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Jul

17

Fireware 12.0 Open Beta Notice

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17 Jul 2017 By Arthur Gordon
Categories: Fireware OS, Dimension and WSM, News and Promos


UPDATE: A feature for GWC was mentioned as being deployed in 12.0 in a previous post, but this has been corrected to a later release date. Stay tuned for more product release updates through the product blog!

WatchGuard is excited to announce that a Beta release is available now for the 12.0 version of the Fireware Operating System.  This is a public Beta release that is open to all Firebox and XTM users.  Sign up to participate at our software download page and start submitting feedback via...Read more

Jun

07

Fireware 11.12.4 is now available

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07 Jun 2017 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Fireware OS, Dimension and WSM


Fireware 11.12.4 is now available
We are pleased to announce the latest release of the WatchGuard core operating system and management software. Fireware 11.12.4 and WSM 11.12.4 are now available from the software download center. The Release Notes include a comprehensive list of resolved issues. This is primarily a release for bug fixes but there are a couple of key updates. 

  • APT Blocker customers can now specify that files only
  • ...Read more

May

09

Fireware 11.12.2 Update 1

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09 May 2017 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Firebox Hardware, Virtual and Cloud Firewalls, Fireware OS


Fireware 11.12.2 Update 1 is now available
This maintenance update includes some critical bug fixes and no new enhancements. The Release Notes include a comprehensive list of resolved issues. There is no corresponding Update 1 version of WSM 11.12.2 

This release resolves an issue that caused Branch Office VPNs and Mobile VPN with IPSec tunnels to restart after receiving malformed packets. We received several reports last week of this...Read more

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

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
  • ...Read more

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

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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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

19

Network Discovery shines a light on shadow IT

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19 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Fireware OS


Last week we posted about the security and network visibility highlights included in the new Fireware 11.11 release. Today we want to take a closer look at one the major updates that we mentioned, Network Discovery. This new service performs a complete network scan to generate a visual map of every connected device, providing Firebox administrators total visibility into all assets on their network. Information Security professionals...Read more

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