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Cyber Warfare Comes to Main Street: WatchGuard Introduces New Firewalls to Arm Small Businesses with Industry's Most Powerful Prot...
"As a fast growing SMB, our customers, employees and growth are everything to us. A major breach or PCI compliance issue could shut us down," said Jamie Stables, support analyst at Brompton Bikes, a UK-based manufacturer and global retailer of folding bikes. "With WatchGuard's new firewalls, we have the horsepower to watch both HTTP and HTTPS streams, and ensure we're protecting our assets. More so, Dimension allows us to easily see the key threats impacting our business, and we still have the performance we need to keep our employees happy and productive."
WatchGuard's Firebox M440 Firewall Awarded Five Stars, Named 'Pick of the Litter' by SC Magazine in Latest SIEM/UTM Appliance Grou...
WatchGuard Technologies Targets 'Time Crime' in its Newest Fireware Operating System Upgrade
Fireware's new quota capabilities also extend to WatchGuard's guest access features. This allows hospitality and retail organizations to set parameters for guest access - ensuring no one guest can negatively affect the performance of the network for others.
WatchGuard Technologies Wins Most Innovative Firewall and Cutting Edge SIEM Solution from Cyber Defense Magazine
"The 'Snowden effect' has fueled an explosive growth in the use of HTTPS and because of that, it's estimated that more than half of all attacks will be targeted at encrypted traffic in just a few years - and most firewalls bog down trying to inspect those HTTPS streams," said Corey Nachreiner, director of security strategy and research for WatchGuard. "That's why the Firebox M500's ability to inspect encrypted traffic 149 percent faster that competitors is so critical, and why we couldn't be more excited to have Cyber Defense Magazine recognize the value this firewall brings to the end user in protecting against the HTTPS vulnerability."
WatchGuard Technologies Outlines Seven Steps for IT Pros to Win the Network Security Budgets They Need - Before There's a Breach
This 7-step guide offers security professionals a "playbook" with tips such as: how to properly evaluate your company's security position; best practices for scanning and identifying possible network weaknesses; and guidelines for successfully presenting your business case for resolution to the C-Suite.
WatchGuard Technologies Named to JMP Securities' Fast 50 List of Hottest Privately Held Security and Networking Companies
WatchGuard Firebox M440 - This Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) or Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliance features truly independent ports, which dramatically simplifies network segmentation and ensures accurate policy creation.
WatchGuard Named Company of the Year at 2015 Network Computing Awards
"It's incredibly rewarding to be recognized for the team's work through 2014, during which we brought a continual stream of new solutions to the market including the Firebox T10 for remote offices, APT Blocker to fight advanced persistent threats, a major new Policy Map feature in Dimension, mid-size powerhouse appliances like the Firebox M500, and of course, the Firebox M440, which was also honored by Network Computing Magazine," said Dave R. Taylor, vice president of corporate and product strategy at WatchGuard Technologies. "All of these solutions are giving our customers visibility into their network and allowing them to secure their organizations against the overwhelming flood of new threats they face daily. We look forward to continuing that stream of innovation in 2015."
WatchGuard Technologies Awarded 5-Star Rating in CRN's 2015 Partner Program Guide For Second Year in a Row
To determine the 2015 5-Star recipients, The Channel Company's Research team assessed each vendor's application based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication.
WatchGuard's Firebox M440 Achieves 5-Star Review and is Named Editor's Choice by IT Pro Magazine
"We've seen so many people improperly deploy network security solutions because they're too difficult to configure and deploy," said Dave R. Taylor, vice president of corporate and product strategy at WatchGuard Technologies. "We designed this solution to simplify set up, but still deliver amazing value, power and performance. We're really excited that IT Pro Magazine dug into the features, ran it through their testing paces and were impressed with its capabilities."