SOURCE: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

September 08, 2010 08:30 ET

Check Point Showcases Leadership in the Virus Bulletin Tests

VB100 Results Prove Check Point's Multiple Layers of Security Offer Unrivaled Protection Against Online Threats

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - September 8, 2010) -  Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite received the VB100 Award from Virus Bulletin in the August comparative review of antivirus solutions. Check Point's Endpoint Security was also ranked highly in Virus Bulletin's RAP (Reactive and Proactive) averages quadrant test based on its superior ability to proactively detect new and unknown malware samples. The results prove that Check Point's ZoneAlarm consumer products and Check Point's Endpoint Security solutions provide superior defense against sophisticated computer and Web attacks.

"We are thrilled to see the outcome of the latest Virus Bulletin Tests," said Juliette Sultan, head of global marketing for Check Point Software Technologies. "The results give our customers the confidence that Check Point security products provide the best solution for consumers and enterprises looking to successfully protect their critical data against constantly evolving online threats."

The Virus Bulletin review was conducted on computers running Microsoft Windows Vista and included 54 product tests. The ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite, with antivirus, anti-spyware, and firewall protection for consumer PCs, showcased its "usual excellent detection rates" and was praised for its equally "excellent" scanning speeds.

The trusted ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite is an integrated product that includes a multitude of security essentials vital to fending off online attacks. It is fast to install and offers both a simplified interface and a wide range of customization features, making it an ideal security suite for all levels of users. More information and a full list of product features and benefits on ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite can be found at: http://www.zonealarm.com/security/en-us/zonealarm-computer-security-suite.htm.

The core technology that powers ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite is also utilized by Check Point Endpoint Security™, the first and only single agent that combines all the critical components for total security on the endpoint. Customers may choose from a comprehensive set of integrated security capabilities -- including Firewall/Compliance Check, Full Disk Encryption, Media Encryption and Port Protection, WebCheck Browser Security, Remote Access, and Anti-Malware with Program Control. Combined with the flexibility of Check Point's award-winning Software Blade Architecture, customers have the flexibility to easily activate additional Check Point endpoint protections without the addition of new hardware or management complexity. For more information and a full list of Check Point features and benefits go to: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/index.html#endpoint.

About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, is the only vendor to deliver Total Security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework. Check Point provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to innovate with the development of the Software Blade architecture. The dynamic Software Blade architecture delivers secure, flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization or environment. Check Point customers include tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.

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