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Nov
03

WatchGuard Cloud is ISO 27001 Certified!

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ISO 27001 Certified by Schellman


WatchGuard would like to announce that we have achieved ISO27001 Certification, more formally known as ISO/IEC 27001:2013, on WatchGuard Cloud and WatchGuard ID. This certification reflects WatchGuard’s commitment to ensuring the security and integrity of the data of our end customers and partners, now confirmed through an independent assessment.


WatchGuard Cloud and WatchGuard ID are now certified to the latest version of the ISO 27001 standard. Per the ISO website, “ISO/IEC 27001:2013 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an...

Oct
01

WatchGuard Releases a Full Endpoint Security Platform

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We are happy to announce the availability of the WatchGuard Endpoint Security portfolio of services. With this announcement, we are ending the Early Access Program that we have been running since June.


Starting October 1st all our partners and their customers will be able to evaluate and purchase the entire suite of products available through the WatchGuard Endpoint Security portfolio! Starting with our flagship solution, Panda Adaptive Defense 360, WatchGuard will provide a complete prevention, detection, and response story through the combination of Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) and...

Sep
11

AuthPoint is Now Available as Monthly Subscription

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Starting this week, we are excited to offer our partners and customers AuthPoint as a monthly subscription in the WatchGuard FlexPay program.


WatchGuard FlexPay enables partners to purchase products according to their business needs. The FlexPay program includes all our payment options: pre-paid annual licenses, pay-as-you-go MSSP Points, and monthly subscriptions. 


The AuthPoint Subscription is invoiced monthly based on usage. As a software product, it is easy to enable and manage both through the distributor marketplace and in WatchGuard Cloud. The steps for partners to enable are...

Aug
20

DNSWatchGO Now Supports Multiple Client Policies and Client Grouping

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WatchGuard is excited to announce two new features that enable IT teams to apply and manage unique content filtering policies in DNSWatchGO more easily. This means you can tailor your policies to the specific needs of your users. Historically, users could only apply a Default Client Policy to all of their active DNSWatchGO Clients. Now it is it possible to create Client Groups and apply a unique set of policies for those groups, rather than requiring users to apply a policy to each and every Client.


We’ve added the Client Groups feature to the main navigation of DNSWatchGO, as well as the...

Jun
18

Juneteenth, WatchGuard Closes for a Day of Reflection and Learning

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We have declared Juneteenth – Friday, June 19, 2020 – as a day of reflection and learning. We are treating this day as a bank holiday; no meetings, no work. For those of you contacting our Sales and Support teams, a small group of employees have volunteered to be present, but please understand if wait times are longer than normal.

I recently wrote a post addressing my feelings about the death of George Floyd, the racial and social injustice in our world, and my next steps for contributing to permanent and lasting change. Thanks to all of you who read the post, and to all of you who engaged...

Jun
08

Now Available: Firebox T20, T40 & T80

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WatchGuard is excited to announce the release of three new Firebox T Series UTM appliances: Firebox T20, T40, and T80. These latest Firebox models provide an upgrade path for our existing Firebox T Series customers and offer faster processors and more memory. Delivering big security in a small appliance, each WatchGuard Firebox includes a complete and industry-best set of threat management solutions.


Key Features:


  • IntelligentAV and Access Portal are available on the T40/T40-W and T80.
    Services that were previously only available on rackmount appliances now run on smaller tabletop...
Mar
23

WatchGuard’s Response to COVID-19

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As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to extend our heartfelt wishes that all remain in health and safety during this difficult time. Our hearts go out to the families of those afflicted by the virus. We also want to thank the members of the community on the front lines of this crisis for their tireless and selfless dedication.


Addressing Implications of a Remote Workforce with WatchGuard


While the response to coronavirus has been unprecedented, for many businesses this “work-from-home” experiment launches them into decidedly unfamiliar territory. Home networks are...

Nov
08

DNSWatch and DNSWatchGO Feature Updates

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Hello everyone and happy November!


We wanted to get a couple of updates out to you around DNSWatch and DNSWatchGO. Having launched on October 1, 2019, we have been hard at work to add new functionality and continue to drive these products based on the feedback we receive from you all. Here are several quick updates for you. Expect more detail to come in our marketing material in quarter four.


Domain Level Content Filtering


We are happy to announce that DNSWatch now allows for the enforcement of domain level content filtering on the Firebox. This allows users of DNSWatch and DNSWatchGO...

Oct
15

New AuthPoint Features

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AuthPoint capabilities continuously improve, and a host of new features were recently added that make our MFA solution even more flexible, easy to manage, and secure. The latest enhancements include:


  • AuthPoint Gateway HA - Gives customers full high availability (HA) of on-premises services such as RADIUS and AD authentication. With this feature, users can have one primary gateway and up to 5 other gateways in the location of their choice. If the first goes down, the next one will take over automatically ensuring high availability for authentication services.
  • Backup and Restore for Mobile...
Sep
30

Now Available: DNSWatchGO and Passport

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We are excited to announce the availability of our newest user-focused security service, DNSWatchGO. WatchGuard DNSWatchGO provides DNS-level protection and content filtering that keeps your business safe from phishing, ransomware, and other attacks even when your user is outside of the network, without requiring a VPN.


Key Features


  • DNS-level detection, providing an additional layer of security to block connections to the bad guys
  • Automatically protects end users from phishing attacks and C2 connections
  • Enables content filtering by user or group with 120 pre-defined blocking...

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