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Smoothwall and Google SafeSearch changes
Friday, Dec 5, 2014

Smoothwall and Google SafeSearch changes

This is important information for Smoothwall customers filtering Google searches without HTTPS inspection: Google recently announced that, in December 2014, they will be removing their ‘NoSSLSearch’ functionality.

Smoothwall IN06 and "Shellshock" updates
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

Smoothwall IN06 and "Shellshock" updates

Smoothwall IN06 and “Shellshock” updates are available.

Smoothwall IN06 update
Friday, Oct 10, 2014

Smoothwall IN06 update

Smoothwall have announced that the IN06 update will be released soon to all SWG, UTM and WAM customers with current software maintenance. This update brings brand new Application Bandwidth Reporting, an overhaul of Portal-Based Reporting, Secure Global Proxy, and a new version of Smoothwall Connect, the remote filtering client for Windows devices.

Smoothwall and the "Shellshock" bash vulnerability
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Smoothwall and the "Shellshock" bash vulnerability

Following the disclosure of the vulnerability in Bash (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169), Smoothwall will be rolling out a priority update over the next 2 weeks to address the issue.

"Shellshock" - bash security vulnerability
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

"Shellshock" - bash security vulnerability

“Shellshock” is a serious security vulnerability in the bash shell that is found in almost every UNIX and UNIX like system including Linux, Mac OS X and BSD.

Smoothwall Bandwidth Reporting
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

Smoothwall Bandwidth Reporting

Smoothwall’s new Bandwidth Reporting suite will allow you to see exactly where your bandwidth is going.

Smoothwall Reporting Updates
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014

Smoothwall Reporting Updates

Smoothwall have been doing some reorganising of report templates over the last couple of months. Smoothwall have over 300 templates in the system, but research has shown that most customers only use a small number of these — and sometimes struggle to navigate through the system to find them!

OpenSSL "Heartbleed" and Smoothwall
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014

OpenSSL "Heartbleed" and Smoothwall

Customers have been asking about Smoothwall’s vulnerability to the “Heartbleed” issue in OpenSSL.

Smoothwall has announced that Layer 7 Bandwidth Reporting is coming soon
Friday, Feb 14, 2014

Smoothwall has announced that Layer 7 Bandwidth Reporting is coming soon

Available for UTM and transparently deployed SWG. Smoothwall will soon be extending Layer 7 Application Control with the addition of Bandwidth Reporting for all applications - not just web traffic.