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Check Point Wins ‘Encryption Product of the Year’ At Computing Security Awards 2011


Basingstoke, UK  —  Wed, 04 Jan 2012

Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, has announced that its Full Disk Encryption (FDE) solution has won the prestigious “Encryption Solution of the Year” award from Computing Security Magazine in the UK.

The annual Computing Security Awards are organized by a panel of industry experts, with winners in each category determined by reader votes. Check Point Full Disk Encryption provides the highest level of data security by automatically encrypting all hard drive contents, including user data, operating system files, as well as temporary and erased files. Check Point FDE enhances data security and supports more end-user platforms than any other solution in the market, from Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and VMware based systems to Symbian, Windows Mobile, Palm based smartphones and PDAs.

“As lost or stolen laptops are amongst the most common and most costly vectors for data breaches, securing corporate data and mobile endpoints remains a top priority for businesses,” said Terry Greer-King, UK managing director for Check Point Software Technologies. “Winning this award is particularly gratifying because it is voted on by IT personnel who have first-hand experience in deploying security solutions. It truly validates the rich functionality and ease of management that Check Point FDE offers to our customers.”

The Computing Security Awards were organized to honour the solutions and companies that have brought leading and innovative solutions to market that help businesses remain secure. For more information about the 2011 Computing Security Awards and full list of award winners, visit: http://www.computingsecurityawards.co.uk.

Check Point has been a leader in mobile data protection for over eleven years, with award-winning and certified endpoint solutions including Full Disk EncryptionMedia Encryption and Check Point GO, a unique plug-and-play USB solution that turns any PC into a fully secure, corporate desktop.

For more information about Check Point’s complete range of endpoint and data security solutions, visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/index.html#endpoint.

About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point’s award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.