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Stepping up to sell security services in A/NZ
WatchGuard Technologies A/NZ regional director gives his top tips on how to make a move into the increasingly lucrative cybersecurity services market.
16 Jan 2019
WatchGuard’s eight (terrifying) 2019 security predictions
The next evolution of ransomware, escalating nation-state attacks, biometric hacking, Wi-Fi protocol security, and Die Hard fiction becomes reality.
16 Nov 2018
Cyber threat spotlight: Kiwis report more, lose less in Q2
CERT NZ’s April-June 2018 Quarterly Report suggests that cyber threats – and the amount of people who are reporting them – are once again on the rise, and fewer people are losing money.
19 Sep 2018
WatchGuard appoints first platinum partner in A/NZ
National MSP Viatek Group was awarded platinum status in recognition of its commitment to protecting and securing clients with Watchguard offerings.
20 Aug 2018
What does WatchGuard bring to A/NZ?
WatchGuard Technologies is a cybersecurity vendor actively looking for new local channel partners. We asked what it is offering the A/NZ market.
14 Aug 2018
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication for SMBs
WatchGuard Technologies unveiled AuthPoint, a cloud-based multi-factor authentication solution for SMBs.
30 Jul 2018
The challenges of securing the Ethereum blockchain
Over the past 18 months, blockchains & cryptocurrencies have emerged from technical obscurity to capture the attention of investors around the world.
21 Jun 2018
Ransomware: Top-of-mind for Aussies, but we just don't know what to do about it
Ransomware continues to be a major concern for Australian consumers this year - and many are unsure if they have even been affected by it.
12 Jun 2018
5 IT vendors weigh in on budget announcement
Leaders from Ricoh Australia, WatchGuard Technologies, 8x8, LogRhythm, and Snowflake Computing give us their view on the recent budget.
09 May 2018
WatchGuard introduces advanced learning centre for channel partners
Through the new WatchGuard learning centre, partners can choose personalised training paths.
25 Jan 2018
Mark Sinclair accelerates WatchGuard A/NZ growth and partner momentum
Based in Sydney, Sinclair will be responsible for expanding the company’s market presence in Australia and New Zealand.
22 Jan 2018
WatchGuard buys Percipient Networks to harness DNS phishing & malware prevention
WatchGuard Technologies has bought out security DNS service provider Percipient Networks, adding phishing and malware prevention to its portfolio.
18 Jan 2018
Interview: WatchGuard's rapid APAC expansion and what's ahead for the security channel
We talked to WatchGuard Technologies VP of Sales for Asia Pacific and Japan, Sylvain Lejeune, to find out more.
14 Dec 2017
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.
14 Dec 2017
IoT, cryptocurrency, Linux & WiFi hacks: WatchGuard's security predictions for 2018
WatchGuard Technologies has whipped up some key IT security predictions ranging from IoT botnets to Linux attacks.
07 Dec 2017
WatchGuard snaps up former IBM sales lead for APAC role
WatchGuard Technologies has snapped up former IBM sales leader Sylvain Lejeune as its new vice president of sales for Asia Pacific and Japan.
26 Oct 2017
WatchGuard closes Datablink acquisition; continues push into authentication market
WatchGuard Technologies is venturing into the advanced authentication market after officially closing its acquisition of Datablink.
09 Aug 2017
WatchGuard sole 'visionary' in SMB UTM market
WatchGuard has garnered visionary status in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for UTM, SMB multifunction firewalls. So how did other vendors fare?
27 Jun 2017
ManageEngine and WatchGuard Technologies seal partnership in gold
ManageEngine has joined WatchGuard Technologies as a Gold Technology Alliance Partner to allow their solutions to work together seamlessly.
02 Jun 2017
The 2017-18 Budget: Here’s what Aussie’s cyber security vendors think
The Australian Budget dropped on Tuesday evening, and as per usual, there will be winners and losers - here is the POV from some top IT vendors.
11 May 2017
WatchGuard's global reseller survey finds ransomware top customer fear for 2017
A global survey by WatchGuard has shown that more than 80% of resellers believe their customers are most worried about ransomware and its effects.
13 Mar 2017
WatchGuard reveals why defence is never enough in the fight against ransomware
Ransomware. It is a deadly form of computer malware that can cripple your systems, drain your bank accounts and wipe all your critical business data.
13 Mar 2017
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.
10 Jan 2017
New appointment for APAC business as WatchGuard accelerates channel momentum
"We're delighted to have Paul onboard as he brings the channel experience & market understanding to help drive our business forward in key markets."
15 Aug 2016