The last few weeks have been “interesting” to say the least. The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced much of the workforce to work remotely to help slow the spread of the disease. Working from home can introduce security concerns related to Wi-Fi. With more employees working from home comes the increased vulnerability of people using Wi-Fi, and there is not enough education about the very real threats they’re up against and the need for Wi-Fi security standards.
The WatchGuard Firebox T35-R is WatchGuard’s New Ruggedised Appliance Extends Network Security to Harsh Environments
Firebox T35-R provides high-performance, enterprise-grade security beyond traditional office settings and to industrial internet of things (IIoT).
WatchGuard® Technologies has announced the release of its new Firebox T35-R industrially hardened, network security appliance. The T35-R allows midmarket businesses, distributed enterprises and the managed service providers to extend WatchGuard’s security services and performance beyond traditional office and data centre settings to protect against malware, intrusions and other threats in the harshest environments.
With the highly anticipated release of DNSWatchGO just around the corner, WatchGuard wanted to give you an update! For those who haven’t participated in the Beta, DNSWatchGO is a user-focused service that provides DNS-level protection and content filtering that keeps your customers' businesses safe from phishing, ransomware, and other attacks even when the user is outside of the network. It’s lightweight, always-on security that doesn’t require a VPN.
Where other enterprise-grade Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) access points (APs) focus only on serving up Wi-Fi to users, the new AP125 model does this and also blocks hackers from stealing passwords, credit cards, and other valuable data from you. More and more devices are leveraging Wi-Fi connectivity. This trend isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon, and while your customers and employees demand access to fast Wi-Fi, you might not know the huge gap it’s leaving in your security.
Each year at RSA, Cyber Defense Magazine announces the winners of its annual Infosec Awards program. The 2019 results are in and WatchGuard came up big, taking top honors in three prestigious categories including Security Company of the Year! The InfoSec Awards are fueled by an in-depth review of the hottest, most innovative, market-leading information security companies and solutions in the market.
WatchGuard today launched its new Trusted Wireless Environment framework, a guiding resource businesses and solution providers can use to build Wi-Fi services that offer market-leading performance, scalable management and verified, comprehensive security capabilities. This new initiative seeks to upset the status quo in the wireless market, which has prioritized performance over security for far too long. Organizations that build Trusted Wireless Environments can enjoy the performance and scalability they need to run their business, while at the same time ensuring protection against today's most dangerous Wi-Fi attacks.
On January 17, 2018, WatchGuard announced acquisition of Percipient Networks, a developer of simple, affordable, automated security solutions for small and mid size organisations.
WatchGuard’s New Tabletop UTM Appliances Deliver Speed and Security for Small and Distributed Office.
The Firebox T Series offers the best performance rating in its class and is simple to configure, deploy, and manage
On October 16, 2017, a statement from the International Consortium for Advancement of Cybersecurity on the Internet (ICASI) was released alerting the industry to a series of vulnerabilities for WPA and WPA2. These vulnerabilities are at the protocol-level and affect a number of vendors and industry implementations of the standard in wireless infrastructure devices and wireless clients. WatchGuard’s Wi-Fi access points and Wi-Fi enabled appliances are affected by these vulnerabilities.
If you ask people what they couldn’t live without, chances are they would put Wi-Fi near the top of the list. Guest Wi-Fi is becoming ubiquitous in retail environments, but with increasing demand for anytime, anyplace connectivity, we are inclined to jump onto Wi-Fi hotspots with only passing concerns about security.