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Check Point Security Solutions Win 2009 SC Magazine Reader Trust Awards


Security professionals again vote Check Point VPN-1 Power as best enterprise firewall, and Check Point Media Encryption wins best mobile device security

Redwood City, CA - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, has been recognized with SC Magazine’s 2009 Reader Trust Awards as the company with the best enterprise firewall and best mobile device security solution, making this Check Point’s fourth SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for best enterprise firewall. The announcement was made on April 21st at the exclusive SC Awards Gala in San Francisco, CA.

SC Magazine readers representing IT’s most knowledgeable security professionals selected Check Point’s VPN-1® Power and Media Encryption™ from among the industry’s leading solutions. Check Point VPN-1 Power is an integrated firewall, VPN and intrusion prevention solution with the unique ability to adapt as new threats emerge, delivering proactive protection. Check Point Media Encryption is a combination of endpoint port and device management, content filtering and centralized auditing with robust media encryption. Media Encryption provides comprehensive control of security policies on the endpoint to plug potential data leak points while logging data management movement to and from any plug and play device.Winning awards for both network and endpoint security products is a validation of Check Point’s Total Security strategy and recognizes the company for its innovative security solutions.

“Our selection as the winner of two SC Magazine Reader Trust Awards testifies to our success in providing the market with superior Total Security solutions that fulfill customer needs,” said Dorit Dor, vice president of products at Check Point. “Check Point’s Total Security strategy focuses on the need to provide the highest quality network, data and endpoint security solutions to address the critical IT security challenges businesses face on a daily basis.”

The annual SC Awards highlight and showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence in the information security industry. With almost 700 entries submitted in thirty categories, the 2009 SC Awards was the most competitive yet in the program’s twelve year history.

“SC Magazine readers have voted for Check Point as best enterprise firewall and best mobile device security solution from among hundreds of high quality, competitive entries,” said Illena Armstrong, editor in chief, SC Magazine. “The Reader Trust Award is a true recognition of the leadership and success of Check Point in IT security.”

“We are pleased the readers recognize the value and innovation of Check Point products, and we will continue to pioneer the way by developing security solutions for the future,” concluded Dor.

About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (, worldwide leader in securing the Internet, is the only vendor to deliver Total Security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework. Check Point provides customers 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 innovate with the development of the Software Blade architecture. The dynamic Software Blade architecture delivers secure, flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization or environment. Check Point customers include tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes including all Fortune 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 Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.


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