Threat Protection

One of the key features to look for in a firewall is its ability to block zero-day malware.  This type of threat has become such a focus because modern anti-virus and anti-malware solutions are typically unable to stop them.  The primary feature of  a zero-day threat is that it’s unknown, meaning anti-virus and anti-malware solutions don’t yet have a signature for it and therefore can’t stop it. 

WatchGuard Firmware Split

With the recent release of the 12.2 firmware, WatchGuard has implemented a change in how devices will receive upgrades.  With this release, WatchGuard has split their firmware offering based on the model of the firewall.  This is due in large part to the performance requirements of newer feature sets.

Advanced WatchGuard WebBlocker Settings

To fully take advantage of the WatchGuard WebBlocker Signature Subscription, you must configure the service perfectly. This blog post walks you through Advanced configurations for taking full advantage of WatchGuard WebBlocker.