Check Point Company Overview

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers multilevel security architecture, “Infinity” Total Protection with Gen V advanced threat prevention, which defends enterprises’ cloud, network and mobile device held information. Check Point provides the most comprehensive and intuitive one point of control security management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.


Company
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Stock Ticker Symbol
NASDAQ: CHKP

Founded
1993

Mission
For the last three decades, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) has set the standard for Cyber Security. Our mission is to secure your everything. Across the ever-evolving digital world, from enterprise networks through cloud transformations, from securing remote employees to defending critical infrastructures, we protect organizations from the most imminent cyber threats.

With Check Point Infinity, the only consolidated cyber security solution across cloud, networks, endpoints, mobile and IoT, we are continuously pioneering cyber security innovation with the most advanced AI-based threat Intelligence and prevention technologies, unified security management, and cloud security automation to help protect organizations from 6th generation of cCyber-attacks.

With over 3,500 security experts, a world-acclaimed research and intelligence unit, and the broadest ecosystem of business and technology partners, we protect over 100,000 organizations of all sizes across all industry verticals in 88 countries to achieve allow better experiences for in a safer digital world.

Check Point Incident Response Team (CPIRT) offers 24/7, data(Intelligence)-driven, and vendor-agnostic incident response services. The CPIRT global team helps our customers manage, mitigate, and understand active cyber incidents. The team helps customers of all sizes prepare for cyber incidents through proactive services; such as Playbook Development, Tabletop Exercises, and Threat Hunting.

U.S. Headquarters
San Carlos, California

International Headquarters
Tel Aviv, Israel

Employees
Over 5,400

Market Leadership

  • NSS Labs “Recommended and AA” Rating for Advanced Endpoint Protection (2019, 2020)
  • A leader in the IDC MarketScape report for Mobile Threat Management (2017-2019)
  • A leader in Gartner’s “Enterprise Network Firewall Magic Quadrant” (1999-2002, 2004-2018)
  • A leader in Gartner’s “Mobile Data Protection Magic Quadrant” (2001-2015)
  • A leader in Gartner’s “Unified Threat Management (UTM) Magic Quadrant” (2010-2018)
  • A leader in the Forrester Wave report for Endpoint Security Suites (2018)
  • NSS Labs “Recommended” Rating for Breach Prevention Systems (BPS) (NSS Labs 2017)
  • NSS Labs “Recommended” Rating for Breach Detection Systems (BDS) (NSS Labs 2015-2017)
  • NSS Labs “Recommended” Rating for Next Generation Firewall (NSS Labs 2011 – 2017)
  • NSS Labs “Recommended” Rating for Network Firewall (NSS Labs 2011, 2013)
  • NSS Labs “Recommended” Rating for NGIPS (NSS Labs 2016)
  • NSS Labs “Recommended” Rating for IPS (NSS Labs 2011 – 2013)

Patents
Check Point’s products contain the world’s most advanced security technology. The Company currently holds 73 United States patents, more than 30 U.S. patents pending, and additional patents issued and patent applications pending worldwide.


Our Customers
Check Point’s products and services are sold to enterprises, service providers, small- and medium-sized businesses and consumers. We secure more than 100,000 businesses and millions of users worldwide.

Awards / Industry Honors
As an industry leader, Check Point has received recognition from around the globe.
Learn more about industry recognition.

Acquisition Highlights

  • September 2020: Odo Security
  • December 2019: Protego
  • November 2019: Cymplify
  • January 2019: ForceNock
  • October 2018: Dome9
  • April 2015: Lacoon Mobile Security
  • February 2015: Hyperwise CPU-Level Threat Prevention
  • October 2011: Dynasec
  • June 2010: Liquid Machines
  • December 2009: FaceTime Communications’ application database
  • March 2009: Nokia Security Appliance Business
  • January 2007: Protect Data
  • January 2007: NFR Security
  • March 2004: Zone Alarm

Distribution
Check Point products are distributed worldwide via:

  • Distributors, OEMs, Resellers, OPSEC Partners, MSPs
  • Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of thousands of certified partners

Academic Research and Outreach

Check Point promotes academic information and computing security research through the Check Point Institute for Information Security (CPIIS). The organization provides research grants and fellowships, and supports a variety of workshops to spur collaboration between academia and industry. Learn more about CPIIS.

Check Point strives to making cyber security education accessible to all, and partners with various academic and non-academic partners to fulfill this mission.

The Secure Academy program brings comprehensive cyber security curriculum to in 100 universities and colleges globally and we are expanding the partnership with leading institution such as New York University (NYU) on creating online platforms to engage students in cyber security education.

In addition, Check Point has partnered with leading MOOC platform such as Coursera, Udemy and offers free cyber-security courses and content for professionals who want to boost their careers.

These partnerships underline Check Point’s commitment to providing ongoing education and training to professionals already working in cyber security, as well as to those looking to start a career in the sector.

Check Point Locations
Check Point headquarters are located internationally in Tel Aviv, Israel, and in the United States in San Carlos, California. The Company has over 75 offices worldwide including in the U.S. in Alabama, Arizona, Northern and Southern California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin; as well as in Canada, in the Ontario area.

The Company also has international subsidiaries located in Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, India, Japan, Hong Kong, P.R. China, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Canada.


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