Product and Support News

Mar
17

New Releases: Fireware and WSM version 11.9.5

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WatchGuard is pleased to announce the release of Fireware 11.9.5 and WSM 11.9.5. These maintenance releases provide many bug fixes, with full details outlined in the Release Notes and the  What's New in 11.9.5 presentation.

Dimension 1.3 Update 2


Application Control information was not correctly logged from proxy policies in version 11.9.4. Along with the new Fireware release, we have also released Dimension 1.3 Update 2, which is also required to correct this issue.

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The Fireware release applies to all Firebox and XTM appliances, except XTM 21/21-W, 22/22-W...

Feb
04

Find Out Why IT Pro Magazine Calls WatchGuard’s Firebox M440 “a Powerful Beast”

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Today, we’re excited to announce the “beastly” accomplishments of our Firebox® M440. It has achieved a coveted 5-Star rating and has been named the Editor’s Choice by IT Pro Magazine.

You may recall back in October, when we launched this powerful UTM/NGFW appliance, it was the first appliance rich in truly independent ports. And, it was the first appliance to make it easy to apply the right policies to the correct network segment, without complex configurations. That means better security and protection for data.

IT Pro agrees! WatchGuard’s Firebox® M440 impressed the editors on a...

Dec
17

The Disturbing Reality of Guest Network Security

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New WatchGuard functionality enhances security and convenience to better protect guest network users across hotel, restaurant and other hospitality organizations

Life on the road no longer means losing touch. Today’s global travelers rely on Internet access for both work and pleasure, whether it’s responding to business email, planning vacation activities or staying connected with loved ones still at home. In fact, a recent study found that free Wi-Fi is now the most important in-room hotel amenity – even higher than a bathroom with shower and daily housekeeping.[i]

Luckily, travelers...

Dec
03

New Releases: Fireware XTM 11.9.4 and WSM 11.9.4

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Fireware OS 11.9.4 and WSM 11.9.4 are now available. This maintenance release includes many bug fixes and several new enhancements. The Release Notes list all resolved issues and new enhancements in the software.

Key Highlights:


  • New Guest Services capability enables the creation of temporary accounts for hotspot access. Ideal for hotels and retail stores to provide internet access for their visitors and customers. A new guest administrator role and user interface enable front line staff to manage and create the accounts.
  • Selective inspection or bypass of encrypted web traffic (HTTPS DPI)...
Mar
14

WatchGuard Announces Fireware XTM and WSM 11.7.2 with Support for New Wireless Access Point Products

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Available for All XTM Appliances (Except XTM 21/22/23)


WatchGuard is pleased to announce the release of Fireware XTM v11.7.2 and WatchGuard System Manager v11.7.2, which includes support for the new WatchGuard AP family of wireless access points. Using the latest generation of wireless hardware, the WatchGuard AP extends best in class UTM security to your wireless network and provides seamless roaming for up to 16 SSIDs. Best of all, you can set up and manage your WatchGuard AP devices from a single console, using your current Fireware XTM management tools (Policy Manager or the Fireware XTM...

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