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Apr 15, 2015, 17:15 ET
WatchGuard names Prakash Panjwani its new Chief Executive Officer, and adds him to its Board of Directors. Panjwani was previously the CEO at SafeNet and led the global leader in data protection through its recent acquisition by Gemalto for $890 million.

WatchGuard Technologies Names Prakash Panjwani New Chief Executive Officer

 WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in multi-function security appliances, today announced it has named Prakash Panjwani its new Chief...

Apr 06, 2015, 11:00 ET
Don't wait for a breach to get the security budget you need. WatchGuard's new eBook "How to Sell Infosec to the C-Suite" is a 7-step playbook on how to build your case and get your senior managers on board.

WatchGuard Technologies Outlines Seven Steps for IT Pros to Win the Network Security Budgets They Need - Before There's a Breach

 There's a running joke in IT about the secret to getting the network security budgets they need: wait for a breach. Naturally, that's the most...

Apr 03, 2015, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard Technologies Named to JMP Securities' Fast 50 List of Hottest Privately Held Security and Networking Companies

 WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in multi-function security appliances, today announced it has been named to the JMP Securities Fast...

Mar 26, 2015, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard Named Company of the Year at 2015 Network Computing Awards

 WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in multi-function security appliances, today announced it was named Company of the Year at the 2015...

Mar 25, 2015, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard Technologies Awarded 5-Star Rating in CRN's 2015 Partner Program Guide For Second Year in a Row

 WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in multi-function security appliances, today announced it has been awarded a 5-Star rating in...

Feb 25, 2015, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard Technologies' Vice President of Worldwide Sales Honored as One of CRN's 50 Most Influential Channel Executives

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced that Alex Thurber has again been recognized on CRN's...

Feb 05, 2015, 11:00 ET
WatchGuard's Firebox M440 earns a 5-Star rating and is named the Editor's Choice by IT Pro Magazine. The publication notes, "The Firebox M440 is 'a powerful beast' and 'shows big performance needn't cost a king's ransom.'"

WatchGuard's Firebox M440 Achieves 5-Star Review and is Named Editor's Choice by IT Pro Magazine

WatchGuard Technologies' Firebox M440 has earned a coveted 5-Star rating and been named the Editor's Choice by IT Pro Magazine. This next...

Feb 04, 2015, 11:00 ET
With network performance no longer limiting the UTM value proposition, Frost & Sullivan offers three simple steps to help future-proof UTM network security in this new eBook from WatchGuard Technologies.

WatchGuard and Frost & Sullivan Offer Three Simple Steps to Help Future-Proof Network Security

Combatting enterprise-grade threats, without the resources to deploy enterprise-grade solutions, is a key security challenge for today's midsize...

Jan 14, 2015, 11:00 ET
WatchGuard's Firebox T10 earns a top spot in Network World's shootout of the best UTM firewall solutions. The publication notes that the T10 represents 'great value for the money,' while delivering unmatched security intelligence and visibility with Dimension.

WatchGuard Earns Top Spot in Network World Product Shootout for UTM Firewall Appliances

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, has earned a top spot in Network World's latest Unified Threat Management...

Dec 19, 2014, 19:30 ET
Corey Nachreiner, WatchGuard's Global Director of Security Strategy, offers actions companies can taken to strengthen security in the face of the Sony cyber attacks.

WatchGuard Technologies Urges Action, Not Panic for IT Professionals in Face of Sony Attack

WatchGuard Technologies, a worldwide leader in multi-function firewalls, urges IT professionals to use the nearly epic scale of the Sony cyber...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET
Most hotels and restaurants invite unnecessary risk into their guest Internet and Wi-Fi networks. WatchGuard uncovers the inhospitable truth.

WatchGuard Technologies Helps Hotels and Restaurants around the World Secure Guest Wi-Fi Networks and Prevent Malware Infestations

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today announced that its Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Unified...

Dec 10, 2014, 11:00 ET
Will 2015 be the year that cyber criminals gain control of your watch or TV? Should we be concerned about a cyber cold war? WatchGuard helps you gain some security perspective with five information security threats you shouldn't worry about in 2015- and five you should.

WatchGuard Predicts Five Information Security Trends You Should NOT Worry About in 2015 - and Five You Should

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today revealed its annual security predictions for 2015. Along with its...

Nov 24, 2014, 11:00 ET
Cyber criminals are using encrypted traffic to bypass security. Businesses need security that can deconstruct encrypted traffic and expose the sinister malware within - without compromising performance. WatchGuard's new Firebox M500 security appliance outperforms the competition, inspecting HTTPS traffic up to 149% faster.

New Generation of WatchGuard Firewalls Enable Mid-Size Enterprises to Keep Pace with Explosive Growth in Encrypted Traffic

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today announced next-generation firewall (NGFW) and unified threat...

Nov 05, 2014, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard Technologies Partners with Fujitsu Fsas to Deliver Managed Network Security Solutions in Japan

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today announced a new business alliance and distributor agreement with...

Oct 24, 2014, 11:00 ET
WatchGuard Dimension allows HMSHost to gather data from hundreds of WatchGuard security appliances deployed at airports and motorways around the globe, and instantly isolate and distill key security threats, issues and trends.

WatchGuard Technologies and Global Restaurateur HMSHost Partner to Secure Networks at Airports and Motorways Worldwide

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today announced it has partnered with HMSHost, the global restaurateur,...

Oct 16, 2014, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard's APT Blocker Named Advanced Persistent Threat Security Solution of the Year by Computing Security Awards

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today announced that APT Blocker has been named the 2014 Advanced...

Oct 06, 2014, 11:00 ET
The WatchGuard Firebox M440 is rich in truly independent ports, allowing organizations to eliminate the complex configurations associated with network segmentation. (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.)

WatchGuard Warns IT Pros: If You're Still Applying 'One Security Policy to All,' You're Not Getting the Benefit Out of Your Network Segmentation Work

GARTNER SYMPOSIUM/ITxpo -- WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, continues its streak of innovations...

Sep 23, 2014, 12:30 ET
The WatchGuard XTM 1525 is a leading combination of security and value in the industry. (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.)

WatchGuard Technologies Delivers a Leading Combination of Security and Value in NSS Labs' Analysis of Next Generation Firewall Appliances

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today announced its XTM 1525 is one of the top-rated Next Generation...

Sep 08, 2014, 11:00 ET
Don't let misconfigurations threaten your organization's security. WatchGuard Dimension Policy Map delivers X-ray vision for firewall policies so you can see the entire picture of network security policies in action. (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies)

WatchGuard Technologies' New Policy Map Provides 'X-Ray' Vision Into Firewall Configurations and Network Traffic

WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced the industry's first interactive, integrated policy...

Aug 15, 2014, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard Technologies Recognized for the Fifth Year in a Row as a Leader in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management

WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced that it has been named a "Leader" in Gartner's 2014...