Check Point Software Technologies Inc News

Check Point unveils R80 unified security management as a cloud service to cut security operations time by 60%

Check Point has announced that its R80 unified security software is now available as a cloud service. This gives customers the quickest route to deploying Check Point’s unified security management solution across their entire network fabric from their web browser, with no deployment time needed, and no need for ongoing maintenance or manual updates. R80 Security MaaS solution The new R80 Security Management-as-a-Service (MaaS) solution extends Check Point’s Fast Track Network Secur...

Check Point’s CloudGuard cloud security platform to support Kubernetes and AWS Serverless solutions

Check Point has extended the capabilities of its CloudGuard cloud security platform to support Kubernetes computing services, including Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) and Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). CloudGuard also delivers additional security capabilities for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Serverless computing solutions, including AWS Lambda and related services like AWS Fargate, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Kinesis. The announcement further del...

Check Point develops an online tool called GDPRate to enhance GDPR compliance strategy

New research commissioned by Check Point shows that GDPR is delivering a strong positive effect overall for European businesses – but with some significant variations between countries in terms of adopting GDPR measures. Check Point has also developed a new free online tool called GDPRate to guide businesses through the essential components of an effective GDPR compliance strategy. The study of 1,000 CTOs, CIOs, IT managers and security managers in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK...

Check Point releases 1500 series security gateways for SMBs to enhance standard of protection

Check Point announces the release of the new 1500 series security gateways for SMBs. The two new SMB appliances set new standards of protection against the most advanced fifth-generation cyberattacks, and offer unrivalled ease of deployment and management. According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 43% of all breach victims were small businesses, and 63% of attack attempts against SMBs were successful. The cost of disruption from cyber-attacks against SMBs can exceed $1M,...

The Forrester Wave recognises Check Point Software Technologies’ SandBlast Endpoint Protection solution

Check Point received the highest possible scores in the malware prevention, exploit prevention, secure configuration management, data security, mobile and zero-trust framework alignment criteria Cyber security solutions Check Point Software Technologies, global provider of cyber security solutions, announced that it has been recognised as a ‘Leader’ in Forrester’s newly-published report, ‘The Forrester Wave: Endpoint Security Suites, Q3 2019’. For this report, For...

Check Point partners with VMware and Silver Peak to secure offices with cloud service

Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a provider of cyber security solutions globally, has announced the launch of Check Point CloudGuard Connect to transform enterprise branch office connectivity with cloud-delivered security services. Check Point CloudGuard Connect delivers top-rated Threat Prevention updated in real-time with the latest ThreatCloud intelligence, flexibility to deploy branch office security in minutes from the cloud or on-premise, seamless integration with leading SD-WA...

Check Point announces three new security gateway appliances with up to 64 networking interfaces

Check Point announces three new security gateway appliance models: 16000 Base, 16000 Plus and the record breaking 26000 Turbo are extensions of Check Point’s new 16000 and 26000 gateway range which were introduced in June, presenting a complete line of high-end appliances with up to 64 networking interfaces, 16x 100 GbE (Gigabit Ethernet) or 40 GbE. Powered by the Check Point Infinity architecture, the 16000 and 26000 Security Gateways incorporate Check Point’s ThreatCloud and award...

Check Point’s threat intelligence arm unveils CPR-Zero online vulnerability repository

Check Point Research, the threat intelligence arm of Check Point Systems Inc., has announced the creation of a new online vulnerability repository, CPR-Zero. Going forward, Check Point will publicly list all vulnerabilities its research teams find, even if they are not featured in a publication on the Check Point Research blog. The move makes Check Point the industry’s largest cyber security vendor to openly share such vital information online. CPR-Zero vulnerability repository "Not ever...

Check Point’s 16000 and 26000 series Security Gateways deliver Tera-bps of Gen V Threat Prevention

Check Point has announced a new suite of network security products for large enterprises and data centres, which deliver an industry-leading Tera-bps (bits per second) of Gen V Threat Prevention without compromising on network performance, up time, or scalability. Powered by the Check Point Infinity architecture, the 16000 and 26000 Security Gateways incorporate Check Point’s ThreatCloud and award-winning SandBlast Zero-Day Protection. These modular gateways come in base, plus and turbo m...

Check Point announces technology integration with Amazon Web Services for security alert management

Check Point announces a technology integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Hub, a unified security service, which centralises view and management for security alerts. This integration, together with the addition of Dome9 to the CloudGuard portfolio, following its recent acquisition by Check Point, allows enterprises to access multi-layered security and nearly continuous compliance capabilities from the central console of AWS Security Hub. By leveraging AWS Security Hub, Check Point...

Check Point announces availability of CloudGuard SaaS to prevent security threats targeting SaaS applications

Check Point announces the general availability of CloudGuard SaaS, an industry-first cloud suite designed to prevent sophisticated security threats that target SaaS applications. One of the latest additions to Check Point’s CloudGuard portfolio of cloud security products, CloudGuard SaaS protects enterprises that use SaaS applications and cloud-based email (including Office 365, GSuite and OneDrive), and prevents targeted attacks intended to steal sensitive data. Addressing advanced SaaS...

Check Point Software to demonstrate ‘Firewalls Live-Testing’ at Infosecurity Russia 2013, Moscow

Visitors of Infosecurity will get an answer for the most important IT questions: How to Choose the Right Firewall for your Business Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. - the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, become a Sponsor of "Firewalls Live-Testing" at Infosecurity Russia 2013, which is to be held 25-27th September, Moscow, Crocus Expo, Pavilion 2 "Is the firewall you choose the right combination of value, security level, scalability, and support for your s...