Check Point Security Credentials Validated with Cyber Essentials Plus Awards

Check Point Security Credentials Validated with Cyber Essentials Plus Awards

Check Point is proud to announce that we have received two ‘Cyber Essentials Plus’ awards under the British Government’s Cyber Essentials Accreditation Scheme.

The British Ambassador to Israel, David Quarrey, officially presented the accreditations as part of the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme. Launched in 2014, the Cyber Essentials Scheme serves as part of the National Cyber Security Strategy to help British organizations bolster their defenses against cyber-attack. read more

Preventing Petya ransomware

Preventing Petya ransomware

Check Point’s Incident Response Team has been responding to multiple global infections caused by a new variant of the Petya malware, which first appeared in 2016 and is currently moving laterally within customer networks.  It appears to be using the ‘EternalBlue’ exploit which May’s WannaCry attack also exploited.  It was first signaled by attacks on financial institutions in the Ukraine, but soon started spreading more widely, particularly across Europe, the Americas and Asia. read more