Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, today announced that Forrester Research recognized the company as a Leader in its newly published report “The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018″, Check Point’s SandBlast Agent Complete Endpoint Protection earned the highest possible scores in the Malware Prevention, Data Security, Mobile Security, External Integrations, and Product Support criteria, as well as in the Corporate Vision and Focus criteria.
“Check Point offers a fully featured, traditional suite with modern updates,” the report states. “With its roots in network security, Check Point has expanded into other areas such as endpoint and mobile security over the years and today delivers an endpoint security suite that includes threat prevention, detection, data security, endpoint management, and mobile security.”
SandBlast Agent Complete Endpoint Protection holistically delivers the highest level of advanced threat prevention capabilities against the fifth-generation of cyber attacks. In addition to the proactive protection provided by sandboxing and threat extraction, SandBlast Agent incorporates automated forensics capabilities to provide incident analysis in an easily digestible intelligence report, which leads to maximum efficiency in remediation. In addition, SandBlast Agent offers dedicated solutions for anti-ransomware and unique phishing prevention.
“As organizations are now facing the fifth-generation of cyber-attacks, we are proud to be recognized as a Leader in the prestigious Forrester Wave,” said Peter Alexander, chief marketing officer, Check Point. “We view this honor as validation that organizations must approach cyber security with a prevention-first mindset to block – not just detect – attacks before they happen, while remaining one step ahead of the increasingly sophisticated threats of tomorrow.”
SandBlast Agent Complete Endpoint Protection is an integral component of Check Point’s fully consolidated cyber security architecture, Infinity, which protects all facets of modern IT, including the network, endpoints, cloud, and mobile. It leverages real-time threat intelligence from the central ThreatCloud knowledge database to continually monitor for threats across all platforms through a single pane of glass. According to the report, “Overall, for customers looking for a solid combination of new technology and traditional suite capabilities in a single console, Check Point should easily make the shortlist.”
Check Point customers and other interested parties are welcome to attend a “Protecting Endpoint Devices with Advanced Threat Prevention” webinar featuring one of the report’s authors, Forrester Senior Analyst Chris Sherman, on Tuesday, July 10. Download the Forrester Wave report to see Endpoint Security rankings and why Check Point is a leader.
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