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Check Point Software Announces Integration of CloudGuard Network Security with Equinix Network Edge

By Jeff Engel, Cloud Alliance Architect, published June 11, 2021 Digital transformation has garnered massive momentum for cloud computing, and has reshaped enterprise IT as we know it. The ease and availability of the hybrid cloud provides businesses with dynamic options for developing and deploying services and applications at a fast pace. In addition,...

Check Point Software´s May 2021 Most Wanted Malware: Dridex Drops from List While Trickbot Rises to Top

Check Point Research (CPR) reports that the Dridex trojan, which is often used in the initial stages of ransomware attacks, has now dropped from the index after being one of the most prevalent malwares in recent months CPR latest Global Threat Index for May 2021 has revealed that Trickbot, which first entered the list in… The post Check Point Software´s...

From VPN to ZTNA – The Evolution of Secure Remote Work

By Mor Ahuvia, Product Marketing Manager Is your VPN getting in the way of productivity? If so, you’re not alone. When it comes to remote network access, you  have difficult choices to make. But essentially, they all boil down to two things: You need to make access for legitimate users as easy as possible You… The post From VPN to ZTNA – The Evolution...

The Ultimate Guide to 2020 MITRE ATT&CK® Evaluations

By Oleg Mogilevsky, Product Marketing Manager, Threat Prevention The newly published 2020 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK Evaluations provided a detailed assessment of various vendors’ ability to automatically detect and respond to real-life cyberattacks within the context of the ATT&CK framework. Yet, with MITRE Engenuity not assigning comparative scores...

Four Security Vulnerabilities were Found in Microsoft Office

Check Point Research (CPR) urges Windows users to update their software, after discovering four security vulnerabilities that affect products in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and Office online. Rooted from legacy code, the vulnerabilities could have granted an attacker the ability to execute code on targets via malicious Office documents,...

Chinese APT group targets Southeast Asian government with previously unknown backdoor

Check Point Research (CPR) warns of a new cyber espionage weapon being used by a Chinese threat group, after it identified and blocked an ongoing surveillance operation targeting a Southeast Asian government. Over the course of three years, the attackers developed a previously unknown backdoor into the Windows software running on the personal computers...

Check Point Software Offers HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner Course by ISC(2)

By, Brooke Cassidy, Learning & Training Dedicated health care industry related education program for partners and IT professionals to be rolled out globally in partnership with (ISC)2. Check Point Software expands their current training and education portfolio with the addition of a new healthcare focused certificate- CISPP, as part of Check Point’s...

Gartner’s Approach to Reduce your Data Center Costs

By Michael A. Greenberg, Product Marketing Manager, Security Platforms Stay ahead of the curve and download the report now The new era of the Hybrid Data Center is upon us. While it is great that there is a huge trend of cloud migrations, at the end of the day, some workloads must remain on-premises, even… The post Gartner’s Approach to Reduce your...

Minority report: Fake human rights documents and websites used in cyberattacks targeting Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic minority in China

Highlights Check Point Research (CPR), in collaboration with Kaspersky’s Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT), have been tracking an ongoing attack targeting a small minority group of Uyghur individuals in Xinjiang and Pakistan Attackers use fake United Nations (UN) documents and human rights websites to spread malware that has the ability to...

Check Point Research: Asia Pacific experiencing a 168% year on year increase in cyberattacks in May 2021

Check Point Research (CPR) has revealed a staggering 168% year on year increase in the number of cyberattacks in Asia Pacific (APAC) when compared to May 2020. Between April and May 2021, APAC saw a 53% increase in cyberattacks. The malware types that showed the largest increase are ransomware and Remote Access Trojan (RAT), both… The post Check Point...

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