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WatchGuard Technologies is a cybersecurity company specialising in endpoint security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence.
WatchGuard brings new unified threat management appliances to SMEs
Designed for small and midsize businesses, the firewalls deliver increased security and faster performance when compared to previous mid-range Firebox appliances, and have the processing power to handle encrypted and HTTPS traffic.
90% of malware arriving over encrypted connections, Microsoft threats persist in popularity
New research has found 91.5% of malware arrived over HTTPS-encrypted connections.
Security vendors weigh in as fallout of Kaseya cyber attack continues
"This attack is especially dangerous because Kaseya is used by many Managed Service Providers that many businesses trust to handle their IT functions."
Traditional solutions fail to secure organisations against today's malware
"Traditional anti-malware solutions alone are simply insufficient for today's threat environment. Every organisation needs a layered, proactive security strategy that involves machine learning and behavioural analysis."
WatchGuard brings greater endpoint security into WatchGuard Cloud
According to the company, this integration is the latest example of WatchGuard’s continued commitment to and investment in MSP enablement with WatchGuard Cloud enhancements.
WatchGuard uncovers top cyber threat trends of Q4 2020
“The rise in sophisticated, evasive threat tactics last quarter and throughout 2020 showcases how vital it is to implement layered, end-to-end security protections."
WatchGuard names new regional director for A/NZ
Anthony Daniel says, "I look forward to continuing to drive our business strategy, grow our channel and to supporting business growth Australia and New Zealand and the Pacific islands."
WatchGuard rolls out updates to bring greater security to MSPs
"WatchGuard Cloud’s continued evolution is lowering the barrier to entry for MSPs to add security to their portfolios and solidifying it as the management platform of choice for the security channel.”
WatchGuard report tracks rise of network attacks in Q3
WatchGuard’s Q3 2020 Internet Security Report has called to attention the rise in attacks on corporate networks, even as many organisations shifted to remote work.
WatchGuard releases two new firewall appliances
New Firebox M Series appliances provide flexible security for organisations managing the increased shift to remote workforces.
Remote working to accelerate cyber attacks - WatchGuard
"During 2021, attackers will seek out vulnerabilities in home networks with the objective of infecting connected corporate devices."
Bluechip Infotech to distribute WatchGuard’s Firewall-aaS
It comes with a zero commitment option where the firewall appliance can be returned at any time.
IT vendors respond to Federal Government budget
CrowdStrike, WatchGuard, Zscaler and LogRhythm are amongst several IT vendors responding to the Australian Federal Government's budget announcements.
WatchGuard expands partner ecosystem, enables partners to grow security services footprint
Combining WatchGuard's Total Security Suite and Passport bundle allows partners to provide complete security from network to endpoint for their customers.
WatchGuard names top A/NZ channel partners of the year
Greenlight ITC, Bluechip Infotech and Quotient were amongst the big winners for WatchGuard Technologies Australian and New Zealand Partner of the Year Awards.
WatchGuard releases two new enterprise-grade APs
The AP225W for multi-dwelling unit deployment and the AP327X for harsh outdoor environments.
Phishers cash in on the COVID-19 pandemic - how to avoid being reeled in
As the crisis continues to play out, the onus is on the rest of us to remain on high alert, to ensure our systems and data aren’t infected with another kind of virus.
Surge in encrypted malware prompts warning about detection strategies
“If you are not decrypting and scanning your secure web connections, you are likely missing a large majority of malware,” the report states.
WatchGuard and Leader Systems launch pay-as-you-go firewall
The service, now generally available, lets customers and resellers choose their pricing model, from either up-front purchases or a pay-as-you-go model.
Cybersecurity for remote workers will remain a key challenge for MSPs in 2020
Employees working remotely have long been seen as a potential weak link in the cybersecurity chain – and for organisations which have been compelled to adopt the practice en masse and in haste, the risk is heightened.
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WatchGuard has more than 400 active partners in A/NZ alone, and hundreds more worldwide.
WatchGuard releases firewall appliances for home and SMBs
The Firebox T Series appliances offer heightened HTTPS throughput, advanced security services, integrated SD-WAN, PoE and more.
WatchGuard completes acquisition of Panda Security
Executives say the immediate goal of the now-combined companies is to provide stakeholders access to a newly expanded portfolio of security solutions.