Virtual lock down

Annie Bricker by Annie Bricker - May 15th, 2014

Virtualisation has made the data centre a more flexible and agile place. However, the trade-off in this software-defined shift is a measure of complexity when it comes to protecting our data. Enterprises must reconsider their protection strategy to reflect the new, virtualised world.

WatchGuard extends network security visibility tool to Microsoft’s Hyper-V Platform

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 11th, 2014

WatchGuard has announced the enhancement of its network security visibility solution, WatchGuard Dimension.

Watchguard launches cloud-ready network security visibility

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - November 4th, 2013

WatchGuard Technologies has announced a zero-install, public and private cloud-ready network security visibility solution.

How to approach partnership extension

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - September 17th, 2013

CNME looks into the all-important decision of partnership extension. How do you approach such a stage, and is termination really an option? Partnerships between vendors and systems integrators form an invaluable part of …

Better sent than sorry

John Spoor by John Spoor - August 18th, 2013

Very few businesses use the post to send document these days. It’s called snail mail for a reason, and as one very popular internet meme says – ‘ain’t nobody got time for that’. …

WatchGuard rates highest in UTM

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - July 21st, 2013

WatchGuard Technologies has been awarded a “Performance Verified Certification” by independent test lab, Miercom, for performing nearly 3.5 times faster than competing unified threat management (UTM) solutions with standard UTM features enabled. The …

Ticking time bomb

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - June 11th, 2013

The last year has shown more than ever how careful businesses need to be with their data. However, recent reports suggest that only a fraction of Middle Eastern enterprises have data loss prevention …

Target located

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - May 22nd, 2013

In 1971, John Draper used a whistle, found in a cereal box, to reproduce a 2,600 Hz tone able to allow phreaks to make free calls – wire fraud was born. This was …

When payback strikes back for businesses

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - May 9th, 2013

Corey Nachreiner, CISSP, Director of Security Strategy for WatchGuard Technologies, discusses the act of striking back against cyber criminals.  Between agenda-pushing hacktivists, money-grubbing cyber criminals, and—more recently— spying nation states, there is no …

Java security questions answered

IDG Reporter by IDG Reporter - April 23rd, 2013

Most of the products tested (except Windows Server 2012), use Oracle’s Java in one form or another, at least for client access and also in some cases within the management interface. With numerous vulnerabilities recently discovered …

The security guide to BYOD

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - April 9th, 2013

There’s no use in trying to resist it – BYOD is here to stay. To help in the transition, CNME rounds up tips from the security industry on how to cope with the …

WatchGuard introduces new regional Wireless Access Point products

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - April 4th, 2013

WatchGuard has announced the availability of two new Wireless Access Point products in the region, providing customers with the same level of security for their wireless local access network (WLAN) traffic that they …

WatchGuard to release new XTM models

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - March 7th, 2013

WatchGuard Technologies has announced the upcoming availability of seven new models in its line of extensible threat management (XTM) products. It will also release the Fireware XTM 11.7, a software update for its …

Getting worse

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - November 6th, 2012

With the problem of hacking and its consequences on enterprise only exacerbating, CNME rounds up the views and tips from some of the region’s leading cybercrime experts on how organisations in the Middle …

Watchguard introduces self-configuring UTM

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - October 23rd, 2012

WatchGuard Technologies has announced today that it is the first UTM security appliance vendor to offer a firewall that configures itself. The company is adding a new cloud-based configuration utility – RapidDeploy – …

GITEX Preview: WatchGuard Technologies

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - August 27th, 2012

Stand location: ZL-B2 1.       What are your company’s key products and services? Since 1996, WatchGuard Technologies has been the advanced technology leader of business security solutions, providing mission-critical protection to hundreds of thousands …

WatchGuard launches iOS-friendly appliance

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - December 8th, 2011

WatchGuard’s latest security appliance, the XTM 330, allows business travelers from small enterprises to use their iPads or iPhones to communicate securely with the office. WatchGuard has implemented the IPSec functionality already present …

WatchGuard launches iOS-friendly security appliance

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - November 30th, 2011

WatchGuard’s latest security appliance, the XTM 330, allows business travelers from small enterprises to use their iPads or iPhones to communicate securely with the office, the vendor said on Tuesday. WatchGuard has implemented …

Al-Reyami chooses Fortinet for better network security

Pallavi Sharma by Pallavi Sharma - April 5th, 2011

Al Reyami Group, a Dubai-based group doing business in a variety of sectors from urban development to leisure in UAE, India and China, has implemented Fortinet’s FortiGate integrated network security appliances to secure …

UTM: How to choose 'em and use 'em

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - June 8th, 2009

UTM systems have multiple features and capabilities, including intrusion detection and prevention, gateway antivirus, e-mail spam filtering and Web content filtering, as well as the traditional functions of a firewall, integrated into one …

SonicWall getting aggresive towards small businesses

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - January 14th, 2009

SonicWall is introducing a multi-function security appliance for small businesses that gives five times more throughput than its low-end devices for an extra $200. The TZ 210 boasts 50Mbps throughput with all its …

  • Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

    They say that good things come in small packages—diamond rings, the crown jewels, keys to an exotic villa. When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, big is beautiful, writes James Dartnell.

  • Acer takes on the Nexus 7 with 7.9″ Intel tablet

    The new A1-830 tablet ticks all of the right boxes for people interested in a functional tablet sporting the sub 8-inch form factor. The tablet sports a 7.9-in, 1024×768 resolution screen at a 4:3 screen ratio; ideal for web browsing and reading e-books.

  • Battle of the fives: Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Apple iPhone 5S vs. Google Nexus 5

    Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S5 on Monday at a Mobile World Congress presentation in Barcelona, touting a slimmed-down approach to the latest flagship’s feature set and simplified design.

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