A company involved in securing the Internet by providing VPN and firewall solutions. Through its Next Generation product line, Checkpoint offers a wide range of perimeter, internal, and Web security solutions to businesses, institutions, and government agencies. The company has won awards for endpoint security solutions that protect PCs from malicious software, spyware, and data theft. Moreover, the company’s Open Platform for Security (OPSEC) provides for integration and interoperability by allowing the connection of different vendors’ products in the security architecture. The company has 2,300 partners in 92 countries.
Further Reading. Checkpoint Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point Protects Customers Against Latest Microsoft Vulnerabilities. [Online, July 15, 2004.] Checkpoint Software Technologies Ltd. Website. http://www.checkpoint.com/press/2004/msvulnerabilities071504 .html.