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Nov

18

Fireware 11.12 is Now Available!

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18 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Geolocation in Fireware 11.12

Fireware 11.12 is now Generally Available (GA) at the WatchGuard software download site. This is a major new update to the Fireware operating system that includes many new features. Read more...

Nov

08

Dimension 2.1.1 Update 1

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08 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


WatchGuard has posted a new update release for Dimension at the software download site. The release fixes some security vulnerabilities that were reported in WatchGuard Dimension. This is a maintenance update to patch security vulnerabilities. There are no new enhancements. The Release Notes include a comprehensive list of resolved issues, including:  

  • The version of OpenSSL used by Dimension has been updated.
  • This release includes fixes to address
  • Read more...

Nov

01

Fireware 11.11.4 Update 2

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01 Nov 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


WatchGuard has posted a new maintenance release, Fireware version 11.4 Update 2, at the software download site. 

Fireware 11.11.4 Update 2
This releases includes many important bug fixes.The Release Notes include a comprehensive list of resolved issues. This is a maintenance update with no new enhancements. There is no corresponding update 2 version of WSM 11.11.4. 

Do These Releases Pertain to Me?
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Oct

17

Introducing the WatchGuard AP120 and AP320

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17 Oct 2016 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi, News and Promotions


Secure Wifi AP120 and AP320

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 – Read more...

Oct

02

Introducing the WatchGuard Firebox T70

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02 Oct 2016 By Jason Vendramin
Categories: Network Security


Firebox T70

WatchGuard is excited to announce the launch of the Firebox T70, our latest tabletop network security appliance. The T70 has set a new industry best, with 1 Gigabit per second in full UTM mode with HTTP traffic, and over 600 Megabits per second with HTTPS traffic. Now, network administrators can confidently deploy a tabletop appliance knowing it will run the services necessary to secure their network without compromising performance.

The Firebox T70 was designed to ensure that network administrators in the small and midsize business (SMB) and Distributed Enterprise segments can – Read more...

Sep

29

New Software Available

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29 Sep 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


WatchGuard is pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of new updates for Fireware, WSM, and Dimension, available now at the software download site. 

Fireware 11.11.4 and WSM 11.11.4
These releases include many important bug fixes, and some small enhancements:

  • Support for Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS) which are the most secure ciphers available for TLS protocols. 
  • Localization into French, Spanish, and Japanese languages.

The – Read more...

Aug

03

Video: BlackHat from the Show Floor

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03 Aug 2016 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: News and Promotions


WatchGuard has two booths (#973 and #1453) this year at BlackHat. They feature demos, ransomware research, arcade games, popcorn and Red Bull energy drinks. It’s been busy on the show floor, and thanks to everyone who visited us today. If you haven’t stopped by already, we hope see you tomorrow! The popcorn will be warm, the Red Bull cold, and there will be high scores for the taking in the arcade. Here’s a quick video recapping day one in the booths. Read more...

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...

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