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WatchGuard acquires CyGlass to power AI network detection
WatchGuard Technologies has acquired CyGlass Technology Services to power AI-based network detection and response and open XDR capabilities.
OAIC 1H 2023 NDB Report: WatchGuard and Check Point response
Management at Check Point Software and WatchGuard Technologies have responded regarding the OAIC 1H 2023 Notifiable Data Breaches Report.
WatchGuard launches new solution to thwart dark web hacks
The introduction of this new product enables MSPs to provide optimal modern cybersecurity delivery from WatchGuard Cloud.
WatchGuard Threat Lab Report reveals new security threats
WatchGuard Technologies' latest Threat Lab Report reveals new browser-based social engineering trends, revealing China and Russia behind 75% of new threats.
Five ways cybercriminals are making use of ChatGPT
While the new tool can clearly deliver big benefits to individuals and businesses, it also has the ability to amplify the severity and complexity of cyber threats.
WatchGuard Technologies honours ANZ Partner Of The Year
WatchGuard Technologies has announced its ANZ Partner of the Year Awards for 2022 at the company’s regional Apogee partner conference in Phuket, Thailand.
Top malware trends and security threats revealed in new WatchGuard report
While the data showed declines in network-detected malware, endpoint ransomware increased 627%, and malware associated with phishing campaigns continued to be a threat.
WatchGuard launches ThreatSync to simplify and empower cybersecurity
ThreatSync is a comprehensive XDR solution included as part of WatchGuard's Unified Security Platform architecture.
WatchGuard releases new firewalls to better protect networks
"This new generation of Fireboxes takes full advantage of our Unified Security Platform architecture, enabling MSPs to provide robust solutions and simplified management."
Dicker Data brought on as WatchGuard's ANZ distributor
Dicker Data will gain access to distribute the entire range of WatchGuard’s products in the Australian market, joining Dicker Data NZ.
WatchGuard supports MSPs and end users with latest releases
WatchGuard has released its Firebox NV5 VPN gateway tabletop appliance and the AP332CR, a new Wi-Fi 6 access point for rugged deployments.
GigaOm recognises WatchGuard Technologies as leader in EDR
WatchGuard Technologies has announced that it has been recognised as a leader by GigaOm in its latest Radar Report on the EDR market.
WatchGuard AuthPoint gets performance verified from Miercom
Miercom found that WatchGuard’s MFA AuthPoint proved superior in authentication provisioning, deployment and security testing.
Decrease in malware volume, but surge in encrypted malware
The Q2 Internet Security Report found office exploits continue to spread more than any other category of malware.
Ransomware volume doubled 2021 total by end of Q1 2022
Ransomware detections in the first quarter of this year doubled the total volume reported for 2021, according to a new report.
How zero trust and SD-WANs can support productive remote working
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.
Vector Capital to be majority shareholder of WatchGuard
WatchGuard Technologies has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vector Capital to make a large new equity investment in the business.
WatchGuard Technologies names top performing ANZ channel partners
Sydney-headquartered Greenlight ITC won Partner of the Year Award while Christchurch-based Manux Solutions won New Zealand Partner of the Year.
Network attacks at highest point in the last three years
The latest quarterly WatchGuard Threat Lab report shows network attacks at the highest point over the past three years.
Endpoints & encrypted connections top malware vectors - WatchGuard report
WatchGuard also reports that more than half of all malware is now delivered via encrypted connections.
Cybersecurity 2022: Mobile malware, passwordless authentication fails, and hackers in space
"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."
WatchGuard hires new channel and distie manager for ANZ region
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.
WatchGuard Cloud enhances security platform with new endpoint security modules
"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."
WatchGuard introduces WIFI management into cloud portfolio
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.