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SC Magazine Readers Select Check Point for Best Enterprise Firewall and Best IPS Solution in 2013

SC Magazine Readers Select Check Point for Best Enterprise Firewall and Best 
IPS Solution in 2013 
SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/14/13 --  Check Point(R)
Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in
securing the Internet, has been selected as the Reader Trust Award
winner in the Best Enterprise Firewall and Best IPS Solution
categories of the 2013 SC Awards. Check Point R75.40 and the Check
Point IPS Software Blade were chosen as the information security
industry's most effective solutions, addressing the biggest security
challenges facing organizations. 
"These are two of the most watched award categories, as winners have
to demonstrate a combination of functionality, manageability,
ease-of-use and scalability, as well as exemplary customer service
and support to secure the vote of our readers," said Illena
Armstrong, VP of editorial, SC Magazine. "Congratulations to Check
Point for representing industry leadership, not only to the SC
Magazine editors but also to our readers." 
"Check Point's industry-leading IPS and firewall solutions are
successfully deployed in thousands of enterprises globally, and
continue to set the standard across the network security space. We
are very pleased that the readers of SC Magazine selected us for this
honor," said Gabi Reish, head of product management. "Every happy
customer and each award represents a testament to our unique and
strategic approach to security."  
Hundreds of vendors who offer a product for the commercial,
government, educational, nonprofit or other industries entered the
Reader Trust Awards. Check Point R75.40 and the Check Point IPS
Software Blade were selected by a panel representing a cross-section
of SC Magazine readership, comprised of large, medium and small
enterprises from all major vertical markets, including financial
services, health care, government, retail, education and other
sectors. 
Check Point R75.40 allows companies to consolidate security
protections with an integrated, solution that can be tailored to meet
specific security and performance needs of the customer. The Check
Point IPS Software Blade provides complete and industry-leading
intrusion prevention capabilities. Our IPS customers benefit from
real-time updates and configuration advisories
 for defenses and
security policies, including the company's number one ranking for
Microsoft and Adobe threat coverage.  
The SC Awards, now in its 16th year, is the premier recognition for
information-technology (IT) security professionals and products that
fend off the myriad security threats in today's corporate world. The
annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals
while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine
distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the
field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider
communities and the fervent work of government, commercial and
nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories
and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards. 
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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.  
About SC Magazine
 SC Magazine provides IT security professionals
with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news,
comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from
thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product
reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT
security through independent product tests and well-researched
editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these
IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses
today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right
security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio
includes the SC World Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC
Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine
IT Security Executives Forums. 
Copyright2013 Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. All rights
reserved. 
Media Contact 
Carly Listman 
Check Point Software Technologies 
+1 650.628.2326 
press@us.checkpoint.com  
Investor Contact
Kip E. Meintzer 
Check Point Software Technologies 
+1 650.628.2040
ir@us.checkpoint.com