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Aug

17

Now Available: Firebox M370, M470, M570, and M670

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17 Aug 2017 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Firebox Hardware, News and Promos


Firebox M470

I’m excited to announce the availability today of four new mid-range Firebox appliances that provide industry leading performance, especially with all security capabilities enabled, along with greater flexibility in network port configurations.

Over past few years at WatchGuard we’ve consistently educated our customers about the need to inspect encrypted web traffic using all of the security services available on our appliances. Network defenses that don’t adequately process and inspect encrypted traffic leave employees, customers and partners vulnerable to cyber attacks. According...Read more

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

14

Now Available: MSSP Command

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14 Jun 2017 By Himanshu Verma
Categories: News and Promos


mssp command

WatchGuardONE partners who are enrolled as an MSSP Partner, can now access the new MSSP Command tool, which is available from the WatchGuard Partner Portal Tools navigation. This new tool has replaced the previous MSSP Dashboard to provide easier management and greater visibility into your Monthly Flexible Points business for MSSP devices.

Improved User Experience:

MSSP Command offers a completely revamped user interface that is easy to use and navigate, whether you are wanting to know more about your MSSP business through interactive charts and diagrams,...Read more

Apr

19

Now Available: Outdoor Ruggedized AP322 Access Point

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19 Apr 2017 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wireless Access, News and Promos


WatchGuard AP322

WatchGuard’s AP322 brings secure Wi-Fi to the outdoors!  Its rugged, IP67-rated enclosure protects the access point from the wind, rain and cold weather, while 6 integrated antennas operate with 3 spatial streams per radio (3x3 MIMO) to deliver broad, fast, and reliable Wi-Fi coverage – making the AP322 ideal for stadiums and sports fields, schools/universities, malls, parks, hotel pool areas and open air cafes, shipping docks, warehouses and other harsh or outdoor locations. 

Key Specifications

  • Up to 450 Mbps for 2.4 GHz 
  • Up to 1.3 Gbps for 5
  • ...Read more

Mar

21

Threat Detection and Response Planned Service Update

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21 Mar 2017 By Julian Matossian
Categories: News and Promos


Hello TDR Users,

On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, at 3:00 PM PST for EU and 5:00 PM PST for Americas, we will release a new version of Threat Detection and Response (TDR). This update will bring performance enhancements and system upgrades.

Users can expect between 15-30 minutes of downtime for this maintenance window. TDR will continue to collect events from your deployed Fireboxes and Host Sensors. Those events will be analyzed once the downtime concludes. Users may need to log back into the system.

Release notes for this upgrade will be posted shortly.

 ...Read more

Mar

16

Now Available: WatchGuard Firebox Cloud for AWS and FireboxV

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16 Mar 2017 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Virtual and Cloud Firewalls, News and Promos


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

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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

Feb

10

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud update

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10 Feb 2017 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Wireless Access, News and Promos


Hello Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

We are planning a brief maintenance window on Saturday, February 11, 2017 between 2:00 AM and 4:00 AM Eastern Time in order to update our Cloud environment as well as the Access Point firmware.  This update includes the following changes:

  • Alarm notifications are removed from the Go webapp
  • Within the Go webapp, the selectable area for the switch to turn Wi-Fi networks on and off has been enlarged
  • Added support to configure the default country code in Engage splash page plug-in settings
  • Country names displayed along with
  • ...Read more

Jan

25

Threat Detection and Response Planned Service Update

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25 Jan 2017 By Julian Matossian
Categories: News and Promos


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

Jan

18

Threat Detection and Response is Now Available!

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18 Jan 2017 By Julian Matossian
Categories: News and Promos


How it Works Diagram: Threat Detection and Response

WatchGuard’s newest security service, Threat Detection and Response (TDR), is now Generally Available (GA)! TDR is WatchGuard’s first security service that correlates network and endpoint security events with threat intelligence to detect, prioritize and enable immediate action against threats. This is significant, because it is also the first service from ANY UTM vendor to provide these capabilities to the SMB market!

Threat Detection and Response is comprised of four different components:

  • ThreatSync – enables real-time threat detection and policy-based
  • ...Read more

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