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Jun

27

Dimension’s User Anonymization makes Data Protection Easy

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27 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Data privacy and protection is a BIG deal, and many countries are setting new regulatory standards for how to move, store, view, and report on data containing users’ personally identifiable information, or PII.

The European Union (EU) in particular is setting precedents with some of the most stringent data and privacy protection controls in the world. In April 2016, the EU Parliament officially adopted the General Data Protection Regulation framework, or GDPR, scheduled for full enforcement in two years. Obligations coming as part of the GDPR are significant, and accountability – – Read more...

Jun

19

Network Discovery shines a light on shadow IT

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19 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Last week we posted about the security and network visibility highlights included in the new Fireware 11.11 release. Today we want to take a closer look at one the major updates that we mentioned, Network Discovery. This new service performs a complete network scan to generate a visual map of every connected device, providing Firebox administrators total visibility into all assets on their network. Information Security professionals – Read more...

Jun

12

WatchGuard Product Releases

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12 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


WatchGuard recently announced the General Availability of major new releases of both the Fireware operating system and WatchGuard Dimension, both of which are now available to download at the software center. These releases provide increased visibility across the entire network for distributed enterprises and small and midsize businesses (SMBs). I was in Europe last week at a number of WatchGuard events and I heard a lot of positive reaction firsthand. Many partners and end users are already quite familiar with the new capabilities because we – Read more...

Jun

12

WatchGuard Product Releases

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12 Jun 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


WatchGuard recently announced the General Availability of major new releases of both the Fireware operating system and WatchGuard Dimension, both of which are now available to download at the software center. These releases provide increased visibility across the entire network for distributed enterprises and small and midsize businesses (SMBs). I was in Europe last week at a number of WatchGuard events and I heard a lot of positive reaction firsthand. Many partners and end users are already quite familiar with the new capabilities because we – Read more...

May

19

WatchGuard Technologies Named Gold and Silver Winner in 2016 IT World Awards

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19 May 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions


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It has been a great year for industry validation of our network security solutions. This week, WatchGuard received two awards from Network Products Guide, the industry's – Read more...

Mar

07

WatchGuard receives Grand Trophy and five other 2016 Global Excellence Awards

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07 Mar 2016 By Corey Nachreiner
Categories: News and Promotions


2016-GEA-GrandIt was a busy week down at the RSA conference in San Francisco, but it kicked off right on Monday night when we learned that InfoSecurity Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, recognized WatchGuard Technologies as a Grand Trophy winner for their 2016 Global Excellence Awards®. More than 50 judges from around the world formed a broad spectrum – Read more...

Feb

23

Firebox M4600 & M5600

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23 Feb 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions, Network Security


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Today WatchGuard is pleased to announce the new Firebox M4600 and M5600 models, completing the replacement of all of our older XTM appliances with a new generation of hardware. Now, from the smallest Firebox T10 to the top of the line Firebox M5600, there is a new Firebox appliance that provides critical network and security functions in a single, centrally managed UTM platform that is easy to set up, deploy and manage.

The WatchGuard Firebox M4600 and Firebox M5600 appliances both provide two empty bays that can be used to add expandable network modules to meet the needs of a wide – Read more...

Feb

15

Dimension™ 2.0.1 Update 1 Fixes OpenSSL Flaw

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15 Feb 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Early this month, I reported a new OpenSSL vulnerability in one of my Daily Security Byte videos. At a high-level, vulnerable OpenSSL servers configured to negotiate Diffie-Hellman keys in a particular way were vulnerable to a "key recovery" attack. By sending many specially crafted connections to a vulnerable server, an attacker could exploit this flaw to recover the server's private key, and decrypt its – Read more...

Jan

12

Secure Wi-Fi helps SMBs protect their customers online

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12 Jan 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Wi–Fi


Wi-Fi access is becoming increasingly popular for businesses to attract and retain customers. From retail stores to hotels to hospitals, wireless access has gone mainstream and many companies are jumping on the bandwagon. While offering Wi-Fi to customers and employees certainly has its benefits, wireless access can ultimately doom any business if it’s not properly secured. According to the National Small Business Association, nearly 50 percent of small businesses have already been impacted by cyber-attacks with an average cost of more than 20 thousand dollars. I've got some valuable – Read more...

Oct

02

Big Security in a Small Package

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02 Oct 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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At WatchGuard, we believe that good things can come in small packages. Our smallest tabletop appliances run the same operating system, or firmware, as the largest rack mount units. This means we can provide enterprise class security in a small form factor that helps protect small offices, retail stores, and remote branches of a distributed enterprise.

This is why we are very excited to introduce the next generation of our tabletop appliances today, the WatchGuard Firebox T30 and T50 Read more...

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