|By Marketwired .||
|May 20, 2014 04:17 AM EDT||
BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/14 -- Check Point Experience 2014 -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced the launch and immediate availability of ThreatCloud IntelliStore, a unique threat intelligence marketplace that enables organizations to select intelligence feeds that will automatically prevent cyberattacks. This new offering builds on Check Point's core security intelligence infrastructure: ThreatCloud, the industry's largest real-time big data security infrastructure, which delivers threat data from a worldwide network of threat sensors.
Organizations need customizable threat intelligence that can be immediately used within their network environments to prevent cyberattacks from occurring. Today however, sources for threat intelligence are fragmented, and offered by numerous vendors for specific countries and verticals. Check Point's exciting advancement in security architecture, Software-defined Protection (SDP), makes threat prevention simple and flexible, quickly converting threat intelligence into real-time protections.
ThreatCloud IntelliStore launches with several industry-leading partners -- iSIGHT Partners, CrowdStrike, IID, NetClean, PhishLabs, SenseCy, and ThreatGRID to offer actionable threat intelligence to customers worldwide. Customers can select and customize intelligence feeds from a variety of sources according to their organizations' needs in specific geographies, vertical industries, and protection types. It establishes a single source for the most relevant feeds that can automatically be translated into security protections to stop threats on Check Point gateways, leveraging the existing infrastructure and policies already established by an enterprise.
"We are extremely excited to launch the ThreatCloud IntelliStore. It's a groundbreaking collaboration that seeks to eliminate the current fragmentation of the threat intelligence market and is the first platform to automatically aggregate threat intelligence feeds for real prevention," said Dorit Dor, vice president of products at Check Point Software Technologies. "As the only provider of customizable intelligence from various sources, we are proud and excited to offer ThreatCloud IntelliStore as an innovative solution and service that no other vendors offer."
ThreatCloud IntelliStore launches today with a number of best-of-breed intelligence partners, with more to follow:
ThreatCloud IntelliStore Partner Quotes:
- Adversary-focused intelligence based on advanced cyber security research.
"Check Point is changing the security landscape with ThreatCloud IntelliStore. This endeavor will provide organizations with the tools they need to build next generation intelligence-led security programs and it will shape the cyber security market as a whole," said John P. Watters, chief executive officer, iSIGHT Partners. "We are excited to make our high-fidelity intelligence available as the premium offering in ThreatCloud IntelliStore."
- Global provider of security technologies and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks.
"We are thrilled to bring CrowdStrike's Intelligence Exchange (CSIX) into Check Point's innovative and market-leading arsenal of security technology," says George Kurtz, president/CEO & co-founder of CrowdStrike. "With CSIX, organizations can now leverage a real-time adversary attribution engine to maximize the value of existing security investments, gain immediate insight into targeted attacks, and prioritize and focus resources on the most critical threats."
- Global intelligence on Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), malware, exploit drops and Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS).
"The unfortunate reality of today's advanced cybercrime attacks is that they are always evolving faster than organizations can keep up with them," said Rod Rasmussen, president and chief technology officer at IID. "ThreatCloud IntelliStore infrastructure provides a great platform to harness the power of IID's unique, high value, actionable and real-time threat intelligence to alert to new threats as they occur."
- Global intelligence developer of technical solutions to fight child sexual abuse material.
"The NetClean CSA Data Feed provides the world's largest list of signatures of known Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) images and videos identified by law enforcement working together with NetClean. Partnering with Check Point gives us a new and global reach that is vital to our strategy," said Christian Berg, chief executive officer of NetClean. "This is a ground breaking partnership as it's the first time we are offering access to our data base outside NetClean. Solving child sexual abuse is a collective responsibility and our partnership with Check Point is a perfect example of the collaboration needed."
- Finance-related intelligence on cybercrime threats such as fraud, phishing and DDoS.
"We're excited to be an inaugural provider in Check Point's ThreatCloud IntelliStore because it solves two big threat intelligence issues. First, every organization has different intelligence needs. ThreatCloud IntelliStore gives customers the flexibility to choose the feeds that best meet their needs," said John LaCour, founder and chief executive officer of PhishLabs. "Second, threat intelligence alone doesn't stop attacks. It needs to be applied. Via ThreatCloud IntelliStore, our high-fidelity cybercrime threat intelligence can be automatically applied to proactively block phishing, malware, DDoS, and other cyber-attacks."
- Human-validated intelligence for financial, government, and critical infrastructure companies.
"We are excited to be an initial cyber intelligence provider for Check Point's ThreatCloud IntelliStore. We believe our premium cyber intelligence feeds -- based on information collected from deep-web and darknet sources -- will offer great added benefit to Check Point customers and are very glad to be partners in this marketplace," said Assaf Keren, chief technology officer at SenseCy. "We are looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship between our two companies."
- Unified malware analysis and threat intelligence solution for accurate and context-rich intelligence.
"We are delighted to join Check Point's ThreatCloud IntelliStore initiative," said Dov Yoran, chief executive officer and co-founder at ThreatGRID. "Our premium content feeds, generated exclusively from our proprietary cloud-based malware analysis platform, empower customers to deploy context-rich, actionable threat intelligence to proactively defend against advanced and targeted attacks."
"By bringing together the best sources for threat intelligence, ThreatCloud IntelliStore provides organizations the flexibility to select the most appropriate data feeds through a singular system. This data in turn is fed into ThreatCloud and provides the protections organizations need across all of their security gateways," concluded Dor.
ThreatCloud IntelliStore is immediately available for all Check Point security gateways from our worldwide partners: http://partners.us.checkpoint.com/partnerlocator/.
For more information on ThreatCloud IntelliStore, visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/threatcloud/index.html.
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.
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