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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.
16 Nov 18
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.
31 Oct 18
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.
14 Sep 18
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.
14 Aug 18
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.
03 Aug 18
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.
02 Jul 18
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.
20 Apr 18
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.
04 Apr 18
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.
03 Apr 18
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.
14 Dec 17
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.
14 Dec 17
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.
29 Sep 17
Confusion around GDPR with 37% unsure if they need to comply
A large portion of businesses have no idea what they need to do in the wake of the fast-approaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
15 Sep 17
Cybersecurity battleground shifting to Linux and web servers - report
WatchGuard found that despite an overall drop in general malware detection for the quarter, Linux malware made up more than 36% of the top threats.
05 Jul 17
WatchGuard finds Australians not sure how to deal with ransomware
“Whether you want to contemplate another WannaCry scenario or not, it’s only a matter of time before ransomworms begin to wreak havoc."
12 Jun 17
In pics: WatchGuard's Asia Pacific Partner Distribution Conference
WatchGuard Technologies and partners gathered in Phuket, Thailand to celebrate The 10th Annual Asia Pacific Partner Distribution Conference.
22 May 17
WatchGuard report: 30% of all malware isn’t caught by legacy AV
WatchGuard’s Quarterly Internet Security Report says that 30% of malware attacks are new or zero day exploits - and legacy AVs are missing threats.
08 May 17
Firebox Cloud: Public cloud security for small and midsize businesses
A common misconception is that cloud providers offer comprehensive security to protect their customers.
08 May 17
WatchGuard releases Wi-Fi access point for the rugged outdoor environment
WatchGuard has taken its wireless solutions to the rugged outdoor environment with the release of a new cloud-ready wireless outdoor access point.
08 May 17
Taking things back to basics: Ransomware and how we can prevent it
How do you keep ransomware out? That question is on every organisation’s lips as the number of attacks spikes to unprecedented levels.
08 May 17
WatchGuard unveils new threat detection and response to security suite
“As cyber criminals continue to leverage increasingly varied and sophisticated threat vectors, many companies’ endpoints represent unnecessary risks."
31 Jan 17
New WatchGuard cloud Wi-Fi offering opening doors to new customers and partners
WatchGuard is gearing up for new product launches locally with hopes the launches will secure it not only new customers, but new channel partners.
10 Jan 17
WatchGuard targets MSSPs with latest integration offering
WatchGuard Technologies new market solution centralises management efforts and workflows for MSSPs, reflecting partners' growing needs.
23 Nov 16
WatchGuard pushes certification as SME market heats up
WatchGuard is pushing its reseller certification program as the SME security market heats up and provides 'a great opportunity' for resellers.
08 Jun 16