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Sep
30

Threat Detection and Response 5.8.X Beta Refresh

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We are excited to announce the addition of an additional feature to the TDR 5.8.X Beta! In addition to the AV Exclusions feature currently available in Beta, we have a new Host Ransomware Prevention(HRP) capability. When you view the details of an HRP Indicator that was successfully remediated, you can now view a graphical representation of the event. If the Indicator can be graphed, you will see a new Chart button in the Additional Details pop-up of the Indicator. Click the button to open a new window.

 

The chart is interactive, with the following capabilities:


  1. Processes are displayed...
Sep
05

Threat Detection and Response 5.8.X Beta

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We are excited to announce that Threat Detection and Response has a new capability to Beta over the next 6 weeks! By popular demand, WatchGuard has made pre-configured Antivirus Exclusions a reality! Gone will be the days of copying and pasting directory paths one by one into the Exclusions page.


  • AV Exclusions - TDR now includes predefined exclusion sets that make it easy to add exclusions for the most common antivirus tools. Any custom exclusions you added previously persist after the upgrade. To see these changes in the TDR Web UI, select Configuration > Exclusions. The Exclusion page now...
Aug
15

Fireware 12.5 Update 1

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Fireware 12.5 Update 1

WatchGuard has posted Fireware 12.5 Update 1 at the Software Download Center. There is no corresponding update to WSM. This maintenance update provides resolution to issues that have been reported by customers. Based on feedback from our partners at our recent conferences, we plan to make more bug fix update releases generally available instead of providing just customer speciific patches or hotfixes. Full details are provided in the Release Notes, which are updated since the 12.5 GA release. 


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Jul
31

TDR 5.7 General Availability

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We are excited to announce that enhanced Network to Process Correlation in Threat Detection and Response is generally available! While TDR has always correlated network threats from your Firebox to an individual host, we are proud to provide 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...

Jul
24

Fireware 12.5 Availability

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Fireware 12.5 - General Availability

We are pleased to announce that Fireware 12.5 and the corresponding WSM 12.5 software are now Generally Available (GA) for download from the WatchGuard software download center. The Release Notes provide full details on enhancements and resolved issues. With each new feature release, we also provide a What's New presentation and webinar recording that provide a comprehensive explanation of the new capabilities. Here are some of the key highlights: 


  • Access Portal has been updated to provide a reverse proxy support for internally hosted applications...
Jul
18

Mobile DNS Protection Beta Updates!

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We are happy to announce a major improvement to our content filtering in our Mobile DNS Protection beta! We have integrated the categories from our WebBlocker security service into DNSWatch. You will shortly be able to leverage the granularity of 120+ categories across your protected networks and mobile clients!


For those customers already using WatchGuard’s WebBlocker service, the look and feel will be very familiar as we have worked to create an experience that mirrors the one you are used to. If you are not familiar with WebBlocker you will be treated to an updated experience allowing a...

Jul
01

Dimension 2.1.2 Update 2 now available

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We are pleased to announce the availability of WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.2 Update 2. This maintenance release is now available from the Software Downloads Center, together with release notes and update instructions. WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.2 Update 2 provides the following enhancements and fixes:


  • HTTPS traffic is now included in the Most Popular Domain, Most Active Client, and Web Activity Trend reports
  • In the Virus(GAV) report, the Host(HTTP) and Virus pivots now correctly show data from log messages with "virus found"
  • Addressed vulnerabilities for CVE-2019-11477, CVE-2019-11478, and...
Jun
19

Fireware 12.4.1 Update 1

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Fireware 12.4.1 Update 1

WatchGuard has posted Fireware 12.4.1 Update 1 at the Software Download Center. There is no corresponding update to WSM. This maintenance update provides resolution to issues that have been reported by customers. Full details are provided in the Release Notes


Fireware 12.5 Beta

If you are interested in new features, we also have an active public Beta underway for the new Fireware 12.5 release, which includes several new enhancements in Webblocker and a new reverse proxy capability for the Access Portal. The Firebox can now enable secure clientless VPN access to...

Jun
07

Threat Detection and Response 5.7 Beta

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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 benefits and functions:


  • A new...
Jun
06

Fireware release updates

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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 Release Notes to see a full list of fixed issues prior to upgrading. 


Fireware 12.5 Beta

We also have an active public Beta underway for the new Fireware 12.5 release, which includes several new enhancements in...

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