, CA
Areas of Interest: Exploitation Analysis, Incident Response, Strategic Planning and Policy Development, Systems Security Architecture, Threat Analysis
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Disruptive Technology. Smart People.
Join us as we lead a new era in cybersecurity.

Palo Alto Networks competes for the best talent. Our compensation packages consist of salary and equity, and are commensurate with accomplishment. We offer a full suite of benefits, including 401(K). Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Palo Alto Networks® is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for tens of thousands of organizations worldwide. If you want to make an impact, are motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking, then this job is for you!

Our Summer Internship Program provides you:

  • 1:1 mentorship
  • Fun and engaging events that inspire your intellectual curiosity
  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects
  • Connections to other interns, recent grads, and employees across the company as well as our leaders.

The InfoSec team is responsible for architecting, designing and deploying security solutions using Palo Alto Networks platform components and third party tools to mitigate threats, monitor corporate system, and conduct incident response.

We are seeking an intern to join our Information Security team.  In this role, you will report to the GRC Director and collaborate with experts across the information security discipline including security architecture, security engineering, and security operations.  You will join a team of experienced, out-of-the-box thinkers and obtain exposure to programs that deliver real security results.  You will gain cross-functional exposure including engineering, Devops, Information Technology, Legal, Internal Audit, Marketing and Product Management. 


  • Assist with policies and standards development, vulnerability management, remediation management, technical risk assessments.
  • Assist with the vulnerability management program. Responsibilities ranging from scan report review, remediation management and executive level reporting. 
  • Assist with technical risk assessments. Responsibilities ranging from documenting systems, identifying technical security risks and mitigating controls and remediation management.
  • Assist with Customer and Supplier Trust programs. Responsibilities ranging from interfacing with third-party suppliers and internal employees to determine our supplier’s security posture, responding to and reviewing security questionnaires. 


  • Interest and/or familiarity in security domains with a broad range of technical concepts: logical access control, agile development process, secure coding principles, security architecture, information security, network security, and privacy.
  • Team first and positive “can-do” attitude in a fast-paced, high-demand environment.

Requirements – All applicants must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree, a 2-year Master’s Degree or a Doctorate degree and returning to school in the fall. You must have authorization to work within the United States.

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Palo Alto Networks

We did it. A Leader Again.
Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for thousands of organizations worldwide. Built with an innovative approach and highly differentiated cyber threat prevention capabilities, our game-changing security platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization’s most valuable assets.

network security, firewall, IPS, URL filtering, threat and malware prevention, cybersecurity, enterprise security platform, threat intelligence
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Company Industry: Computer & Network Security
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000