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Exclusive: Eight vendor AI security predictions for 2024
2 days ago
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nintex
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
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cybersecurity
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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
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data protection
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cybersecurity
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ai
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
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cybersecurity
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mfa
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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
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it infrastructure
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threat intelligence
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managed security services
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
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malware
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cybersecurity
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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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network security
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encryption
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cybersecurity
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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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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watchguard technologies
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report
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notifiable data breaches
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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mfa
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watchguard technologies
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authentication
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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cybersecurity
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watchguard technologies
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social engineering
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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malware
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phishing
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cybersecurity
ChatGPT, the popular AI platform, is being abused by cybercriminals to create malware and carry out phishing attacks.
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WatchGuard Technologies honours ANZ Partner Of The Year
Tue, 16th May 2023
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systemnet
WatchGuard Technologies has announced its ANZ Partner of the Year Awards for 2022 at the company’s regional Apogee partner conference in Phuket, Thailand.
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Top malware trends and security threats revealed in new WatchGuard report
Wed, 29th Mar 2023
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network security
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malware
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technology trends
WatchGuard's Internet Security Report for Q4 2022 reveals a 627% increase in endpoint ransomware and a rise in malware hiding behind encryption.
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WatchGuard launches ThreatSync to simplify and empower cybersecurity
Fri, 3rd Mar 2023
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cybersecurity
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xdr
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watchguard technologies
ThreatSync is a comprehensive XDR solution included as part of WatchGuard's Unified Security Platform architecture.
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WatchGuard releases new firewalls to better protect networks
Wed, 22nd Feb 2023
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firewall
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data protection
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network security
WatchGuard Technologies has released a new line of tabletop firewall appliances for remote and distributed business environments.
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Dicker Data brought on as WatchGuard's ANZ distributor
Thu, 19th Jan 2023
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smb
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distribution
Dicker Data will gain access to distribute the entire range of WatchGuard’s products in the Australian market, joining Dicker Data NZ.
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WatchGuard supports MSPs and end users with latest releases
Thu, 15th Dec 2022
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vpn
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cybersecurity
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wifi
WatchGuard has released its Firebox NV5 VPN gateway tabletop appliance and the AP332CR, a new Wi-Fi 6 access point for rugged deployments.
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GigaOm recognises WatchGuard Technologies as leader in EDR
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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network security
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network management
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edr
WatchGuard Technologies has announced that it has been recognised as a leader by GigaOm in its latest Radar Report on the EDR market.
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WatchGuard AuthPoint gets performance verified from Miercom
Thu, 6th Oct 2022
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network security
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network management
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cybersecurity
Miercom found that WatchGuard’s MFA AuthPoint proved superior in authentication provisioning, deployment and security testing.
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Decrease in malware volume, but surge in encrypted malware
Thu, 29th Sep 2022
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malware
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network management
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encryption
The Q2 Internet Security Report found office exploits continue to spread more than any other category of malware.
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Ransomware volume doubled 2021 total by end of Q1 2022
Thu, 30th Jun 2022
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firewall
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ransomware
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malware
Ransomware detections in the first quarter of this year doubled the total volume reported for 2021, according to a new report.
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How zero trust and SD-WANs can support productive remote working
Tue, 17th May 2022
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firewall
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network infrastructure
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malware
The global pandemic has redefined connectivity, leading to new challenges for IT teams and the need for strong cybersecurity measures.
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Vector Capital to be majority shareholder of WatchGuard
Wed, 4th May 2022
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network management
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firewall
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managed services
WatchGuard Technologies has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vector Capital to make a large new equity investment in the business.