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Share Your Check Point Certification Badges Using Blockchain Technology

Check Point Certification earners can now share their Credly digital credentials to the Blockchain. Publishing your badge to Blockchain is another way for viewers to securely verify or validate your badge.   Blockchain technology creates a permanent public digital record of issuance or transaction ledger of tangible and intangible assets. Blockchain...

GCP, therefore IAM

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Permissions Handling By: Eyal Levy- CloudGuard, Research Team Introduction Managing access authorization for your cloud assets is a challenging task. Certainly, when dealing with multiple public/private resources, environments, services, providers, and users. The GCP IAM service, which Google provides to each cloud account,...

Vulnerabilities on Xiaomi’s mobile payment mechanism which could allow forged transactions : A Check Point Research analysis

 Highlights: Check Point Research (CPR) analyzed the payment system built into Xiaomi smartphones powered by MediaTek chips CPR found vulnerabilities that could allow forging of payment and disabling the payment system directly, from an unprivileged Android application CPR collaborated with Xiaomi, which acknowledged the vulnerabilities and provided...

July 2022’s Most Wanted Malware: Emotet Takes Summer Vacation but Definitely Not ‘Out-of-Office’

Our latest Global Threat Index for July 2022 reveals that Emotet continues its reign as the most widely used malware, despite a 50% reduction in its global impact compared to the previous month. After a peak in Emotet’s global impact last month, Emotet is back to its global impact numbers and continues as the most… The post July 2022’s Most Wanted...

From zero to hero in blockchain security – A CP workshop at DEF CON 30

DEF CON is one of the world’s largest and most notable cyber conventions, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. DEF CON first took place in June 1993 and today, attendees include computer security professionals, journalists, lawyers, federal government employees, security researchers, students, and hackers with a general interest in software, computer...

Check Point Research: Education sector experiencing more than double monthly attacks, compared to other industries

Highlights: Education/Research sector worldwide experienced the highest volumes of attacks every month in 2022 and in 2021. In July 2022, the Education/Research sector shows more than double the number of weekly cyberattacks compared to the other industries’ average. Latin America has seen the largest increase in weekly cyber-attacks in the month of...

Live Public Preview: Check Point supports Eventarc for Google Cloud

By: Mark Brindley, Head of Cloud Security Alliance Last year, Google Cloud launched Eventarc, a unified platform to build event-driven applications in the cloud. This week, Google announced the public preview of third-party sources in Eventarc. Check Point is proud for its CloudGuard platform to be a member of the first cohort of ecosystem partners…...

What can we learn from Apple’s new Lockdown mode about the mobile security landscape?

By Noa Goldstein, Product Marketing Manager and Guy Lev, Harmony Mobile Product Lead Apple has recently announced a new feature, Lockdown Mode, which secures iOS users who might be personally targeted by sophisticated cyber threats. Lockdown Mode dramatically reduces mobile devices’ attack surface to prevent cyber threats from reaching the user. This...

IDC Survey Shows 70% Experienced Attack: How Secure is your Hybrid Data Center?

5-minute Data Center Security Assessment for data center, network, cloud, apps Cyber attacks are become more sophisticated and more frequent. Every enterprise data center is vulnerable. An IDC survey of nearly 500 enterprises showed that over 70% experienced at least one major security breach of their on-premises data centers with the majority experiencing...

Github “Supply Chain” Attack

Just this morning, a significant software “supply chain” attack was discovered in Github, and while the attack was prevented from spreading further, the ramifications of “supply chain” attacks are clear and intimidating. This recent attack was executed in Github – the most popular code repository used by over 83 million developers across the globe....

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