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Feb

22

Fireware 11.12.1 is now available

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22 Feb 2017 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Virtual and Cloud Firewalls, Fireware OS, News and Promos


WatchGuard is pleased to announce the release of Fireware 11.12.1, available now at the software download site. 

This release includes many important bug fixes, some minor enhancements, and support for new virtual models: 

  • FireboxV, a new set of virtual models with updated feature specs that are more consistent with current hardware models when compared to XTMv
  • Firebox Cloud, which will soon be available for deployment in Amazon Web Services (AWS), providing enhanced protection for workloads hosted in the cloud
  • A new packet filter policy to enable
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Feb

10

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud update

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10 Feb 2017 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Wireless Access, News and Promos


Hello Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

We are planning a brief maintenance window on Saturday, February 11, 2017 between 2:00 AM and 4:00 AM Eastern Time in order to update our Cloud environment as well as the Access Point firmware.  This update includes the following changes:

  • Alarm notifications are removed from the Go webapp
  • Within the Go webapp, the selectable area for the switch to turn Wi-Fi networks on and off has been enlarged
  • Added support to configure the default country code in Engage splash page plug-in settings
  • Country names displayed along with
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Jan

25

Threat Detection and Response Planned Service Update

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25 Jan 2017 By Julian Matossian
Categories: News and Promos


Hello TDR Users,

On Thursday, January 26th, 2017, at 3:00 PM PST (11:00 PM GMT), we will be releasing a new version of Threat Detection and Response (TDR). This new version will bring some new functionality around policies and exclusions management, AD Sync, and deeper Firebox integration, as well as some performance and stability improvements.

During this maintenance window, our users will experience a brief disruption period of 10 minutes or less. If you are logged in, you may see the user interface flicker due to the UI reload. If you are not logged in and attempt to do so – Read more...

Jan

18

Threat Detection and Response is Now Available!

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18 Jan 2017 By Julian Matossian
Categories: News and Promos


How it Works Diagram: Threat Detection and Response

WatchGuard’s newest security service, Threat Detection and Response (TDR), is now Generally Available (GA)! TDR is WatchGuard’s first security service that correlates network and endpoint security events with threat intelligence to detect, prioritize and enable immediate action against threats. This is significant, because it is also the first service from ANY UTM vendor to provide these capabilities to the SMB market!

Threat Detection and Response is comprised of four different components:

  • ThreatSync – enables real-time threat detection and policy-based
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Nov

28

Fireware 11.12 Brings Industry-Leading ConnectWise Integration

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28 Nov 2016 By Bryce Hjalseth
Categories: Fireware OS


With the recent release of Fireware v11.12, WatchGuard has introduced an industry-leading integration with ConnectWise, a professional services automation (PSA) platform for managed security service providers (MSSPs). WatchGuard MSSP Partners can now easily synchronize their customers' security asset information, auto generate service tickets with closed-loop ticketing of system, security, and subscription events, and deliver on-demand security service reports straight from ConnectWise. Read more...

Nov

18

Fireware 11.12 is Now Available!

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18 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Fireware OS


Geolocation in Fireware 11.12

Fireware 11.12 is now Generally Available (GA) at the WatchGuard software download site. This is a major new update to the Fireware operating system that includes many new features. Read more...

Nov

08

Dimension 2.1.1 Update 1

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08 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Dimension and WSM


WatchGuard has posted a new update release for Dimension at the software download site. The release fixes some security vulnerabilities that were reported in WatchGuard Dimension. This is a maintenance update to patch security vulnerabilities. There are no new enhancements. The Release Notes include a comprehensive list of resolved issues, including:  

  • The version of OpenSSL used by Dimension has been updated.
  • This release includes fixes to address
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Nov

01

Fireware 11.11.4 Update 2

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01 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Fireware OS


WatchGuard has posted a new maintenance release, Fireware version 11.4 Update 2, at the software download site. 

Fireware 11.11.4 Update 2
This releases includes many important bug fixes.The Release Notes include a comprehensive list of resolved issues. This is a maintenance update with no new enhancements. There is no corresponding update 2 version of WSM 11.11.4. 

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Oct

17

Introducing the WatchGuard AP120 and AP320

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17 Oct 2016 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wireless Access, News and Promos


Secure Wifi AP120 and AP320

WatchGuard is very excited to announce the launch of the Wi-Fi Cloud and two new access points: the AP120 and AP320.  The Wi-Fi Cloud is a new hosted platform and marks a major milestone for WatchGuard and our valued channel partners as we now disrupt the Wi-Fi market together with the industry’s most sophisticated wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) technology and powerful guest engagement and analytics tools to turn Wi-Fi hot spots into invaluable consumer research and push marketing tools. Architected from the ground-up to focus on ease of deployment and administration, the – Read more...

Oct

02

Introducing the WatchGuard Firebox T70

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02 Oct 2016 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Firebox Hardware, News and Promos


Firebox T70

WatchGuard is excited to announce the launch of the Firebox T70, our latest tabletop network security appliance. The T70 has set a new industry best, with 1 Gigabit per second in full UTM mode with HTTP traffic, and over 600 Megabits per second with HTTPS traffic. Now, network administrators can confidently deploy a tabletop appliance knowing it will run the services necessary to secure their network without compromising performance.

The Firebox T70 was designed to ensure that network administrators in the small and midsize business (SMB) and Distributed Enterprise segments can – Read more...

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