SOURCE: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

February 29, 2016 09:15 ET

Check Point Receives Eleventh 'Recommended' Rating From NSS Labs, Bolstering the Company's Long-Standing Record as a Security Leader

SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 29, 2016) - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) today announced the company received its eleventh 'Recommended' rating from NSS Labs. Check Point's latest results earned its fifth 'Recommended' rating in the NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall Test, delivering top results with the highest block rate (99.8%) from the NSS Labs Exploit Library and tied for the highest security effectiveness score (99.6%).

NSS Labs, a leader in independent security product testing and research, is known to conduct the most comprehensive third-party testing in the industry, providing real-world research and analysis to enterprises, government agencies and organizations of all sizes. NSS Labs' security effectiveness testing leverages the deep expertise of engineers utilizing multiple commercial, open source and proprietary tools.

Key findings from NSS Labs 2016 NGFW report of Check Point's solution are:

  • 99.8% Security Score against NSS Exploit Library
  • 100% Resistance to Evasion Techniques
  • 100% Stability and Reliability
  • 100% Protection in Key Application Areas
  • 5th Consecutive NGFW 'Recommended' Award
  • 11th NSS 'Recommended' Award

"The main reason for customers to invest and build security systems is to prevent hackers and malware from getting into their networks and systems, which only can be achieved with technology that offers the best block rate in the industry," said Gabi Reish, vice president of product management, Check Point. "Receiving the highest rating from NSS Labs in catching the most threats is a testament to the best security deliver by Check Point."

To learn more about Check Point security solutions, visit Booth #1507 (in the South Hall) at the RSA Conference the week of Feb. 29, 2016, at Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif.

For more information, or to download a complimentary copy of the NSS Labs report of Check Point's Next Generation Firewall visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/resources/nss-ngfw-test/index.html.

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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) provides industry-leading solutions and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises' networks to mobile devices, in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes. At Check Point, we secure the future.