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WatchGuard report reveals drastic surge in evasive malware
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WatchGuard Technologies report reveals an 80% surge in total malware due to escalating 'living-off-the-land' attacks and cyberattack commoditisation, contrasting a 20% ransomware decline.
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Global malware surge revealed in WatchGuard's latest Internet Security Report
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firewall
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ransomware
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malware
Surge in evasive malware noted in WatchGuard Technologies' Internet Security Report alongside revelations of increased cyber attacks exploiting on-premises email servers; however, ransomware threats show decline.
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Kyocera Australia becomes second Platinum Partner of WatchGuard Technologies
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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managed services
WatchGuard Technologies bolsters global partnership with Kyocera by designating Kyocera Australia as its second Platinum Partner, aiming to enhance customer security and digital services in Australia and New Zealand.
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IWD 2024: How taking centre stage professionally encourages other women in ICT to do the same
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breach prevention
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women in technology
Taking the professional spotlight combats imposter syndrome and boosts female representation in male-dominated ICT industry.
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WatchGuard appoints Zayed Alji as new Partner Manager in Victoria & Tasmania
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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firewall
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application security
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breach prevention
WatchGuard Technologies has appointed industry veteran Zayed Alji as Partner Relationship Manager for Victoria and Tasmania, strengthening the cybersecurity titan's commitment to improving customer experience via its partner network.
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WatchGuard deemed Canalys Cybersecurity Channel Champion again
Tue, 27th Feb 2024
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breach prevention
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firewall
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cybersecurity
Global cybersecurity leader WatchGuard Technologies has been recognised as a Cybersecurity Channel Champion in the 2023 Canalys Global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix.
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Safer Internet Day: CTO underlines risk to young web users
Mon, 5th Feb 2024
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firewall
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
On Safer Internet Day, WatchGuard's CTO Corey Nachreiner calls for enhanced online safety awareness, emphasising the threat of AI privacy concerns.
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Data Privacy Day: Watchguard gives warning about 'free' services
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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firewall
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breach prevention
On Data Privacy Day, WatchGuard's VP of Identity, Carla Roncato, warns of the less conspicuous costs linked with 'free' services.
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Rising ransomware attacks exploit remote access software, warns WatchGuard report
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Endpoint ransomware attacks see an 89% rise, whilst cybercriminals increase exploitation of remote access software, according to WatchGuard.
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WatchGuard reveals rise in remote access software exploits
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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malware
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firewall
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breach prevention
WatchGuard's new report reveals escalated cyber threats, including a surge in ransomware attacks and exploitation of remote access software.
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WatchGuard predicts cybersecurity threats and trends for 2024
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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firewall
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dark web
Cybersecurity leader WatchGuard predicts a rise in AI-driven cyber threats, VR/MR headset attacks and harmful QR codes in 2024.
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WatchGuard unveils cybersecurity threats predicted for 2024
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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firewall
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dark web
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advanced persistent threat protection
WatchGuard Technologies warns emerging tech trends like AI, VR/MR headsets and QR code technology could present key cybersecurity threats in 2024.
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Exclusive: Eight vendor AI security predictions for 2024
Mon, 27th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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firewall
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app development
Experts predict essential eight framework adoption, AI-powered cyber defenses, and talent challenges in AI Security for 2024.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from WatchGuard Technologies with Corey Nachreiner
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
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breach prevention
WatchGuard's Chief Security Officer, Corey Nachreiner, discusses security trends for 2024, including targeting language models and tech gadgets.
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The increasing impact of Artificial Intelligence on cybersecurity
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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data protection
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
AI-enabled tools are helping security teams by rapidly identify threats such as zero-day malware, APTs, malware-less attacks, and hacking attempts.
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Infinigate Cloud to offer WatchGuard's cybersecurity suite on subscription in the UK
Fri, 10th Nov 2023
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firewall
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microsoft
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partner programmes
Infinigate Cloud to be first UK distributor of WatchGuard's full cybersecurity suite via subscription service.
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WatchGuard unveils new AI-powered cybersecurity service to aid MSPs
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
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it infrastructure
WatchGuard Technologies presents WatchGuard MDR, an AI-driven, 24/7 Managed Detection and Response cybersecurity service designed for MSPs.
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WatchGuard report reveals decline in malware despite more campaigns
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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firewall
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malware
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breach prevention
New WatchGuard report reveals a paradox in cybersecurity: malware attacks on endpoints decline as campaigns broaden.
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Getting people to trust zero trust - Watchguard Technologies
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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encryption
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network security
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firewall
By adopting a zero trust model, organisations can reduce the risk of unauthorised access, data breaches, and lateral movement by cyber attackers.
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WatchGuard acquires CyGlass to power AI network detection
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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firewall
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advanced persistent threat protection
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breach prevention
WatchGuard Technologies has acquired CyGlass Technology Services to power AI-based network detection and response and open XDR capabilities.
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OAIC 1H 2023 NDB Report: WatchGuard and Check Point response
Wed, 6th Sep 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
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Management at Check Point Software and WatchGuard Technologies have responded regarding the OAIC 1H 2023 Notifiable Data Breaches Report.
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WatchGuard launches new solution to thwart dark web hacks
Thu, 13th Jul 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
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watchguard technologies
The introduction of this new product enables MSPs to provide optimal modern cybersecurity delivery from WatchGuard Cloud.
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WatchGuard Threat Lab Report reveals new security threats
Thu, 29th Jun 2023
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firewall
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
WatchGuard Technologies' latest Threat Lab Report reveals new browser-based social engineering trends, revealing China and Russia behind 75% of new threats.
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Five ways cybercriminals are making use of ChatGPT
Tue, 13th Jun 2023
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firewall
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malware
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phishing
ChatGPT, the popular AI platform, is being abused by cybercriminals to create malware and carry out phishing attacks.