Product and Support News

Oct

09

Now Available: Firebox T35-R

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09 Oct 2019 By Stephen Helm
Categories: Network Security


New Firebox T35-R Is a Ruggedized Appliance Built for Harsh Conditions
It’s an exciting time for product launches at WatchGuard, with the release of DNSWatchGO and Passport last week! Today I am excited to announce the release of our release of our newest Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliance. Firebox T35-R is a compact security appliance that features an industrial enclosure that is both dust- and splash-proof, and capable of operating in extreme temperatures. The ruggedized construction of Firebox T35-R means you can deploy the appliance in harsh environments – Read more...

Oct

04

Knowledge Base Digest - September 2019

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04 Oct 2019 By Sandra Takeuchi
Categories: Support Alerts


Each month we publish numerous new articles and known issues to the WatchGuard Knowledge Base. Here is the new content published in September:

Articles

Sep

30

Now Available: DNSWatchGO and Passport

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30 Sep 2019 By Stephen Helm
Categories: News and Promotions, Authentication, Network Security


We are excited to announce the availability of our newest user-focused security service, DNSWatchGO. WatchGuard DNSWatchGO provides DNS-level protection and content filtering that keeps your business safe from phishing, ransomware, and other attacks even when your user is outside of the network, without requiring a VPN.

Key Features

  • DNS-level detection, providing an additional layer of security to block connections to the bad guys
  • Automatically protects end users from phishing attacks and C2 connections
  • Enables content filtering by user
  • Read more...

Sep

30

Threat Detection and Response 5.8.X Beta Refresh

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30 Sep 2019 By Ricardo Arroyo
Categories: Network Security


We are excited to announce the addition of an additional feature to the TDR 5.8.X Beta! In addition to the AV Exclusions feature currently available in Beta, we have a new Host Ransomware Prevention(HRP) capability. When you view the details of an HRP Indicator that was successfully remediated, you can now view a graphical representation of the event. If the Indicator can be graphed, you will see a new Chart button in the Additional Details pop-up of the Indicator. Click the button to open a new window.
 
The chart is interactive, with the following – Read more...

Sep

30

Critical Update to AuthPoint customers

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30 Sep 2019 By Alexandre Cagnoni
Categories: Support Alerts, Authentication


If you use AuthPoint, your AuthPoint Gateway software must be updated to the latest available version (v5.1.5) by 10 October 2019 (APAC cloud region users), by 16 October 2019 (EMEA region), and by 17 October 2019 (AMER region) in order to avoid an outage in your service. If you do not update your AuthPoint Gateway before this time, all users who try to use AuthPoint to authenticate will experience a failure.

Please read the Knowledge Base article for more – Read more...

Sep

12

Now Available: Fireware 12.5.1

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12 Sep 2019 By Stephen Helm
Categories: Wi–Fi


Fireware 12.5.1
WatchGuard Fireware 12.5.1 and the corresponding WSM software are now Generally Available (GA) for download from the WatchGuard software download center. This maintenance update provides changes to the ways WatchGuard access points are supported and managed, as well as resolution to issues that have been reported by customers.

For a complete listing of bug fixes and feature improvements, please refer to the – Read more...

Sep

08

Knowledge Base Digest - August 2019

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08 Sep 2019 By Sandra Takeuchi
Categories: Support Alerts


Each month we publish numerous new articles and known issues to the WatchGuard Knowledge Base. Here is the new content published in August:

Articles

Sep

05

Threat Detection and Response 5.8.X Beta

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05 Sep 2019 By Ricardo Arroyo
Categories: Network Security


We are excited to announce that Threat Detection and Response has a new capability to Beta over the next 6 weeks! By popular demand, WatchGuard has made pre-configured Antivirus Exclusions a reality! Gone will be the days of copying and pasting directory paths one by one into the Exclusions page.

  • AV Exclusions - TDR now includes predefined exclusion sets that make it easy to add exclusions for the most common antivirus tools. Any custom exclusions you added previously persist after the upgrade. To see these changes in the TDR Web UI, select Configuration >
  • Read more...

Sep

03

Wi-Fi Cloud Maintenance Update

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03 Sep 2019 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


Hello WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Users,

WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud Analyze and Engage will be updated starting on Friday, September 6, 2019.

When:

Analyze

  • APAC region: Friday, September 6, 2019 (12:00AM – 6:00AM HKT)
  • EMEA region: Friday, September 6, 2019 (12:00AM – 6:00AM GMT) 
  • AMER region: Friday, September 6, 2019 (12:00AM – 6:00AM PDT)

Engage

  • All regions: Friday, September 6, 2019 (12:00AM – 6:00AM PDT)

Maintenance Window: 6 Hours

Read more...

Aug

26

NOW AVAILABLE! Wi-Fi Cloud 8.8

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26 Aug 2019 By Ryan Orsi
Categories: Wi–Fi


We are happy to announce the availability of Wi-Fi Cloud 8.8. The latest version of Wi-Fi Cloud includes enhancements aimed at simplifying how you run your day-to-day business operations. 

Manage 8.8 Enhancements: 

  • Discover Application Enhancements — You can now perform these tasks in Discover:
    • Configure SSIDs and access point device and radio settings
    • Configure WIPS settings including access point and client classifications, Authorized Wi-Fi Policies, and Intrusion Prevention
    • Monitor WIPS activity and security
  • Read more...

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