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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

The ‘Gazorp’ Dark Web Azorult Builder

Research by: Nikita Fokin, Israel Gubi, Mark Lechtik On 17th September Check Point Research found a new online builder, dubbed ‘Gazorp’, hosted on the Dark Web. Gazorp is designed for building binaries of the popular malware, Azorult, an infostealer us…

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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

Simple and Secure Branch Connectivity with Microsoft and Check Point

By Amir Kaushansky, Sr. Product Manager, Cloud Security   I really like the speed and flexibility of the cloud; now I have the ability to get any combination of compute power or storage I want without the need of cumbersome hardware procurement procedures. What used to take weeks or months to accomplish can now be…

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Corporate Blog September 21, 2018

Check Point and BlackBerry Partner to Prevent Mobile Cyberattacks

By Brian Gleeson, Head of Threat Prevention Product Marketing, Check Point   It is no secret that mobile devices remain the weakest link in the security strategy of most businesses, despite the increasing frequency of sophisticated mobile cyberattacks.  While businesses invest heavily protecting networks, end points and cloud deployments, their mobile fleets remain largely unprotected,…

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Corporate Blog September 20, 2018

The Past, the Present, and the Future of Illicit Cryptomining: Cyber Threat Alliance Publishes Landmark White Paper

Every month, Check Point publishes its Monthly Top Malware Report, tracking the latest trends and patterns in the global cyber threat landscape.   And every month, the top spots are filled by illicit cryptomining malware. Coinhive, the most prevalent cryptominer malware in the world, has impacted one-in-five organizations across the world.   Reaching 40 percent…

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Corporate Blog September 19, 2018