Product and Support News

Mar
25

DNSWatchGo for Chromebooks Beta

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Greetings WatchGuard Beta community! We are proud to announce the open Beta for the DNSWatchGO Chrome extension for Chromebooks. With the DNSWatchGO Chrome extension, you can extend the protection of DNSWatch to provide consistent policy enforcement and security protection when your users leave the safety of your network. Similar to the DNSWatchGO Client on Windows devices, the DNSWatchGO Chrome extension provides DNS-level protection for users with Chrome. When the Chrome browser opens a site, the Chrome extension queries the DNSWatch servers to check if the site is malicious. 


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Mar
19

New AuthPoint Self-Service Portal Beta

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We are excited to announce that the Self-Service Portal feature is now available to beta test!


This feature gives the users autonomy to activate their own tokens, both mobile and hardware, by accessing their company’s IdP portal. Users that are enrolling for the first time and still do not have an active token, can activate it as part of the login flow on the IdP portal. Users that are already enrolled and have an active token can also activate a new mobile or hardware token after they have logged into the –MFA protected- IdP portal. A key benefit for the operators is that they don’t need...

Mar
19

Released: AuthPoint Agent for macOS – Big Sur

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We are happy to announce the release of a new version of the AuthPoint Agent for macOS.


This version has compatibility with the new Big Sur operating system, allowing Big Sur users to have MFA protection on both startup of the machine and after blocking it.


Keep your machines always updated with the latest version of the Agent for mac.


For the machines that are already configured with the agent, you can simply download the installer from the AuthPoint Downloads page in WatchGuard Cloud and apply the installer on the machines. Read this Help Center article for more details.


If the...

Mar
16

Available Now: WatchGuard Remote Access Point Feature

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Wi-Fi Cloud User,

Organizations around the world have taken another look at how they run their business. With the exponential growth of remote workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some companies have adopted a remote/hybrid work model even when things get back to normal.  

What does this mean for IT administrators? They need a way to easily connect users back to corporate data with a little administrative effort as possible, while the solutions stay transparent to the end user. But most importantly it must be secure.  

WatchGuard introduces the ability to deploy Cloud-managed access...

Mar
09

Wi-Fi Cloud 9.0 Production Release

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Summary
WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud will be upgraded to 9.0 starting on Friday, March 12, 2021.
 When


  • EMEA region: Friday, March 12, 2021 (12:00AM – 6:00AM GMT)
  • AMER region: Friday, March 12, 2021 (12:00AM – 6:00AM PST)
  • APAC region: Saturday, March 13, 2021 (12:00AM – 6:00AM HKT)

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  • All regions: Friday, March 12, 2021 (12:00AM – 6:00AM PST)

Maintenance Window
6 hours


Duration 


4 hours


User Impact 


  • Wi-Fi Cloud management services will be inaccessible during the maintenance activity.
  • There is no impact to customer Wi-Fi service. Access points will still be...
Feb
22

Migration action for TDR Integration into WatchGuard Cloud

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Greetings, WatchGuard Partners!


We would like to inform you that before you can manage accounts and licenses for Threat Detection and Response (TDR), you are required to perform a one-time migration procedure. During this migration, you manually link an existing WatchGuard Cloud Tier-2 account to an existing TDR Managed child account. During these first few weeks of releasing TDR 6.0.0, we have had reports of usability issues in the migration process, which we have greatly improved with the 6.0.1 and 6.0.2 releases that are now available. When you first browse to the Migrate TDR page, you...

Feb
11

Introducing WatchGuard Firebox Policy Management in WatchGuard Cloud

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We are excited to announce the release of Firebox Policy Management in WatchGuard Cloud. Our goal with WatchGuard Cloud has always been to build a powerful, cloud-hosted security platform that directly supports the way MSPs do business, and our latest release takes WatchGuard Firebox management to a new level. Now WatchGuard Cloud consolidates the management of network security, multi-factor authentication, and threat intelligence to an easy-to-learn Cloud platform.


Designed for operational efficiency, policy creation and VPN deployment are a breeze with WatchGuard Cloud. Create policy...

Feb
05

New AuthPoint Risk Framework

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We are happy to announce that we have launched the new AuthPoint Risk Framework in WatchGuard Cloud. The improved authentication policy management allows for more granularity and flexibility when creating rules for your users and resources.


You also have now the option to create a policy to deny authentications under certain conditions or for specific groups or resources.


Network Locations (formerly Safe Locations) is the first risk feature available and we are working on adding additional policies throughout 2021, including: time policies, device risk, computer risk, as well as...

Feb
03

End of Life of old versions of spamBlocker engine

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Important spamBlocker Update
In June 2020, WatchGuard released a new version of Fireware that provided an updated spamBlocker engine which uses Cloudmark technology to replace the old Cyren engine. Response has been very positive and many customers and partners report significantly improved detection rates and fewer false positives after they upgraded to Fireware v12.5.4 or higher. We are now announcing that the old Cyren engine will be retired later this year. 


Does this notice apply to me? 
This notice only applies to customers that use spamBlocker. If you do not use the spamBlocker...

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