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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...

Aug 14, 2014, 11:00 ET
WatchGuard's Firebox T10  is "bursting with security features" and is "a remarkable little appliance" according to PC Pro Magazine. UK's No. 1 monthly IT publication gave the T10 a Six Star PC Pro A-List Rating and noted "it offers virtually every security feature present in WatchGuard's higher end UTM appliances at a remarkably low cost." Small offices now have access to enterprise-level network security features with Firebox T10. (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.)

WatchGuard Technologies Firebox T10 "Bursting with Security Features" in Six Star PC Pro A-List Review

WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today announced the WatchGuard Firebox T10 Unified Threat Management (UTM)...

Aug 04, 2014, 12:00 ET
WatchGuard Technologies is Champion, Trendsetter and Value winner in clean sweep of InfoTech NGFW Vendor Landscape Report. (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.)

WatchGuard Technologies Named Champion, Wins Value and Trend Setter Award, in Info-Tech Research Group's 2014 Next Generation Firewall Vendor Landscape Report

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, has been named a "Champion," and has been awarded the "Value" and "Trend...

Jul 31, 2014, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard Technologies New Partner Program Sets Industry High Water Mark for Profitability

WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, today announced its newly enhanced partner program, WatchGuardONE™. The...

Jun 05, 2014, 11:00 ET
Frost & Sullivan identified WatchGuard Technologies as leading in three key UTM NFGW categories in its latest report, including Management and Usability, Flexibility, and Value. (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.)

WatchGuard Technologies a Leader in Three Key Unified Threat Management and Next-Generation Firewall Categories in Frost and Sullivan Report

WatchGuard® Technologies has been identified as a leader in three categories of Frost & Sullivan's recent 2014 Global Analysis of UTM...

May 29, 2014, 11:00 ET
WatchGuard Technologies' Fireware 11.9 OS delivers fully-integrated wireless and wired network security management through one device, in a single-pane-of-glass view. (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.)

WatchGuard Technologies First To Deliver True Integration of Wired and Wireless Network Security

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced that its Unified Threat Management (UTM) and...

May 13, 2014, 11:00 ET
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WatchGuard Technologies Announces Interim CEO

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Michael...

Apr 04, 2014, 11:00 ET
Super Kiosko, Mexico's leading convenience store chain, protects critical consumer data at more than 200 locations with real-time transactional monitoring, advanced network security and centralized management from WatchGuard. (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.)

WatchGuard Technologies Helps Convenience Store Chain, Super Kiosko, Protect Network and Critical Customer Data, and Improve PCI Compliance

SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced that Super...

Apr 03, 2014, 11:05 ET
Many companies still rely almost entirely on signature-based antivirus solutions to protect their networks, but nearly 88% of today's malware can morph to avoid detection, leaving these companies open to advanced malware attacks.  (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies)

WatchGuard Technologies Reinvents Advanced Persistent Threat Management with Launch of WatchGuard APT Blocker

INTEROP – WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced its new Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)...

Mar 26, 2014, 11:00 ET
Carol Morgan, leading K-12 school in Dominican Republic, protects student data with WatchGuard Technologies.  (PRNewsFoto/WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.)

Leading K-12 School in Dominican Republic Uses WatchGuard Technologies to Secure Student Web Access and Critical Network Data

 WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced that the Carol Morgan School, one of the Dominican...

Mar 21, 2014, 11:00 ET
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CRN Awards WatchGuard Technologies 5-Star Rating in 2014 Partner Program Guide

SEATTLE, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in integrated security platforms, today announced it was awarded a...