Technical Briefs

Security of the Wi-Fi Cloud

Shifting from traditional wireless controller-based management to modern wireless cloud-based management brings many benefits, from dramatically reduced TCO to increased scalability. But IT pros justifiably have questions about how secure this Wi-Fi Cloud architecture is. Read this technical brief to learn how WatchGuard’s cloud architecture works and why it delivers the strongest security. Read on...

Feature Brief: WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Analytics & Engagement

If you could have easy-to-use tools that would allow your business to offer a rich Wi-Fi experience for customers and guests, and then have solid analytics to determine what’s working and what’s not – what would that look like? Read this illustrated feature brief to find out how WatchGuard Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi can turn your Wi-Fi environment into a robust source of revenue and user satisfaction. Read on...

Feature Brief: Securing Your Airspace with WatchGuard’s Wireless Intrusion Prevention (WIPS)

When a business claims their secure Wi-Fi solution is the best, they better be ready to back that up. WatchGuard WIPS leads the industry in Wi-Fi security using patented Marker Packet technology to reliably identify and shut down unauthorized devices, rogue access points, and malicious attacks. This feature brief offers a clear overview of how we do it – and why competing vendors can’t. Read on...

WatchGuard Network Discovery

Any vulnerability on your network exposes it to danger from cyber criminals. Each open port is a potential route into your network for an attacker. An unauthorized computer may not have AV protection installed, an unapproved web server could be hosting malware, and rogue Wi-Fi access points could introduce a host of malicious threats. Learn how WatchGuard’s Network Discovery service lets you see anywhere your network may be in jeopardy through a clear visual map, so you can take immediate action. Read on... (236kb PDF)

WatchGuard User Anonymization & the EU General Data Protection Regulation

The European Union (EU) is setting precedents with the most stringent data and privacy protection regulations in the world with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation framework, or GDPR. WatchGuard’s Dimension™ visibility platform delivers a new User Anonymization feature that takes an EU organization’s capability to be in compliance with the GDPR regulation framework to the next level. The feature masks personally identifiable information (PII), works very simply, is easily accessible and configurable, and was designed with GDPR compliance and the reality of insider threats in mind. Read on... (231kb PDF)

How Modularity Works

Network environments are getting more diverse with a vast array of options to choose from. Fiber is not just found in the enterprise datacenter. Even small and midsize businesses have fiber connections from their Internet Service Providers (ISPs), and switch equipment that provides 1 Gb or 10 Gb fiber. IT administrators need expandable network modules that offer room to grow for the future. Read on... (548kb PDF)

Next-Generation Firewall in a Citrix and Terminal Services World

Traditional firewalls cannot differentiate which individual user traffic is traversing the central XenApp server. WatchGuard’s next-generation network security lets you harness the benefits of a Citrix XenApp and Terminal Services environment, while providing the complete visibility and control you need to stay protected. Read the technical brief and discover how to eliminate security blind spots with WatchGuard solutions. Read on... (155kb PDF)

High Availability in XTM FireCluster Ensures Network Uptime

No single feature in the network's security topology does more to protect business continuity than implementing a high availability pairing of security appliances. When clustering capabilities are included, the benefits increase substantially. This paper looks at WatchGuard XTM's FireCluster technology and how it delivers the redundancy and scalability business networks require. Read on... (217kb PDF)

Blocking Skype Communication in Fireware® XTM 11.4

Read why Skype is such an evasive application, why it may be a risk to your network, and how you can identify and block Skype traffic with Fireware XTM 11.4. Read on... (98kb PDF)

Practical Advantages of Fireware® XTM for Hands-On IT Administrators

Take a look "under the hood" at the new XTM (extensible threat management) network security from WatchGuard. See the tangible benefits this new generation of security solutions offer. No hype – just concrete examples of XTM features and the advantages they deliver that you can evaluate against your current security needs. Find out why one well-known technology publication called the WatchGuard XTM firewall "a UTM firewall on steroids."
Read on... (219kb PDF)



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