Staying Safe in Times of Cyber Uncertainty

Cyber Security for Banks

Deliver advanced digital banking services with the highest level of security and compliance

Check Point provides a comprehensive cyber security solution for banks to secure the network, cloud, users, and access, using one unified management.

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700

Attacks Every
Week

53%

Increase
Year-over-Year

$5.85M

Average Cost
of Breach

 

Cyber Security for Banks

Key security challenges and trends in banks

Check Point enables 6,500 financial institutions worldwide to overcome their toughest challenges and provide advanced digital services while assuring security and compliance.

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Securing Banks Growing Data Centers and High Frequency Trading Platforms

Banks need network security that performs at the speed of business. This is the key to transferring hundreds of terabytes of data securely and in minutes, as well as to providing low latency for high-frequency financial transactions and for scaling security on-demand to support a hyper-growth business. Check Point’s Quantum Network Security solutions simplify your security posture and streamline and scale operations for continued business growth.

  • Zero trust / granular network segmentation to prevent lateral movement
  • Securely transfer hundreds of terabytes of data in minutes
  • Provide low latency for high frequency financial transactions
  • Unified management and visibility across on-premises and cloud data-center

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Secure Cloud Assets and Data

Meet compliance with banking regulations
such as FFIEC, EBA

As banks move data and workloads to the cloud, they need to assure that cloud assets and data are secured and meet compliance with regulations such as those from the US’s Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) and the European Banking Association (EBA). The Check Point CloudGuard suite provides comprehensive security and compliance solutions for financial service organizations.

  • Centrally manage security across clouds and on-premises data center
  • Detect and remediate misconfigurations in real-time
  • Automate governance

Simplify Compliance and Security Operational Complexity BASEL, SOX, NIST, GDPR, and More

Check Point enables banks to cut operation management by up to 80% with unified security management across all cloud and network environments, as well as to centrally manage thousands of security gateways. With the R81 Unified Cyber Security Platform, the industry’s most advanced threat prevention and security management software, they get uncompromising simplicity and consolidation across the enterprise.

  • Automating compliance – translating complex banking industry regulations into security frameworks
  • Unifying security management, cutting operation management by up to 80%
  • Automating security operations

 
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Secure Advanced e-Banking Services for Customers

 
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A bank’s applications drive the business. And as they evolve and grow they expose more APIs causing the attack surface to grow as well. Cybercriminals are exploiting this phenomenon, attacking web applications and APIs with advanced methods that include SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and deploying automatic scripts known as “bots.” These attacks are damaging and costly, and the ability to secure applications has never been more critical. CloudGuard AppSec automate your financial service applications and API protection. Harmony App Protect (Mobile SDK) secure e-banking mobile apps from the get-go.

  • Protect web apps and APIs from cyber security attacks
  • Build secure mobile banking apps from the get-go
  • Protect the bank reputation and customer security

Enable Secure SD-WAN Connectivity for Bank Branches

Connecting branches directly to the cloud significantly increases the risk of attack. To mitigate the risk, many banks are seeking to enable their branches with SD-WAN connectivity to the internet and cloud, and to do so gradually for assuring enhanced security. Quantum Edge secures connected banks facilities on-premises with top-rated threat prevention. Harmony Connect SASE Firewall-as-a-Service (FWaaS) solution secures bank branches SD-WAN connections to the internet and cloud.

  • Securely progress to SD-WAN connectivity to the internet and cloud
  • Protect bank branches from every threat: malicious files, malware, zero-day, bots, viruses, HTTPS. threats, APTs, etc.

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Check Point Cyber Security Solutions For Banks

We invite you to read the whitepaper with real-life stories from banks worldwide, the challenges they faced, and the solutions they leveraged to overcome the challenge and bolster their security posture.

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Enable Secure Remote Workforce

With remote users connecting to corporate applications more than ever, the organization’s attack surface has never been wider. To assure advanced protection of its remote workforce, a bank must secure all devices and users and ensure zero-trust access to corporate applications from anywhere. Check Point Harmony provides uncompromised protection and simplicity for the financial services sector needs.

  • Secure devices: endpoint, mobile, tablets, BYOD, and managed devices
  • Secure users while browsing the internet and using email and collaboration apps
  • Ensure zero trust access to corporate applications from anywhere
  • Secure contractors, consultants, and partners access to devices and applications

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Secure Bank IoT Devices to Protect the Network From Attacks

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From IP cameras and smart elevators to access devices and printers, IoT networked devices are constantly under attacks. Check Point’s IoT Protect secures the bank against IoT network cyber-attacks, delivering capabilities that include an advanced discovery service, seamless policy management, and real-time threat prevention.

  • Identify all IoT devices on your network
  • Apply and manage IoT policies
  • Protect the network and the IoT assets

Augment the Bank Security Design, Deployment,
  Operation & Optimization

Help From the Industry’s Top Experts

One of the biggest challenges faced by almost every security organization, including the bank’s, is the global shortage in cybersecurity experts.

Check Point offers professional services which ensure that your organization is always up-to-date, performing efficiently, and is compliance-ready.

Check Point also provides complete security operations as-a-service that includes the Managed Detection & Response (MDR) team, which will monitor, investigate, and remediate attacks on your entire environment, 24*7*365.

  • Industry leading skilled cyber security experts
  • Stay up-to-date and compliance-ready with the latest versions
  • Strengthen your own 24*7 security operations team, or enjoy a complete security operations as-a-service

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Banks Were Attacked on Average 700 Times Every Week During the Past Year, a 53% Increase YoY

Learn about the banks’ top 8 cyber security challenges and how to overcome them.

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Banks’ Top 8 Cyber Security Challenges in 2022 and Beyond

Real-life use-cases from banks worldwide, and Check Point’s cyber security solutions for banks.

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