Product and Support News

Aug

08

WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.1 Update 3 now available

Jason Vendramin's picture

08 Aug 2018 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Network Security


We are pleased to announce the availability of WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.1 Update 3.  This release is now available from the Software Downloads Center, along with release notes and update instructions.  WatchGuard Dimension 2.1.1 Update 3 resolves several performance and functionality issues, such as:

  • IPS Total Intrusions are double-counted in Subscription Service Dashboard
  • Totals and Averages are now displayed on Health Summary Reports
  • Angled brackets in email address break PDF report generation
  • Executive Report Top Clients PDF Report showing
  • Read more...

Aug

08

Fireware 12.2 is now available

Brendan Patterson's picture

08 Aug 2018 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Fireware 12.2 is now available
Arthur posted earlier this week about the exciting new AI technology that is now available in the Fireware 12.2 release with the new IntelligentAV service. But let’s not forget that this release includes many other new features. Many of the Beta testers had very positive feedback about the new ability to configure Geo-Blocking by Policy. Users can now set granular policies to restrict certain traffic types to or from specific countries. Other key – Read more...

Aug

06

IntelligentAV is Available for Fireware 12.2

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06 Aug 2018 By Arthur Gordon
Categories: News and Promotions


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 – Read more...

Aug

02

WatchGuard Website Maintenance Alert

Kimberly Taylor's picture

02 Aug 2018 By Kimberly Taylor
Categories: Support Alerts


Summary: We will be performing maintenance on our website which will prevent authentication to www.watchguard.com

When: Friday, 3 August, 3:00 AM to 8:00 AM UTC

Maintenance Window: 5 hours

Expected Impact Duration: 1 – 5 hours during which time a maintenance window page will be presented to users attempting to login to all WatchGuard websites.

Contact Information: For Sales or Support questions, you can find – Read more...

Aug

02

Now Available: Firebox M270

Brendan Patterson's picture

02 Aug 2018 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions, Network Security


Firebox M270

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. – Read more...

Jul

26

AuthPoint – WatchGuard Cloud’s MFA Service is Here!

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26 Jul 2018 By Alexandre Cagnoni
Categories: News and Promotions, Authentication


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 – Read more...

Jul

23

Wi-Fi Cloud 8.6 Now Available

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23 Jul 2018 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


We are happy to announce the availability of Wi-Fi Cloud (Manage 8.6) and (Analyze 4.9.3). The latest version of Wi-Fi Cloud includes enhancements for prioritizing VoIP traffic when background scanning is enabled, and new features for automatic transmit power control and dynamic channel selection for improved high-density performance.  The captive portal platform has also been updated to limit the downtime for splash page users in future upgrades.

Manage 8.6 Enhancements:

  • Secure EoGRE Tunnels with IPSec — AP325 and AP420 access points now support
  • Read more...

Jul

18

Wi-Fi Cloud 8.6 Maintenance Update

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18 Jul 2018 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud services will be upgraded starting on Friday, July 20, 2018. These upgrades include:

  • WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud and AP firmware 8.6.0-634
  • Analyze service is upgraded to greatly reduce captive portal splash page downtimes for future upgrades

When: 
APAC region, starts Friday, July 20, 2018 at 4:00PM UTC
EMEA region, starts Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 12:00AM UTC
AMER region, starts Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 4:00AM UTC

Maintenance Window:  Read more...

Jun

22

TDR 5.4 is now available

Julian Matossian's picture

22 Jun 2018 By Julian Matossian
Categories: Network Security


TDR 5.4 introduces two new features to improve management and security basics.

First up, this release includes a new Account Reset feature that enables Admins to reset any or all elements of a TDR configuration to default settings and remove domains, devices, and indicators from your TDR account. This feature is helpful when wanting to start from a “factory default” state or even when wanting to have a clean environment when conducting POCs or providing product demos. From a GDPR compliance perspective, this feature enables Admins to ensure organizations who want to exercise their – Read more...

Jun

04

Threat Detection and Response AD Helper 5.3.x and older End of Life

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04 Jun 2018 By Ricardo Arroyo
Categories: Network Security


In line with WatchGuard’s commitment to maintain the highest security standards for our customer data, Threat Detection and Response (TDR) will discontinue the use of TLS 1.0. Beginning on 20 June 2018, versions of the AD Helper lower than 5.4.0 will no longer communicate with TDR. To ensure your AD Helper continues to function as expected please upgrade to version 5.4.0 or higher prior to 20 June 2018.

The AD Helper keeps TDR synchronized with your local Active Directory. Hosts added or removed from your Active Directory Domain will be added or removed from TDR as periodic – Read more...

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