SOURCE: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

April 22, 2016 07:00 ET

Check Point Software Technologies and ElevenPaths, a Telefonica Company, Provide Joint Mobile Protection Services Globally

Joint Offering Protects iOS® and Android® Smartphones and Tablets Used in Businesses of Any Size From the Cyberthreats That Proliferate the Worldwide Mobile Ecosystem

MADRID, SPAIN and SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2016) - Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) today announced ElevenPaths, a Telefónica company specializing in development of innovative security solutions, will be a provider of Check Point mobile security technologies for Telefónica corporate customers worldwide.

The agreement between Check Point and ElevenPaths provides Telefónica customers with a suite of mobile security services including Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention and complementary security products developed by ElevenPaths. This new offering will be part of the corporate mobility services Telefónica provides globally today, offering:

  • Protection against the three main vectors of mobile attacks including malicious applications, network attacks and attacks to devices' operating systems.
  • Visibility and intelligence into the threat landscape of an organization's entire mobile deployment.
  • Simple and transparent management of enterprise mobile security, while ensuring privacy.

"The Telefónica mobile security and mobility management solution facilitates day-to-day in business communications, guaranteeing productivity and protecting employee devices at all times," said Pedro Pablo Pérez, vice president of products and services, ElevenPaths. "This agreement provides our customers with unparalleled mobile security with a joint product that combines Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention with Tacyt, a cyber intelligence mobile threat tool developed by ElevenPaths."

Check Point researchers continue to see a dramatic escalation in the number and sophistication of targeted attacks on mobile devices worldwide. Attacks like these can make business use of smartphones and tablets a significant risk to the security of sensitive enterprise data accessed on mobile devices.

"We believe mobile devices are the weakest link in corporate security today, leaving businesses susceptible to data leakage and network attacks," said Amnon Bar-Lev, president, Check Point. "This agreement is a key part of protecting today's businesses, and we're looking forward to working with Telefónica and Eleven Paths to protect businesses around the world from these threats."

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With this offering, Check Point and ElevenPaths will deliver cutting-edge security for Telefónica customers through integration with ElevenPaths technology, which make it possible for security analysts to identify behavioral patterns displayed by criminal organizations.

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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is the largest network cyber security vendor globally, providing industry-leading solutions and protecting customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of threats. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises -- from networks to mobile devices -- in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.

About Telefónica
Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world by market capitalization and number of customers with a comprehensive offering and quality of connectivity that is delivered over world class fixed, mobile and broadband networks. As a growing company it prides itself on providing a differential experience based both on its corporate values and a public position that defends customer interests. The company has a significant presence in 21 countries and over 322 million accesses around the world. Telefónica has a strong presence in Spain, Europe and Latin America, where the company focuses an important part of its growth strategy. Telefónica is a 100% listed company, with more than 1.5 million direct shareholders. Its share capital currently comprises 4,975,199,197 ordinary shares traded on the Spanish Stock Market and on those in London, New York, Lima, and Buenos Aires.

About ElevenPaths
At ElevenPaths we believe in the idea of challenging the current state of security, an attribute that must always be present in technology. We're always redefining the relationship between security and people, with the aim of creating innovative security products which can transform the concept of security, thus keeping us one step ahead of attackers, who are increasingly present in our digital life. More information: @ElevenPaths, blog.elevenpaths.com.