Check Point Software Named a Leader in Endpoint Security Suites by Independent Research Firm

SandBlast Agent Complete Endpoint Protection received highest possible scores in the Malware Prevention, Data Security, and Mobile Security criteria

SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, today announced that Forrester Research recognized the company as a Leader in its newly published report, “The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018.” Check Point’s SandBlast Agent Complete Endpoint Protection earned the highest possible scores in the Malware Prevention, Data Security, Mobile Security, External Integrations, and Product Support criteria, as well as in the Corporate Vision and Focus criteria.

“Check Point offers a fully featured, traditional suite with modern updates,” the report states. “With its roots in network security, Check Point has expanded into other areas such as endpoint and mobile security over the years and today delivers an endpoint security suite that includes threat prevention, detection, data security, endpoint management, and mobile security.”

SandBlast Agent Complete Endpoint Protection holistically delivers the highest level of advanced threat prevention capabilities against the fifth-generation of cyber-attacks. In addition to the proactive protection provided by sandboxing and threat extraction, SandBlast Agent incorporates automated forensics capabilities to provide incident analysis in an easily digestible intelligence report, which leads to maximum efficiency in remediation. In addition, SandBlast Agent offers dedicated solutions for anti-ransomware and unique phishing prevention.

“As organizations are now facing the fifth-generation of cyber-attacks, we are proud to be recognized as a Leader in the prestigious Forrester Wave,” said Peter Alexander, chief marketing officer, Check Point. “We view this honor as validation that organizations must approach cyber security with a prevention-first mindset to block – not just detect – attacks before they happen, while remaining one step ahead of the increasingly sophisticated threats of tomorrow.”  

SandBlast Agent Complete Endpoint Protection is an integral component of Check Point’s fully consolidated cyber security architecture, Infinity, which protects all facets of modern IT, including the network, endpoints, cloud, and mobile. It leverages real-time threat intelligence from the central ThreatCloud knowledge database to continually monitor for threats across all platforms through a single pane of glass. According to the report, “Overall, for customers looking for a solid combination of new technology and traditional suite capabilities in a single console, Check Point should easily make the shortlist.”

Check Point customers and other interested parties are welcome to attend a webinar featuring one of the report’s authors, Forrester Senior Analyst Chris Sherman, on Tuesday, July 10. To download the full report, please visit: https://pages.checkpoint.com/forrester-wave-endpoint.html.

About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a multilevel security architecture that defends enterprises’ cloud, network and mobile device held information, plus the most comprehensive and intuitive one point of control security management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.

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