We’ve seen a lot of attacks in the recent months where both online technology resellers as well as universities and even the DNS Root Servers being attacked. In such a time you’ll want the best possible protection for your connected devices and Wick Hill just announced the shipping of their WatchGuard T30 and T50 Firebox appliances for enterprise-strength unified threat management (UTM). The Firebox T30 and T50 are aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and distributed enterprises and are essential a hardware firewall and VPN connection.
Faster internet connections make decentralized organizations more flexible, but connecting all the branches with each other in a secure fashion can be a challenge, and that is where the Firebox comes into play. It is easy to deploy and can be preconfigured before deployment. WatchGuard’s T-series of tabletop UTM are ideal for remote branches where there isn’t a dedicated server room. They are small and have versatile placement options away and out of sight. The are also easily expandable with Wi-Fi access points of security cameras thanks to the built-in POE port.
Both the T30 and T50 feature AC1200 wireless network abilities with UTM security speeds up to 165 Mbps. The Advanced Malware Detection can catch malware that signature-only AV solutions miss. Next-generation sandboxing in the cloud with full system emulation (CPU and memory) provides visibility into every instruction that malware executes and not just the operating system calls That exposes evasive behavior that other sandbox solutions might not see. The WatchGuard series also features a centralised real-time view into all network activity with the power to take immediate action against harmful sites and users. The UTM also features a crypto co-processing unit for SHA-2.
The WatchGuard Firebox T30 starts around €620 and the T50 starts out around €1000, both prices without VAT.