Check Point Takes Home Two Coveted Security Awards From 2006 SC Magazine Awards Gala
Friday February 17, 8:30 am ET
Best Enterprise Firewall and Best Remote Access VPN Solution for IPSec Awards Reinforce Check Point's Strength in the Security Industry
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2006--Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:CHKP - News), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that it is has won two prestigious awards from SC Magazine, further indicating the company's leadership position in the Internet security industry. Check Point has claimed awards from SC Magazine for four consecutive years. VPN-1®/FireWall-1® NGX won the award for Best Enterprise Firewall, and Integrity(TM) SecureClient(TM) won the award for Best Remote Access VPN Solution for IPSec. SC Magazine's awards dinner and presentation was held on Tuesday, February 14, 2006, at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA, during the RSA Conference 2006.
SC Magazine accepted more than 1,300 security and product service nominations for its awards program across 46 security categories, and Check Point VPN-1/FireWall-1 NGX and Integrity SecureClient were selected by the publication's readership as leading security solutions in the U.S. awards program. For a complete listing of this year's SC Magazine award winners in the U.S., please visit www.scawards.com.
VPN-1/FireWall-1 NGX, a tightly integrated combination of firewall, VPN and intrusion prevention, provides customers with the most intelligent, reliable security protection for stopping attacks while simplifying business communications across the Internet. Integrity SecureClient offers the most advanced remote connectivity and endpoint security available in a single solution, ensuring that every PC meets antivirus, patch, and other requirements before it gains access to the corporate network.
"SC Magazine's readers, who are also our customers, have come to know and trust Check Point's for its sophisticated security solutions that have been dominating the marketplace for well over a decade," said Ken Fitzpatrick, chief marketing officer for Check Point Software Technologies. "By winning SC Magazine awards for the fourth year in a row, we've demonstrated our continued innovation, and we will continue to stay in front of customer pain points in years forward."
To learn more about Check Point's award-winning security solutions, please visit http://www.checkpoint.com/products/index.html
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leader in securing the Internet. It is a market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall and VPN markets. Through its NGX platform, the company delivers a unified security architecture for a broad range of perimeter, internal, Web, and endpoint security solutions that protect business communications and resources for corporate networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. The company's ZoneAlarm product line is the highest rated personal computer security suite, comprised of award-winning endpoint security solutions that protect millions of PCs from hackers, spyware and data theft. Extending the power of the Check Point solution is its Open Platform for Security (OPSEC), the industry's framework and alliance for integration and interoperability with "best-of-breed" solutions from over 350 leading companies. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of more than 2,200 Check Point partners in 88 countries and its customers include 100% of Fortune 100 companies and tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes.
About SC Magazine
SC Magazine is the largest circulation information security magazine in the world. It has three editions: USA, UK and Asia Pacific online with a global readership in excess of 88,000.
SC Magazine Awards 2006-US
With over 1,300 product and service nominations from over 330 competing companies globally, the SC Awards are the world's leading awards program for the information security industry.
New this year, the SC Magazine Awards have three separate award programs for the US, UK, and Asia Pacific regions. The awards are composed of the Reader Trust Awards -- voted on by SC readers in each region, and the excellence and professional awards that are judged by a panel of the industry's top talents. Winners were announced at the 2006 SC Awards Gala on February 14th, 2006, which took place at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California.
To view the full list of winners or to learn more about the SC Magazine Awards 2006-US please visit: www.scawards.com.
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