Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 10 December 2018

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Moderator on Dec 10, 2018

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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 the UK and Nashville

Valeri Loukine did some internal evangelizing of CheckMates with our UK colleagues:

 

 

Meanwhile I did the last US-based event for the year in Nashville:

 

 

Next week, Val and I are teaming up to do the last CheckMates events for 2018 in Europe. 

 

Community Highlights

Here are the conversations worth watching in the community:

 

R80.20 Security Gateway with new Gaia based on kernel 3.10 is GA for CloudGuard and HP Gen10 ! 

Not fully supported on Check Point appliances yet, but it's coming. And very soon: on Scalable Platforms (44k/64k)!

 

R80.20 Management Server in AWS 

Likewise, you can install R80.20 Management in AWS. Gateway? It's coming very soon.

 

EA invitation - new Gaia features (REST API and Dynamic CLI) 

Doesn't even require you to upgrade to R80.20

 

HPS Emulation 

Another name for CPU-Level Threat Prevention.

 

NAT Templates - SecureXL 

Why they weren't enabled by default until R80.20.

 

The flow time of the logs seems different

Session consolidation is the likely culprit.

 

R80.10 Smart Console - how to view NAT properties for objects within a group 

Where to find the Object Explorer in R80.x.

 

DNS Trap 

How does it work?

 

The specified item was not found. 

A little market research.

 

Anti-Virus not blocking malicious .zip, .doc files. 

Setting Resource Classification to Background mode can cause this.

 

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