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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.
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.
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.
inTechnology adds WatchGuard network security to portfolio
InTechnology Distribution will now work with WatchGuard to recruit partners who have traditionally been Wi-Fi specialists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WatchGuard appoints new channel distributors in A/NZ
The appointments will enable WatchGuard to expand its regional channel reseller footprint.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WatchGuard unveils its top A/NZ partners of 2017
Sydney-headquartered Greenlight ITC won A/NZ partner of the year while Dicker Data picked up A/NZ distributor of the year.
How WatchGuard is targeting the opportunity in SMB security
WatchGuard’s Mark Sinclair has had his eye on the SMB security space and thinks that his offering might be what MSSPs are after.
Attackers exploit macro-less Office documents to create havoc
Cybercriminals use Microsoft Office documents to conduct ‘macro-less’ attacks that dodge organisations’ defences and inject malware.
Interview: WatchGuard's rapid APAC expansion and what's ahead for the security channel
We talked to WatchGuard Technologies VP of Sales for Asia Pacific and Japan, Sylvain Lejeune, to find out more.
Script-based cyber attacks rise as threat actors choose stealth
WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security report has revealed a massive increase in scripting attacks and malware.
Credential theft is the hottest trend for cyber attackers in Q2
This year cyber attackers have narrowed their focus to methods that involve credential theft, be it through malware, phishing or brute force attacks.