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Mar

16

Now Available: WatchGuard Firebox Cloud for AWS and FireboxV

Jason Vendramin's picture

16 Mar 2017 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Network Security


We are excited to announce the availability of WatchGuard Firebox Cloud and WatchGuard FireboxV. Firebox Cloud brings the protection of WatchGuard’s leading Firebox UTM appliances to public cloud environments. It enables organizations to extend their security perimeter to protect business-critical assets in Amazon Web Services (AWS). The AWS Shared Responsibility Model places responsibility for security IN the cloud (such...Read more

Feb

22

Fireware 11.12.1 is now available

Jason Vendramin's picture

22 Feb 2017 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Network Security


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

Jan

25

Threat Detection and Response Planned Service Update

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25 Jan 2017 By Julian Matossian
Categories: News and Promotions, Network Security


Hello TDR Users,

On Thursday, January 26th, 2017, at 3:00 PM PST (11:00 PM GMT), we will be releasing a new version of Threat Detection and Response (TDR). This new version will bring some new functionality around policies and exclusions management, AD Sync, and deeper Firebox integration, as well as some performance and stability improvements.

During this maintenance window, our users will experience a brief disruption period of 10 minutes or less. If you are logged in, you may see the user interface flicker due to the UI reload. If you are not logged in and attempt to do so...Read more

Nov

28

Fireware 11.12 Brings Industry-Leading ConnectWise Integration

Bryce Hjalseth's picture

28 Nov 2016 By Bryce Hjalseth
Categories: Network Security


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!

Brendan Patterson's picture

18 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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

08

Dimension 2.1.1 Update 1

Brendan Patterson's picture

08 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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
  • ...Read more

Nov

01

Fireware 11.11.4 Update 2

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01 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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. 

Do These Releases Pertain to Me?
The...Read more

Oct

02

Introducing the WatchGuard Firebox T70

Jason Vendramin's picture

02 Oct 2016 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Network Security


Firebox T70

WatchGuard is excited to announce the launch of the Firebox T70, our latest tabletop network security appliance. The T70 has set a new industry best, with 1 Gigabit per second in full UTM mode with HTTP traffic, and over 600 Megabits per second with HTTPS traffic. Now, network administrators can confidently deploy a tabletop appliance knowing it will run the services necessary to secure their network without compromising performance.

The Firebox T70 was designed to ensure that network administrators in the small and midsize business (SMB) and Distributed Enterprise segments can...Read more

Sep

29

New Software Available

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29 Sep 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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: Network Security


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

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