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WatchGuard Technologies Acquires Percipient Networks and Adds Security at the DNS Layer to SMB Security Platform

Acquisition supports vision of making enterprise-grade security accessible to every organisation through simplification of packaging, pricing, and product usability.

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(businesspress24) - Acquisition supports vision of making enterprise-grade security accessible to every organisation through simplification of packaging, pricing, and product usability.

17 January 2018

In 2016, 76 percent of organisations reported falling victim to phishing[1]. Company size and vertical industry played no role in the likelihood of an attack, making it critical for companies to have protections in place against phishing, happy clickers, and other web-based threats. The Strongarm service monitors outbound DNS requests and blocks traffic to websites based on a list of known malicious domains. Furthermore, by monitoring requests at the domain level, Strongarm


In addition to blocking traffic to dangerous sites, the Strongarm platform was architected to facilitate maximum user and IT admin education. Rather than just blocking traffic to potentially malicious sites, the service redirects users to a additional insights into attacks and how to prevent them in the future. WatchGuard will continue investment in both areas.


WatchGuard partners and customers will be able to gain early access to the new DNS filtering service later this month when the product is released into Beta. The new service will be generally available as part of the company


[1]State of the Phish 2017 - https://www.wombatsecurity.com/state-of-the-phish



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