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Firewall
NSS Labs recommends WatchGuard firewall for third year
NSS Labs testing focuses on the main differentiators for next generation firewall (NGFW) products: security, performance/functionality and cost.
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Phishing
Protecting remote staff from phishing attacks – WatchGuard
Close to 50% of Australian employees worked remotely for at least half the time, according to a 2018 survey by IWG.
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Cloud
Malware and malicious Office documents on the rise in 2019 - WatchGuard
Hackers are doubling down on well-known tactics like credential theft and ransomware by utilising fake Office documents and other attack avenues.
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Network Security
inTechnology adds WatchGuard network security to portfolio
InTechnology Distribution will now work with WatchGuard to recruit partners who have traditionally been Wi-Fi specialists.
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Partner Programme
WatchGuard expands partner program with financial incentives
In the expanded program, partners can earn WatchGuardONE status by specialising in just one of the available product families.
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Cybersecurity
WatchGuard announces A/NZ partners awards
Four Australian companies were named partner award winners at the WatchGuard conference in Vietnam.
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Cloud platforms
WatchGuard takes to the cloud with new platform
The platform delivers multi-tier and -tenant capabilities, scaling automatically to allow MSPs to create and manage unlimited customer accounts.
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Wireless
Migrating to the cloud? It’s time to talk about SD-WAN
Taking the time to come to grips with the technical requirements of the undertaking, including the security measures necessary to protect the integrity of the network, will be the key to successful and safe deployment in 2019 and beyond.
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Phishing
Attacks targeting Cisco Webex extension explode in popularity - WatchGuard
WatchGuard's Internet Security Report for Q4 2018 also finds growing use of a new sextortion phishing malware customised to individual victims.
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Wi-fi
WatchGuard adds wave 2 access point for SMEs
The new access point offers secure Wi-Fi and location analytics for restaurants, medical offices, retail branches and distributed enterprise offices.
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Cybersecurity
Stepping up to sell security services in A/NZ
WatchGuard Technologies A/NZ regional director gives his top tips on how to make a move into the increasingly lucrative cybersecurity services market.
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Malware
Mac malware on WatchGuard’s top ten list for first time
The report is based on data from active WatchGuard Firebox unified threat management appliances and covers the major malware campaigns.
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Network Security
WatchGuard appoints new channel distributors in A/NZ
The appointments will enable WatchGuard to expand its regional channel reseller footprint.
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Cybersecurity
5 top cybersecurity insights from across the channel
A WatchGuard executive feeds back what he has been hearing from MSPs and VARs about the latest trends in cybersecurity.
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Cybersecurity
WatchGuard’s eight (terrifying) 2019 security predictions
The next evolution of ransomware, escalating nation-state attacks, biometric hacking, Wi-Fi protocol security, and Die Hard fiction becomes reality.
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Phishing
Security experts comment on latest OIAC report
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been notified of 245 data breaches affecting personal information between July and September 2018.
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Phishing
Cyber threat spotlight: Kiwis report more, lose less in Q2
CERT NZ’s April-June 2018 Quarterly Report suggests that cyber threats – and the amount of people who are reporting them – are once again on the rise, and fewer people are losing money.
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Network Security
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication solution aimed at SMBs
WatchGuard’s AuthPoint solution is a cloud service that can be deployed and managed from any location without the need for expensive hardware components.
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Cybersecurity
WatchGuard appoints first platinum partner in A/NZ
National MSP Viatek Group was awarded platinum status in recognition of its commitment to protecting and securing clients with Watchguard offerings.
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Cybersecurity
What does WatchGuard bring to A/NZ?
WatchGuard Technologies is a cybersecurity vendor actively looking for new local channel partners. We asked what it is offering the A/NZ market.
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Artificial Intelligence
WatchGuard launches new AI Antivirus, UTM appliance
The latest version of Fireware OS introduces new IntelligentAV service for malware detection. Testing of new M270 appliance shows impressive speed.
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Cloud Security
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication for SMBs
WatchGuard Technologies unveiled AuthPoint, a cloud-based multi-factor authentication solution for SMBs.
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Malware
Cryptomining attacks to gain prevalence in H2 2018 – WatchGuard report
The findings are based on data from tens of thousands of active Firebox UTM appliances around the world.
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Cryptocurrency
The challenges of securing the Ethereum blockchain
Over the past 18 months, blockchains & cryptocurrencies have emerged from technical obscurity to capture the attention of investors around the world.