WatchGuard

Seattle, WA, USA
1996
Jun 28, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
New research shows Log4Shell detections tripled, PowerShell scripts heavily influenced a surge in endpoint attacks, the Emotet botnet came back in a big way and malicious cryptomining activity increased.
Jun 28, 2022   |  By Sam Manjarres
Security and productivity are two key areas of priority for any business leader. With the current trends in cybersecurity and remote work, companies want to provide access to capabilities that the digital workforce needs, with minimal impact on their experience and minimal risk. In the search for a good balance between data security and productivity, is cybersecurity awareness training enough? Some even find it a challenge.
Jun 24, 2022   |  By Diana Harter
According to our Pulse poll, over 50% of MSPs will use vendor consolidation as their strategy to improve profitability. Future profitability. That’s on the mind of all technology leaders, right? But which tactics are best to pursue? Earlier this year we sent a poll asking how MSPs plan to increase their profitability in 2022. Over one hundred responded.
Jun 23, 2022   |  By Diana Harter
Zero-trust cybersecurity strategies stimulate digital transformation of businesses. As this approach reduces threat risks appreciably, companies have more incentives to make changes to their systems or invest in new technologies. 59% of organizations take this view, according to the Watchguard Pulse Maturity of Zero-Trust in 2022 survey conducted with IT leaders from businesses across the world.
Jun 17, 2022   |  By Carlos Arnal
The number and frequency of ransomware cyberattacks are growing every year. The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) recorded a 150% increase in 2020 alone and, as of last year, ransomware attacks have become the number one threat. Added to this, the recovery costs and downtime incurred can be up to 10 to 15 times higher than the ransom demanded by cybercriminals.
Jun 15, 2022   |  By Kayla Myrhow
A few weeks ago, a cybersecurity analyst unexpectedly discovered that he could dump files from the hotel network system where he was staying in Qatar to his own computer using the sync tool (used for file synchronization). Through an HSMX Gateway, he managed to access a welter of sensitive data held on an FTP server used for backup purposes. This included personal information on guests such as their room numbers, emails, and cell phone numbers.
Jun 7, 2022   |  By The Editor
WatchGuard has once again been recognized at the annual Cyber Defense Global InfoSec Awards in seven categories, including the coveted Top Women in Cybersecurity title. Cyber Defense Global InfoSec Award winners represent the most innovative and proactive cybersecurity companies around the world that are constantly working to bring tomorrow’s cybersecurity solutions to today’s market. Check out the full line-up of WatchGuard’s 2022 Cyber Defense Global InfoSec Awards wins here.
Jun 2, 2022   |  By Iratxe Vazquez
Company IT and security teams are facing cybersecurity challenges that increasingly test their defensive capabilities. Organizations have to protect themselves from a growing number of incidents (one attack every 39 seconds, according to the University of Maryland) and sophisticated threats, many of which have serious consequences.
May 31, 2022   |  By The Editor
We are proud to announce that for the seventh year in a row, WatchGuard has been recognized at the IT World Awards for 2022, securing six wins across multiple categories. This prestigious awards program honors information technology and cybersecurity vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products, solutions and services that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of IT and security.
May 30, 2022   |  By The Editor
Technology plays a fundamental role in the transformation process that companies have embraced in recent years. However, tech decision-makers have some reservations about adopting the latest technologies to avoid putting corporate security at risk. These are the findings of the Pulse survey of 150 technology leaders, in which 65% say they will avoid implementing AI, Hybrid Cloud, Edge Computing, 5G and Container Security because of the complexity required to implement them securely.
Jun 15, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
Salesforce started enforcing the use of multi-factor authentication since February 1st 2022, and they will be auto-enabling it as well. Companies using Salesforce should make sure they implement MFA with the right methods in order to comply with contractual obligations, but also to protect against attacks using stolen credentials.
May 31, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
This week on the podcast, we discuss the line between ethical security research and malicious activity thanks to a compromised open source software package. After that we cover the latest industry to fall victim to Ransomware and end by highlighting a 0-click vulnerability in Zoom’s message system discovered by Google Project Zero. The 443 Security Simplified is a weekly podcast that gets inside the minds of leading white-hat hackers and security researchers, covering the latest cybersecurity headlines and trends.
May 26, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
We know why the cost of cyber attacks continues to rise (hybrid work, more sophisticated breaches, etc.). Today's hybrid work model requires a security approach that provides intelligent protection for environments, users, and devices. Which security model is right for your organization, considering the current threat landscape? In this webinar, Our Chief Information Officer, Wayson Vannatta, will discuss strategies that IT leaders can use develop the security approach to thrive in an ever-changing risk environment, without added complexity.
May 23, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
