Dameon Welch Abernathy

CheckMates at CPX360 Las Vegas

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch Abernathy Employee on Feb 5, 2018


CheckMates was out in full force at CPX360 Las Vegas!

Many folks visited our booth:



And, of course, I was there:



Moti Sagey was also there presenting to our employees and partners:



CheckMates proper even made it to a general session, as did this guy FlatMoti:



That was a backstage shot, but FlatMoti even got on the general stage, thanks to Neatsun Ziv



We also had breakout tracks that we streamed live (schedule below)


Wednesday, 7 February 2018 in the Delfino Ballroom

  • 13:30 - 14:30
    • Best of CheckMates: My Top Check Point CLI Commands - Tim Hall
    • An Infinity Case Study: The Mississippi Secretary of State Experience - Russell Walker - Chief Technology Officer Mississippi Secretary of State 
    • Securing the Education Sector - Terry Hect - AT&T
  • 15:00 - 14:00
    • Deploying Check Point SandBlast Agent from Proof of Concept to Production - Joe Sullivan - Information Security Professional RCB Bank
    • Enterprise Security in the Cloud – The Benefits of Infrastructure as Code - DJ Schleen, Michael Trofi - 1US Holocaust Memorial Museum 

Thursday, 8 February 2018 in the Delfino Ballroom

  • 13:30 - 14:30
    • Cyber Race: Hacking The Giants - Oded Vanunu, Head of Products Vulnerability Research Check Point 
    • Security Infrastructure as Code - Kellman Meghu - Global Security Manager, Sycomp
  • 15:00-16:00
    • Artificial Intelligence in Managed Incident Response - Ramandeep Singh- CEO, QOS Technology 
    • Building your very own Check Point “playground" - Eric Anderson - Chief Technology Officer Netanium 
    • More Security is Less Security Or How HTTPS Blinds Security Architectures - Eric Crutchlow Security Engineer Check Point


Here's my makeshift streaming rig:



And let's not forget the biggest announcement: Announcing CheckMates Pro!


While not CheckMates related, strictly speaking, I couldn't resist sharing that Check Point ads will be showing up in airports near you soon!




It was fun, Las Vegas!

Next up for the CheckMates team: Bangkok!