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Apr

11

Fireware 11.12.2 now available

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11 Apr 2017 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Firebox Hardware, Virtual and Cloud Firewalls, Fireware OS, Dimension and WSM


Fireware 11.12.2 and WSM 11.12.2 are now available. Along with ongoing maintenance updates, these releases include several significant improvements to product security and also some new networking features that enable deployment in more environments. The Release Notes online include details of bug fixes, and the What's New presentation gives a comprehensive overview...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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Sep

29

New Software Available

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29 Sep 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Virtual and Cloud Firewalls, Fireware OS, Dimension and WSM


WatchGuard is pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of new updates for Fireware, WSM, and Dimension, available now at the software download site. 

Fireware 11.11.4 and WSM 11.11.4
These releases include many important bug fixes, and some small enhancements:

  • Support for Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS) which are the most secure ciphers available for TLS protocols. 
  • Localization into French, Spanish, and Japanese languages.

The...Read more

Jun

27

Dimension’s User Anonymization makes Data Protection Easy

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27 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Dimension and WSM


Data privacy and protection is a BIG deal, and many countries are setting new regulatory standards for how to move, store, view, and report on data containing users’ personally identifiable information, or PII.

The European Union (EU) in particular is setting precedents with some of the most stringent data and privacy protection controls in the world. In April 2016, the EU Parliament officially adopted the General Data Protection Regulation framework, or GDPR, scheduled for full enforcement in two years. Obligations coming as part of the GDPR are significant, and accountability –...Read more

Jun

12

WatchGuard Product Releases

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12 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Dimension and WSM


WatchGuard recently announced the General Availability of major new releases of both the Fireware operating system and WatchGuard Dimension, both of which are now available to download at the software center. These releases provide increased visibility across the entire network for distributed enterprises and small and midsize businesses (SMBs). I was in Europe last week at a number of WatchGuard events and I heard a lot of positive reaction firsthand. Many partners and end users are already quite familiar with the new capabilities because we...Read more

Feb

15

Dimension™ 2.0.1 Update 1 Fixes OpenSSL Flaw

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15 Feb 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Dimension and WSM


Early this month, I reported a new OpenSSL vulnerability in one of my Daily Security Byte videos. At a high-level, vulnerable OpenSSL servers configured to negotiate Diffie-Hellman keys in a particular way were vulnerable to a "key recovery" attack. By sending many specially crafted connections to a vulnerable server, an attacker could exploit this flaw to recover the server's private key, and decrypt its...Read more

Mar

17

New Releases: Fireware and WSM version 11.9.5

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17 Mar 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Fireware OS, Dimension and WSM


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WatchGuard is pleased to announce the release of Fireware 11.9.5 and WSM 11.9.5. These maintenance releases provide many bug fixes, with full details outlined in the Release Notes and the  What's New in 11.9.5 presentation.

Dimension 1.3 Update 2

Application Control information was not correctly logged from proxy policies in version 11.9.4. Along with the new Fireware release, we have also released Dimension 1.3 Update 2, which is also required...Read more

Dec

03

New Releases: Fireware XTM 11.9.4 and WSM 11.9.4

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03 Dec 2014 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Fireware OS, Dimension and WSM


Fireware OS 11.9.4 and WSM 11.9.4 are now available. This maintenance release includes many bug fixes and several new enhancements. The Release Notes list all resolved issues and new enhancements in the software.

Key Highlights:

  • New Guest Services capability enables the creation of temporary accounts for hotspot access. Ideal for hotels and retail stores to provide internet access for their visitors and customers. A new guest administrator role and user interface enable front
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