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Users will revolt over smart device privacy says WatchGuard

2021 will mark a tipping point when consumers will begin to fully-understand and revolt against the privacy concerns associated with smart and connected devices, says WatchGuard Technologies. Security analysts at WatchGuard believe that users will start to push back against vendors of IoT devices that collect personal data and will …

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WatchGuard enables partners to rapidly expand security services footprint and grows partner ecosystem by over 50 percent

WatchGuard Technologies has announced that both its existing and newly added partners from the Panda Security acquisition now have access to the full suite of products and services from both companies via WatchGuard’s worldwide network of authorised distributors. Panda products are now available individually and through Passport, WatchGuard’s bundle of user-centric security …

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WatchGuard adds endpoint security specialisation option to channel programme

Following WatchGuard Technologies acquisition of Panda Security all new and existing partners will now have access to the full service offering of both companies via WatchGuard’s worldwide network of authorised distributors. Panda products are now available individually and through Passport, WatchGuard’s bundle of user-centric security services.  “Opening this cross-sell opportunity …

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WatchGuard completes acquisition of Panda Security

 WatchGuard Technologies has completed its acquisition of security vendor Panda Security. WatchGuard announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase Panda in March 2020. Now a wholly-owned subsidiary of WatchGuard, the combined company will enable its current and future customers and partners to consolidate their fundamental security services for …

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WatchGuard Technologies to acquire Panda Security

WatchGuard Technologies has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Panda Security. Once the integration is complete, WatchGuard says the joint customer and partner community will “benefit from a powerful security platform that bridges the network and user perimeter, touting the same combination of innovative security …

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Surge in malicious Microsoft Office documents detected

WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security Report shows a massive 62% increase in overall malware detections in Q1 2019 compared to the previous quarter. The report also found that cyber criminals are leveraging a wide array of varied attack techniques, including malicious Microsoft Office documents, Mac malware and web application …

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Home is where the Smart is

With the global smart home sector expected to be worth more than $53 billion by 2022, it’s more important than ever to understand the potential security threats these products can pose to users.

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