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Jun

07

Threat Detection and Response 5.7 Beta

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07 Jun 2019 By Ricardo Arroyo
Categories: Network Security


We are excited to announce that Threat Detection and Response has a new capability to beta test! While TDR has always correlated network threats from your Firebox to an individual host, we are proud to announce the ability to correlate that same network threat to an individual process on your Windows host! This functionality enables Administrators to:

  • Quickly identify Windows processes that are making malicious outbound network connections.
  • Stop those processes before they cause any damage to your environment(s).

This feature includes the following...Read more

Jun

06

Fireware release updates

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06 Jun 2019 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Fireware 12.4.1
We are pleased to announce that the latest maintenance releases for the Fireware Operating System, Fireware 12.4.1 and WSM 12.4.1 are available at the Software Download Center. These maintenance releases don't include new features, but they provide resolution to many issues that have been reported by customers. WatchGuard partners and customers should review the ...Read more

May

13

Dimension 2.1.2 Update 1 now available!

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13 May 2019 By Julian Matossian
Categories: Network Security


We are pleased to announce the availability of WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.2 Update 1. This maintenance release is now available from the Software Downloads Center, together with release notes and update instructions. WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.2 Update 1 updates DimensionOS to provide additional support for reporting in the Connectwise integration, as well as some bug fixes.​

 

Does this release pertain to me? 

This release applies to all users of the WatchGuard Dimension network security visibility solution.  We highly recommend that any administrators using...Read more

May

08

Fireware 12.4 Update 2 is now available

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08 May 2019 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Fireware 12.4 Update 2 - General Availability
We are pleased to announce that the Update 2 release for Fireware 12.4 and the corresponding WSM 12.4 software are now Generally Available (GA) for download from the WatchGuard software download center. The Update 2 release addresses some issues that were reported after Fireware 12.4 was first released in April, mostly related to HTTPS websites that failed to load correctly. The Release Notes provide full details on...Read more

Apr

05

Threat Detection and Response Host Sensor and AD Helper 5.6.2 and Lower End of Life

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05 Apr 2019 By Ricardo Arroyo
Categories: Network Security


In line with WatchGuard’s commitment to maintain the highest security standards for our customer data, Threat Detection and Response (TDR) will upgrade the TLS certificates used by the Host Sensor and AD Helper. From 26 June 2019, versions of the Host Sensor and AD Helper lower than 5.6.3 will no longer communicate with TDR. To ensure that your Host Sensor and AD Helper continue to function as expected, please upgrade to version 5.6.3 or higher before 26 June 2019.

The Host Sensor is the endpoint component of TDR that enables ThreatSync to detect and respond to malware in near real...Read more

Mar

27

Dimension 2.1.2 Now Available!

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27 Mar 2019 By Julian Matossian
Categories: Network Security


We are pleased to announce the availability of WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.2. This maintenance release is now available from the Software Downloads Center, together with release notes and update instructions. WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.2 updates DimensionOS for longer term OS support and fixes the Connectwise integration.  Other resolved issues include:

  • APT Malware Activity Trend schedule generates GAV Activity Trend report
  • Renewal of self-signed web server certificate should be transparent to end user
  • Dimension Server showing incorrect Server / Database Uptime
  • ...Read more

Mar

13

Fireware 12.4 Beta Release

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13 Mar 2019 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Fireware 12.4 Beta
We've just posted the latest update to our Fireware 12.4 Beta release. This release, which is available for all Firebox appliances, continues WatchGuard’s commitment to building out our SD-WAN roadmap. We’ve seen very positive reaction to the features that we introduced in 12.3, and there has been lots of great feedback on 12.4 in the Beta forum so far. Some of the key highlights in 12.4 include: 

  • SD-WAN for VPN and Private Lines: Extends SD-WAN benefits to more than just external WAN connections, allowing organizations to cut back on
  • ...Read more

Feb

04

Fireware 12.3.1 Maintenance Release

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04 Feb 2019 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Fireware 12.3.1 General Availability
We are pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of Fireware 12.3.1 and WatchGuard System Manager 12.3.1. These are maintenance releases with significant bug fixes for the Fireware OS and WSM.  The Release Notes include the detailed list of resolved issues. Please read the Release Notes prior to upgrading. Note that Update 1 was posted shortly after the initial 12.3.1 posting to resolve an issue with...Read more

Dec

11

WatchGuard Cloud Visibility now in public beta!

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11 Dec 2018 By Julian Matossian
Categories: Network Security


We are very excited to announce that WatchGuard Cloud Visibility is now in open beta! You are invited to join the beta for a pre-release view of what the platform will look like. Your feedback is valuable and will help shape important features, designs, and functionality. This is a significant release for us, so we are eager to hear what you think.

Why WatchGuard Cloud Visibility? WatchGuard Cloud Visibility quickly distills your network data into actionable insights that you can access through its 100+ dashboards and reports, bringing the rich functionality of WatchGuard Dimension...Read more

Nov

28

Fireware 12.3 General Availability

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28 Nov 2018 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


We are pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of Fireware 12.3 after a long Beta test period. WatchGuard now offers powerful SD-WAN capabilities right from the Firebox!  ​Fireware 12.3 introduces SD-WAN dynamic path selection, a key feature of SD-WAN products that allow midsize and distributed enterprises to improve network performance, simplify management, and ultimately reduce internet costs at the branch office.  Key hightlights of this release are:

  • New SD-WAN policy actions provide dynamic path selection, so admins can define the minimum acceptable performance
  • ...Read more

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