Dameon Welch-Abernathy

This Week in CheckMates 7 January 2019

Blog Post created by Dameon Welch-Abernathy Moderator on Jan 7, 2019

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Community Highlights

Here are the conversations worth watching in the community:


Changes Ahead in the CheckMates Community

I had originally posted this last week as part of This Week in CheckMates 31 December 2018 but decided I should break it out into it's own post to draw a little more attention to it.


Community Migration: Ranks, Points, and Badges 

More in my series of posts about Changes Ahead in the CheckMates Community. More are coming.


Announcing CheckMates Club at CPX 360 

If you're going to CPX, you definitely want into this exclusive club.


Coming Soon - "How To" Videos Competition! 

Get your videos ready, we're looking for the best "How To" videos and we're giving away prizes


R80.30 Early Availability Program is started! 

We recently released R80.20 and we're in the early phases of R80.30 testing. This is production EA with R&D assistance.


Early Availability Program for Network Security as a Service 

CloudGuard Network Security as a Service (NSaaS) is Check Point’s new product and architecture for cloud-delivered security.


[Announcement] R80.20 Gateway with new Linux kernel is GA in Azure & AWS 

The performance has noticeably improved in these releases.


Check Point Endpoint Security Client E80.89 for MAC is now available 

Includes support for SandBlast Agent features on the Mac


Parsing the output of "mgmt_cli" 

This is an oldie but goodie that I used to answer a question along with How often are hits counts updated in API ? to come up with an answer to how to get a list of objects via the API.


Ultimate collection of Check Point links 

Good for those of you getting started with Check Point.


Check Point Diagnostic Console (cdc)  

Been some updates to this tool.


Upcoming Events

And, of course, CPX 360 2019!