Product and Support News

Jun

19

Network Discovery shines a light on shadow IT

Brendan Patterson's picture

19 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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

Jun

12

WatchGuard Product Releases

Brendan Patterson's picture

12 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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

Jun

12

WatchGuard Product Releases

Brendan Patterson's picture

12 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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

23

Firebox M4600 & M5600

Brendan Patterson's picture

23 Feb 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions, Network Security


firebox m4600

Today WatchGuard is pleased to announce the new Firebox M4600 and M5600 models, completing the replacement of all of our older XTM appliances with a new generation of hardware. Now, from the smallest Firebox T10 to the top of the line Firebox M5600, there is a new Firebox appliance that provides critical network and security functions in a single, centrally managed UTM platform that is easy to set up, deploy and manage.

The WatchGuard Firebox M4600 and Firebox M5600 appliances both provide two empty bays that can be used to add expandable network modules to meet the needs of a wide...Read more

Feb

15

Dimension™ 2.0.1 Update 1 Fixes OpenSSL Flaw

Brendan Patterson's picture

15 Feb 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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

Oct

02

Big Security in a Small Package

Brendan Patterson's picture

02 Oct 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


firebox t50

At WatchGuard, we believe that good things can come in small packages. Our smallest tabletop appliances run the same operating system, or firmware, as the largest rack mount units. This means we can provide enterprise class security in a small form factor that helps protect small offices, retail stores, and remote branches of a distributed enterprise.

This is why we are very excited to introduce the next generation of our tabletop appliances today, the WatchGuard Firebox T30 and T50...Read more

Jun

02

Main Street is the New Cyber Battleground. We Have Your Secret Weapon.

Brendan Patterson's picture

02 Jun 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


firebox m200 m300

Network breaches at corporate giants make headlines, but a surprisingly bloody cyber battlefield is taking place on Main Street. In fact, nearly half of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) have been victims of cyber crime. And “the bigger they are, the harder they fall” doesn’t apply. Big companies often survive to fight another day, but 60 percent of SMBs go out of business within six months of an attack.

Today, WatchGuard introduced two enterprise-strength firewalls that give small businesses a new secret weapon against hackers. The...Read more

Apr

22

WatchGuard Fireware OS Update Targets ‘Time Crime’

Brendan Patterson's picture

22 Apr 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Up to 80 percent of employees’ time on the Internet each day has nothing to do with work. It’s unrealistic to completely cut it out – we all know breaks are necessary to recharge our battery. But, how much is too much?

Today, we announced the newest version of the WatchGuard Fireware® OS (11.10), which makes it easy to control the amount of data and time employees spend surfing the web. After all, we want our employees to...Read more

Mar

17

New Releases: Fireware and WSM version 11.9.5

Brendan Patterson's picture

17 Mar 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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

Feb

04

Find Out Why IT Pro Magazine Calls WatchGuard’s Firebox M440 “a Powerful Beast”

Brendan Patterson's picture

04 Feb 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


firebox m440

Today, we’re excited to announce the “beastly” accomplishments of our Firebox® M440. It has achieved a coveted 5-Star rating and has been named the Editor’s Choice by IT Pro Magazine. Read the entire review right now.

You may recall back in October, when we launched this powerful UTM/NGFW appliance, it was the first appliance rich in truly independent ports. And, it was the first appliance to make it easy to...Read more

Pages

 

Browse by Category


 

EMAIL UPDATES

Sign up to get the latest product news, updates, and support alerts from WatchGuard.

Subscribe

 

Resources


Resource Center

End of Life Info

Product Certifications

Product & Support News

Secplicity

 

Keep in Touch


  Subscribe by Email

  Subscribe by RSS

   Facebook

  LinkedIn

  Twitter

  YouTube

About WatchGuard

WatchGuard has deployed nearly a million integrated, multi-function threat management appliances worldwide. Our signature red boxes are architected to be the industry's smartest, fastest, and meanest security devices with every scanning engine running at full throttle. Why buy WatchGuard? Find out here.

 

GET IN TOUCH

  • Global Headquarters
    505 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 500
    Seattle, WA 98104, United States
  • Phone
    1.800.734.9905 US & Canada