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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 overwhelmed...

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 to...

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 3rd...
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 categories to...
Aug
06

IntelligentAV is Available for Fireware 12.2

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Fileless malware and zero-day exploits are some of the most devastating threats facing small and midsize enterprise organizations today. WatchGuard IntelligentAV service provides an additional signature-less, antivirus engine to defend users against such threats and further augment the award-winning WatchGuard cybersecurity portfolio.

IntelligentAV brings more than just supervised machine learning pre-processing, or data-mining to WatchGuard’s expanding security stack, this is the first addition of machine learning directly to a network security platform. As opposed to other solutions that see...

Aug
02

Now Available: Firebox M270

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New Firebox M270 is the fastest entry level rack mount appliance
It's a busy time with new product launches at WatchGuard! Alex posted last week about the new Authpoint multi-factor authentication (MFA) product, and today I'm excited to announce the release of our newest Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliance. The M270 replaces the M200 as WatchGuard’s smallest rack-mounted Firebox, and it runs all of the security services offered in WatchGuard’s Total Security Suite. This includes the new IntelligentAV AI-based antivirus service which is now available in the new Fireware® version 12.2, as...

Jul
26

AuthPoint – WatchGuard Cloud’s MFA Service is Here!

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Passwords are not as effective as they used to be, with employees simplifying or mishandling them and hackers demonstrating more ways to steal them. AuthPoint multi-factor authentication (MFA) makes password strength irrelevant, providing additional proof of identity when accessing applications and services such as:

  • Remote Access and VPN
  • Cloud Applications
  • Windows Login


How? The AuthPoint mobile app on your smartphone will show you who is trying to authenticate, what application, and from where, so you can easily approve or deny with a single tap on the screen.
Even when your phone is not...

Nov
08

WatchGuard Integrates with Autotask PSA to Simplify Managed Security Services

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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.
  • Configure event thresholds on a wide range of parameters...
Sep
12

Fireware 12.0 is now available!

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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 support for more advanced networking...

Aug
17

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

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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 to a 2016...

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