In this special video edition of The 443 Security Simplified, we sit down for a chat with Matt Lee, Sr. Director of Security and Compliance at Pax8 and well-known cyber security educator, to discuss security strategies for MSPs and midsize enterprises in the face of a dynamic threat landscape. We cover everything from picking a framework to getting buy in from stakeholders and take a forward look at what future cyber regulations may look like to all organizations.
May 19, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
Watch the demo of the Unified Security Platform for Managed Service Providers.
May 17, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
Watch how to detect Malware or Ransomware with WatchGuard ThreatSync to take action before it’s too late.
May 16, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
Watch how to pinpoint threats in WatchGuard Cloud with detailed information on the event history.
May 12, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
Explore indicators in WatchGuard Cloud fueled by ThreatSync to secure Endpoint and Firebox appliances.
May 11, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
Watch how Firewall templates are easily applied to quickly configure a Firebox appliance and security services.
May 3, 2022   |  By WatchGuard
Watch how to create a VPN between two Cloud-managed Fireboxes or third-party VPN point.
Oct 7, 2021   |  By WatchGuard
Risk-based authentication both enhances security and user experience by allowing you to rank the resources you want to protect based on risk level and type of user. This gives you the power to create rules that are unique to the security structure in your organization, therefore enabling more flexibility or higher protection only when necessary.
Oct 7, 2021   |  By WatchGuard
Ransomware is one of the most talked about and publicized security threats in the modern era. What started as a few high-profile attacks caused by a handful of malware variants has developed into a virulent threat landscape in which increasingly unskilled attackers are able to execute highly effective ransomware campaigns against organizations of all sizes and levels of complexity. Small-to-midsize businesses disproportionately fall victim to ransomware, as they often lack the technical skills and tools needed to prevent infection.
Oct 1, 2021   |  By WatchGuard
In this eBook we provide you with suggestions on how to start providing some basic but vital security services that will improve the security posture of your customers while increasing your Average Revenue (ARPU), such as endpoint security set-up and monitoring.
Oct 1, 2021   |  By WatchGuard
Cyber attacks grab headlines almost daily. WatchGuard's award-winning network security platform not only provides one of the most complete suites of unified security controls on the market today to detect and prevent these attacks, but our strategy of sourcing the best scanning engines to integrate with our built-in defenses boosts security in critical attack areas. Take a closer look at the WatchGuard security platform's all-star team of best-in-class threat management services.
Sep 1, 2021   |  By WatchGuard
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed business continuity inadequacies at many organizations, and highlighted the slow pace of progress in digital transformation. This new reality necessitates a departure from a traditional network-centric security model that assumes every device and user within the network should be trusted. In this eBook we will explore how the dynamics of COVID-19 have impacted security, outline the importance of a zero-trust approach, and discuss how WatchGuard can help your business deliver the security you need during these trying times.
Sep 1, 2021   |  By WatchGuard
If you are in the retail or hospitality industries, it's important to know exactly how your network security solution maps to PCI DSS standards. This white paper presents a straight-forward review of PCI requirements and how the WatchGuard platform delivers the capabilities you need to ensure mandates are met.
Aug 1, 2021   |  By WatchGuard
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed business continuity inadequacies at many organizations, and highlighted the slow pace of progress in digital transformation. This new reality necessitates a departure from a traditional network-centric security model that assumes every device and user within the network should be trusted.
Aug 1, 2021   |  By WatchGuard
Respected PCI-Qualified Security Assessor Coalfire recently completed a technical assessment of the WatchGuard Threat Detection and Response (TDR) solution, validating it for PCI DSS anti-malware use cases. Download the whitepaper to learn more!

WatchGuard has deployed nearly a million integrated, multi-function threat management appliances worldwide. Our signature red boxes are architected to be the industry's smartest, fastest, and meanest security devices with every scanning engine running at full throttle.

For 25 years, WatchGuard has pioneered cutting-edge cybersecurity technology and delivered it as easy-to-deploy and easy-to-manage solutions. With industry-leading network and endpoint security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence products and services, WatchGuard enables more than 250,000 small and midsize enterprises from around the globe to protect their most important assets including over 10 million endpoints.

The WatchGuard Difference:

  • Intelligent Protection: Effective protection against today’s vast number of evolving threats requires multiple services working intelligently together. Prevent, detect, and instantly respond to cyber attacks with automated policies.
  • Simplified Management: Managing security across your organization has never been simpler. Use out-of-the-box tools to quickly and easily deploy, configure, and maintain your security with the granularity of your choice.
  • Actionable Visiblity: Monitor and report on the health of your IT infrastructure. Actionable visibility tools enable you to proactively identify threats, while providing corrective action against known issues.

In a world where the cybersecurity landscape is constantly evolving, and new threats emerge each day, WatchGuard makes enterprise-grade cybersecurity technology accessible for every company.