Product and Support News

Oct
01

WatchGuard Releases a Full Endpoint Security Platform

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We are happy to announce the availability of the WatchGuard Endpoint Security portfolio of services. With this announcement, we are ending the Early Access Program that we have been running since June.


Starting October 1st all our partners and their customers will be able to evaluate and purchase the entire suite of products available through the WatchGuard Endpoint Security portfolio! Starting with our flagship solution, Panda Adaptive Defense 360, WatchGuard will provide a complete prevention, detection, and response story through the combination of Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) and...

Sep
24

New AuthPoint Wizards: Making MFA as Simple as Possible

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We are happy to announce the release of Wizards on AuthPoint. The Wizards provide a simple, step by step guide, to be followed by administrators to configure the MFA on their environment.


The following operations are available through Wizards:


Get Started with AuthPoint – guides the administrator through a first, basic configuration, that allows him to have a user performing authentications on a matter of minutes.


  • Create a group
  • Create a user
  • Activate token
  • Set up the IdP portal
  • Log in to the IdP portal to test MFA

Configure MFA for a VPN – guides the administrator through...

Sep
17

WatchGuard Cloud Introduces New Executive Summary Report

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We are pleased to announce the release of the new Executive Summary Report feature in WatchGuard Cloud. The Executive Summary Report provides complete visibility into network traffic and security events, and helps boost efficiency, productivity, and profitability.


The three-page summary report provides the business intelligence that you need to support key goals:


  • Ensure productive use of corporate assets and time throughout the organization.
  • Audit compliance against acceptable usage policies for Internet usage.
  • Monitor protection against spyware, malware, and viruses.

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Sep
15

Impact of Instagram privacy and security changes on WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud

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Dear Wi-Fi Cloud User,


WatchGuard values the privacy of everyone's personal data, and we take steps to ensure security and data privacy throughout our products and company infrastructure. Instagram recently announced changes to their API usage to improve the privacy and security of Instagram users. As a result of these changes, WatchGuard is making the following updates to our Wi-Fi Cloud service.


What you need to know:


  • Instagram has disabled their Legacy API permissions that Wi-Fi Cloud uses in Captive Portals authentication. Wi-Fi Cloud guest users that attempt to log in with their...
Sep
11

AuthPoint is Now Available as Monthly Subscription

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Starting this week, we are excited to offer our partners and customers AuthPoint as a monthly subscription in the WatchGuard FlexPay program.


WatchGuard FlexPay enables partners to purchase products according to their business needs. The FlexPay program includes all our payment options: pre-paid annual licenses, pay-as-you-go MSSP Points, and monthly subscriptions. 


The AuthPoint Subscription is invoiced monthly based on usage. As a software product, it is easy to enable and manage both through the distributor marketplace and in WatchGuard Cloud. The steps for partners to enable are...

Sep
10

New version of the Agent for Windows is available!

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We are happy to announce the release of a new version of the AuthPoint Agent for Windows.


This version improves the treatment of the MFA, specially for RDP connection scenarios, and enhances the user experience by allowing to automatically send a push notification to users during the login process. This makes the authentication experience more convenient, allowing users to simply type the username and password and approve the push notification using the mobile AuthPoint token. Users can configure or disable this feature.


Keep your machines always updated with the latest version of the

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Aug
20

DNSWatchGO Now Supports Multiple Client Policies and Client Grouping

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WatchGuard is excited to announce two new features that enable IT teams to apply and manage unique content filtering policies in DNSWatchGO more easily. This means you can tailor your policies to the specific needs of your users. Historically, users could only apply a Default Client Policy to all of their active DNSWatchGO Clients. Now it is it possible to create Client Groups and apply a unique set of policies for those groups, rather than requiring users to apply a policy to each and every Client.


We’ve added the Client Groups feature to the main navigation of DNSWatchGO, as well as the...

Aug
13

Wi-Fi Cloud Hardware Maintenance

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Summary


WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud authentication services will be temporarily unavailable during hardware maintenance and upgrades on Friday, August 14, 2020.
 When


All regions: Friday, August 14, 2020 (12:00AM – 12:30AM PDT)


Maintenance Window
30 minutes


Duration
15 minutes


User Impact 


  • Wi-Fi Cloud Launchpad access to management services will be inaccessible for 15 minutes during the maintenance activity.
  • There is no impact to customer Wi-Fi service. Access points will still be functional and provide connectivity and security.
  • Captive portal splash pages will be...

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