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Script-based cyber attacks rise as threat actors choose stealth
WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security report has revealed a massive increase in scripting attacks and malware.
Credential theft is the hottest trend for cyber attackers in Q2
This year cyber attackers have narrowed their focus to methods that involve credential theft, be it through malware, phishing or brute force attacks.
Confusion around GDPR with 37% unsure if they need to comply
A large portion of businesses have no idea what they need to do in the wake of the fast-approaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Cybersecurity battleground shifting to Linux and web servers - report
WatchGuard found that despite an overall drop in general malware detection for the quarter, Linux malware made up more than 36% of the top threats.
WatchGuard finds Australians not sure how to deal with ransomware
“Whether you want to contemplate another WannaCry scenario or not, it’s only a matter of time before ransomworms begin to wreak havoc."
In pics: WatchGuard's Asia Pacific Partner Distribution Conference
WatchGuard Technologies and partners gathered in Phuket, Thailand to celebrate The 10th Annual Asia Pacific Partner Distribution Conference.
WatchGuard report: 30% of all malware isn’t caught by legacy AV
WatchGuard’s Quarterly Internet Security Report says that 30% of malware attacks are new or zero day exploits - and legacy AVs are missing threats.
Firebox Cloud: Public cloud security for small and midsize businesses
A common misconception is that cloud providers offer comprehensive security to protect their customers.
WatchGuard releases Wi-Fi access point for the rugged outdoor environment
WatchGuard has taken its wireless solutions to the rugged outdoor environment with the release of a new cloud-ready wireless outdoor access point.
Taking things back to basics: Ransomware and how we can prevent it
How do you keep ransomware out? That question is on every organisation’s lips as the number of attacks spikes to unprecedented levels.
WatchGuard unveils new threat detection and response to security suite
“As cyber criminals continue to leverage increasingly varied and sophisticated threat vectors, many companies’ endpoints represent unnecessary risks."
New WatchGuard cloud Wi-Fi offering opening doors to new customers and partners
WatchGuard is gearing up for new product launches locally with hopes the launches will secure it not only new customers, but new channel partners.
WatchGuard targets MSSPs with latest integration offering
WatchGuard Technologies new market solution centralises management efforts and workflows for MSSPs, reflecting partners' growing needs.
WatchGuard pushes certification as SME market heats up
WatchGuard is pushing its reseller certification program as the SME security market heats up and provides 'a great opportunity' for resellers.
In pics: WatchGuard channel partners celebrate Queenstown style
More than 40 partners headed down to Queenstown for WatchGuard's annual partner conference, and by the looks of things the event was a hit.
Dicker Data named WatchGuard distie of the year
Dicker Data has been named Distributor of the Year at WatchGuard’s APAC partner awards, while Systemnet was awarded Partner of the Year.
WatchGuard launches global technology partner program
“Our program provides tremendous value for companies that integrate with our products, and most importantly, our customers reap the benefits."
"It's time for SMEs to take cyber security seriously"
At the recent Tech Leaders conference in Sydney, many issues were raised, with one of the most prominent being cyber security.
WatchGuard ramps up partner certification numbers to support growth
A record number of WatchGuard's ANZ partners were certified last year, as the security vendor looks to ramp up its presence in SMBs.
WatchGuard strengthens presence in ANZ region
“By having Peter on board [as ANZ sales engineer] we are well placed to capitalise on the momentum within the market to exponentially grow sales."
'Dangerous' email scam targets Australians
"The scam has increased in sophistication over time, using anti-virus defeating techniques and encryption, which makes it harder to stop the threat."
WatchGuard an "easy sell" for Systemnet
Managing firewalls for organisations across Asia Pacific is no easy feat. For Sydney MSP Systemnet, WatchGuard is an integral part of their business.
WatchGuard claims only 'visionary' rank in UTM Magic Quadrant
WatchGuard has been named the only 'visionary' in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for unified threat management, with another three companies named leaders.
WatchGuard wins Frost & Sullivan innovation accolade
WatchGuard’s APT Blocker wins Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 New Product Innovation Award, with F&S noting it is 'conducive to the unique needs of SMBs'.