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Nov

08

WatchGuard Integrates with Autotask PSA to Simplify Managed Security Services

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08 Nov 2017 By Himanshu Verma
Categories: News and Promotions


WatchGuard + Autotask Integration

Available with Fireware 12.0.1, WatchGuard has introduced a leading integration with Autotask to simplify managed security services for our global base of mutual Channel Partners. Managed security service providers (MSSPs) using WatchGuard and Autotask can now benefit from closed-looped service ticketing and synchronization of their customers’ asset Information.

Key Features

Integrated, Closed-Loop Service Ticketing — Track Issues with Service Ticketing Made Easy

  • Enable Autotask service tickets for WatchGuard security solutions
  • ...Read more

Oct

31

Fireware 12.0.1 is now available

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31 Oct 2017 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions, Network Security, Wi–Fi


Fireware 12.0.1 General Availability
We are pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of Fireware 12.0.1 and WSM 12.0.1 today, along with updates for the Access Point firmware. These releases provide fixes for many reported issues and include some significant security updates. Key highlights: 

Sep

12

Fireware 12.0 is now available!

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12 Sep 2017 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions, Network Security


Fireware 12.0 General Availability
We are pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of Fireware 12.0 and WSM 12.0 after a comprehensive Beta where the release was installed 400 Fireboxes around the world. These significant new releases are now available for download from the software download center.

Fireware 12.0 improves on the efficacy and performance of our Gateway Antivirus (GAV) service through the introduction of a new lightweight detection engine. Fireware 12.0 also introduces more secure defaults, improvements to APT Blocker, and continued...Read more

Aug

17

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

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17 Aug 2017 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security, News and Promotions


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

Jun

14

Now Available: MSSP Command

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14 Jun 2017 By Himanshu Verma
Categories: News and Promotions


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

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

Jan

18

Threat Detection and Response is Now Available!

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18 Jan 2017 By Julian Matossian
Categories: News and Promotions


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

Oct

17

Introducing the WatchGuard AP120 and AP320

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17 Oct 2016 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi, News and Promotions


Secure Wifi AP120 and AP320

WatchGuard is very excited to announce the launch of the Wi-Fi Cloud and two new access points: the AP120 and AP320.  The Wi-Fi Cloud is a new hosted platform and marks a major milestone for WatchGuard and our valued channel partners as we now disrupt the Wi-Fi market together with the industry’s most sophisticated wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) technology and powerful guest engagement and analytics tools to turn Wi-Fi hot spots into invaluable consumer research and push marketing tools. Architected from the ground-up to focus on ease of deployment and administration, the...Read more

Aug

03

Video: BlackHat from the Show Floor

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03 Aug 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions


WatchGuard has two booths (#973 and #1453) this year at BlackHat. They feature demos, ransomware research, arcade games, popcorn and Red Bull energy drinks. It’s been busy on the show floor, and thanks to everyone who visited us today. If you haven’t stopped by already, we hope see you tomorrow! The popcorn will be warm, the Red Bull cold, and there will be high scores for the taking in the arcade. Here’s a quick video recapping day one in the booths.Read more

May

19

WatchGuard Technologies Named Gold and Silver Winner in 2016 IT World Awards

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19 May 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions


Network Products Guide - Gold 2016Network Products Guide - Silver 2016

It has been a great year for industry validation of our network security solutions. This week, WatchGuard received two awards from Network Products Guide, the industry's...Read more

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