DNS WATCHGO

Watchguard DNSWatchGO

Simple Security for Users on the Go

DNSWatchGO may be a Cloud-based service that gives domain-level protection, content filtering, and integrated security awareness training to keep your users safe once they travel outside of your secure network perimeter. When critical alerts are seen, WatchGuard’s team of security experts performs a tailored analysis of the potential threat, following up with an easy-to-understand accounting that has detailed insights about the potential infection. When a user clicks a malicious link, DNSWatchGO automatically redirects them to a secure page and offers resources that reinforce security education.

"Our antivirus was good. WatchGuard is better. WatchGuard was simple to deploy and immediately stopped attacks from impacting our business."

~ Mike Brooks, IT Manager, SEEPEX Inc.

Protection On The GO

WatchGuard DNSWatchGO provides defense and content filtering that protects users when they are outside of the network, without requiring a VPN. By monitoring outbound DNS requests and correlating this against our aggregated intelligence, DNSWatchGO stops endpoints from talking to malicious infrastructure. When a connection to a bad domain is attempted, the connection is blocked, and also the malicious traffic is rerouted to DNSWatch servers for further investigation. Command and control callbacks, phishing attacks, and data exfiltration attempts are automatically blocked.

DNSWatchGO also can prevent your users from accessing inappropriate content.You can establish policies for your users supported 130 pre-defined blocking categories, and fine-tune access with the power to determine and enforce policies by user or group.

Features & Benefits

  • Detects and blocks malicious DNS connections for devices outside of your network.
  • Enables content filtering with 130 pre-defined blocking categories to limit access to risky areas of the web.
  • Provide immediate phishing education to users at the time of click for heightened end user awareness after an attempted attack.
  • It’s quick to install and simple to manage – saving time and costs and reducing the burden on busy IT staff.
  • Supports Windows 7, 8 and 10.
  • Compatible with common deployment tools.

Off-Network Visibility

As users move outside your network you lose visibility into their Internet activity, creating a big blind spot in your security. With DNSWatchGO customers gain consolidated visibility of all on- and off-network devices protected, including the content that's filtered and any malicious websites visited. DNSWatchGO offers detailed information on the situation of the endpoint, also as the attacker, sort of attack, and attacker goals without requiring you to comb through logs.

Immediate Security Awareness

Ninety percent of attacks begin with a successful phishing email that tricks users into clicking a link or downloading a file they shouldn’t. DNSWatchGO is that the first Security Service to supply phishing protection and education wherever your users go. When an end user clicks on an email or link that DNSWatch has identified as a phishing attempt, they're redirected to a game that educates on the warning signs of a phishing attacks and provides the user an action to require , like reporting the offending email or speaking with a member of your IT team.

Cloud-Based Management

As a 100% Cloud-based solution, DNSWatchGO is simple to deploy and manage, saving you time and money. There’s no hardware, and no need to update software manually. Devices deploy in minutes, quickly gaining visibility into Internet activity wherever your user goes. Centrally manage DNSWatch policies for all of your users on- and off-network.

Strong Security at Every Layer

Uniquely architected to be the industry’s smartest, fastest, and best network security products, WatchGuard solutions deliver in-depth defenses against advanced malware, ransomware, botnets, trojans, viruses, drive-by downloads, data loss, phishing and much more.

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