WatchGuard LiveSecurity System Submitted for Common Criteria Certification

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: WGRD) a leading provider of Internet broadcast security solutions, announced today that the award-winning WatchGuard LiveSecurity System has been submitted to Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), an authorized Common Criteria evaluation facility, for Common Criteria Certification. Products on the certification list are thoroughly analyzed and tested by a recognized third party evaluator, and are certified based on how they perform in relation to the individual security product's security attributes or Security Target. Common Criteria Certification is a multi-national standard sponsored by the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, France, and the Netherlands. "Common Criteria Certification would assure overseas institutional organizations, such as hospitals and financial institutions, that the WatchGuard LiveSecurity System has been certified by a trusted third party organization," said Christopher Slatt, CEO of WatchGuard. "By completing the rigorous common criteria certification process we will be able to reach customers who only purchase products on the certification list." Recognized in top industry publications as the pioneer of high performance security appliances, WatchGuard broke new ground when it introduced its LiveSecurity Broadcast Service in November 1998. This innovative service proactively transmits security updates directly over the Internet to subscribers, enabling them to keep their WatchGuard systems current with minimal effort. The service includes one year of information alerts on security news, responses to new threats, security software updates, expert editorials and support flashes. Pricing and Availability The WatchGuard LiveSecurity System is now shipping and available through a network of resellers in the U.S. and worldwide in all government approved export countries. Suggested list price in the U.S. for the WatchGuard LiveSecurity System is $4,990 with the Firebox II, $9,990 with the Firebox II Plus and $12,990 for the Firebox II Plus with the VPN acceleration option. Please visit the WatchGuard Web site for more information at About WatchGuard Technologies WatchGuard is a leading provider of dynamic, comprehensive Internet security solutions designed to protect organizations that use the Internet for electronic commerce and communications. The company's innovative subscription-based LiveSecurity solution broadcasts threat responses, software updates, information alerts, expert editorials and support flashes over the Internet, enabling organizations to keep their security systems current with minimal effort. Businesses can manage their own Internet security through the WatchGuard LiveSecurity System(TM) or outsource their security management to an ISP implementing LiveSecurity for MSS(TM). For more information, call 206-521-8340 or visit WatchGuard at Certain statements in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the time the statements are made and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect WatchGuard's actual results include, but are not limited to, the "Risk Factors" described in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including the Prospectus related to its initial public offering dated July 30, 1999. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon these forward-looking statements that speak only as to the date of this release. NOTE: WatchGuard is a registered trademark of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. in the United States, Norway, New Zealand and Japan, and is trademarked in other countries. Firebox and LiveSecurity are trademarks of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. CONTACT: Frances Bigley of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc., 206- 521-3577, or ots Original Text Service: WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Internet: Contact: Frances Bigley of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc., 206-521-3577, or Web site:

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