Brendan Patterson

WatchGuard Now Enables Zero Touch SD-WAN Deployments Through Firewall Appliances

WatchGuard Technologies announced version 12.3 of its Fireware® operating system for its Firebox Unified Security Platform appliances. Key to this update are added dynamic path selection capabilities that allow organizations to optimize WAN resources across complex, distributed networks while securing branch locations with a UTM platform focused on defense in depth. Businesses and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can utilize this new SD-WAN functionality to seamlessly upgrade site-based security.

WatchGuard Technologies Launches AI-Based Antivirus To Help Defend Against Zero Day Malware

Latest version of Fireware operating system introduces new IntelligentAV service for malware detection. WatchGuard Technologies announced version 12.2 of its Fireware® operating system for its Firebox® Unified Security Platform appliances. Key to the update is IntelligentAV, a new antivirus scan service that uses an artificial intelligence (AI) engine to predict, detect and block constantly evolving zero day malware. IntelligentAV joins Threat Detection and Response (TDR), Gateway AntiVirus, and APT Blocker as an additional layer of industry-leading malware defense on the Firebox platform.