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Jun

02

Main Street is the New Cyber Battleground. We Have Your Secret Weapon.

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02 Jun 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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Network breaches at corporate giants make headlines, but a surprisingly bloody cyber battlefield is taking place on Main Street. In fact, nearly half of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) have been victims of cyber crime. And “the bigger they are, the harder they fall” doesn’t apply. Big companies often survive to fight another day, but 60 percent of SMBs go out of business within six months of an attack.

Today, WatchGuard introduced two enterprise-strength firewalls that give small businesses a new secret weapon against hackers. The – Read more...

Apr

22

WatchGuard Fireware OS Update Targets ‘Time Crime’

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22 Apr 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


Up to 80 percent of employees’ time on the Internet each day has nothing to do with work. It’s unrealistic to completely cut it out – we all know breaks are necessary to recharge our battery. But, how much is too much?

Today, we announced the newest version of the WatchGuard Fireware® OS (11.10), which makes it easy to control the amount of data and time employees spend surfing the web. After all, we want our employees to – Read more...

Mar

17

New Releases: Fireware and WSM version 11.9.5

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17 Mar 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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.

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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 – Read more...

Feb

04

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

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04 Feb 2015 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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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. Read the entire review right now.

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 – Read more...

Dec

17

The Disturbing Reality of Guest Network Security

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17 Dec 2014 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Wi–Fi


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. – Read more...

Dec

03

New Releases: Fireware XTM 11.9.4 and WSM 11.9.4

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03 Dec 2014 By Brendan Patterson
Categories: Network Security


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
  • Read more...

Mar

14

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

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14 Mar 2013 By Corey Nachreiner
Categories: Wi–Fi


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, – Read more...

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