Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 8 October 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Employee on Oct 8, 2018

Welcome to "This Week in CheckMates," your weekly highlight reel for all things CheckMates!

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CheckMates in Your Language!

While most of the content on CheckMates is in English, we now have a few groups where both content and discussions are available in other languages! 

 

CheckMates in Paris

Valeri Loukine did an event in our Paris office this week.

Here's a brief video he recorded prior to the start of the event.

 

 

Community Highlights

Meanwhile we've had a lot of discussions  the past week.

Here's some of the highlights:

 

R80.20 Discussions

Highlighting the threads where R80.20 topics are being discussed.

 

Check Point for Beginners

For those who haven't been around quite as long as Valeri Loukine and I have, we have a brief history lesson: Brief History of Check Point Firewalls . There are also several videos on the subject as well:

More content will be posted here in the coming days/weeks!

 

IPS Analyzer Tool - How to analyze IPS performance efficiently 

Lets you see the performance impact of various IPS protections.

 

High Performance Gateways and Tuning 

Nice followup discussion to TechTalk: Security Gateway Performance Optimization with Tim Hall. See also: Show me yours 

 

Searching zero hits rules in R80.10 

You have to use the API to do it.

 

R77.30 to R80.10 upgrade/migration to new Smart-1?    

Migrate export/import is your friend.

 

ckpSSL ssl lib error 

This can happen when you're attempting to manage unsupported versions of Security Gateway.

 

Enhanced Threat Prevention System Query: Set a Column Profile to Match Your Log Query 

How to more easily see when Threat Prevention signatures get updated.

 

Upcoming Events

Between Valeri Loukine and I, we'll be busy in the next several weeks!

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