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September 2018’s Most Wanted Malware: Cryptomining Attacks Against Apple Devices On The Rise

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals a near four-fold increase in cryptomining malware targeting iPhone users   Check Point’s researchers detected a near-400% increase in crypto-mining malware attacks against iPhones. The surge was seen in the last two weeks of September, when attacks against users of the Safari browser also rose significantly. These attacks…

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Corporate Blog October 15, 2018

Safe Classrooms Start With A Safe Web: Check Point Presents SandBlast for Education

The 21st century student has the world at their fingertips.   They can access the entire collection of human knowledge just by typing a question into Google. They can mingle with their classmates from down the block in the same group chat as their friends from continents away. The internet’s vast power and reach has…

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Corporate Blog October 11, 2018

Check Point Named Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls

With the average data breach costing businesses $3.8 million, enterprises need to secure their network with nothing short of the best of the best.   Check Point is proud to announce, that for the sixteenth time in the company’s history, Gartner’s Magic Quadrant has listed Check Point as a leader in the enterprise network firewall…

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Corporate Blog October 8, 2018

Bloomberg: “China’s Big Hack”- Check Point Responds

Today Bloomberg published a breaking story, “The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to infiltrate America’s Top Companies,” detailing a major attack on US servers by the PLA, infiltrating the supply chain of contract hardware manufacturers to embed a spy chip onto motherboards used in the thousands across the US in organizations ranging…

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Corporate Blog October 4, 2018

AV-TEST Rates Check Point’s SandBlast Agent as a Top Product in Corporate Endpoint Protection

Check Point is pleased to announce its SandBlast Agent solution passed AV-TEST Institute’s lab tests with excellent results and has been named a “Top Product” by the independent IT security organization. This announcement comes on the heels of Check Point being named a leader in the Forrester Wave™ Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018 report. The…

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Corporate Blog October 2, 2018

Prevent Ransomware With These Five Tips: Kicking Off National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), both in the United States and Europe? NCSAM is a public awareness campaign that inspires businesses and individuals to take proactive measures to protect themselves from cyber threats. In celebration of the month, we will be posting a series of blogs that provide…

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Corporate Blog October 1, 2018

Strong Defense Makes the Best Offense: Check Point Partners With San Francisco 49ers

As the 2018 NFL season swings into gear, Check Point is excited to team up with the San Francisco 49ers.   “Coach Kyle Shanahan is widely admired for his innovative offensive schemes and dedication to his craft – a perfect fit for the five-time Super Bowl champion San Francisco 49ers. The franchise’s storied history coupled…

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Corporate Blog September 30, 2018

Check Point Software Technologies Named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Unified Threat Management

Check Point is excited to announce that we have been recognized as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Unified Threat Management (UTM). At Check Point, we take great pride in this distinction, as customer feedback continues to shape our products and services.   In its announcement, Gartner explains “The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’…

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Corporate Blog September 27, 2018

Check Point Software Partners With El Centro College for Cyber Security Education

SecureAcademy offers comprehensive cyber security curriculum to Dallas community college – free of charge   With three and a half million unfilled job openings, there’s a big problem brewing in the cybersecurity industry.   Yet every problem presents an opportunity, especially for students figuring out their career paths.   Check Point is proud to announce…

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Corporate Blog September 26, 2018

Protecting Small Businesses from Massive Attacks: Check Point Infinity Recognized by Gartner

Seven Straight Years of a Leader in Gartner’s UTM Magic Quadrant   Small and medium sized businesses have a target on their backs – cyber criminals have hacked over half of all small and medium sized businesses’ websites, as the average SMB’s website, on average, faces 44 attempted attacks every day.   Meanwhile, the vast…

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Corporate Blog September 24, 2018