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Dicker Data brought on as WatchGuard's ANZ distributor
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Dicker Data will gain access to distribute the entire range of WatchGuard’s products in the Australian market, joining Dicker Data NZ.
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WatchGuard supports MSPs and end users with latest releases
Thu, 15th Dec 2022
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WatchGuard has released its Firebox NV5 VPN gateway tabletop appliance and the AP332CR, a new Wi-Fi 6 access point for rugged deployments.
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GigaOm recognises WatchGuard Technologies as leader in EDR
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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WatchGuard Technologies has announced that it has been recognised as a leader by GigaOm in its latest Radar Report on the EDR market.
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WatchGuard AuthPoint gets performance verified from Miercom
Thu, 6th Oct 2022
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Miercom found that WatchGuard’s MFA AuthPoint proved superior in authentication provisioning, deployment and security testing.
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Decrease in malware volume, but surge in encrypted malware
Thu, 29th Sep 2022
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The Q2 Internet Security Report found office exploits continue to spread more than any other category of malware.
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Ransomware volume doubled 2021 total by end of Q1 2022
Thu, 30th Jun 2022
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Ransomware detections in the first quarter of this year doubled the total volume reported for 2021, according to a new report. 
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How zero trust and SD-WANs can support productive remote working
Tue, 17th May 2022
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The way people connect with applications and data has changed, users are remotely accessing resources that could be stored anywhere from a corporate data center to the cloud.
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Vector Capital to be majority shareholder of WatchGuard
Wed, 4th May 2022
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WatchGuard Technologies has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vector Capital to make a large new equity investment in the business.
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WatchGuard Technologies names top performing ANZ channel partners
Tue, 12th Apr 2022
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Sydney-headquartered Greenlight ITC won Partner of the Year Award while Christchurch-based Manux Solutions won New Zealand Partner of the Year. 
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Network attacks at highest point in the last three years
Thu, 7th Apr 2022
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The latest quarterly WatchGuard Threat Lab report shows network attacks at the highest point over the past three years.
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Endpoints & encrypted connections top malware vectors - WatchGuard report
Thu, 20th Jan 2022
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WatchGuard also reports that more than half of all malware is now delivered via encrypted connections.
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Cybersecurity 2022: Mobile malware, passwordless authentication fails, and hackers in space
Mon, 13th Dec 2021
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"Though we commend Microsoft for making this bold move, we believe all single-factor authentication mechanisms are the wrong choice and repeat password mistakes of old."
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WatchGuard hires new channel and distie manager for ANZ region
Tue, 7th Dec 2021
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Based in Sydney, Liao will be responsible for driving all aspects of WatchGuard’s Australian and New Zealand channel business, including managing distributors and channel, and overseeing campaigns.
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WatchGuard Cloud enhances security platform with new endpoint security modules
Fri, 19th Nov 2021
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"WatchGuard continues to deliver on its vision of our Unified Security Platform that enables MSPs to offer a comprehensive set of enterprise-grade security services to protect businesses of all sizes."
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WatchGuard introduces WIFI management into cloud portfolio
Wed, 10th Nov 2021
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The addition of Wi-Fi in WatchGuard Cloud provides cross-platform integration and centralised management, simplifying how partners purchase, deploy and manage products and services.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from WatchGuard Technologies
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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WatchGuard Technologies is a cybersecurity company specialising in endpoint security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence.
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WatchGuard brings new unified threat management appliances to SMEs
Thu, 7th Oct 2021
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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.
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90% of malware arriving over encrypted connections, Microsoft threats persist in popularity
Tue, 5th Oct 2021
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New research has found 91.5% of malware arrived over HTTPS-encrypted connections.
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Security vendors weigh in as fallout of Kaseya cyber attack continues
Thu, 8th Jul 2021
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"This attack is especially dangerous because Kaseya is used by many Managed Service Providers that many businesses trust to handle their IT functions."
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Traditional solutions fail to secure organisations against today's malware
Tue, 29th Jun 2021
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"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."
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WatchGuard brings greater endpoint security into WatchGuard Cloud
Fri, 4th Jun 2021
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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.
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WatchGuard uncovers top cyber threat trends of Q4 2020
Tue, 6th Apr 2021
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“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."
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WatchGuard names new regional director for ANZ
Wed, 31st Mar 2021
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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."
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WatchGuard rolls out updates to bring greater security to MSPs
Fri, 12th Feb 2021
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"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.”
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