Technical Briefs

802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO

With streaming video, music, photos and games, today’s digital content is bigger and better than ever. And with people interacting with multiple devices including smartphones, tablets, and laptops, Wi-Fi is working on overload and often can’t keep up. Thankfully the 802.11ac Wave 2 standard was introduced for much-needed performance improvements to support our new digital world with blazing fast wireless speeds, even more coverage, and the highest client density. Read on...


Feature Brief: Firebox Cloud on AWS
Extending the WatchGuard security perimeter to protect business critical assets in AWS

Amazon Web Services takes pride in the security of their cloud infrastructure but they make it clear that the security of your business-critical assets in the cloud is your responsibility. Read this feature brief to gain an understanding of your security responsibilities in AWS, and how WatchGuard can help you keep up your public cloud environment safe. Read on...


WatchGuard Threat Detection & Response

Malware threats continue to turn their focus on small and midsized businesses and distributed enterprises, with no end in sight. But with constrained resources and a limited budget, how are these organizations going to win the fight against advanced attacks? WatchGuard Threat Detection and Response leverages multiple methods of detection to catch known and unknown threats. Through the correlation and prioritization of network, endpoint and threat intelligence event data, users can confidently respond to the most severe attacks before damage is done. Read on...


Feature Brief: Putting Everything Together with WatchGuard’s ThreatSync Technology

Hackers have become increasingly sophisticated and coordinated in their advanced malware attacks against small and midsize businesses. These threats are focused on gaining access to your organization by attacking your weakest threat vector, your endpoint devices, and then spreading to your network. Having your endpoint and network work together to defend against these threats provides not only smarter, but stronger security. ThreatSync, the threat scoring and prioritization component of Threat Detection and Response, enables organizations of all sizes to do just that. Read on...


Feature Brief: Preventing Ransomware Attacks with Host Ransomware Prevention

Ransomware has been shown to disproportionately target small and midsize businesses (SMBs), making these attacks the single greatest security threat facing them today. Unfortunately, whether due to cost or complexity, many SMBs have simply lacked the resources needed to effectively stop ransomware attacks, leading to devastating consequences. Host Ransomware Prevention, a component of the WatchGuard Host Sensor, enables organizations of all sizes to detect, an even prevent, ransomware attacks before the damage is done. Read on...


Security of the Wi-Fi Cloud

Shifting from traditional wireless controller-based management to modern wireless cloud-based management brings many benefits, from dramatically reduced TCO to increased scalability. But IT pros justifiably have questions about how secure this Wi-Fi Cloud architecture is. Read this technical brief to learn how WatchGuard’s cloud architecture works and why it delivers the strongest security. Read on...


Feature Brief: WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Analytics & Engagement

If you could have easy-to-use tools that would allow your business to offer a rich Wi-Fi experience for customers and guests, and then have solid analytics to determine what’s working and what’s not – what would that look like? Read this illustrated feature brief to find out how WatchGuard Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi can turn your Wi-Fi environment into a robust source of revenue and user satisfaction. Read on...


Feature Brief: Securing Your Airspace with WatchGuard’s Wireless Intrusion Prevention (WIPS)

When a business claims their secure Wi-Fi solution is the best, they better be ready to back that up. WatchGuard WIPS leads the industry in Wi-Fi security using patented Marker Packet technology to reliably identify and shut down unauthorized devices, rogue access points, and malicious attacks. This feature brief offers a clear overview of how we do it – and why competing vendors can’t. Read on...


WatchGuard Network Discovery

Any vulnerability on your network exposes it to danger from cyber criminals. Each open port is a potential route into your network for an attacker. An unauthorized computer may not have AV protection installed, an unapproved web server could be hosting malware, and rogue Wi-Fi access points could introduce a host of malicious threats. Learn how WatchGuard’s Network Discovery service lets you see anywhere your network may be in jeopardy through a clear visual map, so you can take immediate action. Read on...


WatchGuard User Anonymization & the EU General Data Protection Regulation

The European Union (EU) is setting precedents with the most stringent data and privacy protection regulations in the world with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation framework, or GDPR. WatchGuard’s Dimension™ visibility platform delivers a new User Anonymization feature that takes an EU organization’s capability to be in compliance with the GDPR regulation framework to the next level. The feature masks personally identifiable information (PII), works very simply, is easily accessible and configurable, and was designed with GDPR compliance and the reality of insider threats in mind. Read on...


How Modularity Works

Network environments are getting more diverse with a vast array of options to choose from. Fiber is not just found in the enterprise datacenter. Even small and midsize businesses have fiber connections from their Internet Service Providers (ISPs), and switch equipment that provides 1 Gb or 10 Gb fiber. IT administrators need expandable network modules that offer room to grow for the future. Read on...


 

 

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