Check Point Next Generation Firewall Achieves Highest Score in Security Effectiveness and Management in Latest NSS Labs Test

Check Point Next Generation Firewall Achieves Highest Score in Security 
Effectiveness and Management in Latest NSS Labs Test 
Check Point Also Receives Triple "Recommend" Rating From NSS Labs for
Next Generation Firewall, Network Firewall, and IPS; Extends the
Company's Long-Standing Record of Security Leadership 
SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 --  RSA CONFERENCE 2013 --
Check Point(R) Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the
worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced it
achieved the top score in security effectiveness and management in
the latest NSS Labs' Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) group test.
Check Point also excelled in NSS Labs' latest round of Network
Firewall and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) tests -- earning a
total of three "Recommend" ratings. As one of the highest scoring
vendors across all three tests, Check Point's outstanding results
underscore the company's long-standing track record of security
NSS Labs, a leader in independent security product testing and
research, is known to conduct the most comprehensive third-party
testing in the industry, providing real-world research and analysis
to enterprises, government agencies and organizations of all sizes.
NSS Labs' security effectiveness te
sting leverages the deep expertise
of engineers utilizing multiple commercial, open source, and
proprietary tools. 
"The latest vendor group tests are the industry's most comprehensive
security product tests to date, and Check Point performed extremely
well," said Bob Walder, Chief Research Officer at NSS Labs. "Check
Point has excellent security and management, and the company has
consistently received 'Recommend' ratings from NSS Labs." 
Key findings from NSS Labs' 2013 NGFW, Firewall and IPS reports,
Check Point NGFW - NSS Labs "Recommend" 

--  Highest Overall Score in Security Effectiveness and Management
--  100% Firewall Security
--  100% Application Control and Identity Awareness
--  100% Stability and Reliability
--  A Leader in the NGFW Security Value Map(TM) (SVM)
--  Third Consecutive "Recommend" Rating

Check Point Network Firewall - NSS Labs "Recommend" 

--  100% Security Effectiveness
--  100% Firewall Security
--  100% Stability & Reliability
--  100% Management Compliance
--  A Leader in Network Firewall SVM
--  Second Consecutive "Recommend" Rating

Check Point IPS - NSS Labs "Recommend"  

--  99% Overall Protection
--  100% Resistance to Evasion
--  Excellent Stability and Reliability
--  Powerful & Easy-to-Use Management System

"Since our inception, Check Point has been committed to delivering
innovative, industry leading security solutions," said Gabi Reish,
Head of Product Management at Check Point Software Technologies. "Our
triple 'recommend' ratings from the latest round of NSS Labs security
product tests is a testament to the strength of our technology and
leadership in the industry." 
Check Point has been recognized with seven "Recommend" ratings from
NSS Labs for its firewalls, intrusion prevention systems and next
generation firewalls since 2010. 
Check Point security appliances deliver powerful turnkey systems for
deploying and managing Check Point's award winning Software Blades to
address virtually any security need for businesses of all sizes. All
Check Point appliances are built around the unified Software Blade
Architecture, enabling organizations to protect against rapidly
evolving threats and perform all aspects of security management via a
single, unified console. Strong and proven, the Check Point security
appliances provide reliable services for thousands of businesses
To learn more about Check Point security appliances, visit booth
#1925 at the RSA Conference the week of February 25, 2013 at Moscone
Center in San Francisco, CA. 
For more information and highlights from the Check Point report,
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About NSS Labs, Inc.
 NSS Labs, Inc. is the world's leading
information security research and advisory company. We deliver a
unique mix of test-based research and expert analysis to provide our
clients with the information they need to make good security
decisions. CIOs, CISOs, and information security professionals from
many of the largest and most demanding enterprises rely on NSS Labs'
insight, every day. Founded in 1991, the company is located in
Austin, Texas. For more information, visit 
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
 Check Point Software
Technologies Ltd. (, 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 h
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.  
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