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Mar
16

New AuthPoint SAML Integration Makes Web Single Sign On (SSO) More Efficient

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AuthPoint now offers a SAML integration that allows admins to add custom attributes directly into the generic SAML resource configuration, which provides additional integration capabilities outside of documented integrations.


This feature will give partners, customers and prospects a great flexibility and speed when adding new protected resources. For example, Multiple out-of-the-box optional attributes are available, such as e-mail, first name, groups, or just a fixed value.


Key benefits for AuthPoint admins


  • Quick and fast deployment when needed: Most SAML-based integrations can now...
Feb
14

New Version of MSSP Command Now Available in Partner Portal

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We have redesigned the MSSP Command application to provide a more responsive experience. The new user interface focuses on better analytics and reporting features to simplify the usage of points as well as how the costs can be billed to customers.


 


What’s New in the MSSP Command:


The updated dashboard includes new filters to manage product lines more efficiently and a new download feature to export product usage data. Other updated sections:


MSSP UI Redesign

New widgets and notification top bar for better visualization


The new widgets provide a persistent view across all navigation screens for...

Jan
03

New Fireware update releases

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In our last blog post of 2021, Corey shared 5 cybersecurity New Year's resolutions. Now is a great time to put one of those into practice: update to the latest version of Fireware!


WatchGuard has posted new maintenance updates for Fireware 12.7.2 and earlier branches, 12.5.9 and 12.1.3. WatchGuard is moving away from providing customer specific (CSP) builds, and we prefer to issue generally available update releases that are provided to all for download.These releases include fixes to resolve internally detected security issues that were found by our engineers. 


Do these releases affect...

Dec
21

Five Cybersecurity New Year’s Resolutions You Can Achieve Today!

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The beginning of a new year marks a time of reflection and planning, and for making New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately, many resolutions are quickly forgotten once post-holiday life gets busy. At WatchGuard, we’d like to help you make and keep five important cybersecurity resolutions that you can complete today, and let you focus on the rest of your resolutions. Doesn’t it feel great to cross some resolutions off your list right away!


Five cybersecurity resolutions you can cross off your list today!


  1. Close firewall management interfaces to the internet. It is very common to want to...
Dec
21

New AuthPoint policy: Geofence

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Earlier this year, we launched the AuthPoint Risk Framework, a powerful and flexible way to manage authentication policies, and on our continuous path towards Zero Trust, we have added policies for Network Location (policies based on the end user´s network) and Time Schedule (based on the day and time of the authentication attempt). We are now happy to announce that we have launched the first or our geo-based policies, the Geofence.


With the Geofence, administrators can create rules based on the user’s location to limit exposure and block attempts that come from unauthorized areas. For...

Dec
13

Apache Log4J vulnerability

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Late last week security researchers disclosed a critical, unauthenticated remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in log4j2, a popular and widely used logging library for Java applications. CVE-2021-44228 scores the maximum 10.0 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) due to a combination of how trivial the exploit is and the potential for significant damage.

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