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Check Point Data Security Products Now Support Windows Vista™

  • 14 July, 2007 15:54

<p>Sydney – July 13, 2007 – Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that Pointsec PC 6.2, a full-disk encryption solution for laptops and desktop PCs, is now available to protect enterprise computers running the Windows Vista™ operating system.</p>
<p>Offered as a seamless upgrade for existing enterprise customers considering a move to the Vista platform, Pointsec PC 6.2 also includes data protection support for Windows 2000, Windows XP, Microsoft Server 2003 and popular Tablet platforms. Pointsec PC also works easily with Linux-based systems, and operates transparently to the end user regardless of platform. It offers strong authentication and boot protection options with fixed or dynamic passwords or second factor support of all major tokens and smartcards.</p>
<p>"With over 158 million personal records compromised due to data breaches since early 20051, full-disk encryption is a must-have component in the overall security architecture," said Scott Ferguson, Regional Vice President, Asia, Check Point Software Technologies. "Only full-disk encryption solutions protect all the data, not just the operating system in the boot partition. With Pointsec PC installed, sensitive information is protected where it is most vulnerable–at the endpoint–and support of Vista offers even more complete protection for our customers."</p>
<p>Comprehensive data protection is a critical component of an end-to-end security plan for any organisation. Full-disk encryption keeps sensitive data such as customer records, intellectual property and other business information inaccessible to unauthorised parties. Additionally, it helps an organisation meet relevant regulatory compliance standards.</p>
<p>Check Point offers the most-widely deployed data protection solutions available today because they are quick and simple to deploy, scale to any size organisation, proven in every type of industry and government agency around the world, and support the broadest set of mobile platforms. The company’s Pointsec solutions completely protect data on laptops, desktops, PDAs, smartphones, USB drives, and other removable media by combining strong encryption with access control. This ensures all data remains protected, regulatory requirements are addressed and company image stays intact.</p>
<p>1Source: Privacy Rights Clearinghouse</p>
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<p>About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd</p>
<p>Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leader in securing the Internet. The company is a market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall, data security and VPN markets. Check Point’s PURE focus is on IT security with its extensive portfolio of network security, data security and security management solutions. Through its NGX platform, Check Point delivers a unified security architecture for a broad range of security solutions to protect business communications and resources for corporate networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. The company also offers market leading data security solutions through the Pointsec product line, protecting and encrypting sensitive corporate information stored on PCs and other mobile computing devices. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite and additional consumer security solutions protect millions of consumer PCs from hackers, spyware and data theft. Extending the power of the Check Point solution is its Open Platform for Security (OPSEC), the industry's framework and alliance for integration and interoperability with "best-of-breed" solutions from hundreds of leading companies. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of Check Point partners around the world and its customers include 100 percent of Fortune 100 companies and tens of thousands of businesses and organisations of all sizes.</p>
<p>Across Australia and New Zealand Check Point has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington to support its network of distributors and resellers. Check Point solutions are distributed through LAN Systems and Firewall Systems in Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>Additional information can be obtained by visiting http://www.checkpoint.com or by contacting Check Point on +61 2 9493 6000.</p>
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