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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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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 201...

Jun
14

Now Available: MSSP Command

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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, quickly apply changes to point...

Jan
18

Threat Detection and Response is Now Available!

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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 automated response through cloud...
Oct
17

Introducing the WatchGuard AP120 and AP320

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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...

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