December 19 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
Serious NTPd vulnerabilities Patched; XTM Not Affected

Today, CERT and NTP.org warned the world about some serious vulnerabilities in a very popular network time server called ntpd. If you use Linux systems, or any number of network

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December 19 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
ICANN Breach & More Sony – WSWiR Episode 133

Wow! This week’s been such a busy news week that the information security (InfoSec) stories kept pouring in, long after I finished this week’s video. The latest? CERT just warned about some critical

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December 18 , 2014 | Posted by Indi Rooney | No Comments
The Disturbing Reality of Guest Network Security

The Disturbing Reality of Guest Network Security New WatchGuard functionality enhances security and convenience to better protect guest network users across hotel, restaurant and other hospitality organizations Life on the

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December 16 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
2015 InfoSec Trends You Should and Shouldn’t Worry About

We’re rushing headlong into the end of the year, which means it’s that time again—time to pull out my crystal ball for WatchGuard’s annual security predictions. We actually already released next

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December 12 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
Poodle’s Back – WSWiR Episode 132

Another week, another batch of information security (infosec) news. Would you like a quick summary, rather than hunting it down yourself? No problem! Just check out our weekly video every Friday. Today’s

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December 11 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
The Pirate Bay Raided; Watch Out for Torrent Scams

I’m fascinated with how well criminal hackers consistently take advantage of pop culture events or breaking news to further their malicious campaigns. Yesterday, news broke that the Swedish authorities raided

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December 11 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
Microsoft’s Last Patch Day Until 2015; Three Critical Patches

It’s that time of the month again; Microsoft Patch Day. Yesterday, Microsoft posted their regular batch of security updates, so it’s time you patch your Windows systems. I’ll summarize some Patch

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December 5 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
Sony Breach & More – WSWiR Episode 131

Operation Cleaver, FIN4, Regin, and Sony Breach Now that cyber attacks have gone primetime, every week is filled with new information security (infosec) news, leaving administrators little time to catch

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December 4 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
New Releases: Fireware XTM 11.9.4 and WSM 11.9.4

Fireware OS 11.9.4 and WSM 11.9.4 are now available. This maintenance release includes many bug fixes and several new enhancements. The Release Notes list all resolved issues and new enhancements in the software. Key Highlights:

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November 25 , 2014 | Posted by Indi Rooney | 3 Comments
Is Data Encryption Compromising Network Performance? Not with WatchGuard.

New WatchGuard Firebox M400 and M500 NGFW and UTM appliances outperform the competition by 61 percent, delivering uncompromised security to meet the rise of encrypted traffic head-on. Rising Network Traffic

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November 21 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
#OpKKK – WSWiR Episode 130

Emergency Windows Patch, Malware Vs. Passwords, and #OpKKK Nowadays, researchers, hackers, and the media bombard us with tons of information security (InfoSec) news each week. There’s so much, it’s hard to

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November 20 , 2014 | Posted by Nachreiner | No Comments
Latest Dimension 1.3 Update Improves Performance and Security

WatchGuard Dimension™ has been gaining rapid market adoption since it was first launched in late 2013. Customers have used the network security visibility tool to monitor and to gain critical

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